Water Filter Housing Articles

  • 25 Years of Success – Outokumpu Stainless DC Plasma Smelting Facility

    Design is not just what is looks and feels like. Design is how it works. Between 1982 and 1987, British Steel (Outokumpu today) made extensive investigations into the treatment of steel dust. Their research was far and wide and covered off many various methods of recycling, including alternative to plasma technologies. But, in 1985, they engaged Tetronics International to carry out a ...

  • Industrial Maintenance for Compressor Stations

    Transporting natural gas via pipelines is very safe and cost-efficient. However, in order for the transportation process to work properly it is imperative that the natural gas be kept at the correct pressure. To accomplish this compressor stations are needed at regular intervals. Let’s take a look at some key components of compressor stations as well as industrial maintenance needs. The ...


    By STI Group, Inc.

  • How Thames Water reinvented its fast sand filters

    World best filter material for purification of drinking When algal blooms put the sand filters under pressure, Thames Water started its own in-house research into new filter materials. Not only did the effort cure the constraint, the use of new filter materials has saved millions in investments. Fast Cleaning To purify water with ...

  • Water filters fact sheet

    Why do people use water filters? Water filters are used to upgrade the quality, taste and appearance of water in the home. Water filters can also be used to eliminate concerns about contaminants and other potential health hazards in tap water. What do water filters do? Water filters eliminate a number of common water problems in the home, ...


    By Kinetico International

  • Water and lifestyle fact sheet

    Water touches nearly every aspect of people’s lives. Only one percent of water that comes into a home is used for drinking. The other 99 percent is working water, proving that the benefits of high-quality water extend far beyond the kitchen faucet. When water quality is subpar, the effects reverberate throughout the home. The elements in hard water build up in pipes and appliances and cause ...


    By Kinetico International

  • Unmixing Water From Waste: The imporance of filters, cartridges and housings as a function of manufacturing

    In manufacturing, water and water-based solutions are regularly filtered for various purposes and outcomes – including for cleaning, cooling, and movement. The filtering process is crucial to quality, performance, and cost savings. With the wrong filter in place, pumps can be destroyed, liquid being filtered can become “unusable” for the intended purpose, cleaning solvents can ...


    By Shelco Filters

  • 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 pressure, are exposed to chemicals and hazardous materials and are prone to premature ...


    By Shelco Filters

  • Effects of physical disturbances on media and performance of household-scale slow sand (BioSand) filters

    Point-of-use (POU) water treatment provides households in rural and remote communities with a means of obtaining greater control over their water quality and its effects on human health. One of the most prevalent POU interventions, the BioSand filter (BSF), is a household-scale, intermittently operated slow sand filter used by over 300,000 households. The sand and gravel media within BSFs can be ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • From very big to very small - Case Study

    Graf Plastics GmbH, at its Teningen plant (fig. 1) manufactures its large-volume Carat underground tanks (fig. 2) for rainwater utilization.The manufacture of the containers ranging up to 6,500 litres produces waste, which is reduced in a single phase to mill material using a WLK 30 Super-Jumbo single-shaft shredder from WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH in Ilsfeld. Rainwater utilization becoming ...


    By WEIMA

  • Safe House?

    A client who had lived in her house for more than ten years was concerned that her son who suffers from certain inflammation problems might be affected by poor air quality. Investigation: The home is a well maintained twenty year old two story house with a forced hot air heating system with same duct central air. The HVAC system incorporated a merv 6 air filter with an ultra violet ...


    By Healthy Air Cape Cod

  • UK’s Axium Process Supplies Two Mobile Membrane Filtration Plants to Masdar Institute

    Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced it has commissioned UK-based Axium Process to install two mobile membrane filtration plants at the campus. Designed for pilot scale Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration and Reverse Osmosis trials, the mobile ...


    By Water Active Ltd

  • Lanes cleans Cascade

    It is not just drains that benefit from Lanes’ cleaning skills. Earlier this year, the team was asked to help spring clean the Grand Cascade, a spectacular water feature at The Alnwick Garden, one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK. The Grand Cascade is the largest water feature of its kind in the country, with 7260 gallons of water per minute tumbling down a series of 21 ...


    By Water Active Ltd

  • AZUD LUXON filters for Cooling Towers applications

    AZUD LUXON screen filters are especially suitable for cooling towers applications, due to advantages as the minimal backwashing water needs, its low pressure loss, its small footprint, its high capacity for organic and solid particles removal and less maintenance labors. AZUD LUXON filters are made of carbon steel (housing), stainless steel (filtering element) and are suitable to work at ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Considerations for Filtering Heavy Gear Oil

    "We have large circulating systems that service industrial gear sets with heavy gear oils (ISO 460-680). We tried using 25-micron filtration, but this was as fine as we could go due to the high fluid viscosities. We have since abandoned the filters because of the high pressure drop. What can we do to remedy this?" It is true that high-viscosity oils are not as easily filtered. However, all of ...


  • Case study - TV personality in the chilterns

    The GRAF Carat 6500 litre underground tank is installed under a spacious patio at the back of the house and the manhole cover is decked in the same sandstone slabs as the rest of the surface. The Site A television personality, whose identity is not published at his/her request, is delighted with the rainwater harvesting system at their new-build home in a quiet village in the ...

  • Air filtration applications for membranes

    Given their unique performance attributes membranes are finding use in a growing number of high efficiency air filtration applications. One example is in respirators and personal protective equipment. Applications where intense physical demands and risk of exposure to harmful contaminants are present demand the high efficiency / low pressure drop combination of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene ...

  • Primary School in Essex gets a rainwater harvesting system

    Rainwater Harvesting System for primary school The Westborough Primary School, near Southend-on-Sea, has ordered a complete rainwater harvesting system from market leader Aquaco. The system comprises of a 10,000 litre single piece underground rainwater collection tank and the Aquaco inline wire mesh leaf filter. A dual submersible pump set provides 100% standby ...

  • Filter refurbishment program for Southern Water in Eastrey case study

    Purpose of rental units: To allow for the refurbishment of trickling filter beds, initially the SAF units were used for both carbonaceous treatment and ammonia removal. Once the trickling filter beds were refurbished the SAF units were then used to polish the effluent (ammonia removal) from the trickling beds whilst they seeded up, this process typically taking around 4-8 weeks. ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Filter refurbishment program for Southern Water in Eastrey

    Peak flow to treatment: PE of site: 2090 (550 m3/day) Formula A site Units supplied: 2 off steel 500 pe units (Rental units) Purpose of rental units: To allow for the refurbishment of trickling filter beds, initially the SAF units were used for both carbonaceous treatment and ammonia removal. Once the trickling filter beds were ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Filter refurbishment program for Thames Water in Berkhamstead case study

    Purpose of rental unit: To provide additional nitrification to works whilst trickling filters were refurbished Consent standard required: 3mg/l NH4 Total flow to the unit: 21l/s @ 1 hours retention (50 minutes is minimum retention to achieve nitrification) Unit supplied: 1 x Steel 1000pe ...


    By WPL Ltd

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