Case Studies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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