Tile adhesive efficiently filtered

04/22/20

Initial Situation Modern tile adhesive consists of cement, sand and various additives, i.e. so-called additives. For the development of tile adhesives the different raw materials are weighed in as powder in certain quantities and mixed homogeneously. Then the processing properties are tested on a sample surface and the adhesive is checked for its suitability for […]

Filtration of ice cream and chocolate

04/22/20

Initial Situation Our customer is one of the largest and most modern plants for the production of shell ice cream, stick ice cream and wafer croissants. In the production and filling process of walnut ice cream a constant homogeneous quantity of walnut pieces is required. In the starting process, a certain amount of waste is […]

Movement brings power

04/22/20

Initial Situation The run-of-river power plants on the Neckar use the outflow of the Neckar with the respective heads between the barrages for power generation. In the power plants, 54 turbine sets with an installed capacity of about 93 megawatts generate an average of about 530 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year. This is […]

Keeping a cool head

04/06/20

Initial Situation Cooling water systems for removal of surplus heat are found in all sectors. Alongside the standard application cases in thermal power plants and the installations of the chemical indstury, the spectrum of applications spans from machine cooling in the production industry to air-conditioning systems in buildings and the cooling of computer centers. The […]

Innovative filter system for traditional armatures

01/29/20

Initial Situation For a reputable German armature manufacturer the high content of oil and chips in his dissolvent cleaning system was a big problem. For the filtration of high chips content in closed dissolvent cleaning systems usually strainers, filter bags or cyclone filters are used. The disadvantages are a high consumption of filter bags, a […]

Safe production of crop protection products

10/14/19

Initial Situation In the chemical industry the highest requirements for process quality, purity, safety, and environmental protection are in place, and therefore also for our clients who are committed to global food security with an emphasis on innovative cultural solutions, seeds, and crop protection. In the production of pesticides, methyl-phosphonic acid n-butyl ester (MPE) is […]

Positive side-effect in printed electronics

10/14/19

Initial Situation Electrically conductive materials play a key role for curved, 3D or foldable displays in the form of printed electronics. The materials used for this must have sufficient mechanical flexibility. Conductive polymers are long chains of molecules containing identical units that are linked together. In order to become electrically conductive,the polymer must imitate a […]

Triple-optimized filtration process

10/14/19

Initial Situation The production process of paint manufacturing is subjected to strict regulations. The working conditions are comparable to the conditions of a chemical company, which means that there are different ATEX zones. These conditions have to be considered in the selection of machines and components. Due to the toxic gases the maintenance staff has […]

Finest work in the chemical industry

10/14/19

Initial Situation Our customer is a global chemical company and manufacturer of base and speciality chemicals as well as high-performance materials that are used in different everyday products. In the manufacture of highly viscous products in the chemical industry, such as adhesives, insulating components seals, underbody protection etc., Filtration Grup automatic metal-edge filters are often […]

Filtration of dispersions on a large scale

10/14/19

Initial Situation Polymer binders (=dispersions) are required today in numerous industries and on all continents. These are used, among other things, to formulate low-odour and low-emission interior paints. Disperions are used in plasters, cements, for insulation materials, adhesives, technical textiles and carpets. Our customer is the global market leader in the production of polymer dispersions […]

Large – Larger – FG Dedusting Unit

10/14/19

Initial Situation In the production of nonwoven fabric made of polyethylene produced during production dusts and fibers that must be separated from the existing gas atmosphere. The occurring dusts are very light and fine and provided with a fiber content, which results in high filtration requirements. Since the gas present in combination with oxygen is […]

Vacuum cleaner in XXL format

10/14/19

Initial Situation Our customer is part of the global structure of a large food discounter. In different  departments they produce bakery products as well as ice cream. Our customer  has two large production lines for the production of doughnuts. These are deep-  fried with edible oil during the process. During the frying process particles of the  […]

Golden natural product without foreign particles

10/14/19

Initial Situation When processing large quantities of honey in the food industry, the German Honey Ordinance and the EU Honey Directive 2001/110 must be observed in addition to reliable, consistent quality and constant material flows. The quality of the raw honey is subject to quality fluctuations in varying degrees depending on its origin. About 80 […]

