Filter Testing Conference and Liquid Filtration Testing Short Course

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The 2008 American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) Fall Conference will be held September 23-25th in Charlotte, NC at the Hilton University Place. The Filter Testing track stretches over two and one-half days with 8 technical sessions and 32 presentations. The Liquid Filtration Testing short course is offered on Monday, September 22, 2008, 1 pm - 4 pm. The course will cover filter testing techniques and standards for water, fuel, lube oil, hydraulic fluids and other industrial liquids.

Communicating Filtration Performance Claims to the General Public.

The 2008 American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) Fall Conference will be held September 23-25th in Charlotte, NC at the Hilton University Place.

The conference is comprised of two tracks, one on Infrastructure and Sustainability and the other is on Filter Testing. The conference is preceded by a day of filtration short courses on September 22 at the same location, including a half-day course on Filter Testing.

The Filter Testing track stretches over two and one-half days with 8 technical sessions and 32 presentations. Susan Goldsmith of IBR-USA, Inc. will be giving a keynote address on Wednesday, September 24th on "Communicating Filtration Performance Claims to the General Public."

Topics covered in the Filter Testing track include:

Filter Media Testing and Development
Cartridge, Strainer and Bag Filter Testing
Characterization of Filter Media
Filter Aid and Coalescence Developments
Filter Cleaning and Testing Procedures
Filtration Application Testing
What to look for in Filtration Testing

As a conference attendee, you will be able to move freely between the Filter Testing Track and the Infrastructure and Sustainability track.

The Liquid Filtration Testing short course is offered on Monday, September 22, 2008, 1 pm - 4 pm. The course will cover filter testing techniques and standards for water, fuel, lube oil, hydraulic fluids and other industrial liquids. In addition particle characteristics and efficiency methods and ratings will be reviewed.

The top ten pieces of information this course will offer that you will not get anywhere else are:

Understanding Filtration Efficiency Terms
Filter Testing Standards by Industry
ASTM/ISO/SAE/ Filter Testing Standards
Single Pass vs. Multi Pass Filter Testing Methods
Cyclic Filter Testing Methods
Advanced Particle Counting Methods
Test Dusts and Contaminants
Bubble Point Tests
Determining Filter Dirt Holding Capacity
Bio Fuel Filter Testing

Attendees of the AFS short courses receive CEU credits.

For complete information on the conference go to:
Filtration Conference

For a listing of presentatons for the Filter Testing track go to:
Filter Testing

For more information on the Liquid Filtration Testing short course go to:
Liquid Filtration Testing

For information about the American Filtration and Separation Society
Filtration

Contact:
Suzanne Sower
American Filtration and Separations Society
7608 Emerson Ave S
Richfield, MN 55423
Phone: 612-861-1277
Fax: 612-861-7959

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