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Industrial Filters and Filtration

Cyclone, cross-flow filtration provides efficiency

12th March 2010 Cyclone and cross-flow filtration technologies are used in the turbocyclone system and reduces suspended solids in wastewater. The system reduces the particles in the water to provide a consistent stream that can be treated and processed more efficiently, says water treatment engineering company... 

Small-size filter range launched

12th March 2010 Manufacturer of inductive components Premo is offering a high performance, easy to install, small-sized new filter range to its customers suitable for a number of applications.  

Cold sterile filtration used in breweries

12th March 2010 As a part of its brewery portfolio, multinational engineering group Alfa Laval’s system uses sterile filtration membranes from international laboratory and process technology provider Sartorius, that are designed for beer filtration.  

New technologies highlighted at 
international conference

12th March 2010 Diversified global infrastructure company (GE) will highlight several new technologies at Medical Design and Manufacture West for medical and life science companies needing enhanced filtration and separation for various applications. 

New plant for local manufacturer

12th March 2010 South African manufacturer and supplier of industrial filters and lubrication systems Operational Marketing has moved to new and expanded offices with an adjoining manufacturing plant in Strydom Park, Gauteng.  

Production plant opened in China

12th March 2010 Designer, manufacturer and supplier of industrial filters Larox has opened a new production plant in Suzhou, in China. 

New filter vessel 
prevents spills

12th March 2010 Liquid filter company Eaton Filtration has launched a new filter vessel, the Flowline II, which the company reports provides high performance and is economically priced compared with other filter vessel products. 

Filtration system extends life of reverse-osmosis plant

By: Lindsey Berry     12th March 2010 Environmental solutions company Procon Environmental Technologies has delivered one of its Mycelx filtration units to a water treatment plant at South African ferrochrome producer Samancor Chrome’s Tubatse Ferrochrome smelting operation, in Steelpoort, Mpumalanga province. 

Fine filtration certification curtails dishonest practices

By: Fatima Gabru     13th March 2009 Independent certification body Eurovent's certification of fine filters in the F5 to F9 classes should become an industry standard, states Eurovent certified filter manufacturer MD Dr Daniel Schmitt. 

Large-scale pressure 
filter developed for 
mining applications

13th March 2009 Designer, manufacturer and supplier of industrial filters Larox has developed a large-scale pressure filter for mining applications in response to the increased need for tailings and fine iron-ore filtration. 

Ferrochrome client installs eight spin filter units

By: Fatima Gabru     13th March 2009 FiItration solutions company Rand Technical Services (RTS) is in the process of delivering eight spin-filter units for a client in the ferrochrome industry, states RTS MD Ian Fraser. 

Petrochemicals company aids fuel filtration system development

By: Fatima Gabru     13th March 2009 South African industrial filtration and lubrication engineering company Operational Marketing has been working closely with a global petrochemical client, for the design, manufacture and supply of its bulk fuel filtration systems and solutions, Operational Marketing technical sales engineer... 

Global filter manufacturer takes over Italian company

13th March 2009 The takeover of Italian air filter manufacturer Spasciani Air Filter by global filter manufacturer, Freudenberg, has further expanded the company’s filter business and strengthened its operations in the European market. 

Gas-liquid separation proves popular

By: Fatima Gabru     13th March 2009 Gas-liquid-separation technology is one of filtration specialist and product supplier Filteg’s most popular technologies, accounting for about 20% of the company’s yearly turnover, Filteg director Joe Diana tells Engineering News. 

New filter element improves life-cycle costs

13th March 2009 Filtration solutions company Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT), has launched its new filter element, the BN4HC, which tackles the life-cycle costs of filter elements. 

Researchers investigate high-rate filters for water treatment

By: Chanel de Bruyn     14th March 2008 A group of researchers is currently investigating the potential of upgrading existing South African water filtration plants to use high rate filters. 

Filter element test results prove promising

14th March 2008 Over the last few years, it has become a known fact that oil cleanliness has a direct bearing on system reliability in all hydraulic and lubrication systems. With this in mind, global filtration solutions company Hydac International has designed a next generation element media technology, known... 

Filtration solution to suit mobile and industrial equipment

14th March 2008 Global filtration solutions provider Pall Corporation, which has a local division, has launched the Ultipleat stress resistant technology (RST) filters, designed specifically for hydraulic and transmission applications in mobile and industrial equipment. 

Filtration range gives birth to new addition

By: Chanel de Bruyn     14th March 2008 Local filter manufacturer Donaldson Filtration has developed a new line of hydraulic filter cartridges, the DX2, as part of its trademarked Triboguard range. 

Cleaner product demands bulk fuel filtration

By: Chanel de Bruyn     14th March 2008 Soaring diesel, petrol and oil prices has led, and will continue to lead, to the production and demand for cleaner fuels, as these cleaner fuels are more efficient. The fuel supply industry will need to adopt bulk fuel filtration methods in order to ensure that it can supply these cleaner fuels,... 

