The top filtration news stories in June

3M’s US$146 million investment in biopharma filtration, Samsung’s new washing machine filter and Porometer’s new pore size measurement instrument were the most-read news stories on the Filtration+Separation website during June.

1. 3M invests US$146mn in biopharma filtration

3M is investing US$146 million to expand its capabilities in biopharma filtration technology.


2. Samsung launches new washing machine filter to protect oceans from microplastics


Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has launched the Less Microfiber Filter, an external washing machine filter designed to significantly reduce plastic microfiber emissions during laundry cycles.


3. Porometer launches new pore size measurement instrument

Porometer has launched the Porolux Revo, a new instrument for pore size measurement.