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Iron Removal from Public Water Supply

In this article we look at how iron affects water quality and the different methods available for removing iron from groundwater Iron in Groundwater Iron, which is naturally present in rock and soil, is easily dissolved in water. As a result of this, water sourced from boreholes, otherwise known as groundwater can have excess iron present. When groundwater contains oxidised iron it is often evident due to the certain brownish colour present, however, it commonly …

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This entry was posted on 17th Dec 2018

How We’re Reducing Our (and your) Impact On The Environment

At Amazon Filters, we produce and globally supply top-of-the-line liquid filtration equipment used in every application imaginable. Our filter housings and assemblies are bespoke and individually designed for their specific application and the filter cartridges themselves are independently replaceable, providing our customers with complete flexibility.   Our Filters We appreciate that producing any product, especially one that implements a replaceable element, has a serious impact on the environment. From the materials used, to the processes …

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This entry was posted on 4th Dec 2018

Cryptosporidium doesn’t care about your filter’s 1µm label

  Cryptosporidium oocyst are typically between 3µm and 6µm in size. Common sense would suggest that a 1µm rated filter would filter out all cryptosporidium oocysts from the source – since they’re larger than the filter’s pore size – providing clean, potable water at the outlet. However, that unfortunately is not the case. What does the 1µm rating mean? It is a popular misconception that the filters are rated by measuring the size of the …

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This entry was posted on 29th Oct 2018

Amazon Filters and Britvic Strengthen Working Partnership

Amazon Filters has received a supply chain contract renewal from leading soft drinks company – Britvic. Having partnered with Amazon Filters for nearly a decade, trust in the company’s understanding and knowledge of their beverage filtration processes were key to Britvic renewing this longstanding contract. Britvic has used Amazon’s filtration products across the majority of its plant operations, and at every stage of the beverage filtration process to ensure its portfolio of internationally renowned soft …

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This entry was posted on 29th Oct 2018

Tackling Water Turbidity

Turbidity is one of the critical measures of water quality and is used by both water supply companies and industry regulators to ensure the water clarity is acceptable to the consumers. European Water Quality Directives, the World Health Organisation and the Drinking Water Inspectorate in the UK specify what is required to ensure the water supplied is ‘wholesome’ and turbidity limits are typically set at <1 NTU (Nephelometric Turbidity Units) and often set at <0.5NTU …

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This entry was posted on 16th Oct 2018

Reliable Methods Of Chlorine Removal

Let’s explore the different methods adopted when challenged with providing reliable chlorine removal solutions for public water supply. De-Chlorination – Treatment There will be occasions when water destined for public water supply, that has already been treated with chlorine, will have to be released back into the local water-course. Occasions such as filter backwash water, lagoon discharges, raw water, and treated water that cannot be put into supply (such as during treatment start-up or out …

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This entry was posted on 10th Oct 2018

Influential Investor Business Growth Fund Backs Amazon Filters

Amazon Filters is pleased to announce that they have received a significant investment from Business Growth Fund (BGF). This support will be used to continue its organic growth and to further expand the distribution network.  Employing over 200 staff across its facilities in the UK, Poland and Germany, Amazon Filters has become a preferred supply in a highly regulated market due to its high levels of customer service, broad client base and technical expertise. Founded …

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This entry was posted on 3rd Oct 2018

Amazon Filters expands it’s Caspian Sea presence, in partnership with Kazakhstan based TOLI Global Solutions Ltd.

One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of process filtration products, Amazon Filters Ltd has partnered with Kazakhstan based TOLI Global Solutions Ltd. to increase its brand awareness with Kazakhstan based Oil & Gas Operators. Amazon Filters Ltd has enjoyed considerable success in recent years, with bespoke process filtration solutions being supplied into the global Oil & Gas market. With a view to replicating such successes in new territories, Amazon’s Business Development Director (BDD) – Simon Hughes …

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This entry was posted on 30th Apr 2018

How You Could Benefit From Investing In Amazon Filters FerroStik

You can make a real difference to the water quality used in your business on heat transfer systems if you invest in equipment like FerroStik.

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This entry was posted on 21st Aug 2017

How SupaPleat Can Help Protect Against Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium can be a fatal parasite & as such many brands out there are now bringing in control methods to improve their process operations.

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This entry was posted on 21st Aug 2017

Filtered Water The New Must Have For Bars And Pubs

Many pub and bar chains are investing in water filtration as a means to make and save money.

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This entry was posted on 28th Jun 2017

English And Welsh Wineries On The Rise

HMRC figures that show 64 new wine businesses were launched in 2016, a rise of 73 per cent over the previous year.

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This entry was posted on 22nd Jun 2017

New Biodegradable Micro Beads Invented

Scientists have discovered what they think is a major breakthrough, by creating microbeads which are biodegradable

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This entry was posted on 13th Jun 2017

Interest In Craft Breweries Expected To Continue

New research suggests that many of the big brewers are taking a greater interest in craft breweries and acquiring them where they can

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This entry was posted on 31st May 2017

Guinness Changes Filtration To Go Vegan

Guinness is changing its beer filtration to one which is even better at removing the yeast without detracting from the flavour.

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This entry was posted on 13th May 2017

Packaging Sustainability ‘Important’ For Majority Of Businesses

A recent study has found that 96 per cent of businesses questioned said that sustainable packaging was important to their business.

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This entry was posted on 6th May 2017

Are you looking for an Engineering Apprenticeship with a difference?

We are looking for Engineering apprentices to join us this year! An apprenticeship is a job with training. Being an apprentice means that you have a job that includes gaining recognised qualifications and indispensable skills whilst you are working and earning a wage. It is a real, hands on, learn as you earn approach! Amazon Filters is a manufacturer and global supplier of a comprehensive range of microfiltration filter cartridges and filter housings for critical …

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This entry was posted on 3rd May 2017

China Boosts Vineyard Area As Global Production Falls

China continued to expand its vineyard surface area despite global wine production falling by three per cent last year.

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This entry was posted on 26th Apr 2017

David Ridealgh - Takeaway Thoughts from the IMI Inkjet Ink Development Conference March 2017

David Ridealgh, Market Development Specialist at Amazon Filters, attended the IMI Inkjet Ink Development Conference last month. Following the conference, he has shared his thoughts on the conference and the next steps for Amazon Filters.  Having spent my career mainly focused on Life Science applications, I attended this conference with the primary intention of increasing my knowledge of digital printing technologies. The standard of presentations was excellent and most importantly they were technically biased; just …

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This entry was posted on 19th Apr 2017

'Poor' Beer Quality Affecting Pub Sales, Says Report

According to 2017’s Beer Quality Report, poor beer quality is costing the industry a huge £709 million loss each year.

