Technical Reports

As a thought leader at the forefront of filtration technology, FTC publishes technical reports to provide the fluid process industry with a better understanding of filtration and separation principles and technologies, identify common filtration issues, and clear up common industry misunderstandings. These reports are meticulously researched and written by FTC’s leadership and engineers who dive deep into the technical and scientific intricacies of filtration.

Expanding our library of technical reports is a continued focus of FTC as we seek to help our valued clients in a range of industries develop a deeper understanding about the far-reaching operational impact of filtration and make the most informed decisions for their companies.

To download reports from our library, simply click the link below and select to download the technical report in PDF format.

FTC has compiled a comprehensive list of alphabetical terms used in the filtration industry. We encourage you to use this at-your-fingertips resource for a shared understanding of terminology commonly used in documentation and communications relating to filtration and separation.

This report addresses the importance of gas separation technology; discusses the productivity, safety, and cost implications of poor liquid contamination control; details design considerations of a high-efficiency gas-liquid coalescer system; and addresses common industry challenges.

This report addresses the importance of liquid filtration technology. Technical expertise and expert understanding of the scientific fundamentals, fluid and particle properties, filtration medium, and parameters affecting the filtration process, coupled with common filtration issues and recent advancements in technology, points to the importance for the design of a reliable, efficient filtration solution.

This report addresses the importance of liquid-liquid coalescing technology. The separation of one or more liquid phases is complex and requires technical expertise and expert understanding of liquid emulsions and how the properties of the various phases impact their stability in order to achieve successful separation. By providing a basic overview of the scientific principles, liquid phase and droplet properties, outlining droplet interaction in coalescing element and vessel, and identifying parameters affecting the liquid-liquid separation process, coupled with a summary of design considerations, this report emphasizes the importance and criteria for a properly designed liquid-liquid separation equipment for a reliable, efficient solution to liquid contamination or recovery.