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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 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