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This entry was posted on 16th Apr 2017

Amazon Filters - The source of quality

Amazon Filters has established a leading reputation manufacturing a comprehensive range of microfiltration filter cartridges and filter housing solutions across a wide range of industry applications that spans the globe. Operating from its base located in the Surrey town of Camberley, Amazon Filters embodies more than three decades of trusted industry knowledge and experience in the production and global supply of microfiltration filter cartridges and filter housings. The systems Amazon Filters supply are deployed to …

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This entry was posted on 11th Apr 2017

Graphene Sieve Developed To Make Saltwater Drinkable

A graphene sieve has recentley been developed that could change the way saltwater is filtered

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This entry was posted on 5th Apr 2017

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

Amazon Filters supply respected coffee merchants with Replacement Filters for Coffee Roaster

Amazon Filters recently received an enquiry from one of the country’s most respected tea and coffee merchants. Amazon Filters were contacted by the coffee merchant, requiring a replacement filter unit for the incoming water supply for one of their coffee roasters. The purpose of the filter is to quench and cool the roasted coffee beans and as the machine was out of action they required a quick turnaround. The pipework needed for the filter was …

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This entry was posted on 17th Nov 2016

Amazon Filters Ltd to supply cartridge filters as part of a £33+ million Scottish Water Media & Filter framework awarded to three framework companies

We will be supplying cartridge filters to one of their main distributors Barr + Wray Ltd, who were recently awarded sole supply of cartridge filters by Scottish Water, as a share of the Media & Filters framework agreement.  The complete framework for both media and cartridge filtration is estimated at a value of £33 million and is based on initial supply over 6 years, with an additional 6 x 12 month extension possible thereafter.  Headquartered …

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This entry was posted on 16th Nov 2016

BÈTA Industrie appointed as distributor for Amazon Filters

Amazon Filters Ltd., is pleased to announce that as of November 1st, BÈTA Industrie has been appointed as the exclusive distributor in the Netherlands. BÈTA Industrie is based in Hazerswoude-Dorp in the west of the Netherlands. Led by Mr Vincent Eijt and Mr Sjoerd Scholte, the co-owners of the business, who have extensive experience in the application of microfiltration in Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Water Treatment and Oil & Gas market sectors. They are an …

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This entry was posted on 3rd Nov 2016

Amazon Filters exhibiting at 2016 Science Engineering Technology and Innovation Exhibitions in Risley and Daresbury

We will be exhibiting at the 2016 Science Engineering Technology & Innovation Exhibition in both Risley on the 27th of September and Daresbury on the 28th.   The 2016 Science Engineering Technology & Innovation Exhibition offers face-to-face engagement with key personnel, and acts as an effective platform to showcase Amazon Filters capabilities to end-users who are actively seeking engineering solutions. The event in Risley will take place in the Nucleus Suite, (Level 1, A Core) …

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This entry was posted on 22nd Sep 2016

Amazon Filters invited to exhibit at SME for Nuclear EXHIBITION

We have been invited by UKAEA to exhibit at the SMEs for Nuclear Exhibition on the 22nd of September.   The event, sponsored by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), will take place at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, the UK’s national fusion research laboratory on the 22nd of September 2016. Amazon Filters will be attending the exhibition in Oxfordshire, in order to showcase their capabilities within the Nuclear industry sector. Amazon Filters has …

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This entry was posted on 20th Sep 2016

Amazon Filters exhibiting at 2016 Science Engineering Technology & Innovation Exhibitions in Sellafied, Cumbria

We will be exhibiting at the 2016 Science Engineering Technology & Innovation Exhibition in Sellafield, Cumbria on the 15th of September 2016.   The 2016 Science Engineering Technology & Innovation Exhibition offers face-to-face engagement with key personnel, and acts as an effective platform to showcase Amazon Filters capabilities to end-users who are actively seeking engineering solutions. The exhibition focusses on the specific needs of the industry sector and host site, ensuring that products are in …

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This entry was posted on 8th Sep 2016

Apprenticeship scheme at Amazon Filters – Useful information guide

Amazon Filters have released their useful information guide for their apprenticeship scheme. Their main aim is to involve students who are interested in working within the filtration solutions industry. Amazon Filters, recognise in an ever more competitive world, our people are the key to our success. In 2015, Amazon Filters launched their apprenticeship programme and recruited 3 young people who embarked on the scheme. The initial 2 year apprenticeship scheme is designed to provide a …

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This entry was posted on 31st Aug 2016

Amazon Filters for Worldwide Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Worldwide Pharmaceutical Manufacturer. Location: South East, UK Site employs circa 300 people. Site produces API for use in Kidney dialysis treatments.  All the existing Nitrogen filters used in the Production facility were open to atmosphere, which were considered a Health & Safety concern. A directive was sent out from within site that this was no longer acceptable and a solution was needed which had to be both cost effective and achievable. Amazon Filters Solution: Working …

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This entry was posted on 30th Aug 2016

Amazon Filters help to inspire Britain!

We were featured in the Industrial Process News publication. Amazon Filters have once again been included in a list of the UK’s fastest growing and most dynamic SMEs and companies to inspire Britain. The report, namely ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’, was compiled by the London Stock Exchange and is a comprehensive analysis of the UK’s leading SMEs, featuring a rich and varied list of businesses across more than 100 sectors. The companies featured on …

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This entry was posted on 26th Aug 2016

Filtration Solutions for Sterile Liquids and Parenterals

Amazon Filters is able to offer a wide range of particulate and bioburden reduction cartridges to provide the optimum solution for the filtration of the various liquids used in product formulation. SupaSpun II depth filters (available in absolute ratings from 0.3 – 180 µm) and SupaPore PPG pleated cartridges (available in absolute ratings from 0.5 – 100 µm) are ideal for many of the filtration applications found in primary and final formulation areas. Filtration Solutions …

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This entry was posted on 27th Jul 2016

Amazon Filters accredited for Self-Certifying under Pressure Equipment Directive

Here at Amazon Filters, we are proud to announce that all their products are Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 2014/68/EU compliant, and they are accredited for Self-Certifying to Module H of the PED. Our expertise and engineering design techniques have made us of the leading manufacturers of filter vessels in Europe. We offer the widest selection of cartridge and bag filter housings available today, which are all manufactured on site at their purpose built site just …