Precise separation of good and bad dust

10/14/19

Initial Situation The Zeppelin Reimelt GmbH produced fully automatic filter systems for continuous filtration of conveying air from vessels and silos. In this process a reliable retention of dust and other powdery products from the conveying air or from other process gases is required. Such pneumatic conveying processes are used in almost every technical industry. […]

Clean cooking oil for the perfect doughnut

10/14/19

Initial Situation Our customer is part of the global structure of a large food discounter. In different  departments they produce bakery products as well as ice cream. Our customer  has two large production lines for the production of doughnuts. These are deep-  fried with edible oil during the process. During the frying process particles of […]

Strong performance in icy temperatures

10/14/19

Initial Situation In the winter the Gulf of Finland freezes over. To provide a continuous waterway icebreakers are in operation during the winter months. Two ships, the “SISU” and the “URHO” take care about the area between Helsinki and Tallinn. Each ship has 5 engines with 12.000 hp each. The reliability of these engines has […]

No turning manoeuvre without FG duplex filter

10/14/19

Initial Situation Working ships like tug- and fishing-boats or ferries need to be very maneuverable to operate on limited space. Hydraulic controlled turning transmissions are installed to enable the ship to do the assigned job in an economic and cost efficient way. A failure of these transmissions can cause disastrous dangers for humans and machines […]

Safe on the oceans

10/14/19

Initial Situation Working ships are constantly exposed to high loads and have to operate reliably, with a minimum of wear and without interruptions. Hydraulically switchable reduction-gearboxes ensure a reliable operation. A failure of the drive can have devastating consequences for the environment, for humans and machines on the ship. A failure or a shutdown of […]

FG coalescer filter elements for high pressure

10/14/19

Initial Situation Large common-rail engines of the latest generation require highly efficient filtration and dewatering of the supplied fuel. While the first generation of these engines worked at 1,000 bar, the latest generation of engines reach pressures of up to 2,500 bar. For the operation of engines with common-rail injection systems, high demands are placed […]

Throwing off ballast for the environment

10/14/19

Initial Situation In order to halt the unintentional spread of organisms through ballast water the International Marine Organization (IMO) is establishing a convention which will in future regulate how ballast water is treated. The convention should have been legally binding from 2012, latest from 2016 for new vessels. After 2016 the convention will become compulsory […]

Between powder coating and electrically conductive materials

10/14/19

Initial Situation During powder coating electrically conductive materials are covered with powder paint. Our customer is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of equipment and installations for surface treatment with powder, wet coatings as well as colors and other materials. For powder- and wet coating our customer is using a Filtration Group dedusting unit SFK-09 […]

Extraction of sticky dusts

10/14/19

Initial Situation High-quality Filtration Group industrial filters ensure safe and economical operation of the laser system for one of our customers in Austria during manufacturing of individual and sophisticated punching tools. The punching tool manufacturer uses a FG dedusting unit SFK-09 for a volume flow of 6,000 m³/h for the extraction of sticky dust from […]

Effective protection against explosive dust

10/14/19

Initial Situation Our customer is a family business, that successfully develops and manufactures and markets adhesives and sealing compounds for the metal packaging industry. During the production of adhesives, different additives like resins, wax or further components are added to polymeres. Sticky dusts are created during this process with a minimum ignition energy < 3 […]

Waste oil recycling saves money and protects the environment

10/14/19

Initial Situation In Mülheim an der Ruhr / Germany this particular customer is planning, designing and producing complete turbine strings for conventional power plants. These big rotary machine parts are inspected particularly and need to pass different test benches. The customer has its own laboratory for the implementation of the turbine string balancing. Here the […]

The diesel plague removed the breeding ground

10/14/19

Initial Situation Especially in nuclear power plants, safety has the highest priority. For this reason even smallest processes are monitored in detail.In Switzerland the storage of the diesel for the emergency engines were identified as critical process. The fuel, stored in 50.000 liter tanks, can be contaminated with water due to changes in temperature. This […]

