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Industrial Filters and Filtration

Energy efficiency strategy provides promising results

1st December 2023 Global air filtration expert Parker Hannifin has demonstrated substantial savings following the first full year of implementation of its carbon reduction strategy, aimed at achieving carbon neutral operations by 2024. In 2022, Parker Hannifin established a year-on-year emissions reduction target... 

Efficient filtration for transport

1st December 2023 Industrial supplier and distributor BMG’s filtration product specialist Hanli Schutte notes that BMG supplies and supports a comprehensive range of Fleetguard filters – manufactured by Cummins Filtration – that are especially designed for the transport sector, for both on- and off road... 

The above image depicts the range of filters provided by Cummins
Photo by BMG
FILTERING IN EXPERIENCE Cummins Filtration’s experience in the design and manufacturing of diesel engines, filters, coolants and fuel additives for heavy-duty diesel engines providing additional protection to the Fleetguard brand

Envirox

1st December 2023 Dust and air filtration solutions provider Envirox exclusively imports and distributes Nederman Industrial Air Filtration products and solutions across Southern Africa. The company’s offerings include a wide spectrum, including dust collector systems and extraction solutions designed to capture... 

Envirox post image

Proper filtration improves profitability, productivity

By: Lynne Davies     1st December 2023 Fluid contamination occurs at every level of the production process, entering lubricants and acting as a “silent thief”, mostly undetected and resulting in increased operating costs and a reduction in plant profitability and productivity. Consequently, having the proper filtration systems can... 

The above image depicts the analysis of  lubricants in accordance with ISO-4406
Photo by ISO-Reliability
TESTING FOR CONTAMINANTS When analysing lubricants in accordance with ISO-4406, they are tested for contaminants in the size ranges of 4 μm, 6 μm and 14 μm as the contaminants found in new oil could result in a catastrophic breakdown of equipment

Researchers propose novel filtration for solar

1st December 2023 Tertiary institution Korea Maritime & Ocean University (KMOU) scientists proposed an innovative emulsion filter that can be used to improve the energy harvesting capabilities of de-coupled photovoltaic-thermal (PVT) systems. The KMOU team notes that photovoltaic (PV) modules suffer from a low... 

Hydraulic systems need filtration

2nd December 2022 “Hydraulic systems - which operate under extremely high pressures with tight tolerances - are susceptible to wear from abrasive particles and therefore require efficient filtration to offer adequate protection of equipment,” explains industrial equipment supplier BMG product specialist industrial... 

An image of Filtration Group’s filter
Photo by BMG
FILTERS Filtration Group manufactures advanced filters that ensure that the fluid in the circuit of the process meets the required cleanliness class

Multipurpose filter guarantees ‘exceptional’ results

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Triple R – a cellulose-based cartridge/filter for removing all oil impurities – manufactured in Triple R’s fully automated factory in Ohira, Japan, guarantees 100% filtration. The Triple R filter optimises production expenditures, provides cost savings, improves machine reliability, increases... 

An image of CT Hydraulics Mobile Triple R filter
TRIPLE R Triple R filter systems can remove all pollutants such as solid particles, varnish and water with one filter element, and is not only designed for oil impurities

Specialist introduces new filter bag

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Filtration supplier and specialist Filcon Filters released its new Jumbo Titan Filter bag last month. The new Jumbo Titan Filter bag is the ideal product to fundamentally address an age-old industrial problem of getting maximum life without the danger of the bag bursting, says Filcon Filters... 

An image of Filcon Filters’ Jumbo Titan Filter bag housing
FILTER IT The Jumbo Titan Filter bag offers continuous operations with minimum replacement interruptions and, as a result, has an extended service life

ATEX-approved products provide safe solutions

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 To prevent the danger of combustible dust and gas explosions, and to create a safer environment, Nederman products sole distributor Envirox uses atmosphere explosible- (ATEX-) approved Nederman solutions to reduce the dangers associated with combustible dust. Combustible dust, also known as... 

An image of Nederman’s Dust Collector with explosion vent
Photo by Envirox
VENT Dust collectors must be fitted with an explosion vent to release the pressure and flames, should a dust explosion occur

Filters combat poor air quality

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Sole distributor of Camfil filters, Air and Lab Products Africa (ALPA), and manufacturer of premium clean-air solutions, Camfil, have taken the initiative to provide two air filters – the Dynavane filter and the corrosion resistant molecular filter – to combat human health issues and poor air... 

