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Common cold and flu remedies get passed down from generation to generation. From grandma’s chicken soup recipe to ginger & honey in tea, there are plenty of home remedies in every household. But some flu viruses are more serious, and one needs a strong defense mechanism. Viruses ranges in size from 20-400 nanometer that is equivalent to 0.02-0.4 micrometer.

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Virus and Air Filtration Risk Mitigation

Air Filter Experts offer Presentation on Managing Virus Mitigation 

Created Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Camfil USA Virus and Air Filtration Virtual or In-Person Presentation. A date can be coordinated with a Camfil local air filtration expert to conduct a detailed virtual presentation to key staff responsible for managing virus mitigation

Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control
IMPROVED INDOOR HVAC SYSTEM CAN HELP PREVENT AIRBORNE RESPIRATORY VIRUSES

Improved indoor HVAC system can help prevent airborne respiratory viruses

Created Friday, November 6, 2020

When considering risk mitigation as it relates to air filtration, put the systems and air filters in place that have a higher likelihood of capturing both droplets and aerosols that exist outside the social distancing zones before the contaminants make contact with healthy people.

Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Life science and healthcare Virus Contamination Control

Wildfire Smoke Air Filter Solutions

Created Tuesday, October 29, 2019

As the wildfires continue to blaze around the world, a vast amount of pollutants is being released into the air. View Camfil's air filter recommendations for mitigating risks of dangerous and damaging microscopic particulates and gaseous contaminants. Learn how to protect yourself and your facility during the wildfire season.

Air quality

Reducing the risk of infection through viruses by combating air pathogens 

Created Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Common cold and flu remedies get passed down from generation to generation. From grandma’s chicken soup recipe to ginger and honey in tea, there are plenty of home remedies in every household. But some flu viruses are more serious and require stronger defenses.

Air quality Life science and healthcare Virus Contamination Control

6 tips to control air quality at your business - COVID-19

Created Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Every business depends on its surrounding environment and understanding the needs truly depends on identifying the problems. The CDC has only recently added airborne transmission as one of the methods that COVID-19 can spread. It is important to highlight the potential risks surrounding the business such as air pollution.

Commercial and Public buildings Food and beverage Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Life science and healthcare Virus Contamination Control

PROTECT EMPLOYEES FROM HARMFUL PATHOGENS and CREATe A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT WITH Air Purifiers 

Created Thursday, October 22, 2020

Researchers see a connection between poor air quality and the high number of infected people, which has now been linked to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). According to EPHA, people in polluted cities are 84% more likely to be infected with the Coronavirus.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control

Frequently Asked Questions about Viruses and Air Filtration

Created Monday, March 30, 2020

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

Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Life science and healthcare Virus Contamination Control

Protect Your students & Staff

Created Thursday, April 22, 2021

For a safe school operation, healthy and virus-free air in the classroom is needed to avoid infections and diseases and to provide added comfort to students, parents, and staff.  Camfil's "Clean Air in the Classrooms" information pack is designed to help schools understand the clean air solutions available to mitigate virus and airborne pathogen risks.  

Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Virus Contamination Control

Education Department Protecting Students & Staff from Virus

Created Thursday, April 1, 2021

More than 100,000 students and teachers are now protected against biological agents such as SARS-CoV-2 thanks to our “City M” air purifiers. Camfil HEPA H14 filters are certified according to EN1822 standard and are delivered with their mandatory individual scan test certificate. Their large filter surface area, the largest on the market for this type of purifier, provides a market-leading low-pressure drop.

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control

Dance Studio - Improving the air quality and preventing from harmful pathogens

Created Thursday, November 19, 2020

Similar to gyms and other recreational facilities, dance studios are reeling due to shut-down and COVID-19 restrictions. Concerns among owners, teachers, and students are growing as some indoor activities come into the risk zone. Patrons and teachers are adhering to strict restrictions imposed due to COVID-19.

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control

Purifying the Air and Protecting Barber Shop Customers

Created Thursday, November 19, 2020

COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions have changed the customer outlook for the spa and beauty salon market, and it is one of the most negatively hit businesses. Air is the most crucial aspect of being indoors and being susceptible to harmful pathogens in a closed environment calls for reflecting actions.

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Virus Contamination Control

PM1: the smallest particles in the air

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

We all know that air pollution is bad for human health. A much less known fact is that new research indicates that the smallest particles in the air are the most dangerous.

Air quality Take a breath

Air Quality Recommendations for Food Processing Plants

Created Monday, October 19, 2020

It is common that meat processing factories are susceptible to the spread of airborne viruses and microbes. Temperature and humidity requirements along with the production processes lend to the survival of airborne microbes and viruses.

Food and beverage Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control

THE STATE Hermitage Museum, Russia

Created Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Russia’s iconic landmark, the state hermitage museum is equipped with Camfil’s clean air technology that preserves the legacy of art and culture

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality

Molecular Air Filtration in Life Sciences

Created Thursday, April 29, 2021

Awareness and regulations in the life sciences 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 sciences industries, cleanrooms and laboratories are often used for various purposes. These cleanrooms are subject to a high level of cleanliness of numerous particles and molecules

Air quality Life science and healthcare

Desulfurization of Biogas with CamPure 32

Created Thursday, April 29, 2021

CamPure 32 is the new ideal Camfil media for the removal of hydrogen sulfide during the production of biogas in an anaerobic process. Learn how this farm in France applied the high quality chemical absorbent media to their biogas application.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

Created Thursday, April 1, 2021

When a major biopharmaceutical company began to experience problems with leaky filters in its R&D lab, it turned to Camfil’s award-winning EnerGuard™ filters for help. The result? Purpose-built air filters with close to 100% efficiency, zero installation failures, minimal unplanned filter changes – and significant savings in time and energy.

