Choosing a Fine-Particle Filtration System


Filtration technology has advanced to meet the demand to remove small particles at low concentrations. When designed correctly, a candle filter or a pressure plate filter may be a more-efficient replacement for a traditional filtration scheme.

Author Bios: 

Barry A. Perlmutter

Barry A. Perlmutter is currently President and Managing Director of BHS-Sonthofen Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of BHS-Sonthofen GmbH.  BHS is a manufacturer of filtration, washing and drying technologies.  Barry has over 35 years of technical engineering and business marketing experience in the field of solid-liquid separation including filtration, centrifugation and process drying.  His new   book, Handbook of Solid Liquid Filtration, published in February 2016, is part of a Chemical Engineering series by Elsevier, UK. He received a BS degree in Chemistry...Read more

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