An image of ALPA’s Dynavane filter
DYNAVANE The Dynavane filter is self-cleaning and does not require routine maintenance. It is designed to provide long, trouble-free service under the most difficult conditions

Company's X-600 filter element remains ‘unrivalled’

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Sefar Group subsidiary and filtration company Sefar Filter Pure released its X-600 – a high-temperature pleated filter element – in January 2020. Despite being two years since its release, Sefar Filter Pure is the only manufacturer and distributor of the X-600, which is used in dust extraction... 

An image of Sefar Filter Pure’s X-600 filter
X-600 The X-600 offers a filtration area at least two to four times higher than that of conventional bags of the same diameter

Company provides new filtration solutions

26th November 2021 With the growing trend for diesel-fuelled equipment, industrial equipment supplier BMG has recognised a demand for the supply of cleaner, non-contaminated diesel and lubricant oils, says BMG fluid technology division low pressure business unit manager Willie Lamprecht. 

Filcon Filters

26th November 2021 High-quality filtration products distributor, Filcon Filters, is an ISO 9001:2015 certified and audited company that aims to consistently deliver quality products, services and solutions for any number of filtration applications. Established in 2000 in Cape Town, South Africa, and with a branch... 

Filcon Filters Image

New filtration product developed

By: Claire O'Reilly     26th November 2021 Dust and liquid filtration systems manufacturer Crosible Filtration, in collaboration with afabric developer, have developed a product called Pyro-flo. 

Picture of pyro-flo being sown into a filter bag
INPENATRABLE FILTER FABRIC Pyro-flo can achieve 1 mg/Nm3 emissions in acidic, high-temperature baghouses that operate from 260 °C to 280 °C.

Wastewater use in desalination, a viable drought solution

By: Claire O'Reilly     26th November 2021 Water treatment supplier Quality Filtration Systems (QFS) has designed a solution-based technology – the Coastal Drought Buster – for coastal towns to augment their conventional water sources. 

Filtration solutions to fruit company provided

26th November 2021 Boilers manufacturer and supplier of water treatment components Allmech has provided filtration solutions to a fruit packing business in Limpopo that complies with SANS 241-1:2015, the South African National Standard for drinking water’s potable water standard. 

Picture of a filtration solution system used at a Limpop fruit packaging business
SOLUTION TO MEET POTABLE WATER STANDARDS Filtration solutions to a fruit packing business in Limpopo that complies with the South African National Standard for drinking water’s potable water standard

Company offers advanced solutions in filtration

27th November 2020 Together with dedicated partners and customers, geosynthetic products manufacturer and supplier Fibertex is setting a new standard in filter media by challenging the way filtration is used. “The local team works closely with customers to design filtration systems to suit exact requirements, by... 

MECHANICAL FILTRATION 
The Pleatex filter media range offers high-efficiency and a low pressure drop – through pure mechanical filtration
MECHANICAL FILTRATION The Pleatex filter media range offers high-efficiency and a low pressure drop – through pure mechanical filtration

New air filter ideal for eliminating bacteria, viruses

27th November 2020 Germany-based international filter manufacturer MANN+HUMMEL – with a local subsidiary based in Boksburg – launched a new high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) H13 air filter in accordance with EN 1822, the new test standard for filters. This new air filter filters more than 99.95% of viruses,... 

CIRCULATION AIR MODES 
Throughout the winter months, the Nanoclass Cube Pro membrane enables a return to systems using energy-efficient circulation air modes
CIRCULATION AIR MODES Throughout the winter months, the Nanoclass Cube Pro membrane enables a return to systems using energy-efficient circulation air modes

Range of solutions ensures clean fluids

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     27th November 2020 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s Fluid Technology division’s filtration solutions comprise a range of fluid power components and systems. These solutions are supported by the team’s broad technical capabilities to ensure fluids – including oil, fuel and lubricant oil – operate within the... 

FRESH AIR The Titan 
Power Breather is a high flow breather which is perfect for tank farms and large flow applications
FRESH AIR The Titan Power Breather is a high flow breather which is perfect for tank farms and large flow applications

Continuous R&D and filter trials ensure efficiency

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     27th November 2020 Filtration manufacturer Cummins Filtration continuously works with its parent company global engine supplier Cummins to ensure that it conducts product research and development (R&D) in conjunction with engine development. This enables Cummins Filtration to test its filters’ capabilities in many... 

PRESSURE TOLERANCE 
Fleetguard NanoNet fuel filters features NanoNet media, that are specifically designed for the higher pressures and tighter tolerances of an MCRS engine
PRESSURE TOLERANCE Fleetguard NanoNet fuel filters features NanoNet media, that are specifically designed for the higher pressures and tighter tolerances of an MCRS engine

New initiatives to support customers begin

29th November 2019 Vertically integrated filtration company Donaldson Filtration Solutions is embarking on new initiatives to further streamline the company’s offerings to the market and effectively support customer expectations.  “We took a strategic decision to source our modular equipment directly from our... 

