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Better Filtration for the Bottom Line

By Joy LePree |

Many applications in the chemical process industries (CPI) require filtration — from cleaning the air of dust, to corrosion prevention, to cleaning up incoming process water, to recovering proteins downstream. No matter the application, filtration providers are working to improve technology for their chemical processing customers because better filtration leads to a higher-quality product, less maintenance and downtime and other benefits that result in a better bottom line. Here, experts in all segments of the filtration industry weigh in on the latest advances in their respective technologies and how these improvements can help users in the CPI.   Clearing the air Figure 1.  The Farr Gold Series Camtain dust collector offers bag-in/bag-out filter change out to help keep employees safe during handling of potent dusts While there are many aspects of air filtration required in the CPI, dust collection is a major focus for processors. “Keeping the air and the employees in their facilities safe are pressing issues for our chemical processing and pharmaceutical customers,” says Rick Kreczmer, aftermarket sales manager, with Camfil APC (Jonesboro, Ark.; www.farrapc.com). For this reason, Camfil APC was…
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