Chemical

SPS takes part in pilot to treat raw water supply

SPS installed one of its integrated iHB10 lamella clarifier units on site. Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS) has provided equipment for a special trial project using its lamella clarifiers to treat a raw water supply. The client is trialling different chemical dosing set ups over several weeks to generate data for a thorough review. For the […]

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Ecolab precision dispensing system for membranes

The new membrane cleaning system is part of Ecolabs Ultrasil Membrane Program. Ecolab has introduced its new precision dispensing system for membranes, an accurate cleaning chemical dispenser that helps improve worker safety, drive productivity and extend asset life for whey processors.  The new membrane cleaning system is part of Ecolab’s Ultrasil Membrane Program, which provides […]

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Evonik expands technology for VOC separation

Evonik’s PuraMem VOC is a membrane technology for separation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Specialty chemicals company Evonik has launched its PuraMem VOC, a membrane technology for separation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The PuraMem VOC offers a polymer-based membrane technology for efficient separation of long-chain hydrocarbons from a natural gas or nitrogen mixture. The […]

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Whitefox ICE sees growing number of installations

The Whitefox ICE system is integrated into existing corn ethanol production plants with minimal disruption and a small footprint. Whitefox Technologies has announced that the latest installation of its Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system, its eighth installation in the US, at Southwest Iowa Renewable Fuels (SIRE) has now passed 250 days of successful operation. The state of Iowa […]

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MAAG launches improved screen changer portfolio

. MAAG’s design gives leakproof operation, and the metal hybrid sealing system can handle temperatures up to 320°C. The MAAG Group, part of Dover, has released an updated melt filtration product portfolio that supports compounding processes. Melt filtration is an important system component for compounding lines and filter systems remove contaminants and gels from the […]

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Lanxess uses combined process to remove solids

At its Bitterfeld site, Lanxess produces Lewabrane reverse osmosis membrane elements for the global market. (Image: Lanxess) Together with the French company, Polymem SA, the Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit at specialty chemicals company Lanxess recently completed a project for an Italian oil company using a combination of ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO). […]

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University spin-out develops filtration technology

Using chemically modified molybdenum disulphide (MoS2), Molymem has developed an energy-efficient and versatile membrane coating. Scientists and experts from The University of Manchester have successfully developed a high-performing membrane coating based around a new class of 2D materials, which has applications in the pharmaceutical, wastewater management and food and beverage sectors. Following an 18-month technical […]

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Porvair introduces surface modification technology

The treatments provide corrosion resistance, increased temperature and chemical resistance and improved cleanability. The Porvair Filtration Group has launched the Porvair Sinterguard PHC and the Porvair Sinterguard HTR, a range of surface modification technologies that can be applied to metallic filter elements to enhance their material properties in challenging environments. The technology is designed for use […]

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Micronics appoints new president and CEO

Chris Cummins. Chris Cummins has joined the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group as president and CEO. The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group includes Micronics, Southern Filter Media (SFM), CP Environmental (CPE), United Process Control (UPC) and AeroPulse. Cummins brings 27 years of manufacturing expertise with highly-engineered products to his new role at Micronics. He has held senior […]

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Mann+Hummel air filter elements combat odours

The Mann+Hummel FCI 5000/OC filter element chemically binds biological, chemical or biochemical substances to reduce unpleasant smells. Mann+Hummel has developed an air filter element for the air purifier FreciousCare FCI 5000 to reduce odours and it has been adapted for applications in hospitals, hospices and old people’s and nursing homes.  The filter element FCI 500/OC […]

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Maag appoints new agent in Indonesia

DKSHs office in Indonesia. Switzerland’s Maag Group has entered into a distribution agreement with DKSH in Indonesia. DKSH Indonesia will provide full services from marketing and sales, regulatory competence, distribution and logistics to after-sales services, to bring Maag Group’s pump and filtration solutions to the polymer chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industries. The Maag Group, […]

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Interpump to acquire Macfuge separators

Interpump Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire an 80% controlling stake in Servizi Industriali Srl, an Italian company operating in the design, production and sale of Macfuge centrifugal separators. Macfuge systems are used for separation and clarification in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as in the energy sector. Servizi Industriali, […]

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Dialight GRP Linear light receives certification

