filter plate Articles

  • Filters for the Filter Manufacturer

    Filtration systems for manufacturing often require high-purity filters to remove contaminants from water, liquids or gases, as well as to optimize production and meet quality standards.  The right filters and housing greatly affect production outcomes, and can help reduce costs and protect equipment along the way. ...


    By Shelco Filters

  • Diazinon plate statfax 303+ program set-up

    General Comments: This technical bulletin is a guide for the installation of the Diazinon Plate Kit Protocol onto the StatFax 303 Plus Microwell photometer. Please refer to the StatFax 303 Plus User’s Manual for detailed instructions. Bold lettering indicates the StatFax screen display. [Brackets] denote keys. Protocol: 1. Turn on the StatFax 303 Plus. ...


  • Wastewater Reuse in Zinc Plating: Protectakote Pty Ltd

     Protectakote Pty Ltd has implemented a waste water recycling system at its Geelong facility which is saving it approximately $19,600 per annum and had a very attractive payback of 0.7 years, even without full qualification of all the benefits. Background Protectakote Pty Ltd (Protectakote) is a small metal plating and powder coating operation located in the Geelong region ...


  • Microcystins plate statfax 303+ program set-up

    General Comments: This technical bulletin is a guide to the installation of Microcystins Plate Kit Protocol into the StatFax 303 Plus. Please refer to the StatFax 303 Plus Manual for detailed instructions. Bold lettering indicates the StatFax screen display. Protocol 1. Turn on the StatFax 303 Plus. 2. Press the [MULT] key on the keypad. 3. Regression ...


  • Modeling surface growth of escherichia coli on agar plates

    Surface growth of Escherichia coli cells on a membrane filter placed on a nutrient agar plate under various conditions was studied with a mathematical model. The surface growth of bacterial cells showed a sigmoidal curve with time on a semilogarithmic plot. To describe it, a new logistic model that we presented earlier (H. Fujikawa et al., Food Microbiol. ...

  • Modeling surface growth of escherichia coli on agar plates

    Surface growth of Escherichia coli cells on a membrane filter placed on a nutrient agar plate under various conditions was studied with a mathematical model. The surface growth of bacterial cells showed a sigmoidal curve with time on a semilogarithmic plot. To describe it, a new logistic model that we presented earlier (H. Fujikawa et al., Food Microbiol. 21:501-509, 2004) was modified. Growth ...

  • Inclined Plate Settlers to Treat Stormwater Solids

    ABSTRACTIt has been well-documented that, in stormwater runoff, many of the problem pollutants are associated with the particulate fraction. Past characterization of urban runoff and source contributions has shown the following: (a) soil disturbance increased the TSS and turbidity in the runoff; and (b) correlations were observed between TSS and particulate runoff concentrations of chromium, ...

  • Improved Wastewater Management for Electroplating: Premier Plating Company

     A custom-designed waste water management system is saving Premier Plating Company $14,400 a year on the cost of treatment and disposal of waste produced by the electroplating process. The company has also reduced water consumption at its plants by a massive 2.2 million litres per year. The system cost only $15,000, so the company’s investment has been paid back in less than a year. The ...


  • New Advances in XRF Technology Allow for Measurement of Electroless Nickel Plating

    Electroless nickel (EN) plating was introduced over 50 years ago as a means to provide lightweight materials for improved fuel efficiencies, greater corrosion performance and durability. Quickly implemented into the automotive, aerospace and transportation industries, it was also seen as an alternative to plating with chrome, ...

  • MAS Introduces Filter Innovation

    Our partner MAS has recently attracted attention for a range of technical innovations in extrusion and plastic recycling technology, including the co-rotational conical twin screw extruder and a waterless cleaning system for film flakes. This ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Size reduction of filter cakes with the Gericke Nibbler

    Application: Separating solids from a suspension by filtering, centrifuging or drying. Then shredding of the filter cake. Process: The suspension is pumped into the press. The solid particles are deposited on the filter medium and form filter cakes on the filter plates. To press as much liquid as possible out of the filter cake, the plates are compressed at high pressure by a hydraulic press. ...


    By Gericke

  • Advanced, High Efficiency and Absolute-Rated Polypropylene Depth Filters

    For manufacturers seeking greater dirt- holding capacity and longer service life, Shelco Filters announces the introduction of its new PDA and PDH Series Polypropylene Depth Filters. These filters were developed for critical applications requiring absolute (99.9%) or high retention (90%) efficiencies in an economical, melt-blown depth filter cartridge. Each cartridge is ...


    By Shelco Filters

  • Transparent Polyester Membrane Filters Enable High Resolution Microscopy

    Sterlitech now offers transparent polyester track-etch (PETE) membrane filters with sufficient clarity to perform high resolution optical imaging through the membrane.  The key attribute of this material is a special, low density pore structure that mitigates ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • First Stainless Steel High-Flow Filter Housing Hits the Market

    Stainless Steel Housings the Key to Improved Filtration Performance As manufacturers look to increase the performance of their filtration systems and avoid the costs of replacing equipment, stainless steel housings are definitely a versatile problem solver. In the manufacturing world, filtration systems are truly put to the test. They must withstand high temperatures and ...


    By Shelco Filters

  • Milling filter cakes - Cutting instead of pressing to achieve more uniform particle size

    There are various methods of separating solids from a suspension. These include filtration, centrifuging and drying. In most cases, further processing of the resulting products cannot be carried out directly. They have to be reduced to the right particle size by means of a mill. This can be done with a Gericke Nibbler, which shreds the filter cakes efficiently using a basket and screen assembly. ...


    By Gericke

  • Wastewater from metal finishing industry set for more regulation from the Environmental Protection Agency

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its preliminary 2014 Effluent (liquid waste or sewage discharged into a river or sea) Guidelines Program, which outlined more regulations for wastewater from those within the metal finishing industry. A filter press has been a long-trusted solution for treating metal waste, even for those applications that are difficult to dewater. ...


    By M.W. Watermark LLC

  • Electrofilter protection by fast monitoring of CO in flue gas – Case Study

    Electrostatic precipitators Many industrial operations produce exhaust gases that contain dust, fly ash (unburned constituents), fumes (including fine elemental particles such as cadmium, sulfur and lead) and mist (such as coal tar), which cause an unwanted impact to human health and the environment. One widely used method of removing such contaminants from a gas stream is to use an ...

  • Metal finishing - Columbia manufacturing company - case study

    Application Columbia Manufacturing Company of Westfield, Massachusetts began producing bicycles in 1877. The company, while still producing bicycles, transitioned its core product line to institutional furniture with chrome plated bases made from tubular steel. Large amounts of potable water were required for the old plating system. The company was using 180,000 gallons of potable water a ...


  • How do oil mist collectors work? Comparing the different technologies, part II

    In our previous article about oil mist collector technology, we discussed the pros and cons of centrifugal mist collectors and filter-based mist collectors. Today, we look at the other two most common methods of getting oil mist out of the air. Electrostatic Precipitator Mist Collectors An electrostatic precipitator uses ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • Aerospace - Leading Aerospace manufacturing firm - case study

    Application The company designs and builds flight controls for aircraft and launch vehicles. Their product line includes thrust vector and steering controls for space vehicles as well as thruster valves, regulators and integrated manifolds for satellite propulsion. Manufacturing of most of these products requires either military spec plating or anodizing to ensure protection from extreme ...


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