Membrane Filtration

  • Karl W. BöddekerEmail author


There is good reason to believe that filtering (=straining) is as old as brewing, Fig. 5.1. The medieval verb filtrare relates to feltrum, meaning anything compacted to serve as filter medium; felt is compacted wool or hair (“nonwovens” in filtration parlance).
Fig. 5.1

Time-tested: gravity assisted dead end filtration in ancient Egypt


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EmdenGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH)HamburgGermany

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