Fundamentals in Filtration - What to except ? 


The "Fundamentals in Filtration" training course offers participants a comprehensive and engaging learning experience spanning over two days. This course is designed to equip individuals with a well-rounded understanding of nonwoven filter media, covering filtration principles, processes, and applications.

The training begins with a detailed exploration of nonwoven raw materials and associated technologies. Special emphasis is placed on techniques that prove particularly valuable within a wide range of filtration domains. Participants will gain insights into the fundamental theory behind filtration and then delve into more specific areas such as air filtration, air pollution control, and liquid filtration.

One notable component of the course is an in-depth review of filtration standards, providing attendees with a solid foundation in industry benchmarks. The training concludes with a session dedicated to converting technologies, allowing participants to grasp the practical aspects of filter media transformation.

What makes this course truly exciting are the diverse applications it covers across different filtration types:

  • Air Filtration: HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), Industrial Consumer Products, Clean Rooms
  • Liquid Filtration: Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical/Medical, Water, Blood, Hydraulic
  • Automotive Filtration: Engine Air, Oil, Fuel, Cabin Air
  • Specialty Filtration: Antimicrobial, Biopharmaceutical, Dust, Odour

 Whether you're looking to deepen your knowledge of filtration principles or seeking to apply them in various industries, the "Fundamentals in Filtration" course offers a dynamic and informative platform to enhance your expertise in this crucial field. Participants can expect a lively and practical learning experience that equips them with valuable insights into filtration processes and applications.

Fundamental in Filtration - Practical info & Registration  


Online TrainingTraining in BrusselsIn-House Training
not applicable11 - 12 September 2024on demand


€1660 excl. VAT - EDANA Member

€2060 excl. VAT - non Member

on demand
-REGISTERon demand
-The fees includes comprehensive delegate notes, samples, lunches, one evening meal and coffeesThe fee includes comprehensive delegate notes, samples and a tailored approach
-The course takes place at EDANA, 85 Avenue des Nerviens, 1040 Brussels, Belgium if a minimum of 10 participants is reached . If these conditions are not met, the course will take place online.The course can take place at EDANA, at your company or at a location of your choice.


For any questions please contact
Anaëlle Schütz

Fundamental in Filtration - Training team


Marines Lagemaat is the Scientific and Technical Affairs Director at EDANA, the international Association representing the nonwoven and related industries, a position he has held since September 2014.

Based in Brussels, Marines is responsible for managing the internal and external activities related to scientific and technical affairs in order to support the nonwoven industry, in all its applications: personal and household hygiene, medical protection, filtration, automotive, and construction.  In this role he’s involved in the development and  implementation of standards and their related test methods that serve as a reference for the industry and for fair trade. In addition, Marines manages various training and education programmes designed to provide technical and application-oriented support. Marines is of Dutch nationality.

André Bony is a Senior Consultant at Vedimmo for cleanroom and HVAC filtration, residing in Belgium. Previously he held the position of Global Marketing Director HEPA/ULPA Filtration at Hollingsworth & Vose Europe. 

André has been active in air filtration for over 30 years in different positions with:

  • Donaldson (1977 – 1989): powder technology, gas turbine - and industrial filtration
  • Libeltex (TWE) (1989 – 1991): business unit manager air filtration
  • Findley Adhesives – Bostic (1991 – 2000): Sales manager and team leader for pressure sensitive adhesives, cold seals and PU hotmelts
  • Hollingsworth & Vose, responsibility for multiple applications: HVAC, Cleanroom applications, gas turbine, respirator
    Last assignment : Director Global Marketing – segment leader Cleanroom filtration

Active member in technical committees and working groups, working on standards :

  • ISO TC142 and TC209 
  • CEN TC195 and TC243

Fundamental in Filtration - Other information

Who should attend

The aim of the course is to teach the basics of Filtration theory and of nonwoven filter media to professionals who have recently joined the filtration industry – and other nonwoven professionals interested in filtration as an application for their products. You will learn about the newest raw materials, state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies, and the importance of product testing and evaluation.

Course organiser 

This training course is organised by EDANA. The association organises INDEX™, the world’s largest nonwovens exhibition. EDANA has over 310 member companies in 38 different countries.


The course language is English. The tutor will speak clearly and make extensive use of visual aids, videos and samples. Active participation is encouraged from all delegates. 


Delegates completing the course will receive a certificate. 


The course will take place at EDANA, 45 Avenue des Nerviens, 1040 Brussels, Belgium, if a minimum of 10 participants is reached and if the sanitary situation allows. If these conditions are not met, the course will take place online.


EDANA has reserved a number of single rooms at the NH Collection Brussels Centre at a special rate of about €200 per night, including breakfast. In order to receive this special rate, a hotel booking link will be provided to you once we have received your registration for the training course.


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