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This entry was posted on 20th Jul 2016

The Importance of WRAS Approval for the Building Services Market; including Side Stream filtration for Chilled Water and Low Temperature Hot Water systems

The purpose of WRAS is to contribute to the protection of public health by preventing contamination of public water supplies and encouraging the efficient use of water by promoting and facilitating compliance with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations and Scottish Water Byelaws.  Any water fitting (including Side Stream water filters), which when installed, carry or receive water from the public mains water supply in the UK, must comply with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) …

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This entry was posted on 7th Jul 2016

Filtration Solutions for Upstream Applications

Coarse filtration is an important step to ensure the critical treatment systems downstream function effectively. The role of coarse filtration is to remove the bulk contaminants such as sand, silt, seashell fragments etc. Amazon Filters can provide filtration systems containing wedge wire screens or candles designed to provide automated operation and backwashing. The filters are typically rated between 25 and 100 µm. These systems provide an economical method of removing bulk contaminants and offer excellent …

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This entry was posted on 27th Jun 2016

Optimum Filtration Solutions for API Manufacturing

We are fully conversant with the US FDA and European regulatory requirements for the design and use of filtration products. This experience enables us to deliver optimum filtration solutions to the Pharmaceutical Industry in all key production areas: API Manufacturing Sterile Products Liquid, Creams and Ointments Product Support Utilities Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Production Manufacturing high quality API’s is critical if the final product is to meet its specification. Amazon Filters has extensive experience in …

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This entry was posted on 23rd May 2016

Amazon Filters expands Oil & Gas reach throughout the Middle East, in partnership with United Arab Emirates based EPC Solutions

One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of industrial process filtration products, Amazon Filters has partnered with United Arab Emirates based EPC Solutions to increase its brand awareness in the Middle East Oil & Gas Industry.  Amazon Filters Ltd has enjoyed considerable success in recent years with bespoke process filtration solutions being supplied into the global Oil & Gas market. With a view to replicating such successes, Amazon’s Sales Manager; Simon Hughes has commissioned a joint venture …

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This entry was posted on 12th May 2016

Side Stream Filtration Systems used at Walbrook Building – Case Study

Amazon Filters provided the Walbrook Building with side stream systems to protect Chilled Water (CHW) and Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) circuits. The Walbrook is a prestigious building within the City of London and due to its prestigious nature the main consultants had to ensure that the environmental systems worked perfectly. Therefore as part of the design process, our side stream filtration systems were used to protect the Chilled Water (CHW) and Low Temperature Hot …

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This entry was posted on 14th Apr 2016

Sulphate Removal Processes Datasheet

Amazon Filters has developed Absolute rated SupaPleat HFC SRP and SupaSpun II SRP grade filter cartridges, specifically for the Sulphate Removal Process. Recognising that water intake quality can vary tremendously (due to algae and plankton blooms, silts and other sediments), these filters are specifically designed to reduce the impact of this on the performance of the water treatment facilities – by maximising membrane life, reducing replacement costs and stopping unexpected interruptions to the process. To …

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This entry was posted on 23rd Mar 2016

Amazon Filters Team supporting Liquid Solutions at SIBA BeerX

Amazon Filters are exhibiting alongside Liquid Solutions at the SIBA BeerX Exhibition in Sheffield from today until the 18th of March 2016.   SIBA BeerX 2016, the biggest dedicated trade exhibition in the UK of companies supplying the industry. Their mission is to deliver the future of British beer as the voice of British brewing. The trade exhibition at BeerX is bigger and better than ever and is free for visitors to enter. Amazon Filters, …

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This entry was posted on 16th Mar 2016

New Spoilage Organism Removal Claims for Amazon Filters Beverage Cartridges

Amazon Filters cartridges are used by the world’s leading drinks manufacturers at every stage of the process to help ensure they supply high quality products. Typical applications include raw water filtration, de-chlorination, product/ingredient clarification, control of spoilage microorganisms and removal of infectious agents such as Cryptosporidium. Amazon has a range of filter products that can provide the ideal solution to your process requirements. Dekkera bruxellensis (also known as Brettanomyces) has been gaining more and more …

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This entry was posted on 10th Mar 2016

Pharmaceutical Filters - SupaPore VPW, SupaPore FPW and SupaPleat II

SupaPore VPW, SupaPore FPW and SupaPleat II filters for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. Amazon Filters’ understanding and knowledge of Pharmaceutical processes and applications is our strength. We are fully conversant with the US FDA and European regulatory requirements for the design and use of filtration products. This experience enables us to deliver optimum filtration solutions to the Pharmaceutical Industry in all key production areas: API Manufacturing Sterile Products Liquid, Creams and Ointments Product Support Utilities Pharmaceutical Filters …

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This entry was posted on 10th Feb 2016

Amazon Filters helping to ‘shape the future’ at Schools Career Day

Amazon Filters will be exhibiting alongside 100+ companies, colleges and universities at Tomlinscote School on the 9th of February 2016. Surrey Heath Area Partnership for Education, SHAPE, is hosting a careers day at Tomlinscote School on the 9th of February between 10:30-17:30. The event is a fun opportunity for learners from four secondary schools in the area to find out more about a wide range of leading industries, education and training opportunities. Many companies, universities …

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This entry was posted on 3rd Feb 2016

Racing Driver, Darren Turner filters out competition by stepping onto the podium to complete his 2015 World Endurance Championship

Since 1998, Amazon Filters Ltd., have been proud to be one of the original sponsors of British Racing Driver, Darren Turner. Darren is a works driver for Aston Martin Racing and he currently competes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). 2015 saw over 35 entries battling it out for World Championship titles. The WEC races on 4 continents and continues to bring the “Spirit of Le Mans” to motorsport fans in the UK, Belgium, …

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This entry was posted on 21st Jan 2016

Filtration Solutions for the Automotive Industry

As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filters specifically designed for the Automotive Industry, Amazon Filters is able to offer a solution to meet all your filtration needs. We have experience in all key areas of the Car Plant including: Engine Plant Press Shop Pretreatment/E-Coat/Mastic Paint Kitchen Water Systems/Filter Hardware Amazon Filters has a long history as a major supplier to automotive manufacturing plants throughout the world and our products are being used in many …

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This entry was posted on 18th Jan 2016

Amazon Filters provide a wide range of filters for Food and Beverage Applications

