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Industrial Filters and Filtration

Amalgamation proves successful

By: Jonathan Rodin     29th November 2013 Engineering products manufacturer and supplier Omsa, product manager Philip Craig says the company has expanded rapidly over the last three years, owing to its unique, complete, fully functional bulk fuel filtration system. 

Company promotes platinum recycling technology

By: Yolandi Booyens     30th November 2012 Rising filtration equipment costs and an increase in equipment maintenance problems are leading to increased interest in high-quality filtration technology, says industrial solutions provider Rand Technical Services (RTS) MD Ian Fraser. He notes that, while there are continuous improvements in... 

Frost prevention system to benefit fruit producer

By: Yolandi Booyens     30th November 2012 Local irrigation and agricultural solutions provider Agrico is implementing a frost-prevention system at fruit producer Karsten Group’s Hoogland farm, in Ceres, in the Western Cape. The company states that the project has enabled it to demonstrate the benefits of using filters manufactured by... 

Interest in filter bags increasing

By: Yolandi Booyens     30th November 2012 Local filtration provider Filcon Filters has imported absolute polypropylene matrix (APM) filter bags, ranging from 0.2 µm to 50 µm, from US-based manufacturer Sun-Central for distribution in South Africa. Filcon Filters technical sales director Vernon Clarke says there is increasing interest in... 

Enzyme filtration gaining popularity

By: Yolandi Booyens     30th November 2012 While enzyme and bacteria filtration products have separately been available to industries for natural filtration use, filtration company ZymeTech now offers a combined enzyme/bacteria solution to ensure a greener and more efficient approach to filtration, says ZymeTech MD Alan Badenhorst. The... 

Carbon footprint of filtration becoming increasingly important

11th March 2011 Environment-friendly filtration solutions developer Amiad Filtration Systems reports that water filtration technology will become more important, going forward, as fears of a water deficit as soon as 2025 loom. 

Industry focused on eliminating dust pollution

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     11th March 2011 Industry is becoming increasingly aware of how dust pollution affects industrial filters, moving machinery and productivity in general, industrial solutions provider Rand Technical Services (RTS) MD Ian Fraser says. 

Mining sector moves towards dry stacking of tailings

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     11th March 2011 The need for water conservation and safer disposal of tailings are driving a growing interest in the dry stacking of waste materials, says filtration solutions provider Outotec mineral processing engineer Ian Townsend. 

Expanded product line to offer wider application

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     11th March 2011 Filtration systems and parts manufacturer Donaldson Filtration Solutions has expanded its fuel filter offering through the launch of a new line of replacement fuel filters. 

New product range offers increased reliability

11th March 2011 Industrial consumables and engineering firm Bearing Man Group (BMG) reports that its filtration division has launched a range of explosion-protected purifiers that are designed for application in areas where explosive gases may be present. 

Filtration solutions reduce operational costs

11th March 2011 Water handling and treatment solutions provider ITT Water & Wastewater reports that its rapid gravity media filtration and clarification solutions, which form part of its Leopold range, will reduce operational costs at wastewater treatment plants.  

Units extend life span of oil, inline filters

11th March 2011 The use of centrifugal oil filtration units will extend the life of oil and inline filters on industrial and mining equipment, filtration systems supplier SA Centrifuge reports.  

Increased awareness of benefits of energy efficient equipment

By: Lindsey Berry     12th March 2010  

New inertial spin filter technology

12th March 2010 Tshwane-based Rand Technical Services (RTS) has developed a robust, highly effective inertial spin filter technology for industrial dust and exhaust separation, which is virtually maintenance free and offers an alternative to current industrial filtration methods that often require costly... 

Filtration company helps promote literacy development

12th March 2010  

Local distributor continues successful 
distribution of Danish brand

12th March 2010 Filtration product distributor IQ Oil Filtration, which is the approved and contracted sole local importer and distributor of Danish filtration manufacturer CC Jensen’s (CJC’s) oil filtration products has had a successful first year since it opened in January, last year.


Robust transfer trolley launched

12th March 2010 Filtration specialist BMG Filtration, a division of Bearing Man Group, has launched a new robust transfer trolley which transfers oil safely from the oil store to the plant, without the lubricator having to touch the fluid. 

Exclusive distribution agreement secured

By: Lindsey Berry     12th March 2010  

Alliance formed to distribute, market diesel exhaust fluid

12th March 2010 International industrial filtration system manufacturer Cummins Filtration and international specialty chemicals company Ashland, which manufactures Valvoline, reports that it has formed an alliance to package, market and distribute diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) in North America. 

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. 

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