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The Benefits Of A Custom-Engineered Industrial Water Filtration System

When it comes to success, ensuring that your company or business is running smoothly is a no-brainer. In many successful companies, systems are put in place to keep gears turning and efficiency and effectiveness at all-time highs. For engineering and manufacturing plants, this means having an effective and affordable industrial water filtration system to responsibly get ride of waste. With Filtra-Systems, you aren’t just investing in the financial health of your business, but also the longevity of your company. Filtra-Systems’ selection of custom-engineered industrial water systems provides responsible solutions to companies looking to invest in the long-term heath and success of their business.

Unlike a general application system, industrial water filtration systems are geared to process wastewater at either low or high volumes, effectively removing suspended solids, oils and other contaminating factors. At Filtra-Systems, we understand that each engineering or manufacturing plant may have different needs, which is why we take care to assess each plant’s water in order to apply the most appropriate solution.

Industrial water filtration systems can consist of an intricately designed body with clarifiers, bag filter housings, and cartridge filter housings. Depending on the needs of your business, Filtra-Systems can customize your industrial water systems to take care of the task. From caster oil filtration to hot lime softener protection, and aluminum production filters to creosote oil removal, a specialized water filter can help your plant run smoothly.

Because of the hazardous materials in wastewater from heavy engineering and manufacturing plants, it’s no surprise that there are a number of restrictions and guidelines in place to ensure safety and health requirements. In fact, many plants are required to meet a certain standard in order to stay in commission. Finding responsible methods for removal of these waste products is an effective way to make sure your company is meeting those requirements.

The Filtra-Systems STiR Industrial Water Filter removes up to 95% of suspended solids at 5 micron, which is significantly higher than other systems. Without the use of expensive chemicals, this system can effectively clean up the wastewater your business produces.

When you turn to Filtra-systems to install a custom-integrated industrial water filtration system for your company, you’ll be investing in its long-term success. To learn more about our products or how our advanced systems work, please contact us at 248-962-8230.

Common Industrial Applications Of High Flow Water Filters

Filtra-Systems is an innovative company that is dedicated to providing solutions for our customers and their industries. We specialize in industrial water treatment and water processing solutions. We offer a variety of solutions for your company’s needs in order to minimize the need for multiple technologies, reduce operating costs and positively impact the environment.

At Filtra-Systems, we offer different industrial water treatment options depending on your needs. Our high flow water filters are optimal for water processing in different industries. Our river protection filter is designed to handle large amounts of water to be discharged to fish-bearing rivers. The river protection filters uses our STiR technology for highly efficient results.

The high-flow water filter was tested in the Bow River, which receives 4700 gallons/day of waste water (which includes fish waste, suspended solids, fish food, etc.) from the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery (which raises about 3 million fish yearly). The STiR filter was evaluated to see if it would effectively remove waste material from the discharge stream. The results of the three week evaluation period exceed our expectations, and showed that the STiR filter would be able to reduce the total discharge to less than 22 kg/day (the plant’s discharge limit).

Our results concluded that the STiR filter could reduce the amount of solids by a factor of 10. A single STiR filter was used to achieve this reduction. The plant now is in environmental compliance, and protects the water from pollution.

Our STiR filter is unlike any other water processing filter offered on the market. We take pride in our highly-engineered, customized technology that sets new standards for products to follow. Read more about the STiR technology and the benefits it provides your company here.

Contact a Filtra-Systems professional today. Our team of professionals would love to answer your questions and help assist you with your product search. Fill out one of our contact forms or call us to get started!

Save On Filtration Media Replacement Costs With The STiR Filters’ Unique Backwash Cycle

At Filtra-Systems, we strive to engineer technology that will reduce our customers costs and improve overall efficiency and productivity. As industry leaders, we are known for our modern, advanced technology. We are constantly coming up with new ways to improve our products so they will conserve energy, reduce costs and comply with safety procedures and regulations.

How can you reduce costs with the STiR Filter?

The STiR Industrial Water Filter is a one-of-a-kind piece of technology. This industrial water filtration system is used primarily in the waste water treatment process. The features of this technology include the regeneration of its filter media through its unique backwash cycle. The reuse of media has the advantage of reducing operating costs and having a positive impact on the environment.

What makes the STiR Industrial Water Filter’s backwash cycle unique?

The STiR filter utilizes a filter media consisting of black walnut shells, which have a very high modulus of elasticity. This means that the media does not break apart into smaller pieces very easily. We use this property to perform a very aggressive backwash cycle, which utilizes a mixer to agitate the bed. Because the shells do not break apart, we can agitate at a very high rate, ensuring that 100% of the bed fluidizes. This means that the STiR has the most efficient backwash on the market because it removes 100% of contaminants, every time.

Contact a Filtra-Systems professional today! We have over 30 years of experience in industrial water filtration products. As industry leaders, we offer elite products that are customized to the needs of our customers. Fill out a contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

The Application of Filter Presses in the Mining Industry

At Filtra-Systems, we provide industry leading technology for various groups of companies. Specifically, our filter presses have been used in the mining industry for a plethora of reasons. The mining and chemical industries have repeatedly sought out Filtra-Systems technology to improve efficiency and consistency.