As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filters specifically designed for Food & Beverage industries, Amazon Filters is able to offer a solution to meet all your filtration needs. We have experience in all key production areas: Brewing Wine Production Soft Drinks, Water and Food Product Support Utilities We design and manufacture an extensive range of liquid filtration systems, providing one of the widest selections of filtration vessels, depth filters and pleated cartridges available today. …

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This entry was posted on 12th Jan 2016

Amazon Filters shows support for Trussell Trust

On Monday 21st December, the Amazon Filters team will be going to St Barnabas Church in Darby Green, Hampshire, where a new satellite of Hart Foodbank has now opened. This falls under the wider category of The Trussell Trust. Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three days emergency food and support to …

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This entry was posted on 18th Dec 2015

Filters for Food and Beverage Applications

SupaPore VPW, SupaPore FPW and SupaPleat II filters for Food and Beverage Applications. As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filters specifically designed for Food & Beverage industries, Amazon Filters is able to offer a solution to meet all your filtration needs. Understanding and knowledge of Food & Beverage processes and applications is our strength. This industry experience enables us to provide you with optimum filtration solutions for your particular process. We have experience in …

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This entry was posted on 14th Dec 2015

Amazon Filters achieves OHSAS 18001:2007 Accreditation

BSI Occupational Safety and Health Accreditation 18001:2007 awarded to one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of industrial process filtration products, Amazon Filters. Leading manufacturers of industrial process filtration products, Amazon Filters is pleased to announce they have been OHSAS 18001:2007 accredited, with the scope defined as ‘Design, manufacture, stockholding and supply of liquid filtration systems.”  The British Standards Institution awarded Amazon Filters Limited this accreditation following a number of extensive audits and assessments of the company’s …

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This entry was posted on 1st Dec 2015

Amazon Filters listed in 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain List

Amazon Filters have once again been included in a list of the UK’s fastest growing and most dynamic SME’s and companies to inspire Britain. The report, namely ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’, was compiled by the London Stock Exchange and is a comprehensive analysis of the UK’s leading SMEs, featuring a rich and varied list of businesses across more than 100 sectors. The list is a celebration of some of the fastest growing and most …

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This entry was posted on 26th Nov 2015

Amazon Filters turns to green energy in 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have turned to green energy in 2015, by investing in solar panels across all of our units at their premises in Surrey. We teamed up with Green Power Projects Ltd, commercial and domestic solar panel installers, to incorporate the use of renewable energy across the Amazon Surrey site.  The solar panels were installed across all of the unit roofs and thanks to good weather conditions, the installation was …

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This entry was posted on 6th Nov 2015

SupaPore VPW Beverage Filters from Amazon

In beverage packaging it is important that the product, wine, water or beer are microbiologically stabilised for prolonged shelf life. This needs to be achieved without affecting the nature of the product and in a cost effective manner. Minimising the cost of stabilisation whilst maintaining beverage quality remains a constant driver, in response to this industry need, Amazon has developed three industry specific PES membrane filters, VPW, VPWA and the VPWS optimised to individual beverage …

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This entry was posted on 30th Oct 2015

Amazon SupaPore FPW microfiltration cartridges used for beverage applications

SupaPore FPW microfiltration cartridges can be used for most beverage applications including clarification, stabilisation and bio burden reduction. However their primary purpose in the Amazon Filters beverage product range is to serve as the ideal protection for final membrane filter in wine packaging processes, ensuring the customer achieves the best economy of filtration. The FPW is a specifically design using a combination of medias to enhance performance. The first media is an advanced Borosilicate Glass …

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This entry was posted on 29th Oct 2015

Amazon Filters to exhibit at SIMEI: International Enological and Bottling Equipment Exhibition

Amazon Filters will be showcasing its advanced product range for the food and beverage industry at SIMEI in Fiera, Milan Italy from 3rd – 6th November.     SIMEI – International Enological and Bottling Equipment Exhibition is one of the world’s leading events for wine technology and the only international biennial exhibition which includes machinery, equipment and products for production, bottling and packaging of all drinks. Since Simei first opened its doors in 1963, the …

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This entry was posted on 26th Oct 2015

Amazon Filters proudly celebrates 30 years of success

Amazon Filters was founded in 1985 by Mike Pizzey, an engineer with nearly 20 years previous filtration experience, primarily with liquid filters used in chemical process systems. Drawing on Mike’s wide experience of liquid filters and applications, Amazon was able to grow rapidly in its early years, bringing in experienced staff and moving to its own premises within its first three years of operation. Amazon Filters design and manufacture an extensive range of liquid filtration …

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This entry was posted on 30th Sep 2015

Amazon Filters expands reach throughout the Middle East in partnership with United Arab Emirates based EPC Solutions

One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of industrial process filtration products, Amazon Filters has partnered with United Arab Emirates based EPC Solutions to increase its brand awareness in the Middle East Oil & Gas Industry.  Amazon Filters Ltd has enjoyed considerable success in recent years with bespoke process filtration solutions being supplied into the global Oil & Gas market. With a view to replicating such successes, Amazon’s Sales Manager; Simon Hughes has commissioned a joint venture …

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This entry was posted on 3rd Sep 2015

Sulphate Removal Processes (SRP); Optimum Membrane Protection for the Oil and Gas Production Industry

Effective SRP pre-filtration is critical. SRP failure due to poor pre-filtration equates to no production! Cost of Production Downtime $55/barrel x 125K barrels/day = $6.9 million/day If the SRP module is down due to poor pre-filtration, this will cost the Operator > $286K per hour ! The cost of oil production alone demonstrates the importance of SRP protection via quality cartridge filters. SRP Membrane Protection is Critical 100% membrane uptime must be targeted to maintain …

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This entry was posted on 24th Jul 2015

Pleated Depth Filter or Meltblown Depth Filter?

The two most commonly used process filters used throughout industry today are the pleated depth type and the meltblown true depth type, but where should we use each to its best benefit? The filters themselves have very different construction characteristics. The pleated depth is quite a thin media, ranging from 2-4mm thick, but being pleated offers a relatively high surface area giving it excellent flow to differential pressure characteristics. Whereas the true depth media is …

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This entry was posted on 16th Jul 2015

Sanitary Housings from Amazon Filters Ltd.

