Author Archives: Joe Haligowski

The Next Era of Industrial Water Filters Has Arrived at Filtra-Systems

For many companies, the use of water filters is required. They look for the most cost-effective industrial water filters in order to meet regulations and provide a quality product. Filtra-Systems has implemented the newest technology into their filters to optimize the industrial water filtration capabilities for a broad range of industries and improve their operation’s efficiency and cost. Filtra-Systems is ahead of it’s time, and is always striving to stay on the cutting edge of industrial water filtration.

Filtra-Systems applies the same attention to detail today that will lead to its defining of essential water treatment solutions in the future. The application of technology in a variety of areas allows the company to have the unique position to offer the most advanced industrial water filtration systems available today.

Sharing the Knowledge

Filtra-Systems has nearly 40 years of experience behind their industrial water filters, and can provide every client with the custom solutions they need for their specific application. We believe that the only way to achieve efficient industrial water filtration is by creating customized solutions for each specific need.

There are many ways that industries are changing. Better technologies allow the development of new and more efficient filtration systems. Industries that have had to deal with water shortages have adapted the knowledge and understanding of how filtration and wastewater treatment benefits their operations. New and increasingly stringent regulations on filtration also drive technology forward to meet these increasing demands. The technology behind the industrial water filters from Filtra-Systems gives companies in a broad range of industries the solutions they need to continue operating at a more affordable cost to them and to the environment.

It is vital for companies to stay informed on the latest technological improvements, in order to make informed decisions about which industrial water filters to use for the most efficient processes. If you want to learn more about the different types of filters offered for industrial water filtration, Filtra-Systems is ready to share the knowledge and technology you need in order to operate more efficiently.

How Custom-Engineered Industrial Water Purification Systems Can Save You Time and Money

Filtra-Systems has taken its place as a world leader in creating custom industrial water purification solutions by installing over 16,000 systems around the world. Its secret to providing products that result in superior industrial water filtration is in creating custom industrial water and wastewater filters according to the specific needs of every customer.

Custom Products Result From a Working Partnership with Clients

No one knows the needs of the company like the people who operate it’s processes everyday. That’s why the skilled designers and engineers at Filtra-Systems work as a partner with each client from the initial stages of design, through the testing and engineering phases. Creating the perfect solution is a collaborative effort that doesn’t end until the industrial water purification system has been installed and is working according to expectations. Even then, Filtra-Systems continues to provide support to keep the system operating optimally.

Producing the Most Efficient Industrial Water Filtration Process

The process used by Filtra-Systems results in a more sustainable solution that is more efficient by design. The patented STiR technology used in making industrial water filters are modeled on Continuously Stirred Tank Reactors (CSTR) that provide even mixing of every portion of their tank. This model allows the STiR to clean 100% of filter media during a single backwash cycle. The system implements modern walnut shell filter technology to achieve a high removal efficiency when removing oils, greases and suspended solids (TSS). The filtration media is expected to last at least 30 years when operated normally.

The efficiency of these industrial water purification and filtration systems means less time and money to operate and maintain the equipment. Custom solutions also mean that you purchase only the products that you need for optimal operation and nothing more.

The Significance of Advanced Technology

Filtra-Systems uses the most advanced technology and innovative features to create products that will perform efficiently and last a long time. This prevents you from having to reinvest in a new industrial water filtration system every few years.

Filtra-Systems offers a variety of filters for industrial water purification, including absolute rated cartridge filters with a 99.5% efficiency at a given micron rating. For more information on how to save time and money through more efficient, customized industrial water filtration systems, contact the world leaders at Filtra-Systems.

How Bag Filter Usage Differs by Industry

At Filtra-Systems, we take our role in providing innovative filtration solutions seriously. Our dedication and expertise extends to the production of industrial bag filters in a wide range of industries. Bag filters are placed inside of bag filter housings for the purpose of purification by removing solids from wastewater. They can be used in the treatment of industrial process water, wastewater, groundwater, and cooling water, along with many others. In general, bag filters are used in situations where solid material needs to be removed from liquids.

