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WFI Online Course - Filter Media Technologies

May 19, 2020


After a successful opening and kick-off course (Introduction to Global Filtration Market) last Tuesday, the second-course Nonwovens in Filtration was very informative and well delivered this morning by Dr. Gajanan S. Bhat, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Fibers and Textiles, Head of Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA. It provided an overall understanding as to what nonwovens are, how they are different from other fabrics, and how they are made. Dr. Bhat skillfully delivered the key concepts of a full semester of a graduate course on nonwovens within 2 hours and answered the questions from the participants at the end. The topics of this morning included (i) Nonwoven products and markets; (ii) Polymers and fibers used in nonwovens; (iii) Nonwoven production – web formation and Bonding; (iv) Dry-laid and Wet-laid formation of webs; (v) Direct web formation from polymers; (vi) Web bonding technologies – mechanical, thermal and chemical; (vii) Finishing of nonwovens, and (viii) Nonwovens testing and characterization. Advantages and disadvantages of these processes, as well as criteria for selecting the raw materials and processes appropriate for products based on the application were discussed.

If you are looking for new jobs or want to advance your career, or if you are passionate about a clean and healthy environment, then this Certified Filtration & Separation Specialist program (CFSS 2020) is just for you. It’s still not too late to join the CFSS 2020 Program. Don’t miss the next CFSS live training course, Filter Media Technologies by Dr. Christine Sun, a renowned technical and market expert in the global filtration industry.



Filter media technology is the core and competitive edge of modern filtration technologies. This course aims to help develop an overall understanding of the filter media market, including current high demanded facemask media in response to COVID-19, different filter media technologies, and products, such as nonwovens, nanofibers, membranes, ceramics, metals, activated carbon and other porous materials. Emerging technologies, challenges, and trends for future development will also be discussed.

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