The hygienic 70 Series range is manufactured to have a high quality surface finish and is suitable for the most critical applications found in the Pharmaceutical, Fine Chemicals and Beverage industries. The 71 Series is designed for vessel venting and the single stack 72 Series and multi-stack 73 Series designed for liquid filtration. Where filtration of compressed air or gases is required we offer the 76 Series housing with a plenum. See the presentation below for …

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This entry was posted on 15th Jul 2015

Multi Cartridge Housings from Amazon Filters Ltd

The 60 Series is a range of light weight multi-cartridge housings suitable for general liquid and gas process applications. They are offered with a range of closure types and inlet and outlet connections. The range includes the free standing 61 Series housings and the dished end 62 Series. The 63 Series and 64 Series housings have a centre closure to provide easier access for filter change outs and the 66 Series is designed for high …

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This entry was posted on 9th Jul 2015

SupaPore VP Filters used in the production of Ophthalmic Saline

Client: Major Ophthalmic Product Manufacturer Location: Southern UK Sector: Healthcare About the Project: The Ophthalmic Saline producer had been using another filter manufacturer as their supplier for a number of years, but customer support and service levels had fallen below what is required. Filtration is a critical component in many of the production processes and a lack of support posed a risk to the manufacturing operations. Amazon Filters is one of Europe’s leading process filter …

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This entry was posted on 7th Jul 2015

Amazon Filters Cartridge and Capsule Manufacturing Capabilities

There are many industries that rely on effective filtration for their critical processes and Amazon Filters is a company with a proven track record for reliability and performance in supplying the equipment they need. Watch the following video to find out more about our capabilities here: In addition to manufacturing a wide range or standard products we also have the ability to customise filter structures for particularly demanding applications. This ensures we offer the optimum …

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This entry was posted on 1st Jul 2015

Filtration system provides low turbidity water for major municipal water supplier

About the project: The major municipal water supplier required a filtration system to provide low turbidity water to the UV system operated at one of their chalk boreholes. The water is disinfected by chlorination prior to filtration/UV treatment and pumping to the reservoir.

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This entry was posted on 24th Jun 2015

Contaminants Controlled Using Propylene Refrigerant Sub Cooler Guard Filter

About the Project: The polymer manufacturer had instigated a project to increase the Ethane Vapourisation Capacity and recognised the need to remove traces of rust and hard deposits from the ethane vapour stream once it had passed through the new heat exchanger. Controlling these contaminants is vital to ensure optimum performance of the polypropylene production operation. The filter was to be installed as a Propylene Refrigerant Sub cooler guard filter and located downstream of the …

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This entry was posted on 19th Jun 2015

Amazon Filters Implements Waste-to-Energy Scheme for Used Filters

Working together towards zero waste to landfill Amazon Filters, a manufacturer and global supplier of liquid filtration equipment, has teamed up with a major international waste management company to create a first-to-market system that provides more eco-friendly management of used filter waste.   Improper disposal of products that have reached the end of their useful life can be extremely detrimental to the environment. With sustainability and the green objectives of their customers at the forefront, …

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This entry was posted on 17th Jun 2015

Sterile Filtration of Biotech Fermenter Off-Gas

About the Project: At this site the operator has many fermenters. Due to the need for very high air flows and very low pressure drops the Off-Gas systems consist of large multi-round housings and depending on the size of the fermenter they contain either 20” or 30” cartridges. The filters are required to last many, many months to ensure the operation is economically viable and to maintain the sterility of the system are subjected to …

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This entry was posted on 11th Jun 2015

Filtration system provides low turbidity water for major municipal water supplier

  Client: Major Municipal Water Supplier Building Location: Remote site in the South of the UK Sector: Drinking Water Supply ABOUT THE PROJECT The major municipal water supplier required a filtration system to provide low turbidity water to the UV system operated at one of their chalk boreholes. The water is disinfected by chlorination prior to filtration/UV treatment and pumping to the reservoir. To maximise system life and minimise costs the client requested a design …

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This entry was posted on 8th Jun 2015

Cleanable high flow filters for on-shore gas plant - Case Study

About the project: A major on-shore gas plant in North Africa has a major filtration system for the filtration of the produced water prior to injecting down the well. The operator has been using polypropylene filters and experiencing excellent retention of contaminants, but the nature of the oil in the water led to frequent and premature plugging of the cartridges. Project challenges: In an effort to reduce operational costs, Amazon Filters developed an alternative all …

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This entry was posted on 27th May 2015

Bespoke enclosed units designed for major municipal water supplier – Case Study

About the project: The water supply company identified nine critical boreholes that are at risk of producing water with high turbidity. If this is not addressed it can result in sub-standard water  reaching householders and the supply company receiving significant fines and negative publicity. These nine sites were located at a variety of locations in several different counties in the South of the UK. The company consequently carried out an assessment of possible solutions and …

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This entry was posted on 7th May 2015

Which Cartridge Design Is Best For Critical Applications?

People often discuss the different methods for defining the performance of their filter cartridge e.g.  beta ratios, percentage,  efficiencies, titre reductions, diffusion flow values etc. All of these have great merit as it is important to understand how the filter you have chosen to use will affect your process.    DOE and SOE Design Cartridges (DOE at front) Whilst most filter companies strive to provide their clients with the best performing cartridge and provide the …

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This entry was posted on 30th Apr 2015

Amazon Filters Win International Trade Business Award at the Toast of Surrey Business Awards

We have been presented with the award for ‘Best International Trade Business’ at the 2015 Toast of Surrey Business Awards ceremony held on 23rd April 2015. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and run by the Surrey Advertiser, The Toast of Surrey Business Awards has delivered recognition to outstanding businesses across the county since 2009. We are delighted to have been presented with the award for Best International Trade Business in the 2015 awards ceremony …

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This entry was posted on 24th Apr 2015

Contamination Control in Ethane Vapour Stream

About the Project: The polymer manufacturer had instigated a project to increase the Ethane Vapourisation Capacity and recognised the need to remove traces of rust and hard deposits from the ethane vapour stream once it had passed through the new heat exchanger. Controlling these contaminants is vital to ensure optimum performance of the polypropylene production operation. The filter was to be installed as a Propylene Refrigerant Sub Cooler Guard Filter and located downstream of the …

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This entry was posted on 20th Apr 2015

Bespoke Enclosed Units Designed for Major Municipal Water Supplier

Client: Major Municipal Water Supplier Building Location: Several sites in the South of the UK Sector: Drinking Water Supply About the Project The water supply company identified nine critical boreholes that are at risk of producing water with high turbidity. If this is not addressed it can result in sub-standard water reaching householders and the supply company receiving significant fines and negative publicity. These nine sites were located at a variety of locations in several …

