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optimise the performance of your dust collector with replacement filters from camfil

Created 31 March 2023

Did you know Camfil have a full range of retrofit filters that can be utilised in all the most common brands on the market. Camfil filters are not just designed to work but to optimise your dust extraction systems performance

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CamCarb XG

Created 04 September 2023

CamCarb XG Engineered for energy and maintenance cost savings in molecular contamination control applications

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The Mighty HEPA filter

Created 08 April 2024

In the realm of controlled environments, where precision, purity, and protection are paramount, High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters emerge as unsung heroes

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Real cost of clean air solutions

Created 13 June 2024

Often the initial purchase price for air filters or dust collectors is just the tip of the iceberg. The true costs for energy, maintenance and disposal are lurking below the surface. To make the most economic decision in the long-run, a detailed calculation considering all the factors will help to reduce your overall expenditure.

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Improving air quality inside and around manufacturing facilities

Created 26 March 2024

Processes in manufacturing facilities often generate dust and fumes which for example can pose health risks for your operators or compromise the quality and safety of your products. Determining the right capture and filtration solution helps to protect against the main risks of uncontrolled emissions and thus to create safe work environments.

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Testing has always been crucial to the success of every air filter

Created 17 October 2023

Rigorous testing of a product during its development phase is ultimately about being able to guarantee a certain level of performance. This is, of course, also true for high quality air filters like Camfil’s. And the way these products are tested has always been changing and evolving.

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Where is the future of air filtration headed?

Created 09 October 2023

What are some of the challenges moving forward to achieve healthy and energy-efficient indoor air environments? And what are some of the new air filtration solutions that could potentially become a reality in the years to come?

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No computers or medicine without hepa filters

Created 09 October 2023

Without HEPA filters, we would not be able to manufacture computers, medicine and many other products that are essential in today’s world. But what is the history of these High Efficiency Particulate Air filters and how and where are they used?

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The importance of effective dust control and containment in the pharmaceutical workplace

Created 06 October 2023

Oral solid dosage products (OSD) such as tablets, pills or capsules contains Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. These API create very fine dusts and often high solvent concentrations during the product handling and manufacturing processes. To protect worker´s health and to avoid cross-contamination of products, an effective filtration combined with containment solutions is required.

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dust collector Total Cost of Ownership

Created 06 October 2023

When purchasing dust collection systems and filter cartridges, the initial purchase price is just the tip of the iceberg. The true costs – energy, consumables and operations – are lurking below the surface. The good news is that there are ways to reduce these costs over the long term.

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Make sure your dust collection equipment is safe & compliant

Created 06 October 2023

Dust collection systems are all safety devices and thus state-of-the art modern methods of validation and certification are required. Furthermore it is vital to ensure that the system is still in compliance after perhaps changed process conditions, to provide maximum safety for personnel and the facility. It is also recommended to carry out quality audits, process reliability surveys and annual safety inspections.

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hemipleat filters capture & release more pollutants when pulse-cleaned

Created 13 June 2023

HemiPleat is, in short, the uniquely, patented media pleating technology Camfil use to create highly efficient filter cartridges that outlast and outperform competitors alternatives.

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selecting the right filter media for your industrial applications

Created 13 June 2023

Dust collection systems are an important part of any manufacturing process, so they need to be sized and designed properly. One critical design component is specifying the proper filtration media, which requires analysis of the dust in the process and all operating conditions.

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10 tips on selecting dust collectors for tablet press applications

Created 14 November 2022

Though tablet compression does not generate large volumes of fugitive dust, safe and efficient collection of whatever dust is created by this process is critical. The dust collector linked to the press can contribute to reliable, consistent performance – or detract from it, if components are not properly designed.

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Mitigate combustion risks & protect from dust explosions

Created 14 November 2022

Almost all industrial manufacturing, processing or packaging applications generate dust as a side effect. Many of these dusts are both combustible as well as explosive, and removing them from the work place can significantly reduce the risk of serious accidents. It is estimated that there are approximately 2,000 dust explosions in Europe annually. Most of these are minor but some are very destructive. So by extracting the dust, the risk in the production is reduced, but unless the extraction system is safe the risk is just moved.

