March 10, 2013
There appears to be a preconceived notion that the greater the surface area covered, the more efficient the filter performance, which leads to the introduction of extra pockets.
November 17, 2012
Arguing that unclogging of filters plays a critical role in ensuring better Indoor Air Quality, Dr Iyad Al-Attar demonstrates why it is important to determine when and how clogging occurs.
September 18, 2012
Dr Iyad Al-Attar begins his new series, wherein he conducts an in-depth analysis of Air Filtration and offers his erudite insights.
July 13, 2012
In this last and final installment on the present series on air filtration, Dr Iyad Al-Attar highlights the need for better air filtration technology for improved Indoor Air Quality and reiterates his call for joint responsibility to ensure that this becomes a reality. We hope that the sincerity his voice exudes and the earnestness and urgency of his mission has reached out to our readers.
June 13, 2012
Dr Iyad Al-Attar explains the importance of defining critical parameters, such as particle size, which affect the performance of air filters. He also strongly advocates the view that we need to take strides in the field of air filtration today to make a positive impact on the health of generations to come.
April 14, 2012
Dr Iyad Al-Attar dispels misconceptions regarding particle straining and highlights the fact that the subject deserves greater attention.
March 13, 2012
In Part 12 of the series on air filtration, Dr. Iyad Al-Attar discusses the function of each filtration stage and the filter design required and also addresses underlying reasons that would make filter performance deviate from the laboratory test reports
February 9, 2012
In Part 11 of the series on air filtration, Dr Iyad Al-Attar explains the three vital stages of air filtration selection
January 5, 2012
Dr. Iyad Al-Attar points out the fact that each filter has several efficiencies depending on the particle size distribution, thus challenging the basic assumption applied to filters and the flow rate used in testing. He also envisages a future where the definition of filtration efficiency is more nuanced and accurate.
November 30, 2011
The performance of dust-loaded filters is not well-established, and there is much to be discovered. Future discoveries will help to rectify our past and current activities in filter design, manufacturing and operation of air filters, says Iyad Al-Attar