Article | October 4, 2018

Whatman Paper Filtration 101 – Part 2: Properties Of Cellulose Paper

Source: GE Healthcare Life Sciences

By Giles Barton, Global Lead Product Specialist – Lab Filtration

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Read Part 2 of this series on cellulose filter paper to explore how different properties can influence the filter paper choice for your application.

Paper filtration is an effective separation method, supporting various applications in industry and research. In the first part of this blog series, we covered a few initial considerations for efficient filtration of your sample.

In this part, we’ll go through several properties of cellulose filter papers that can affect your filtration efficacy and efficiency. Taking these properties into account should help you select the most appropriate filter paper for your application.