Filtra-Systems excels at providing industrial bag filters that are both effective and uniquely designed to meet the operational needs of a variety of industries. Whether you need carbon steel or stainless steel housings, you can count on Filtra-Systems to have them in stock and ready to ship.


The brewing industry uses bag filters to separate grains from sugars, remove proteins from slowing the fermentation process, and also remove any unwanted solids prior to bottling. This requires different bags, as the tighter bags used towards the end of the process can have adverse effects if used in early stages.

Mining and Chemical

Bag filters used in these industries must be stainless steel, and frequently carry an ASME stamp. The filtration process must meet stringent regulations, and frequently must be capable of filtering sub-micron particles.

Water and Wastewater Purification

To remove contaminants from water, bag filters along with other purification methods, such as the use of activated carbon or reverse osmosis, are frequently used. Filtering wastewater for reuse means having the capacity to eliminate all types and sizes of contaminants to meet regulations and ensure safety. Industrial bag filters are used to filter water according to the type and size of particles that are in the water.

Food and Beverage Production

Industrial bag filters are often used in the food and beverage industry due to their low cost and high degree of reliability. If you need a specific type of bag filter for your application, contact Filtra-Systems to discuss your needs. With nearly four decades of experience, we have the expertise to provide you with the efficient filtration products you need for your application.

3 Benefits of Automatic Filter Presses Have Over Manual Filter Presses

The Verti-Press automatic filter press from Filtra-Systems is the most advanced product of its kind available today. We understand the unique needs of organizations within different industries, and can provide an appropriately sized press to meet the specifications of different applications. These are 3 benefits that our automatic filter presses offer over manual ones.

Benefit One: Increased Filtration Time

Fully automatic filter presses can be rapidly cycled, especially as compared to their manual counterparts. With an automatic belt wash, time spent scraping plates is eliminated, freeing up man-hours for other projects. The unique design of the Verti-Press utilizes vertically stacked chambers that offer flexibility and improve wash efficiency for a more even product.

Benefit Two: Increased Efficiency

Automation if not removes, then greatly reduces the potential for error in any process, resulting in a safer, more efficient process that uses fewer materials and lowers costs. The use of an automatic filter press produces more accurate and precise results. The size of the filter cake can be dialed in by selecting the amount of slurry fed into the press during each cycle.

Benefit Three: Requires Less Energy

Any reduction in labor and error results in better energy efficiency. As multiple industries look for more energy-efficient processes and “green” technology, the benefits of using an automatic filter press are also expected to grow.

Additional Benefits of the Verti-Press

The benefits of automatic filter presses over traditional plate and frame filter technology are surpassed by the Verti-Press. The flexibility and superior design has resulted in improved efficiency and safety for many previous customers. It minimizes the potential for chemicial exposure and ensures equipment safety. The Verti-Press from Filtra-Systems is the best choice in filter presses available today.

If you want to know more about the benefits of the automatic Verti-Press filter press from Filtra-Systems, or if you aren’t sure about the filter needed for your application, contact us today. We have years of experience in filtering and dewatering slurries, and we are able to create custom solutions to meet your needs.

A Short Overview of Advanced Industrial Water Purification Products by Filtra-Systems

Filtra-Systems, a world-class provider of waste water filtration and industrial water purification systems to a wide variety of industries that rely on these crucial services in their day to day operations, has more than three decades worth of expertise and experience in designing and engineering such systems. We have a large array of proprietary filtration options, including custom-designed and engineered filtration media systems, pressure or vacuum systems, or bag and cartridge systems, all of which can filter waste water in order to meet the most stringent environmental standards.

