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Fabric Filtration

  • Howard E. Hesketh
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Part of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering book series (HEE, volume 1)

Abstract

Fabric filtration is a physical separation process in which a fluid, either a gas or a liquid, containing solids is passed through a porous fabric medium, which retains the solids. This process operates in either a batch or semi continuous fashion since it is periodically necessary to remove the retained solids from the filtering medium. There are also filtration systems that are designed to operate in a continuous manner. As with other filtration techniques, it is usually the built-up solid cake that actually performs the filtration; therefore, it is important that an initial layer of deposit be formed at the beginning of the filtration operation.

Keywords

Pressure Drop Fabric Filter Resistance Coefficient Fraction Void Volume Dust Removal 
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© The HUMANA Press Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard E. Hesketh
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  1. 1.Department of Thermal and Environmental EngineeringSouthern Illonois UniversityCarbondaleUSA

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