eNews from International Filter Testing Services, Inc. USA  
May 2014
Bimonthly publication
for clients and friends

In This Issue:
Test Stands by IFTS
Filtration and Separation Pilot Units
Urea Filter Testing
People Power: Marion Dalex, Sales Manager
IFTS Presents Short Course at AFS Spring Conference
Filter Lab Materials In Stock

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Upcoming Events

May 27-30, 2014
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
6th International Conference on Porous Media and Annual Meeting of the International Society of Porous Media
IFTS will present a lecture on the topic of porous media for liquid filtration

 September 21-26, 2014 
Lisbon, Portugal 
IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition 
International Water Association (IWA)   
October 14-15, 2014 
Chicago, Illinois 

AFS 2014 Fall Conference 

American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS)

 Event Website  

IFTS, Inc. USA will be an event exhibitor 

Test Stands

IFTS designs and manufactures standard and custom test stands:

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Look for our next eNewsletter in July!  

We are delighted to share with our clients and friends relevant insights and announcements about liquid separation, research and testing.

Share your news or thoughts with us at info@ifts-usa.com or (732) 629-7548.

International Filter Testing Services, Inc. USA
Filtration and Separation Pilot Units


IFTS Pilot Units are used for confirming Solid/Liquid or Membrane Separation test results and can be used on-site at a customer's industrial location.


IFTS has the following technologies available for pilot test programs:  

  • Lamellar Decanter
  • Centrifugal Decanter
  • Disk Separator 
  • Ultracentrifuge
  • Hydrocyclones
  • Filters with Cartridges, Bags and Candles
  • Deep Bed Filters
  • Filter Press
  • Rotary Drum Filter
  • Centrifuge Filter
  • Filters with Membranes

Urea Filter Testing

Based on industry demands, IFTS has developed a method for testing urea filters.

A vigorous experimental program lasting over two years, IFTS developed a method of continuous filtration which does not block the injection pumps of the solution in the urea filter.

IFTS' proven filter testing expertise can benefit companies who need an urea filter tested quickly and precisely. 

Examples of Urea Filters

People Power: Marion Dalex, Sales Manager 


Marion Dalex joined IFTS in May 2011 and after being in charge of sales for Cleanliness Testing and then Filter Tests and Filter Test Stands, she was promoted to Sales Manager.
Marion Dalex, IFTS Sales Manager

In her current role she manages a team of two Sales Engineers, one Account Manager, and one Sales Assistant. Dalex is directly in charge of filter testing and test stands with a special focus on international sales.


"The international activity at IFTS is quite important and it is a real pleasure to be in contact with people from many different cultural backgrounds," says Dalex. "It is quite rewarding to follow our customer projects from the initial development testing until quality control tests."


Before joining IFTS she worked as a Project Manager at a communication and events agency. Dalex has a Master's Degree in Modern Languages and International Business/Trade and is multilingual. She speaks French, English, Spanish, and Portuguese fluently.

IFTS Presents Short Course at AFS Spring Conference  
IFTS, Inc. USA President Jerry Lynch, left, and IFTS France Managing Director Vincent Edery, center, speak with an attendee at the IFTS tabletop exhibit. 


The American Filtration & Separations Society's (AFS) annual Spring Conference was held in Houston, Texas from March 24-26th. The conference was focused around the topics of Oil & Gas and Chemical Processing.  


President of IFTS, Inc. USA, Jerry Lynch, presented a half-day course on liquid filtration testing and test methods.  


Vincent Edery, IFTS Managing Director and Pascal Ginisty, Manager of Research and Technical Studies in Agen, France presented an overview of devices, methods and standards used in Liquid Solid Separation and applications for oil and chemical processing. The methodologies and tools used by IFTS to face these challenges were discussed along with examples of results obtained in various pilot programs and applications.  


Approximately 230 participants attended the three-day conference held at the Houston Marriott Westchase.   


The 2014 AFS Fall Conference 'Next Generation Filter Media Conference, Embracing Future Challenges' will be held in Chicago, Illinois from October 14-15th.  

IFTS has the following in stock for filter labs:   


SCS400 Secondary Calibration Fluid; $275 per bottle.
For more information click here.

ISO 16332 Water Emulsion Device used to test diesel fuel filter water separation efficiency; $1,475 each.
For more information click here.

To order, please contact Christina Mazza at:

International Filter Testing Services, Inc. USA

International Filter Testing Services (IFTS) is an independently regulated, ISO 17025 accredited laboratory and research center, focusing on liquid filtration and separation science. IFTS has locations in Europe, USA and China, providing filtration testing and research services for many industries. The management at IFTS has compiled a world-class team of scientists, engineers and technicians in the field of Solid- Liquid Separation (SLS).
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