The SafeSite GRP LED Linear can withstand ambient temperatures between -40°C and +65°C. The Dialight Group’s new SafeSite Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) Linear light has now been certified for use in ATEX Zone 1 Hazardous Areas. Already certified for use in Zone 2 Hazardous Areas at the product’s launch in October, the enhanced certification for the […]

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Dynamic Modifiers launches fire retardant compound

PAL VersaCHAR is a non-halogenated, low-smoke, lightweight fire retardant compound. Dynamic Modifiers, a US manufacturer of polyolefin polymer compounders, has introduced its PAL VersaCHAR, a new non-halogenated, low-smoke, lightweight fire retardant compound which the company will use in filter end-caps, cores, cages and housings in liquid and frames in air filtration. The plastic compound protects against […]

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Amazon Filters expands cartridge manufacturing capacity

Amazon Filters’ £0.75 million investment has boosted production in Camberley, Surrey, UK. 24/7 cartridge production at Amazon Filters facility in Camberley, Surrey, UK. Amazon Filters has made a £0.75 million investment to boost 24/7 cartridge production at its European manufacturing centre in Camberley, Surrey, UK.at its European manufacturing centre in Camberley, Surrey, UK. As well […]

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Veolia to provide chloride removal system

Veolia’s technology will optimise the processing of wood-derived pulp used to make cellulose fibres. Veolia Water Technologies will deliver key chemical removal technology to a global pulp producer in Brazil, which is designed to optimise the processing of wood-derived pulp used to make cellulose fibres. The growing demand for textiles made with renewable fibres has […]

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Porvair expands Tekfil depth filter cartridges

The Porvair Filtration Group’s expanded range of Tekfil polypropylene depth filter cartridges now includes solutions for sectors such as food and beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical. Tekfil is available in a range of industrial standard lengths as either absolute or nominal rated cartridges. Tekfil A A high flow, graded depth filter with high contaminant capacity and […]

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Porvair launches resin bonded filters

The rigid phenolic resin structure ensures that Bonfil filters can withstand high viscosities and temperatures . The Porvair Filtration Group has released the Bonfil grooved cartridge filters designed for aggressive chemical applications. Available in a broad range of micron sizes (1μm to 150μm), the Bonfil cartridge filters are suitable for clarification and removal of gels […]

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Porvair expands range of compressed air filters

Porvair has launched seven new metallic Compfil filters for use within process air and gas applications. The Porvair Filtration Group has further expanded its range of microfiltration products with the launch of seven new metallic Compfil filters for use within process air and gas applications. The filters are used in industries including sterile applications within […]

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ProSep’s MAX+ProSalt mixer has global reach

ProSep’s MAX+ mixer installed in Slovakia. ProSep has announced the successful installation and sales of its MAX+ ProSalt mixers to clients in Argentina, Slovakia and the southern US, ensuring that its technology is deployed in the refinery, midstream, and upstream environments. The MAX+ mixer provides homogeneous, high efficiency mixing, regardless of the process flow rate […]

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Outotec combines technologies in new PF-DS

Outotecs new Larox PF-DS double-side pressure filter is designed for slow-filtering materials in the chemical process industry. Outotec’s new Larox PF-DS double-side pressure filter is designed for challenging and slow-filtering materials in the chemical process industry and can be used in applications such as food, pigments and metal slurries. The PF-DS is a tower press […]

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Ettlinger introduces new continuous melt filter

Ettlinger’s new continuous melt filter, the ERF 1000 is for very high throughputs of up to 10,000 kg/h. Ettlinger, part of the Maag Group and Dover, has unveiled its ERF 1000 high-performance melt filter for very high throughputs of up to 10,000 kg/h in recycling applications for plastic materials. The four filter drums provide a […]

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Maag Group appoints new MD for Ettlinger

Uwe Kellner, managing director of Maag Ettlinger. The Maag Group has named Uwe Kellner as managing director of Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen. “We are very happy to have Uwe join our team,” said Ueli Thuerig, president of the Maag Group. “Uwe brings a wealth of experience with him having worked previously at renowned market leaders in the […]

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Goudsmit redesigns magnetic separator

The Goudsmit Easy Clean flow magnet separator removes metal particles and stainless steel particles from powders as fine as 30 µm. Goudsmit Magnetics’ newly designed Easy Clean flow magnet separator removes metal particles and stainless steel particles from powders as fine as 30 µm in the food, chemical, ceramic and plastic industries.  The modified design […]

