What is Adsorption?

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We know that the air in our homes can have unwanted contaminants in it; that’s why we use filters. But not all filters were created equally. High efficiency furnace filters and portable air purifiers do a great job removing things like pollen and pet dander from the air. Unfortunately, even
Air filtration is all about making the air cleaner. And what could be greener than removing contaminants from the air? In this post, we’ll take a look at why that may not necessarily be the case, depending how the air is filtered. Activated Carbon: A Dirty Solution for Cleaning Air

Wired In: James Langer

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Story courtesy of the News Gazette’s Paul Wood. On Sundays, staff writer Paul Wood spotlights a high-tech difference maker. This week, meet JAMES LANGER, 36, president of Serionix, which makes high-performance filtration materials for removal of toxic chemicals from air and water, with a large number of customers — from
Story courtesy of News Gazette’s Don Dodson. CHAMPAIGN — Serionix took the top monetary prize at the Cozad New Venture Competition this past weekend. The company — which has come up with filter materials to remove perchlorate from drinking water — took first place in the Most Fundable Venture category,
Story courtesy of the News Gazette’s Don Dodson. CHAMPAIGN — Jim Langer and Weihua Zheng have come up with a relatively inexpensive — but effective — way to remove perchlorate from water. Perchlorate is a rocket-fuel component that has found its way into water sources, sometimes near air force bases.
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