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Kyle

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micron sizes
« on: December 31, 2008, 04:07:06 pm »
Lets start with some fundamentals before everyone jumps the gun, I have a little info I will share with ya all..... About Micron Sizes and Particle Filtration
 
 
    Filtration is the process of forcing a liquid or gas through a porous medium to remove solid particles. The particles are measured or classified in microns. One micron equals 0.0000394".   Absolute-rated filter cartridges will retain at least 99% of particles of a particular micron size.  
         
                                     Mesh
Micron                        Openings                     Micron  
Size         Inch             per Inch                 Comparison  
 
1        0.0000394"         12,000                     Bacteria
10      0.000394"           1,250                  Talcum Powder
20      0.00079"             625             Coal Dust (20 to 90 microns)
44      0.0017"               325                Lower Limit of Visibility
74      0.0029"               200                        Human Hair
105    0.0041"               140                         Table Salt
210    0.0083"               70                          Beach Sand
 

Hope this helps
Kyle
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