Westinghouse develops new filter

29 October 1998

Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) has developed a particulate air filter system using a stainless steel filter that can be cleaned in situ. It comprises of a filter assembly with vertically mounted sintered stainless steel plate and tube filters, spray wash nozzles, a liquid collection plenum with drain and a vacuum pump.

The filter is made from small, sintered steel particles bonded to form a thin sheet with submicron diameter micro-pores. A test using dioctyl phthalate aerosols showed the filter catches 99.99% of particles.



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.