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Containment solutions ensure that dust doesn’t escape during normal operation and routine maintenance

Created 11 September 2022

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API´s) create a number of challenges for pharma manufacturers and their production processes. The API’s create very fine dusts and often high solvent concentrations during the product handling and manufacturing processes. This fine dusts pose the greatest risk to the worker’s health, with harmful particles being retained in the lungs. That´s why effective filtration is required combined with containment solutions to ensure the dust doesn’t escape during normal operation as well as during routine maintenance like filter changes or waste dust disposal.

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Exposure and explosion risks in the pharmaceutical workplace

Created 11 September 2022

In many instances, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing involves the handling and processing of powder or granular ingredients, many of which have exposure or explosion risks attached when in dust form. A comprehensive risk assessment of each and every application is essential before evaluating the appropriate dust control solution.

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hazard analysis & dust testing help you to fully understand the application & the processed ingredients

Created 11 September 2022

To mitigate exposure and explosion risks in pharmaceutical workspaces, you have to fully understand the application and the processed ingredients. Dust testing and a hazard analysis will provide more specific information about particle size and explosive properties of your dust and thereby to determine the right extraction solution for your needs.

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Dust collectors are necessary safety systems which have to be maintained properly

Created 24 June 2022

Dust collectors are necessary safety systems in many manufacturing and processing plants, thus as in the food processing industry. But if they are not designed, installed and maintained properly, these systems themselves can cause serious problems. In this eBook we highlight 10 ways how to make sure your dust collection system is up to the tasks of keeping workers safe, maximising production uptime and meeting regulatory compliance.

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Signs of an underperforming dust collection system

Created 24 June 2022

A properly designed and installed dust collection system will effectively catch, convey and separate hazardous and nuisance dusts. Our new ePoster pinpoints key areas to watch and signs to look for that will help you avoid problems with your dust collection system and to keep up process availability in your production facility.

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Can We Remove it

Created 04 October 2021

Dealing with airborne odours, toxins and gases can be a big challenge. Learn about how Molecular Contamination Control and how it can protect against the harmful effects of these airborne contaminants.

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Effective HEPA air purifier Solution

Created 19 July 2021

Read the report from the University College of Dublin (UCD) as they evaluate the effectiveness of the City M unit in poorly ventilated environments

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DEPARTMENT OF THE REGIONAL GOVERNMENT OF VALENCIA INSTALLS AIR PURIFIERS AS PART OF THEIR STRATEGY FOR PREVENTATIVE MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19

Created 19 July 2021

Following the project conducted in 2020 to deploy 4,000 Camfil City M air purifiers to protect the schools where more than 100,000 students could benefit from the improved clean air. This measure was implemented by The Department of Education, Culture and Sports of the Valencia region as a measure Against COVID-19. Now the regional government has decided to protect the elderly and vulnerable by having air filtration solutions in the indoor environment.

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Filtration solutions for hospitals with a focus on the safety of patients and staff

Created 14 July 2021

When hospitals choose filter solutions for ventilation, their focus should be efficiency and reliability. Often cheaper solutions do not offer high-efficiency removal, energy savings, robustness and long terms reliability.

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Efficient removal of corrosive gases and odorous contaminants from air with CamCarb VG

Created 21 May 2021

CamCarb VG modules with loose-fill media are robust solutions suited for make-up air (outdoor air) and recirculation air systems. The primary use is the control of acidic gases that are responsible for the corrosion of electronics and electrical equipment in heavy process industries such as pulp and paper mills, petrochemical refineries, mining and metal refining operations, and wastewater treatment plants.

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Guarding critical cleanroom application at pharmaceutical manufacturing with Gold Series Dust Collector

Created 28 April 2021

G-CON Manufacturing, a mobile cleanroom provider, and Camfil recently partnered to provide their leading-edge technologies together to meet the needs of a well-known pharmaceutical customer.

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Molecular filtration in Life Science - a fundamental development towards safety and excellence 

Created 19 February 2021

Awareness and regulations in the life science and pharmaceutical processes are essential as critical molecules in the mistaken place can cause failure of the production process which can be extremely harsh to the outcome. In the pharmaceutical and life science industries, clean rooms and laboratories are often used for various purposes. These cleanrooms are subject to a high level of cleanliness of numerous particles and molecules

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DEVENTER HOSPITAL IN THE NETHERLANDS REMOVES FUME AND PARTICLES DUE TO FOSSIL FUEL USING UNIQUE 2-IN-1 AIR FILTER

Created 21 December 2020

DEVENTER HOSPITAL IN THE NETHERLANDS REMOVES FUME AND PARTICLES DUE TO FOSSIL FUEL USING UNIQUE 2-IN-1 AIR FILTER

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Air cleaners in the life science industry

Created 15 December 2020

Clean air plays an imperative role in the life science, healthcare and pharmaceutical process chain. Many studies have inferred that in moderate levels of air pollution the damage to human health is irreversible. In the life science industry where biological life or living organisms are at play, it is vital to maintain utmost hygiene along with superior indoor air quality. Camfil’s high-efficiency air filtration solutions are used by many global life science industry specialists in cleanrooms, production areas, and laboratories, including many global biosafety labs around the world.

