It is believed that the legendary Greek physician Hippocrates invented the first bag filter in 500 BC, using it to trap sediment and remove foul tastes and odors from water. Since then, we’ve taken leaps and bounds in our understanding of filtration and how to take specific particles out of water for its many uses.
Each industrial operation calls for a different quality of water and, with that, a different filter. To understand how to choose the right filter for a given industry, Water Online spoke with Robert LeConche, president of Shelco Filters. He walked us through which operations require the most precise filters, how to choose cartridges and housing, nanotechnology, and more.