Designed for the ever-changing automotive industry, these filters use multi-layer filter media, also known as "fleece," made from melt-blown superfine fibers with a compressed cellulose substrate layer, a filter system already used by Mercedez-Benz as the world's first fleece oil filter, and as a fleece air filter in the Audi A8. The filter can improve current filtration standards from 85-99 percent to 95-99.9 percent, with ultra-small particles measuring between three and five microns.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.