Company offers filtration solutions for efficient contamination control

29th November 2019 Filtration components supplier Bearing Man Group’s (BMG’s) fluid technology division is committed to improving operational efficiencies for customers in all industries by providing essential filtration, separation and purification technologies. “With broad technical capabilities and an extensive... 

HANDLING THE PRESSURE 
BMG’s fluid technology range encompasses EcoPart filter elements for stationary and mobile hydraulic systems from the Filtration Group
HANDLING THE PRESSURE BMG’s fluid technology range encompasses EcoPart filter elements for stationary and mobile hydraulic systems from the Filtration Group

Company’s filter belt applications popular at trade show

By: Cameron Mackay     29th November 2019 International technical weavers GKD - Gebr. Kufferath AG received additional enquiries about the company’s Vacubelt range of filter belts and its applications beyond the mining industry during the filtration and separation technology trade show Filtech, held in Cologne, Germany, in October this... 

VERSATILE FILTERING RANGE
While the range has many mining applications, the Vacubelt 3354 is an alternative to products made of polypropylene in cooling lubricant filtration
VERSATILE FILTERING RANGE While the range has many mining applications, the Vacubelt 3354 is an alternative to products made of polypropylene in cooling lubricant filtration

Filter status in real time with comprehensive software solution

29th November 2019 Industrial filters manufacturer and supplier Mann+Hummel offers the world's first solution for precise monitoring of the filter status of various applications. Enabling monitoring of the filter status can reduce unplanned downtime as well as lower the total cost of ownership. Algorithms provide... 

HEAD IN THE CLOUDS
Measured data from monitors is transferred from the respective vehicle to the OEM cloud where it is anonymised and passed on to the Mann+Hummel cloud
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS Measured data from monitors is transferred from the respective vehicle to the OEM cloud where it is anonymised and passed on to the Mann+Hummel cloud

Local air-filtration manufacturer enhances plant

By: Cameron Mackay     29th November 2019 In its twenty-first year of servicing the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, local air-filtration and dust-collection products manufacturer Filtaire SA has completed a significant enhancement to its production plant, with the acquisition of an additional 16 sewing machines... 

PRODUCTION EXPANSION 
Filtaire SA has enhanced its production plant with the acquisition of 16 sewing machines and the addition of seven new production staff
PRODUCTION EXPANSION Filtaire SA has enhanced its production plant with the acquisition of 16 sewing machines and the addition of seven new production staff

New patent on filter system for metalworking announced

29th November 2019 Motion and control technologies provider Parker Hannifin Corporation’s industrial gas filtration and generation division launched an important new patent for the metalworking industry. Announced in August, the patent is designed to optimise drainage within the SmogHog SHM Machine Mount... 

Portable analysis kit provides reliable filtration solution

29th November 2019 The Fleetguar FK36000 portable fuel cleanliness analysis kit is a reliable solution for testing fuel cleanliness in the field, according to air filter media supplier Cummins Filtration mining sales manager Tinus Naude. Testing can identify dirty fuel, and more importantly the source of the... 

Air and Lab Products Africa

29th November 2019 Air and Lab Products Africa (ALPA) is in the filtration and associated equipment business. The business operates throughout the African continent with no boundaries. The business has expanded over the years not only in filtration but to cover ‘Clean room’ environments as well as ‘Containment... 

Air and Lab Products Africa

Service kit ensures operational uptime

By: Paige Müller     30th November 2018 Filtration solutions provider Filter and Hose Solutions (FHS) states that its unique turnkey filter service kit system significantly reduces operational downtime in the mining and industrial sectors. “FHS offers a fully customised service kit system for all forms of heavy earthmoving equipment,”... 

INDUSTRY SLOW-DOWN
The mining and construction industries are under significant pressure
INDUSTRY SLOW-DOWN The mining and construction industries are under significant pressure

Local market forces filtration providers into Africa

By: Paige Müller     30th November 2018 Amid a hostile local economic climate, growth in the local industrial water treatment and filtration sector has been stagnant, forcing service providers to expand their offerings into Africa, says South Africa-based industrial water treatment solutions provide WaterIcon. The company focuses on... 