Why does the mining industry seek out filter presses?

In the mining industry, safety standards are a high priority. At Filtra-Systems, we provide this industry with technology unlike any other offered on the market. Our automatic filter presses simplify processes, improve overall product quality, reduce energy consumption, reduce labor requirements and increase overall production. Not only do our automatic filter presses save our customers money, but they also increase the overall efficiency and productivity of their operation. The automatic filter presses main function is dewatering products. The filter presses separate solids from the slurry, remove impurities through a wash cycle, dry, and discharge the product.

Read more about the most advanced dewatering tower filter press available here. The Verti-Press automatic tower filter press improves the safety procedures of your company while providing advanced technology for your dewatering processes.

Contact a Filtra-Systems professional today! Since 1979, we have worked endlessly to customize our products to the needs of our customers. Need help deciding what product may be best for your company? Ask the professionals! We would be happy to answer any questions you may have and recommend a product that will improve efficiency and save your company money in the process.

Applications of Bag Filtration Systems

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At Filtra-Systems, we offer various bag filters for water treatment. We have engineered products over the past 30 years to better serve our clients based on their needs and feedback. As industry leaders, it is our responsibility to manufacture elite industrial water filtration products. Below is a list of the bag filters for water that we offer:

  • Single Bag Filter Housings
  • Multi-Bag Filter Housings
  • Duplex Bag Filter Housings
  • Replacement Filter Bags
  • Engineered to Order Filter Systems

What does a bag filtration system do?

Bag filters for water treatment are placed inside the bag filter housings, in order to remove suspended solids from waste water. However, the specific bag filters used varies depending on the industry in which they are used. Bag filtration systems are used the treatment of groundwater, cooling water, industrial process water, wastewater, and many other purposes. In summation, bag filters are used to remove suspended solids from liquids in various scenarios and industries.

When do you require a carbon filter media?

Carbon filter media is a special type of bag filtration system designed specifically for water and wastewater purification purposes. Carbon filter media is essential in the removal of heavy metals and organic materials from water and wastewater. The activated carbon removes contaminants from the water for more effective purification than a simple barrier can provide. This process is important for safety and water reuse purposes.

Since 1979, FIltra-Systems has engineered products unlike any other in our industry. We take pride in our products and customer satisfaction services. Unsure about what you’re looking for? Contact a Filtra-Systems professional! Our staff would be happy to answer any questions you have regarding a product inquiry or special request. Fill out a form and one of our professionals will contact you soon!

How Proper Coolant Filtration Can Increase Efficiency

Many of our customers are looking to increase process efficiency when they begin to search for a new filtration system. At Filtra-Systems, we have worked with thousands of customers to meet their industrial filtration needs. Whether it is industrial water filters or central coolant filtration systems, our experts design and engineer products customized to our customer’s needs. We understand that not one single solution will work for every company, so we take pride in our customized solutions for customers.

Here we will explain how proper coolant filtration can increase efficiency.

It is no secret that we are all about maximizing and increasing efficiency. We spend large amounts of time engineering products that will be long lasting and maximize efficiency and production for our customers. Our customer’s satisfaction is our main concern when building new equipment. Our coolant filtration systems are designed to operate at the optimal pressure, flow rate, and temperature for each individual operation.

Individual coolant filtration systems are used in applications that require single filters for each CNC machine. A central system can be designed for operation with multiple cutting machines. By designing your central system around our coolant filters, you are providing the machines with the same temperature, concentration, and pressure of the coolant. By doing this, the most efficient filter may be installed.

Using the proper coolant filtration equipment from Filtra-Systems will eliminate the need to operate and maintain multiple coolant filters. This will result in an overall enhancement of product quality and reduce operating and maintenance costs.

Talk to a Filtra-Systems professional about finding the proper coolant filtration to increase efficiency today. Our team of experts is happy to answer all of your questions and find a suitable solution for your company’s needs. Contact us today!

Why A Customized Filtration Solution Might Be Right For Your Business

If your current industrial water filtration isn’t cutting it, you need to explore more options beyond your current system. At Filtra-Systems, we believe in helping your company save money while providing quality industrial water filtration systems. Our products help increase efficiency and operation output.

Why would a customized filtration solution be right for your business?

It’s simple. Not every filtration system demands the same solutions. At Filtra-Systems we believe that in order to meet the unique demands of your company, it is necessary to implement customized filtration solutions. Our team of industrial water filtration experts will work with you every step of the way to find a product that suits your needs, while maximizing efficiency and production. Many companies will attempt to sell you products you don’t necessarily need in order to make a sale. Unlike those other companies, our staff has your company’s best interests in mind while making recommendations. We want you to be thoroughly satisfied with your filtration solution, and have based our 30 years of operation on that principle.