The Perfect Solution for Industrial Water Filtration Needs

Filtra-Systems has the perfect solution your organization may need for its industrial water filtration or industrial water purification requirements. We are easily capable of providing your company with industry specific, turnkey, and custom-designed industrial water filtration solutions, making use of the most proven and innovative technologies appropriate for your particular needs. Filtra-Systems has staked its reputation on more than just filtration and purification systems that work: we’re known for taking only the most innovative approaches to industrial water purification through the research and development of a number of patented processes and technologies. We’re proud of being able to design and implement systems that aren’t just cost-effective but are also very efficient.

Proven and Innovative Filtration Technologies

One of our most proven and innovative industrial water filtration technologies is Filtra-Systems’ patented STiR technology. The STiR filter can clean 100% of its filter media during a backwash cycle, which is a vast improvement over more dated and less efficient technologies that make use of filter media that are unable to fluidize during backwash cycles.

Want to learn even more about Filtra-Systems and how our patented processes for filtering and purifying industrial water can help you? Call us today. We’ll show you what technologies we can provide for you industry, and help to increase the performance of your own filtration systems.

Which Industrial Water Filter is Best Suited for My Industry?

Filtra-Systems has been providing a varied range of industrial water filtration solutions and industrial water filters for decades. We specialize in high-engineering industries, and our proprietary technologies are used to treat industrial process water, cooling tower water, groundwater, and wastewater, to name a few.

A Solution for Every Industry

A customer that approaches Filtra-Systems to design and install an industrial water filtration systems on its behalf can choose from a wide selection of options, including bag, pressure, vacuum, and walnut shell media filters. These systems can remove a number of contaminants from water, including oils and suspended solids. This makes it easy for you to dispose or recycle your wastewater in ways that comply with environmental regulations. Maintaining an industrial water filtration system may be a cost of doing business, but there’s no reason you can’t use a cost-effective option that will minimize the economic impact that your filter has on your revenue.

Custom-Designed Industrial Water Filtration

There are as many water quality specifications as there are organizations that need water filtration for their daily industrial operations. Over the last three decades, Filtra-Systems has seen and done it all when it comes to designing industrial water filters. We go to great lengths to ensure that the technology we use in designing your industrial water filtration system is exactly what you need. This can take the form of cartridge filters, pressure filters, walnut shell media filter systems, or anything in between.

If you want to know more about the exact kind of industrial water filter that would be ideal for your operation, contact Filtra-Systems today. Our skilled and experienced engineers can describe exactly the type of filtration your company needs in order to be in full compliance with all environmental regulations while also remaining cost-effective and therefore having as little impact on your operating costs as possible.

Save On Energy & Remove Finer Contaminants with High Quality Industrial Cartridge Filters

With more than 30 years’ worth of experience, Filtra-Systems is an industry leader when it comes to designing filtration systems for a large number of industrial needs. With specific experience in creating, installing and then maintaining systems for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry, for the removal and sterilization of microorganisms, the production of food and beverages, and the purification of drinking water, Filtra-Systems is adept at designing industrial cartridge filters and cartridge filter housings for all needs.

The Flexibility of Industrial Cartridge Filters

Our carefully engineered and designed industrial cartridge filters offer high levels of flexibility for any commercial or industrial filtration system, with a wide range of filter media available and several different types of cartridge material that can handle operational temperatures between 0 and 248 degrees Fahrenheit. Our cartridge filters come in either nylon, polyester, or polypropylene with sizes from as small as 0.2 microns to as large as 150 microns in order to satisfy whatever water filtration needs your industry has.

The Finest Available Cartridge Filter Housings

The housings for our cartridge filters were specifically designed to not just meet the needs of particular industries that prefer purification systems with industrial cartridge filters, but to exceed them. Filtra-Systems offers cartridge filter housings that fit Type 226, Type 222, or DOE filter cartridges, and are easily capable of processing anywhere from 1 to 1200 gallons per minute, depending on the system. Additionally, Filtra-Systems has specifically developed filter media to be used in cartridge filter housings that support whatever your filtration needs may demand.