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Maag unveils new umbrella brand strategy

Ueli Thuerig, president of Maag Group. The Swiss company Maag Pump Systems AG is realigning its branding and corporate strategy. Having made a number of acquisitions in recent years and significantly expanded its product portfolio, Maag Group is now bundling its activities into four centres of excellence: Pump & Filtration Systems, Pelletizing Systems, Pulverizing Systems, […]

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BHS-Sonthofen invests in new test centre

Dennis Kemmann, managing director of BHS-Sonthofen, at the opening of the new test centre. The exterior of the new test centre. The interior of the new test centre. BHS-Sonthofen has opened a new €3.8 million state-of-the-art test centre in Sonthofen, Germany. The company, which specialises in mixing, crushing, recycling and filtration technologies, will perform production-scale […]

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New leadership for Maag Americas

Martin Baumann, VP/GM Maag Americas. Martin Baumann has been appointed vice president/general manager for Maag Americas. “We are very happy to have Martin join our team in the USA,” said Ueli Thuerig, president of Maag Group “Martin brings a wealth of experience with him having worked previously at renowned market leaders in the plastics machinery […]

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BioFlex uses waste wood instead of crude oil

The BioFlex process is a pre-treatment technology for lignocellulosic biomass and uses waste wood instead of crude oil. Chrysalix Technologies, a UK-based biotechnology research company, has developed BioFlex, a biomass fractionation process using waste wood and low-cost ionic fluids to produce more sustainable bioproducts as an alternative for the petrochemical industry. The BioFlex process is […]

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Toray’s nanofiltration membrane triples permeation

Toray Industries has developed a nanofiltration membrane which, it says, triples the permeation performance of conventional models while enhancing ion and organic compound separation from aqueous solutions.  Nanofiltration selectively separates ions and compounds and is used to remove organic solvents and agrochemicals from groundwater and rivers. Nanofiltration membranes can also be used in the food […]

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Suez OptiSea prevents deposition and fouling

Suez’s OptiSea technology maximises cycles of concentration and optimises chemical usage. Suez has introduced its OptiSea technology which uses a combination of chemical treatment and digital monitoring to prevent deposition and fouling in cooling systems that rely on seawater. Chemical processing plants, power plants, and refineries that use seawater for cooling experience problems with deposition and […]

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ECD releases copper analyser

The CA-6 Colorimetric Copper Analyzer is an on-line sequential sampling analyser. Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) has released its eco-friendly CA-6 Colorimetric Copper Analyzer to help verify copper removal from industrial wastewater. ECD’s CA-6 copper analyser is an on-line sequential sampling analyser, which automatically performs a controlled sequence of sampling and analysis with results processing then performed […]

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Dichtomatik supplies long life seals

DuPont Kalrez Spectrum 7275 seals exhibit minimal swelling and improved retention of physical properties when exposed to aggressive chemicals. Dichtomatik Ltd is the authorised UK distributor for DuPont’s Kalrez Spectrum 7275 seals for aggressive chemical processing applications. Based on a patented crosslinking system that has been developed specifically for the chemical processing industry, the DuPont […]

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Ohio Transmission Corp acquires Furey Filter & Pump and PSI Engineering

US industrial distributor and service provider Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC) has expanded its pump, filtration, service and fabrication business with the acquisition of Furey Filter & Pump Inc and its subsidiary PSI Engineering LLC. Together, the two companies employ 65 people in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Founded in 1956 in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin suburb of Germantown, […]

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Plastics company selects Ceco technology to reduce emissions

A Ceco Retox Thermal Oxidizer for VOC and HAP abatement. Ceco Environmental has secured a large contract to help a North American plastics company control emissions as it increases production capacity. Ceco will handle the engineering design of a system that will capture and treat hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) through a packaged Venturi Scrubber and […]

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Suez UF membranes chosen for Israeli WWTP

The ZeeWeed 1000. Suez ZeeWeed 1000 Ultrafiltration (UF) membranes have been selected for use in the largest tertiary ultrafiltration system in Israel. The new installation, designed as part of a process upgrade of the Sorek Wastewater Treatment Plant, will help protect an environmentally sensitive site where space is at a premium. Jerusalem Wastewater Purification Enterprises selected […]

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