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Ceramic Membrane Drinking Water Treatment Plan Gets Underway

The £60 million drinking water treatment plant for South West Water has been under construction for the past 300 days.

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This entry was posted on 17th Mar 2017

Amazon Filters launch the Amazon 59 Series Mastic Filter Housing

Amazon Filters, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filtration products, are pleased to announce the launch of the Amazon 59 Series single stack, high pressure cartridge filter. The Amazon 59 Series single stack, high pressure cartridge filter assembly is ideal for use with liquid PVC, sealants and waxes that are used in the Automotive and other industries. These high viscosity fluids (c.1,000 – 100,000 cps) are used to seal joints on car bodies against the …

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This entry was posted on 16th Mar 2017

Sadiq Khan: Ban Cars Near Schools To Reduce Air Pollution

The Mayor of London has provided funding for 50 primary schools in the city to introduce simple measures.

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This entry was posted on 15th Mar 2017

Canadian Town’s Water Turns Bright Pink!

The people of Onoway in Alberta, Canada, were shocked when they turned their taps on to see bright pink water coming out of the faucet.

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This entry was posted on 10th Mar 2017

New Formula To Make Medication Easier For Children To Take

A team of researchers have developed a new drug making medication tastier and easier for children to swallow.

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This entry was posted on 7th Mar 2017

Soy Air Filter Developed To Catch Toxic Chemicals

In a bid to improve air purifying products, especially in those parts of the world that have very poor air quality, a team of scientists from Washington State University have devised a soy-based air filter to capture toxic chemicals that current air filters are unable to at the moment. Poor air quality can contribute to all sorts of health problems and is a known factor in diseases like lung cancer, heart disease and asthma. Air …

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This entry was posted on 6th Mar 2017

Air Pollution A Major Issue For Health

The UK needs to do more to tackle air pollution, with the European Commission issuing the country with its final warning over its air pollution levels earlier this month. According to the organisation, legal air pollution levels were breached in 16 areas around the country, including London, Glasgow, Leeds and Birmingham. If the UK government is unable to lower the levels of air pollution in the affected areas, it could be in line for substantial …

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This entry was posted on 5th Mar 2017

UK’s Only Gluten-Free Brewer Set For Expansion

The only gluten-free brewery in the UK has launched a campaign to source funds for its expansion. Located in Scotland, the Bellfield Brewery launched in March last year and after a successful first 12 months of trading, it’s looking to extend its offering and brew even more gluten-free beers. It’s currently looking for £50,000 in funding to allow it to expand, both in terms of its team and the range of beers it offers. Making …

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This entry was posted on 3rd Mar 2017

MIT Develops New Material 10 Times Stronger Than Steel!

A team of scientists from MIT have been working on developing one of the strongest lightweight materials ever, which has a density of just five per cent and a strength ten times that of steel. The findings have been reported in the Sciences Advances journal, revealing that the team were able to compress and fuse flakes of graphene (a 2D form of carbon) to create the sponge-like material. The team say that this discovery indicates …

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This entry was posted on 1st Mar 2017

Dairy Farm Fined £9k For Dirty Water Leak

Clandown Farm in Somerset has been fined £9,425 after the Environment Agency (EA) found slurry pollution on site, with dirty water escaping from a storage lagoon used to store milking parlour washings. Farm operator Brunt Partners decided, instead of repairing the lagoon, to install a drain to shift the leaking liquid to a soakaway nearby where the potential was there to cause pollution and contaminate groundwater. The EA’s Andrew Grant said: “Slurry and dirty water …

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This entry was posted on 22nd Feb 2017

BESA Calls For Buildings To Be Safe Havens From Pollution

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has issued a call, alongside health groups, industry and environmental campaigners, for a new Clean Air Act to be introduced that includes measures to support the role of buildings as safe havens from pollution. The group includes the likes of the British Lung Foundation, the Royal College of Physicians, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and environmental law firm ClientEarth – and they’re keen to see the UK increase the …

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This entry was posted on 22nd Feb 2017

Activated Carbon Filters Used To help Clear Up Fukushima

Back in March 2011, an energy accident took place at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima, started by the tsunami that came about following the Tohoku earthquake. Immediately after the quake happened, the active reactors in the plant shut down their fission reactions but the emergency generators were destroyed by the tsunami, so nuclear meltdowns, chemical explosions and the release of radioactive material occurred because of insufficient cooling on site. Now, researchers from …

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This entry was posted on 13th Feb 2017

Amazon Filters exhibiting at INTERPHEX in New York

Amazon Filters, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of  pharmaceutical filtration products, will be exhibiting at the single-source event for pharmaceutical and biotech professionals, INTERPHEX, in New York from the 21st-23rd March 2017. www.interphex.com For 38 years, INTERPHEX is the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing event where you can “Experience Science through Commercialization”.   Based in New York, INTERPHEX brings over 10,500 global industry professionals and 625+ suppliers together to “Learn It, …

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This entry was posted on 10th Feb 2017

Amazon Filters Provide Effective Diesel Filtration Offshore to Ensure FPSO Power Supply

Amazon was approached by a major Oil & Gas Operator, with whom Amazon had installed equipment – offshore Africa – seeking an alternate supplier for a ‘High Flow’ filter cartridge that was being procured from a Corporate filtration manufacturer. Due to the corporate product lead time being too long to meet operational requirements (which potentially could lead to a shut-down) and due to high operational costs (due to short operating lifetimes between changeouts), Amazon was …

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This entry was posted on 9th Feb 2017

Amazon Filters sponsor RS Feva Ladies World Champions

We proudly sponsor the Royal Torbay Yacht Club Juniors, and have recently donated some covers for which were fitted at Hayling Island sailing club where they have a weekend training session with the Class National Squad and UK Youth Sailing Squad. Julia Barnes (helm, aged 13) & Lauren Paton (crew, 15) are the 2016 RS Feva Ladies World Champions! They have only been sailing regularly since they got together just under 2 years ago. Based …

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This entry was posted on 6th Feb 2017

Filter Media Evaluation for the Removal of Brettanomyces Bruxellensis from Wine

 Filomena L. Duarte1, Luís Coimbra2, Margarida Baleiras-Couto1  1Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, INIAV – Dois Portos, Quinta da Almoínha, 2565-191 Dois Portos, Portugal 2Multifiltra – Filtração e Equipamentos Industriais, Lda., 2735-003 Cacém, Portugal The presence of Brettanomyces bruxellensis is of great concern for wine producers due to off-flavour production, particularly 4-ethylphenol and 4-ethyl guaiacol, as well as tetrahydropyridines, acetic acid, ethyl acetate and isovaleric acid. One of the available tools for eliminating contamination …

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This entry was posted on 1st Feb 2017

We are fundraising for Save the Children - Christmas Jumper Day

Amazon Filters are taking part in the annual Christmas Jumper Day on the 16th of December. Christmas Jumper Day is all about getting silly for a serious cause. People across the UK will be dressing up in their festive knits on the 16th of December and showing off their silliest side, all to raise money for Save the Children. Once again, the Amazon Filters team will be partaking in the Christmas Jumper day on the …

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This entry was posted on 14th Dec 2016

First Class Service & World Class Filters from Amazon Filters

 Amazon Filters, design and manufacture an extensive range of liquid filtration products, including a wide selection of filter vessels as well as a comprehensive range of depth and pleated filter cartridges. Delivering quality filtration products to  their Customers is one of the major factors in Amazon Filter’s success. Another is in providing a level of customer service that few, if any, competitors can match. Recognised as a reliable and trustworthy supplier, Amazon targets First Class …

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This entry was posted on 30th Nov 2016