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This entry was posted on 16th Apr 2015

Contamination Control in Ethane Vapour Stream

Client: Major Manufacturer of Polymers Building Location: North Europe Sector: Polymers and Chemicals The polymer manufacturer had instigated a project to increase the Ethane Vapourisation capacity and recognised the need to remove traces of rust and hard deposits from the ethane vapour stream once it had passed through the new heat exchanger. Controlling these contaminants is vital to ensure optimum performance of the polypropylene production operation. The filter was to be installed as a Propylene …

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This entry was posted on 9th Apr 2015

Find out more about our special projects and bespoke systems capabilities

Amazon Filters offers one of the widest ranges of filter housings available on the market with many in stock for immediate shipping. We also have a unique ability to offer customized solutions. This results in 1000’s of permutations being available, allowing clients to purchase housing options that suit their exact needs. Take a look at our latest video to find out more: For the most complex and demanding process applications our bespoke engineering capabilities means …

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This entry was posted on 30th Mar 2015

Highly Corrosion Resistant Filter Housings for Multi-Purpose Active Pharmaceutical Plant

About the Project: The Client was building a new major Multi-Purpose plant for the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. The Synthesis Plant is designed to manufacture chemical API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) for solid oral dosage forms and parenteral products for the markets of European Union, Eastern Europe, United States of America, Russia, Japan and other countries. Being a Multi-Purpose Plant the filtration equipment would be subjected to a wide range of process conditions including a …

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This entry was posted on 27th Mar 2015

Sterile Filtration of Biotech Fermenter Off-Gas

Client: Multi-national Pharmaceutical Company Building Location: Central Europe Sector: Pharmaceutical Many of the major multi-national Pharmaceutical companies have Biotech manufacturing operations, typically producing high value products. This application is to found at one of these Bio-tech sites where they produce pharmaceutical material by fermentation of microorganisms. The organisms are genetically modified so they produce the pharmaceutical product required. At this site the operator has many fermenters. Due to the need for very high air flows …

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This entry was posted on 17th Mar 2015

Amazon Filters shortlisted for Toast of Surrey Business Awards 2015

We have been shortlisted for second award this month as the Surrey Advertiser announces the finalists for the Toast of Surrey Business Awards. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and run by the Surrey Advertiser, The Toast of Surrey Business Awards has delivered recognition to outstanding businesses across the county since 2009.  We are delighted to have been shortlisted in this year’s awards in the ‘International Trade’ category. Group deputy editor of the Surrey Advertiser; …

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This entry was posted on 11th Mar 2015

Amazon Filters shortlisted for Surrey Heath Business Award for Best Export Business

Amazon Filters, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of industrial process filtration products has been shortlisted for the prestigious award for Best Export Business at the 2015 Surrey Heath Business Awards. In 2014, Amazon Filters became the first to win the award for ‘Best Export Business’ in the Surrey Heath Business Awards and have once again been shortlisted for this prestigious recognition having met and exceeded the qualifying criteria: An organisation that can demonstrate commitment to …

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This entry was posted on 9th Mar 2015

Relevance of Pharmaceutical Industry GMP to Filter Manufacturing

The manufacturing operations of Amazon Filters’ customers from the Pharmaceutical Industry are controlled by country or regional based independent Regulators such as FDA and EMA. Information on two of these can be seen below and these are typical of most of the Regulators found across the world. US Food and Drug Administration FDA is responsible for protecting the public health of the USA by assuring that human and veterinary drugs, and vaccines and other biological …

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This entry was posted on 20th Feb 2015

Highly Corrosion Resistant Filter Housings for Multi-Purpose API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) Plant

Client: International Pharmaceutical Company Building Location: Europe Sector: Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing The Client was building a new major Multi-Purpose Plant for the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.  The Synthesis Plant is designed to manufacture chemical API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) for solid oral dosage forms and parenteral products for the markets of European Union, Eastern Europe, United States of America, Russia, Japan and other countries. Being a Multi-Purpose Plant the filtration equipment would be subjected to …

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This entry was posted on 9th Feb 2015

The Importance of Voids Volume to Process Filter Performance

When comparing cartridge performance, most people only go as far as looking at the surface area for comparison. The voids volume of a material is as an important characteristic, if not more as it is an exponential increasing function rather than the linear function when comparing surface areas of process filter cartridges. Voids volume is the measure of the free space in a material and is measured as a ratio of empty volume in the …

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This entry was posted on 4th Feb 2015

Amazon Filters Receives Halal Certification for our range of filtration products

We are delighted to announce that we have received Halal approval for all of our main products from the Halal Food Authority (HFA). The Halal Food Authority (HFA) is an independent, voluntary, non-profit, organisation operating as a commercial wing of a registered charity. The objective of HFA is to facilitate the Muslim Ummah to be partial to genuinely manufactured halal food in compliance with HFA Halal Standards, Islamic Jurisprudence and relevant EU regulations.  Simultaneously, HFA …

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This entry was posted on 28th Jan 2015

Filter vessels & cartridges for sulphate reduction process package in South American Offshore system

Client: Veolia South America Location: South America Sector: Oil & Gas Amazon Filters have recently completed a major contract worth over $2m for the provision of filter vessels and cartridges for an Offshore System being supplied by Veolia. Amazon has many years of experience in developing, supplying and supporting a variety of equipment for the international Oil and Gas market and this expertise was put to good use in the specifying the optimum systems for …

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This entry was posted on 27th Jan 2015

Single Cartridge Housings from Amazon Filters

Single Cartridge Housings The high quality 50 Series housing range is supplied for smaller process flows where a single filter cartridge is required. The 51 Series is suitable for general applications and the 52 Series and 53 Series are designed for higher pressures. The 54 Series ClearView housing contains a borosilicate ‘viewing’ section to assist in process monitoring. Other products in this range include the easy access 55 Series housing and the 56 Series which utilises …

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This entry was posted on 20th Jan 2015

Amazon Filters - A British Manufacturing Success Story

In 2014 the Telegraph Business Club took a deeper look to establish how, despite economic downturns, we have managed to achieve steady growth. The video shows the challenges we face in changing industry pre-conceptions and our secrets to staying ahead of a fast-changing and competitive marketplace. There are many industries that rely on effective filtration, including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, oil and gas, automotive, chemicals and water treatment facilities. Here at Amazon Filters we have …