We believe in creating technology based on our extensive knowledge and testing of industrial water filtration and industrial water purification systems. Every product we design includes systems that are tested and engineered with the most advanced technologies and information. Our experts receive constant input from customers on how to improve and redesign products, for optimal operation in a variety of industries.

We assure you that any customized filtration solution you purchase from us has been tested and proven. Your company’s filtration needs are our top priority. We design and engineer our products based on your needs and feedback. This fundamental of Filtra-Systems is what makes us stand out in the world of industrial water filtration systems. Contact one our water treatment professionals and find a customized filtration solution that will be right for your business.

Filtra-Systems Company
23900 Haggerty Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
248-427-9090
info@filtrasystems.com

The Advantages Of Filtration With Walnut Shell Media

When searching for an industrial water filtration system, you want to ensure that you are maximizing energy use and production for your process. At Filtra-Systems, we have built our reputation by designing products based on our customer’s feedback. Our filtration systems are regarded as some of the best in the world due to our unique designs, which come from our 30 years of experience in the field.

Our STiR Industrial Water Filter is a unique industrial filtration system. One of the elite products in its field, the STiR utilizes walnut shell media, which can do jobs that anthracite, sand, and multimedia filters can’t. This proven piece of technology has hundreds of installations worldwide.

What are the advantages?

The STiR walnut shell filter is not your average piece of filtration technology. This media filter maximizes efficiency through it’s regeneration design. The filtration media regeneration is wildly successful due to the kinetic model. Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor (CSTR) design. The CSTR design is a proven model, which ensures 100% media regeneration, every backwash. This design makes the STiR unlike any other product on the market.

The walnut shell filtration media is more efficient than other filtration systems of its kind for the removal of suspended solids and hydrocarbons. Under normal operating conditions, the walnut shell media removes 95-99% of suspended solids and 90-99% of insoluble hydrocarbons without the use of chemicals. These high removal rates make the STiR Filter one of the best water purification systems in the world.

Learn how you can increase efficiency with our walnut shell media filters today! Contact our team of industrial water filtration system experts today!

Filtra-Systems Company
23900 Haggerty Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48335 USA
248-427-9090
info@filtrasystems.com

 

How A Coolant Mist Collector Can Improve The Health Of Your Workforce

If you are in charge of a workforce, health is always a top priority. Keeping your workers safe is first and foremost. What if you could not only keep them safe but protect the health of your workforce? At Filtra-Systems, we take pride in engineering safe and efficient technology. We want our customers to enjoy our products without the risk of incurring any health issues. That is why we have designed the Coolant Mist Collector, which can improve the health of your workforce.

Our Mist Collector uses centrifugal separation to remove oil mist from the air. The oil mist droplets are gravity-drained back into the machine, decreasing the overall coolant losses. This also reduces the cost of coolant make-up costs. This piece of machinery is unique because at this stage it does not require moving parts, like other centrifugal mist collectors do. Due to the non-moving parts, maintenance is reduced.

During the process of coolants/oils being sprayed onto parts, mist is released into the air. This oil mist is known to cause long-term health problems. These are experienced by your workforce, who are exposed to this mist on a daily basis. Respiratory issues are commonly related to the exposure of oil mist. Long term effects are typically more severe and can include skin diseases. The current OSHA requirement for mineral oil in air exposed to workers is a maximum of 5 g/m3. Mist often collects on the walls, machines, floors, etc.

As for the improvement of your workforce’s health, the Coolant Mist Collector has you covered. Our mist collector prevents mist from entering the air due to its design. Our collectors are mounted to the cutting machine which prevents the mist from entering the workplace and endangering the workforce.

Improve the health of your workforce with our Coolant Mist Collector! The health and safety benefits, in addition to the process benefits and savings combine to greatly improve your manufacturing setting. Contact us today!

The Benefits Of Using Vacuum Filtration In Your Metalworking Process

There are many benefits to using vacuum filtration in your metalworking applications. Hydro-Vac filters are systems used to filter metalworking liquids. Since Filtra-Systems was founded, we have installed more than 6,000 filtration systems around the world. Our custom designed vacuum systems have been relied on by a wide variety of companies around the world.

Vacuum filtration systems are used to filter mineral oils, coolants (soluble or synthetic), and other fluids ranging from 100 gpm to 10,000 gpm. Our Hydro-Vac‘s can be customized to include additional parts (such as magnetic separators or bag filters) tailored to your companies needs.

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What are the benefits of using vacuum filtration for you metalworking application?

Hydro-Vac filtration systems are engineered to increase coolant clarity and improve part quality. This boost in productivity will save your company money by drastically increasing cutting tool life. The increased productivity and tool life aren’t the only benefits of our vacuum filtration systems. By using our Hydro-Vac filter, you will also extend the coolant life as well. This technology is engineered for simplicity and minimal maintenance.

Contact one of our professionals and learn about the benefits of using vacuum filtration for your metal working application. Our unique blend of expertise and experience makes us the industry leader in coolant filtration systems.