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STOCKHOLM - Ahlstrom's FiltEV Fuel Cell Air Intake filter media has won the Product of the Year award in Filter Media category from the Waterloo Filtration Institute (WFI).

Announced during the WFI 2022 Annual Conference, the award was created to promote product development in the filtration and separation industry for a clean, healthy, and sustainable world.

The purity of the cathode air intake is an essential parameter in the performance and the reliability of fuel cell electric vehicles. By removing the finest particles and harmful gases Ahlstrom FiltEV Fuel Cell Air Intake media protects the catalyst and the membrane and extends the fuel cell lifetime.

According to Ahlstrom, its proprietary technology platform, designed for high basis weight adsorbent media, delivers flexibility, outstanding performance and optimal processability to fulfill the most challenging requirements from the industry.

Ahlstrom FiltEV Fuel Cell Air Intake is part of Ahlstrom's FiltEV portfolio delivering high performance filtration solutions for electric vehicles. This platform, introduced during 2021, also includes filtration media for cabin air, transmission and cooling fluids.

“Receiving this award for Ahlstrom FiltEV is a considerable achievement, which confirms once again our over 50-year commitment to the filtration industry. We continue to innovate to ensure that Ahlstrom keeps the leadership in filtration solutions to both battery and fuel cell electric vehicle markets, in the frame of our overall company purpose to 'Purify and Protect'" said Daniele Borlatto, executive vice president, Filtration. “Providing high performance filtration solutions for vehicles powered by hydrogen expands our strategic commitment to mobility and sustainability.”


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