The Handbook of Nonwoven Filter Media, Second Edition provides readers with a fundamental understanding of nonwoven filter media. It is one of the few books dealing exclusively with the subject, and is primarily intended as a reference for people in the nonwovens industry (industry and academic researchers, technical, marketing , and quality control personnel) and universities offering courses in filtration theory and practice and nonwovens technology. The book includes applications for gas, liquid, and engine filtration, and identifies the types of filter media used in these applications. The various separation technologies that can be achieved with nonwoven filter media are revealed and discussed. Theoretical presentation is based on flow through porous media, and is developed around a nonwovens or engineered fabrics orientation.Presents the latest information on legislative, regulatory, environmental and sustainability issues affecting the nonwovens and filtration industriesIncludes a comprehensive discussion of Computational Flow Dynamics (CFD) by Dr. George Chase, University of Akron, USAIncludes the latest Global and North American marketing statistics for filters and filter media prepared by Brad Kalil of INDA.