UPTICK EXPECTED
The water treatment and filtration industry expects a major drive towards zero liquid discharge plants and effluent recycling plants, which it predicts will bolster the industry’s 2019 project pipeline
UPTICK EXPECTED The water treatment and filtration industry expects a major drive towards zero liquid discharge plants and effluent recycling plants, which it predicts will bolster the industry’s 2019 project pipeline

Distribution partnership longevity proves model strength

30th November 2018 Mpumalanga-based industrial filtration and ventilation specialist Filvent has had a relationship with filtration brand Fleetguard since its establishment in the early 1990s. Cummins Filtration states that this longest-standing Fleetguard distribution partnership is a testament to the success of... 

CHRIS VOS, DARREL MOODLEY, MARK BEAN
Filvent Johannesburg notes that the aftermarket support that Cummins Filtration provides is a large part of its success in the demanding mining industry
CHRIS VOS, DARREL MOODLEY, MARK BEAN Filvent Johannesburg notes that the aftermarket support that Cummins Filtration provides is a large part of its success in the demanding mining industry

Fluid maintenance neglect proves costly

By: Paige Müller     30th November 2018 Fluid maintenance is frequently neglected and the consequences of using contaminated fuel and lubricant oil are often underestimated, says technical solutions provider BMG fluid technology business unit manager David Dyce.... 

PORTABLE FLUID PURIFICATION 
The Parker Sentinel portable fluid purification systems are incorporated into planned maintenance programmes to protect hydraulic systems and increase productivity by eliminating moisture in oil
PORTABLE FLUID PURIFICATION The Parker Sentinel portable fluid purification systems are incorporated into planned maintenance programmes to protect hydraulic systems and increase productivity by eliminating moisture in oil

High recovery water treatment plant being commissioned

30th November 2018 After extensive testwork and design, international mineral processing specialist – with a local subsidiary based in Kempton Park – Multotec Group is commissioning a full-scale DeSALx plant to treat waste water from a flue gas desulphurisation scrubber, at a minerals processing plant in Oman in... 

CARIEN SPAGNUOLO
During the testwork, we were able to simulate the effect of changing feed conditions on the DeSALx system – proving its ability to adjust effectively to these variable conditions
CARIEN SPAGNUOLO During the testwork, we were able to simulate the effect of changing feed conditions on the DeSALx system – proving its ability to adjust effectively to these variable conditions

Indoor smart filtration solution launched

30th November 2018 Germany-based international filter manufacturer Mann+Hummel – with a local subsidiary based in Boksburg – launched its brand for smart filtration solutions for indoor air filtration and ventilation within buildings at the 2018 Chillventa exhibition, held last month. Over 90% of the global... 

SMART AIR MANAGEMENT 
Through the adoption of IoT-enabled indoor air quality solutions, indoor spaces can be virtually managed as digital spaces
SMART AIR MANAGEMENT Through the adoption of IoT-enabled indoor air quality solutions, indoor spaces can be virtually managed as digital spaces

New soluble varnish removal range available in Africa

30th November 2018 The new Hy-Pro Soluble Varnish Removal (SVR) system – now available from Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) – offers complete recovery and maintenance for turbine lubricants. The SVR will be available across Africa through HFT. The prevalence and potential economic impact of varnishing in industrial... 

HY-PRO SOLUBLE VARNISH REMOVAL SYSTEM
The Soluble Varnish Removal system attacks the source of the varnish problem on a molecular level, removing the oxidation by-products that form varnish deposits
HY-PRO SOLUBLE VARNISH REMOVAL SYSTEM The Soluble Varnish Removal system attacks the source of the varnish problem on a molecular level, removing the oxidation by-products that form varnish deposits

Distributor adds filters to existing product range

1st December 2017 Engineering consumables and components distributor BMG’s range of products now encompasses EcoPart filter elements for stationary and mobile hydraulic systems from filtration specialists the Filtration Group (FG). These components, with defined filter performance and purity class, comply with... 

New range of filters introduced, new materials enhance filtration

1st December 2017 Drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements that incorporate new materials which enhance filtration performance for hydraulic systems while reducing operating costs through increased service life. The new Pure Power range of elements has been... 

New standards change filtration requirements

By: Victor Moolman     1st December 2017 With filters being exposed to a much broader range of particle sizes, which requires higher levels of filtration maintenance, filter technology manufacturer Freudenberg Filtration Technologies (FFT) says attention should be drawn to the new ISO 16890 standard for filter testing and assessment.... 

IDEAL OPPORTUNITY
During the holiday season the closing of some workshops, factories and mines presents a good opportunity for system maintenance
IDEAL OPPORTUNITY During the holiday season the closing of some workshops, factories and mines presents a good opportunity for system maintenance
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