Are you in the market for a new filtration system that will make use of industrial cartridge filters? Do you want the best cartridge filter housings for your existing system? Then contact Filtra-Systems today for the very best in high quality, efficient, and cost-effective cartridge filters and housings.

4 Steps In Industrial Water Purification

Filtra-Systems knows what it takes to perform industrial water filtration. However, the full process can seem impenetrable to outside observers. To that end, here’s how a general industrial water purification system works.

Step One: Screening

Source water, either from a natural source or from an industrial one, will typically pass through a screen as it enters industrial filtration systems. This step is important because it keeps large material out of the water system, which can clog or otherwise disrupt the purification processes.

Step Two: Coagulation/Flocculation

The second step is usually the addition of chemicals to the water to be treated. This causes the formation of small yet sticky particles known as floc to begin forming. In turn this floc will attract larger and larger particles. This leads to the now-larger particulate to either sink to the bottom of the floc tank for conveyor removal, or rise to the top in order to be skimmed off.

Step Three: Filtration

Filtration is the critical part of the majority of industrial water purification systems. The water will be pumped through one of many different types of filters, leaving the accumulated floc behind in the filtration media. These filters, which can be made from cloth, crushed black walnut shell (BWS or NSF), sand, or carbon, trap and remove even more particulate as the water passes through them. For example, Filtra-Systems’ patented filtration processes involve the use of a bed of walnut shell media.

Step Four: Disinfection

The now-filtered water is then pumped into a closed tank where disinfectant chemicals such as chlorine are used to destroy any bacteria or other microorganisms that might have survived the filtration process. Other technologies include ultrafiltration (filters with pores of 0.2 micron or less), purification with ultra-violet light (UV), or reverse osmosis (RO).

Do you have more questions regarding the industrial water filtration process or what types of industrial purification systems might be a good choice for your organization? Contact Filtra-Systems today and we’ll be happy to share our 30 years worth of expertise in building and maintaining industrial water purification systems and solutions.

How Advances in Industrial Water Filtration Can Increase Your System’s Efficiency

Filtra-Systems has a reputation of providing simply the best industrial water filters in a global setting, and has been for more than three decades. When it comes to industrial water filtration, we know what it takes to design, install and maintain systems. We can increase your system’s efficiency by providing industrial water filtration that needs little in the way of maintenance and spends the most time possible filtering water in order to meet the needs of your particular industry.

Industrial Water Filter Solutions for Companies of Every Size

Filtra-Systems does not cut corners when it comes to designing innovative industrial water filtration solutions for our clients. We’ve patented several important approaches to industrial water filtration, most notably our STiR filter media cleansing systems that uses the lowest possible volume of clean water to backwash the media bed, providing completely clean filter media at the end of every cycle. Our other innovative approaches include using walnut shell filter media, which offers high level of durability and much more effective filtration when compared to other filter medias like anthracite and carbon.

Designed Specifically to Meet our Clients Needs

If there’s one thing that Filtra-Systems has learned after all these years of being in business, we know how crucial it is to listen to our clients in order to design innovative industrial water filtration systems that meet their needs. In the creation of each new system or process we design, we strive for higher levels of efficiency that keep your systems running longer without interruption in order to make maintenance cycles few and far between.

If you want to learn more about how Filtra-Systems industrial water filters improve upon other designs and how the technologies we use can keep your filtration system running as efficiently as possible, contact Filtra-Systems today. We can provide you the best in cost-effective and efficient industrial water filtration technologies for each and every business out there.

Filtra-Systems at the Chem Show

Filtra-Systems recently attended the 2015 edition of the Chem Show, at the Javits Center in New York City. While at the show, we gave a presentation on the capabilities of the Verti-Press Automatic Tower Press, and also were named one of 13 Fascinating Companies at the Chem Show. The video interview associated with this can be found here:

13 Fascinating Companies At The NYC Chemshow