May 27, 2015

"Solid-Liquid Filtration" textbook published by the experts at BHS

Title of the textbook

Title of the textbook "Solid-Liquid Filtration"

The renowned international publisher ELSEVIER B.V. released the "Solid-Liquid Filtration" textbook written by the two authors and BHS experts in filtration technology Barry A. Perlmutter and Detlef Steidl in early February. The textbook is a technical guideline describing basic principles and mechanisms of filtration, covering subjects from idea generation to the final analysis of process filtration. All relevant topics on filtration are covered, starting with the basics, filtration testing, different types and selection of the right filter system as well as typical approaches regarding operation and fault diagnostics.

Both authors are internationally renowned experts and have more than 30 years of experience in the field of filtration technology. Barry A. Perlmutter is the Managing Director of the subsidiary company BHS-Sonthofen Inc. in Charlotte/NC (USA). Detlef Steidl has been employed by the company since 1988 and is responsible for application engineering in the filtration technology area at BHS-Sonthofen's headquarters at Sonthofen.

Contents of the textbook:

Solid-Liquid Filtration covers the basic principles and mechanisms of filtration, filtration testing including filter aids and filter media, types of filtration systems, selection of filtration systems and typical operating and troubleshooting approaches. This guide also discusses general applications and tips for process filtration and can be utilized by process engineers as a framework for “idea-generation” when analyzing filtration for an operating bottleneck issue or a new process development problem.

Key Features

  • Practical, short, concise information on the basics will help you get an answer or teach yourself a new topic quickly
  • Supported by industry examples to help you solve a real world problem
  • Single subject volumes provide key facts for professionals

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Filtration Testing
  3. Types of Filtration Systems
  4. Combination Filtration
  5. Filtration Selection
  6. Commissioning and Operation
  7. Conclusion

For more information and online ordering options for the "Solid-Liquid Filtration" textbook (ISBN: 978-0-12-803053-0), please refer to



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