Generating energy from the sun’s rays

10/14/19

Initial Situation Over the last years thermosolar plants were built in selected regions of the earth to generate energy from sun radiation which can be used to supply thousands of households with power. For instance there is a thermosolar plant in Andalusia with 165.000 parabolic mirrors and a total area of 142 hectare where sun […]

Qualitative filter for innovative material

10/14/19

Initial Situation Due to their variety of properties, plastics are the key to technical innovation in the automotive sector. PVC is the third most important plastic in this application with a share of approx. 10 %. Parts made of PVC are durable or have special protective functions for other materials. For example, PVC plastisols used […]

Safe cleaning, polishing and grinding

10/14/19

Initial Situation When the castings for the productionof chamshafts come from the foundry, a complex cleaning, polishing and grinding process begins. When grinding cast steel, very high peripheral speeds of the grinding wheel come into contact with a hardened casting material. Chip removal under enormous heat development and the transport of large quantities of fine […]

Pump protection without break

10/14/19

Initial Situation Pumps, especially those used to convey liquid media must be protected from damage due to solid particles. Depending on the size and the type of the pump are required different fineness. The Type and quantity of the attacking particles is in turn depending of the specific application and the media. In closed systems […]

No energy revolution without separation

10/14/19

Initial Situation Due to the change in German energy politics initiated trough the government, the importance of renewables energies has increased over the last years. In 2011 the first german commercial Offshore wind farm has been built in the Baltic Sea. The wind park consists out of 21 wind turbines, which produce energy for 50.000 […]

Gear oil filtration in wind turbines

10/14/19

Initial Situation In every wind turbine, that is equipped with a gearbox, the lubrication oil needs to be filtered with minimum of 10μm. The critical point in this application is that the used oil with a viscosity of 320 cSt (at 40°C) has to be filtered reliably also at 10.000 cSt at -7°C. Also the […]

Support 100,000 households with sustainable energy

10/14/19

Initial Situation The wind industry makes an important contribution to the energy revolution and to a future-oriented power supply. In order to have a secure future, wind turbines must be economical. This requires reliable and durable operation even under adverse weather conditions. Our customer is an industry leader in the United States that is committed […]

Precision and performance compactly combined

10/14/19

Initial Situation High-quality Filtration Group automatic backflushing filters are used in the production of high-performance components for motor sports, tuning and vehicle refinement. Our customer AVL SCHRICK GmbH in Remscheid, manufactures a large selection of high-performance camshafts and drive components for Formula 1, WEC and the American NASCAR series, among others, on ultra-modern combination systems. […]

Cooling lubricant preparation at high pressure

10/14/19

Initial Situation The MAHLE GmbH in Rottweil is a manufacturer of pistons for commercial vehicles and automobiles. The centralized cooling lubricant treatment for 40 machine tools should be automated. The cooling lubricant which is used for production of truck pistons requires a fine filtration under high pressure sphere. The pre-filtration is proceeded with the help […]

Protection of employees against oil aerosols

10/14/19

Initial Situation A well-known manufacturer of Diesel-systems produces in Homburg/Saar among others fuel injection pumps for passenger cars. The components are produced on different machine centers. In the molding machines oil is mainly used as cooling lubricant for the tools. Due to the high rotary speeds the oil evaporates in working room of the machine […]

Clean work with turbocharger systems

10/14/19

Initial Situation Bosch MAHLE Turbo Systems (BMTS) produces turbocharger systems in St. Michael plant, Austria. In addition to high precise processing, cleanness of components plays an important role upon production of the turbocharger systems. The reliable oil mist separation process on grinding machine tools has a high significance. Electrostatic filters, centrifugal separators as well as […]

Get the hang of

10/14/19

Initial Situation In order to be able to turn highly productively, manufacturing companies require peripherals suitable for the lathes, including high-pressure cooling lubricant systems. A process-safe and stable material feed, combined with efficient cooling of the tools and the targeted flushing away of the resulting chips, forms the basis for optimum use of the lathe. […]