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This entry was posted on 13th Jan 2015

Amazon Filters featured in Daily Telegraph Business Club for year-on-year growth for almost three decades

We are proud to announce that we have been featured in the Daily Telegraph Business Club for showing three years of strong growth. The Telegraph Business Club has taken a deeper look to establish how, despite economic downturns, Amazon Filters have managed to achieve steady growth. The video shows the challenges we face in changing industry pre-conceptions and our secrets to staying ahead of a fast-changing and competitive marketplace. Here at Amazon, we are proud …

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This entry was posted on 10th Dec 2014

Amazon Filters provide filter vessels and cartridges for South American offshore system

Client: Veolia Building Location: South America Sector: Oil & Gas Filter vessels and cartridges supplied for sulphate reduction process package in South American offshore system. About the Project: Amazon Filters have recently completed a major contract worth over $2m for the provision of  filter vessels and cartridges for an Offshore System being supplied by Veolia. Amazon has many years of experience in developing, supplying and supporting a variety of equipment for the  international Oil and …

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This entry was posted on 9th Dec 2014

Amazon Filters Special Projects and Customised Systems Capabilities

Engineering Contractors and project teams in Process Companies commonly will find an off the shelf solution when looking for filtration systems. Where the project is very large or unusual, standard products may be far from the ideal so a bespoke system is needed. Amazon Filters is well placed to satisfy both of these requirements. Amazon Filters offers one of the widest ranges of standard filter housings available today and with many in stock for immediate …

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This entry was posted on 6th Nov 2014

When to consider Side Stream Filters

Buildings located in urban areas are likely to experience significant contamination of the water circuits in the cooling tower system. Dirt and particles generated by vehicles, local building works etc. will be transferred from the air passing through the cooling tower air to the cooling water. If the level of this contamination is not controlled it will affect the operation of the heat exchange system the cooling water feeds into. . Under these circumstances, significant …

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This entry was posted on 16th Jun 2014

PED and Side Stream Filter Housings

All pressure equipment, including filter housings used in Side Stream filter systems, being placed into service in Europe, must conform to Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC. This directive requires that all pressure equipment and assemblies above specified pressure and/or volume thresholds must: Be safe. Meet essential safety requirements covering design, manufacture and testing. Satisfy appropriate conformity assessment procedures. Carry the CE marking and other information. Pressure equipment and assemblies below the specified pressure / volume thresholds must: Be safe. …

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This entry was posted on 11th Jun 2014

Filtration products for the food and beverage industry

As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filters specifically designed for Food & Beverage industries, Amazon Filters is able to offer a solution to meet all your filtration needs. Amazon Filters understanding and knowledge of Food & Beverage processes and applications is our strength. This industry experience enables us to provide you with optimum filtration solutions for your particular process. We have experience in all key production areas:- Brewing Wine Production Soft Drinks, Water and …

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This entry was posted on 5th Jun 2014

Amazon Filters provide Side Stream Filtration for Paddington Central Retail Centre

Download our latest case study here: Call Amazon Filters on +44 (0) 1276 670600 for more information about their products and services, or alternatively you can email the Amazon team at: sales@amazonfilters.co.uk Visit the Amazon Filters website here: www.amazonfilters.com Subscribe to the blog here. Categories FM and Building Services News Side Stream Filtration News Side Stream Filtration Resources Side Stream Filtration Systems Recent Posts Side Stream Filters for Paddington Central Commercial Complex – Case Study …

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This entry was posted on 4th Jun 2014

Side Stream Filters for Paddington Central Commercial Complex - Case Study

About the Project: Paddington Central is a new prestige commercial and retail site adjacent to the redeveloped Paddington Station. Chilled Water (CHW) and Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) Side Stream filters were specified by the Contractor to ensure accurate temperature control at this high profile building complex. The CHW system volume was particularly large, operating with in excess of 20,000 litres of fluid. One part of the circuit was classified as ‘Critical’ therefore a secondary …

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This entry was posted on 6th May 2014

Amazon Filters Housings Achieve WRAS Approval

Here at Amazon Filters we have recently been awarded approval status for its stainless steel housings by the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme. This follows on from approval for its SupaGard and SupaSpun II cartridges. This means that Amazon Filters is one of a few companies able to offer both cartridges and filter housings that are WRAS compliant and unrivalled in being able to offer a system with a 20 bar working pressure. The Water Fittings …

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This entry was posted on 23rd Apr 2014

Amazon Filters provide Side Stream Filtration for BBA at Heathrow Airport

Side Stream Filtration for Heathrow Terminal 5 Client:                 BAA Date:                     2012 Building:              London Sector:                 Aviation/Public Transport Due to the success of the Amazon Side Stream filters installed previously at the Heathrow Energy Centre, the same system was selected for a major project initiated to ensure the high performance and accurate control of the heating system operating in Terminal 5. The system volume was significant – in excess of 500,000 litres of water, …

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This entry was posted on 11th Apr 2014

Office temperatures could be costing the UK economy £13 billion a year

Over three quarters of office workers find the temperature in their office uncomfortable, a survey indicates, with more than a third suggesting they take at least 10 minutes out of work each day due to temperature alone, so at least 1% of man hours could be wasted due to heat/cold issues.  This means that working time lost by cold staff could be costing the UK economy more than £13 billion a year.  Office temperature is …

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This entry was posted on 9th Apr 2014

Nanofibre cartridges for the control of Legionella pneumophila in Building Services Water Systems

Legionella pneumophila is a pathogenic bacterium commonly present in water systems such as cooling towers and closed loop circuits.  Legionella pneumophila is transmitted as an aerosol and under certain conditions exposure can lead to a respiratory infection that causes pneumonia.    The use of Amazon Filters Nanofibre cartridges can help control Legionella pneumophila in Building Services Water Systems.  Amazon Filters SupaPore Nanofibre cartridges that remove Legionella pneumophila could also be used in conjunction with other …

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This entry was posted on 4th Apr 2014

Amazon Filters scoop top export award

We have won an award for Best Export Business at the Surrey Heath Business Awards. The Award for ‘Best Export Business’ was aimed at businesses large or small, showing growth through exports, bringing investment to the Surrey area. Recognising the great people and ideas that keep the economy thriving, the Surrey Heath Business Awards took place on Friday 28th March in Camberley. Neil Pizzey, Managing Director, Amazon Filters said: “This is a fantastic accolade for …

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This entry was posted on 1st Apr 2014

