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Fuel and Hydraulic Oil Filtration, Oct 12th

WFI completed another fantastic new course this week on Engine Intake and Cabin Air Filtration in transportation applications. Dr. Christine Sun was our instructor who has decades of experience in the area and provided an informative overview of the filtration market in transportation.

The focus was mainly on engine intake air filtration and cabin air filtration, including product design, filter media technologies, product evaluation, emerging opportunities, and trends for future development. As our distinguished panelist, Mr. Richard Lydon of The Filtration Society (UK) joined us and helped answer multiple live questions from the audience with his over 30 years of experience in the global filtration market. We thank all the participants for a course very well delivered.

Fuel and Hydraulic Oil Filtration Our next course is Fuel and Hydraulic Oil Filtration, Tuesday, Oct 12th, 2021, 8:00 -10:00 am EDT, by Dr. Christine Sun. It will provide the audience an overall understanding of the fuel and hydraulic oil filtration market, products, and technologies used for different applications. We will discuss the contaminants in the fuel/hydraulic filtration system, various filter designs and media used for fuel/hydraulic filtration, and performance testing and product evaluation methods. Recent developments, challenges, and trends for future development will also be discussed.

Course Outlines

  1. Introduction

  2. Understanding Contaminants in Fuel/Hydraulic Filtration

  3. Market Pressure and Emerging Challenges

  4. Emerging Challenges in Diesel Fuel Filtration

  5. Filter Media Technologies

  6. Methods for Performance Testing and Product Evaluation

  7. Unmet needs and trends for future developments

Dr. Christine Sun, President of Waterloo Filtration Institute, is a globally renowned technical and market expert in the filtration industry. With over 30 years of experience in academia and the industry, she has in-depth knowledge of filtration and extensive hands-on expertise in product development with over 100 technical publications and patents. Dr. Sun worked for Freudenberg Filtration Technologies as R&D manager (2004-2011) and served as Technology Director for Donaldson from 2011-2013. She was the AFS Chair from 2016-2017 and received the AFS Fellow Award in 2019, Sr. Scientist Award in 2012, and the best paper award from INDA in 2008. She also serves as an editorial board member for Textile Research Journal and many filter standard committees, such ASHRAE, ISO, and SAE, etc.

CFSS 2021

Don't miss the opportunity to become a Certified Filtration & Separation Specialist (CFSS)! Register now for the CFSS 2021 program. You may also register for individual courses of your interest to gain knowledge directly from the field experts and accelerate your career development in the fast-growing filtration industry!

Courses Available on Demand Introduction to Global Filtration Market by Mr. Jay Forcucci, March 9, 2021 Nonwovens in Filtration by Dr. Gajanan Bhat, March 23, 2021 Filter Media Technologies by Dr. Christine Sun, March 30, 2021 Air Filtration by Ms. Kathleen Owen, April 13, 2021 Air Filter Design by Dr. Christine Sun, April 20, 2021 Facemask Market &Technologies by Dr. Peter Tsai & Ms. Janelle Bentz, April 27, 2021 Particle and Air Separation by Dr. Chao Tan, May 11, 2021 Gas Phase Filtration by Mr. Kevin Jameson, May 25, 2021 Air Filtration Testing & Evaluation by Mr. Bob Burkhead, June 8, 2021 Liquid Filtration by Dr. Wu Chen, June 22, 2021 Liquid Filter Design by Dr. Wu Chen, June 29, 2021 Solid Liquid Separation by Dr. Wu Chen, July 6, 2021 Liquid Filter Testing and Evaluation by Dr. Swarna Agarwal, July 20, 2021 Membranes in Filtration by Mr. Scott Yaeger, July 27, 2021 Nanofibers in Filtration by Dr. Christine Sun, August 10, 2021 MeltblownTechnologies by Dr. Christine Sun, August 24, 2021 Air Filtration for Hospitals by Mr. Stephen Nicholas, September 7, 2021 Engine Intake and Cabin Air Filtration by Dr. Christine Sun, September 21, 2021 Reminder: WFI offers online courses live or on-demand at your convenience. You will have access to both the handouts and course videos with the course registration. Check our upcoming event calendar and register now!


Nominate your Best Product of the Year! The award is set to promote product development in the filtration and separation industry for a clean, healthy, and sustainable world. All members of the global filtration industry are eligible, and companies may nominate their products.

Who were the winners of last year’s product awards? 2020 Product of the Year Awards went to Donaldson Torit (USA) for their Rugged Pleat Baghouse and Filter in the category of Filter Element/Device and Hollingsworth and Vose (Germany) for their NanoWave® XT Products in the category of Filter Media Design. In addition, Camfil (USA), NewStar (China), PureAir Filtration(USA), and IFTS (France) received awards for the Innovative Products of Year.


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