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Hospital Air Cleaners

Created 24 November 2020

Find out how Camfil solutions can help you protect your patients and staff in your hospital

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Frequently Asked Questions about viruses and filtration

Created 13 August 2020

We have gathered the most frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and filtration.

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Improved indoor HVAC system can help prevent airborne respiratory viruses

Created 13 August 2020

In a scientific debate, WHO has acknowledged that in the case of COVID-19, airborne transmission could not be ruled out in crowded, closed or poorly ventilated settings. Scientists across the world are looking for more evidence as it may affect many guidelines in the crowded indoor environment.

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WHAT IS DUST? AND HOW TO ELIMINATE DUST IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT 

Created 30 June 2020

Dust is everywhere – in our homes, workplaces and the surrounding environment. One can be annoyed with the dust piled on the surface of the bookshelf but unfortunately there is a darker side; the dust can cause allergies, health problems and expensive issues in production processes and equipment.

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6 tips to ensure you are ready to regain control of air quality at your business

Created 30 June 2020

Every business depends on its surrounding environment and understanding the needs truly depends on identifying the problems. One fact that will remain unchanged even after the COVID-19 pandemic storm settles is that 'air travels'. It is important to highlight the potential risks surrounding the business such as air pollution. 

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Reducing the risk of infection through virus by combating the air pathogens 

Created 25 February 2020

Combating the virus in the air. Maintaining a good level of hygiene and covering the mouth with a mask are good ways to stay protected but is this enough? Maintaining a hygienic and sanitary environment along with protection from those infected are vital as the virus thrives in contaminated conditions.

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Camfil ProSafe 

Created 18 December 2018

Some processes are more sensitive than others. If you work in the food and beverage or life science industries, you know how tough the demands on clean air are. To be sure you have the right filter, look for the ProSafe symbol.

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Molecular Filtration For Life

Created 18 December 2018

Starting the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience for anyone needing help in conceiving a child.

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Hospital Air Quality Matters

Created 18 December 2018

As a place of healing and recovery, hospital air quality is even more important than the air quality at commercial offices and shopping malls. The purpose of a hospital is to return people to good health, and an essential aspect of this process is ensuring that airborne pollutants do not make existing conditions worse.

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Gold Series X-Flo

Created 18 December 2018

GSX collectors are ideal for use in pharma, mining, food and chemical processing industries. They also provide a safer work environment in metalworking applications like welding and cutting.

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Fermentation Odours

Created 18 December 2018

Case Study: Odour Solution For Pharmaceutical Company. There was a distinct odour in the manufacturer's lab and cold storage area, and employee complaints of nuisance odour eventually circulated to management where the concern was escalated.

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Cannabis Cultivation

Created 18 December 2018

Case Study: Cannabis Cultivation. This key player in the industry operates one of the largest facilities in Canada, with over 150,000 square feet of space licensed for medical marijuana production. The process of growing cannabis produces a strong smell.

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Pfizer Improved Air Quality While Cutting Energy Costs

Created 18 December 2018

Pfizer Prioritises Energy Reduction Project. Camfil secured a supply and installation contract at the Pfizer Global Research and Development Campus in South-East Kent, UK that improved air quality and saves over £2 million.

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Camtain® Contains Explosive Pharma Dust

Created 18 December 2018

Case Study: Camtain Contains Explosive Pharma Dust. A multinational pharmaceutical company needed a dust extraction system for their new tableting suite in Spain. The suite comprised of six rooms, each with its own tablet machine that created explosive dusts.

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Hospitals & Healthcare: St. James Hospital Dublin

Created 18 December 2018

St James Hospital Prevents Aspergillus. Healthcare facilities must maintain the highest levels of cleanliness to promote health and healing. Camfil provides air cleaners for these environments. St. James Hospitaal in Dublin used Camfil for Aspergillus prevention.

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