Amazon Filters provide Side Stream Filtration at Walbrook Building in London

Client:                  The Walbrook Building Date:                     2013 Building:              City of London Sector:                 Business Centre Amazon Filters Side Stream systems were specified to protect the Chilled Water (CHW) and Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) circuits, due to the prestigious nature of this building and the main consultants wanting to ensure the environmental systems worked perfectly. For this project a faster than usual system clean-up was required and this high level of performance needed to …

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This entry was posted on 27th Mar 2014

Side Stream Filtration for Building Services Engineers [WHITE PAPER]

We have published a White Paper highlighting the need for Facilities Maintenance managers and engineers to understand the need for Side Stream filtration in water systems within non-domestic buildings. Download the White Paper here. Facilities Managers and Building Services Engineers have the responsibility to ensure that buildings and their services meet the needs of the occupants.  They also manage building maintenance of critical systems such as heating and air conditioning.  There’s no doubt that improvements …

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This entry was posted on 19th Mar 2014

Introducing Hydrosphere® the sustainable water treatment process

Hydrosphere® is an innovative new concept in water treatment delivering effluent free, pre-commission chemical cleaning and hydraulic testing of mechanical installations.   Download the Hydrosphere Brochure here. All the components which make up the Hydrosphere® process are of the highest quality.  That’s why the Hydrosphere® filling and conditioning rigs are manufactured and assembled by us at Amazon Filters.  We were carefully selected by the Hydrosphere experts based on our technical merit, expertise and knowledge of …

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This entry was posted on 18th Mar 2014

Amazon Filters provide Side Stream Filtration for St Pancras International Station

Client: St Pancras International Date: 2012 Building: St Pancras – London Sector: Transportation Facilities St Pancras International Station underwent substantial construction work due to it becoming an integral part of the High Speed 1 (HS1) project. Its direct link to Stratford International and Ebbsfleet International Stations and the Eurotunnel was expected to generate a significant increase in passenger usage. Therefore new heating and cooling systems were installed and these were fitted with preliminary Side Stream …

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This entry was posted on 6th Mar 2014

Side Stream Filtration at Chelsea Football Club

Client: Chelsea Football Club Date: 2012 Building: West Stand- London Sector: Sports & Entertainment The aim of the project was to improve the quality of the air supply to the West Stand and the comfort of Chelsea Football Club’s corporate hospitality clients. As part of stadium re-development new heating and cooling systems were installed to improve the quality of air supply to the West Stand and the comfort of the corporate hospitality clients. This involved …

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This entry was posted on 4th Mar 2014

Amazon Filters provide Side Stream Filters for Air Conditioning System at Heathrow Terminal 5

We recently provided Heathrow Terminal 5 with Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) Side Stream filters for its air conditioning system. View the case study here Due to the success of the Amazon Side Stream filters installed previously at the Heathrow Energy Centre, the same system was selected for a major project initiated to ensure the high performance and accurate control of the heating system operating in Terminal 5. The main plant rooms are located below …

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This entry was posted on 14th Feb 2014

Side Stream filters specifically designed for hot and cold water systems

Closed loop water circuits used as part of building heating and cooling systems typically become contaminated during fabrication with materials such as mill scale, jointing compound and building debris and on an on-going basis with suspended solids from corroding pipe work and bio-films.  If these materials are allowed to remain in the system they are likely to cause component blockage and damage to control valves and small bore heat exchangers. The presence of these contaminants …

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This entry was posted on 6th Feb 2014

Protect your Side Stream Filtration System with FerroStik magnetic cleanable pre-filters

Side Stream cartridge filter systems used for cleaning recirculating hot and cold water circuits can benefit from enhanced protection by utilising an Amazon FerroStik cleanable magnetic pre-filter.  The Amazon FerroStik magnetic pre-filter is an innovative application of magnetism, designed to extend the life of cartridge filters. Side Stream filters are typically used to remove suspended solids and treated biofilm from hot and cold recirculating water systems.  The life of these filters can be increased by …

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This entry was posted on 5th Feb 2014

Closed Loop Water Systems – Is yours forever blowing bubbles?

Building Services Engineers that are experiencing problems with air in closed loop water systems can now benefit from the automatic venting of filter housings with the new Autovent kit from Amazon Filters. It is important that Closed Loop Water Systems used for climate control in buildings are kept free of air. This is recommended In BSRIA Publication – BG 29/2012: Pre-commission Cleaning of Pipework Systems which highlights the problems caused by trapped air.  In Section …

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This entry was posted on 30th Jan 2014

CIBSE issues updated health & safety guidance for FM engineers

The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published guide to help facilities management engineers ensure sanitary water quality.  The updated Guide is called ‘Guide G: Public Health and Plumbing Engineering (CIBSE Guide G) NEW 2014’ and puts a greater emphasis on sustainability. CIBSE GUIDE G is available to purchase here. This third edition of CIBSE Guide G has been produced by CIBSE in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering …

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This entry was posted on 21st Jan 2014

Side Stream Filtration and WRAS Requirements

The Water Fittings Regulations (or Byelaws in Scotland) are national requirements for the design, installation and maintenance of plumbing systems, water fittings and water-using appliances. Their purpose is to prevent misuse, waste, undue consumption or erroneous measurement of water or the contamination of drinking water.  They apply to a very wide variety of systems in all types of premises and govern all systems from after the point where water enters the property’s underground service pipe. …

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This entry was posted on 15th Jan 2014

New BSI life-cycle costing (LCC) standard for Building Services and FM sector

A new BSI standard focused on maintenance is targeted at FMs and Building Services Managers who need to understand the cost of owning and operating buildings. BS 8544:2013 Guide for life cycle costing of maintenance during the in use phases of buildings gives guidance and recommendations on undertaking LCC of maintenance during the in use phases of facilities or constructed assets. It covers buildings, systems, assemblies, components, tasks/actions, resources and materials.  The guidance covers maintenance …

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This entry was posted on 11th Dec 2013

Side Stream Filtration Systems from Amazon Filters used within Walbrook Building

Amazon Filters provided the Walbrook Building with side stream systems to protect Chilled Water (CHW) and Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) circuits. The Walbrook is a prestigious building within the City of London and due to its prestigious nature the main consultants had to ensure that the environmental systems worked perfectly. Therefore as part of the design process, our side stream filtration systems were used to protect the Chilled Water (CHW) and Low Temperature Hot …

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This entry was posted on 10th Dec 2013