AFS offers microfiltration membranes and ultrafiltration membranes training

August 29, 2007 — /PRWEB/ — MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) is offering short course training on Oct. 15 in Ann Arbor, MI.

To kick off the “Emission Solutions in Transportation” Conference, Oct. 16-18, 2007, that the American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) is holding in Ann Arbor, there will be seven short courses on Oct. 15, 2007. Two of these courses are “Microfiltration Membranes” and “Ultrafiltration Membranes.”

In these two courses, attendees will learn in-depth knowledge of the various types of microporous membranes including strengths and weaknesses, performance characteristics, integrity testing, retention efficiency, ratings, and comparisons.

They will learn to differentiate between microporous, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and reverse osmosis membranes. These courses provides an in-depth study of the microfiltration and ultrafiltration membranes typically used in the pharmaceutical, microelectronic, food and beverage, water and waste water, chemical, laboratory, and medical markets.

Scott P. Yaeger is the instructor for both courses.He has more than 30 years of experience in the development, manufacture, sales, marketing, application, and management of membrane companies including Sartorius, Cuno, Gelman Sciences, Parker Hannifin, and PTI Advanced Filtration. Yaeger has held positions as vice president, engineering; vice president, sales and marketing; senior vice president and general manager; and executive vice president. In addition to his experience in membrane manufacturing companies, Yaeger has spent a significant part of his career working with membrane users in all applicable markets worldwide.

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