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Training Courses on Particle Measurement for Filter Testing and Aerosol Technology for Cleanrooms

October 2011

Two 1-day training courses presented in English are to be held at the Palas GmbH facility in Karlsruhe during November 2011:

Particle Measurement Technology for Filter Testing – Wed 16th Nov

Led by Martin Schmidt, Jürgen Spielvogel and Sven Schütz this course covers:

  • Definitions – fractional and total separation efficiencies
  • Particle Measurement basics
  • Aerosol Spectrometers – assessment of welas® digital
  • Principles of nano-particle measurement
  • Generation of Test Aerosols
  • Aerosol Dilution
  • Palas® filter test systems
  • Practical Exercises

Aerosol Technology for Cleanrooms – Thurs 17th Nov

Led by Leander Molter and Sven Schütz this course covers:

  • Principles of particle measurement in cleanrooms
  • Aerosol Generation
  • Aerosol Dilution
  • Determination of Protection Degree – SWKI Guideline 99-3 and DIN 1946-4
  • Aerosol Spectrometer v Cleanroom Counter
  • Aerosol Generation for calibration of particle measurement instruments (on request)
  • Practical Exercises

Both courses are charged (€360 to Palas GmbH) and include drinks, a light meal and all training materials.

Hotel detail can be supplied on request and the closest airports are Karlsruhe — Baden Baden (50km), Frankfurt (130km), Stuttgart (80km) or Strasbourg (80km), all with regular rail services into Karlsruhe.

Places are limited to 16 max. so please respond as soon as possible and at the latest by 9th Nov.

We hope that you are able to take up these training opportunities.

Andrew Chalmers – Director at Filter Integrity Limited

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September 2011

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April 2011

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March 2011

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