Palas® is attending the Nonwoven Index Exhibition in Europe and the Nonwoven IDEA Exhibition in USA regularly.This year for the first time we also had a booth on the Nonwoven ANEX Exhibition in Asia.
Those three Nonwovens exhibitions are every third year in a row and attract exhibitors and customers from all over the world. With more than 800 exhibitor and more than 20.000 attendees’ the ANEX 2018 in Tokyo, Japan was the biggest Nonwovens show so far.
Palas® had a booth at the ANEX (6th to 8th June, 2018) with the help from our local sales partner Tokyo Dylec. At the booth we displayed a dust feeder RBG 1000, a dilution system VKL, an optical aerosol spectrometer Promo® 2000 H with a heatable sensor up to 250 °C for isothermal particle measurements as well as our mobile battery driven fine dust monitor system Fidas® Frog for PM measurements of the air quality.
The ANEX 2018 was a great success for Palas® and we are looking forward to the next Nonvovens Exhibition in Asia!
Palas® was present at the IFAT 2018, the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, as part of an communial booth of ClustAir Baden-Wuerttemberg , from May 4-8, in Munich.
Displayed was the mobile, battery powered aerosol spectrometer Fidas® Frog as well as the certified fine dust monitor system Fidas® 200 for regulatory fine dust measurements.ClustAir is a synergy alliance of providers of exhaust air purification solutions, e. g. Keller Lufttechnik GmbH, Junker-Filter GmbH and Lechler GmbH, etc.
Palas® was represented by Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Sven Schütz (Sales & Applications Engineer).
On-site, CH Technologies was represented by Dan Bachman and Palas® by Martin Schmidt. Mr Schmidt also held a presentation about the Influence of temperature and humidity to filter efficiency and dust holding capacity.
We would like to thank everyone who visited our booth. We are looking forward to the next AFS FiltCon!
Palas® GmbH and FilTEq GmbH from Karlsruhe agreed on a strong cooperation in the field of filter testing in accordance to ISO 11057. From now on, the two suppliers of filter test rigs cooperate intensively in the sector of testing cleanable filter media.
With the test rig MMTC 2000 for cleanable filter media according to VDI 3926, Palas® offers the testing technology for fast quality control. With the reference system according to ISO 11057, FilTEq has developed a worldwide recognized system for testing in accordance to this guideline. According to the customers’ demands, FilTEq and Palas®, two well-known suppliers of filter test rigs, therefore can serve the entire spectrum. First, the cooperation starts in the field of Marketing and Sales and shall be expanded to Service and Maintenance and the building of test rigs, later.
The worldwide market leadership of both cooperation partners in this field will further be strengthened by this cooperation and the perfect testing method for cleanable filter media will be offered to the user from just a single source.
Contact FilTEq GmbH or Palas ® GmbH today!
Leander Mölter (managing director of Palas® GmbH) and Dr Peter Gäng (managing director of FilTEq GmbH)
Photo: Palas® GmbH
Excessively high costs of the available technical high temperature superconductors have so far prevented the product launch for this application. To be in a position to produce the considerable quantities of superconductors affordably, the novel Aerosol Deposition Method (ADM, also known as aerosol-based cold deposition) is applied in the DIAMANT project to the extremely promising high temperature superconductor material magnesium diboride (MgB2). The project is promoted by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).
In the ADM method, the starting powder is dispersed as a particle aerosol and is spread over the substrate material under high low-pressure using a nozzle. Due to the high kinetic energy of the particles at the impact, they densify in-situ at room temperature to form layers. This allows the deposition of several tens of µm thick superconducting layers with high density and homogeneity.
In the joint project, Palas®, together with the project partners of the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT), Siemens AG and the University of Bayreuth, conducts basic research on the layer deposition process. The newly developed aerosol generators - RBG 1000 SD and RBG 2000 SD - allow the researchers for the first time adjustable, reproducible and constant dispersion of various starting powder also at low pressures down to 300 mbar.
Due to the oxygen-sensitive starting powder the researchers value, the high vacuum sealing and the flexible operation of the RBG generators with inert carrier gases such as nitrogen, helium or forming gas. By integrating a welas® digital 2000 aerosol spectrometer from Palas® in the overall ADM system, the particle size distribution of the dispersed aerosol was determined in-situ during the process, immediately upstream of the deposition nozzle at negative pressures down to 300 mbar. The scientists were therefore able to understand the influence of the various operating modes of the RBG on the particle size distribution and the number concentration. This allows important conclusions to be drawn about the layer and superconductor properties.
After completion of the project, the new insights will be presented, e.g. at the upcoming Aerosol Technology Conference 2018 in Bilbao. Further publications in scientific journals are also planned.