New filtration division for local company

By: Chanel de Bruyn     14th March 2008 South African industrial supplies company Bearing Man has signed a distributorship agreement with global filtration solutions provider Pall Corporation South Africa, to form a new filtration division within the Bearing Man group of companies. 

Industrial filter manufacturer receives orders worth €26,2-million

By: Chanel de Bruyn     14th March 2008 Finish developer, designer and manufacturer of industrial filters Larox, which has a local subsidiary, Larox South Africa, have received orders from a number of mining companies in South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), India, Japan, Russia, and Chile worth a total of about... 

New concept suction filter to save time, costs

By: Chanel de Bruyn     14th March 2008 Local filter manufacturer and supplier Compressor & Filter Marketing (CFM) has developed a new suction filter that will save clients time and costs. 

On-site monitor oversees filter breakthrough

16th March 2007 D-FW 230/231 filter monitors from Durag are designed for continuous on site monitoring of filter installations in flue gas ducts, ductwork for dust extraction and similar applications. The instrument is placed on the clean gas side behind a filter, and reports any defect in the operation, which... 

Legislation to boost air pollution control in South African

By: Guy Copans     16th March 2007 The enactment of the South African Air Quality Act (SAQA) in 2004, has placed the microscope on air quality,to which industrial emissions is a significant contributor, says Howden Projects MD Francois Steyn 

Two new filters for local steel producer

16th March 2007 Hydraulic equipment suppliers Hytec Fluid Technology have completed a multi-million rand contract for the supply of two automatic back-flushing filters to a major local steel producer. 

New manufacturing technique for submicron particle filters

16th March 2007 Filtration specialists Freudenberg have developed a new technique in the manufacture of Viledo High Efficiency Particulate AirFilters (HEPA filters) and Ultra-Low Penetration Air Filters (ULPAfilters), using a patented thermal embossing process. HEPA and ULPA are air filters with particularly... 

Filtration company offers personalised service strategy

By: Guy Copans     16th March 2007 Hands-on service through its filter press technology, is theadvantage offered by filtration company, Filtaquip, a division ofthe International Quadrant Engineering Group, says product managerStephen James. 

Wedgewire creates artificial barrier for media filtration system

16th March 2007 The retaining screen in the Bateman Engineered Technologies’ Pinned Bed Clarifier (PBC) makes use of stainless steel wedgewire from Multotec Wedgewire. It is used to form an artificial barrier to prevent the escape of the beads used as the media for filtration. 

New product enhances particle separation, contamination retention

16th March 2007 Hydraulic manufacturers Hydac Germany, have released the much-anticipated new Hydac Betamicron 4 element. Hydraulic equipment suppliers Hytec Fluid Technology believes that the release of Betamicron 4, represents a significant leap in filtration technology. It enhances particle separation,... 

Liquid filter company expands range through acquisition 

By: Guy Copans     16th March 2007 Liquid filter company Eaton Filtration plans to expand its product range through the recent acquisition of Ronningen and Petter, specialists in process technologies that use cleanable filter media. Immediate benefits from this acquisition are also expected through the reduction of infiltration... 

Compact dust collectors offer flexible solutions

By: Guy Copans     16th March 2007 Industrial filter company, Dust Control Projects, has introduced a new range of convenient and compact dust collectors to South Africa. The company has been awarded the tender as the sole distributor for Dust Control Projects in South Africa for South Korean industrial filter company, Chung Ho... 

Industrial-filter education requires more attention

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 Creating awareness about the importance of filters for the protection of equipment and a safe working environment, as well as pollution control, is one of the major challenges that the air-filtration industry faces, Airventfil MD Lerato Makgalemele tells Engineering News. 

Importer offers extended guarantee on US filters

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 A long-standing importer and wholesaler of industrial filters has committed itself to exceeding international service benchmarks by offering a seven-year guarantee on the filters it is importing from the US. 

Big push to improve pollution control at South African smelters

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 Company offers custom-engineered in-house design As a supplier of electric-arc smelting furnaces and related technology to the ferroalloys and base-metals industries, Pyromet Technologies also designs its own in-house gas-cleaning systems for smelter applications, embracing wet and dry systems.... 

Rebranded firm focuses on product innovation

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 A name change in 2004, a unique product development in 2005 and the rebranding of three of its filters, placed SPX Vokes-Air firmly on the industrial filters and filtration map. 

Acquisition underpins move to enhance industrial range

17th March 2006 For more than 40 years Donaldson Filtration Systems has served the South African market in the trucking, mining, civil engineering and agricultural sectors, and is world renowned as leaders in filtration solutions. 

Design database a key advantage

17th March 2006 Based in the UK and represented locally by OEN Enterprises, Micro Metalsmiths manufactures filters, diplexers, multiplexers and associated components. 

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