Case Studies Sustainability Life science and healthcare

CamGT EPA Filters Boost Gas Turbine Performance

Created Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Hi-Flo bag air filters and CamGT EPA air filter upgrade reduces compressor efficiency degradation by over 80%, slashes 3 offline filter replacements, 7 online prefilter replacements, and 3 offline water washes per year.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

CamPulse GTC Gas Turbine Air Intake Filters Fighting Fog, Salt, and Hydrocarbons for Watson Cogneration Plant

Created Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The Watson Cogeneration Plant operates 4 GE, Frame 7EA engines and produces 400 MW for local refineries and sells excess electricity to the grid. The Plant Manager requested air intake efficiency, pressure drop, and water tests from Camfil. The test results revealed the true impact of the synthetic cartridge filters on gas turbine performance.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Smurfit Kappa Pulp and Paper Company Improves Pressure Drop By 92% With GTC Cartridge Filters

Created Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Low pressure drop GTC air filters minimize filter replacement requirements, improve power output, and lower fuel consumption.

Manufacturing and Machinery Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Say Goodbye to Fouling and Pressure Spikes!

Created Tuesday, March 16, 2021

CamGT 3V-600 static final filters and Cam-Flo GT Hybrid pocket air filters eliminate 6 offline washes per year, improve gas turbine compressor efficiency, and boost power output for a Singaporean coastal cogeneration power plant.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Camfil Designs a Compact Solutions on Existing Offshore Platform for Foxtrot International that Reduces Gas Turbine Maintenance

Created Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Located offshore Ivory Coast, Africa, the CamGT EPA filter solution saves Foxtrot International 3 shutdowns per year and eliminates salt corrrosion, without compromising on footprint.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Engie Midlothian Air Intake Retrofit Means No Filter Change-Out for 3 years for 6 Alstom Gas Turbines 

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

Camfil provides the CamGT EPA air filter solution that helps reduce gas turbine compressor efficiency degradation and improves pressure drop by 40%. Three years after installation, the customer reported no filter change-outs, only 1 water wash in 3 years, and a low and stable pressure drop.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

TurboBoost: CamGT Filter Line

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

The CamGT air filter line has been turbo-boosted to maximize power, profits, and uptime of your gas turbine.

Energy and Power Systems

The Value Rating Whitepaper

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

Learn how The Value Rating, the easiest way to select air filters for gas turbines, works.

Energy and Power Systems

Infographic - The easiest way to select air filters for gas turbines

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

Designed to help identify filters that improve gas turbine efficiency, The Value Rating system is the easiest way to select air filter for gas turbines.

Energy and Power Systems

Optimized Configuration Pays Back Investment in Less Than 2 Months

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

What if we told you that 98% air and 2% fuel is the input of your most valuable assets, your turbines? Now what if we told you that 100% of that air contains pollutants that can damage your turbines if they’re not properly filtered?

Energy and Power Systems

MYTH: GAS TURBINES DON’T BELONG ON COMMERCIAL SHIPS

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

Meeting stricter marine emissions standards while continuing to run reciprocating engines will significantly increase operating costs for commercial shipping operators. To support low emissions, liquified natural gas is becoming a key marine fuel due to increasing availability and clean combustion.

Energy and Power Systems

Part 2: Are your filters ready for the next big storm?

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

Gas turbines are susceptible to fouling and damage if water droplets and water soluble contaminants, i.e. salts, are ingested by an engine.

Energy and Power Systems

Part 1: Are your air inlet filters ready for the next big storm?

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

During heavy storms, filters are subject to a lot of water. Both filter efficiency and pressure drop can be impacted if the filter drainage is not properly designed or the media hydrophobicity is not sufficient.

Energy and Power Systems

Whitepaper: Gas Turbine Hot Corrosion

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

Hot corrosion is a source of nonrecoverable degradation on gas turbines. It is a chemical reaction between salts, sulfur and heat, where the damages can reduce an engine’s life by up to 75%. One of the most effective methods is to eliminate the contaminants triggering the chemical reaction. This paper examines the causes of hot corrosion and assesses various methods of mitigation.

Energy and Power Systems

Infographic: TurboBoost Performance - Boost power • Boost uptime • boost profits

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

CamGT filters have been engineered to excel in extreme environments. They virtually eliminate fouling, corrosion and maintenance downtime, all at a lower and more stable pressure drop.

Energy and Power Systems

Choose the Right Anti-Icing Application

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

Protect your gas turbine from ice formation during high humidity and low temperatures. Insufficient icing protection may result in inlet filter system issues and ice formation at the turbine inlet.

Energy and Power Systems

FastFrame - For quicker filter installations

Created Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The FastFrame is our latest innovation for easier and quicker filter change outs. No more clips means each filter can be installed over 30% quicker than standard filter holding frames

Commercial and Public buildings Innovation Technology and Research

People Matter 1st - understanding the effect of particulate matter

Created Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Two striking facts perfectly illustrate why we need to place air quality at the top of the environmental and human health agenda. First, the quality of the air we breathe has a significant impact on our health and wellbeing; globally, air pollution is the leading environmental cause of shortened life, contributing to the equivalent of 5% of all deaths worldwide. Second, each of us inhales more than 25 million particles with every breath we take; the more contaminants we ingest, the greater the chance of sickness and ill-health.

Education and Experience Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Take a breath

Air Cleaners Revolutionizing Clean Air in the Life Sciences Industry

Created Monday, February 1, 2021

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 sciences industry specialists in cleanrooms, production areas, and laboratories, including many global biosafety labs around the world.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Life science and healthcare

DOES COLD WINTER WEATHER INCREASE THE RISK OF INFECTION?  HOW TO PREVENT IT?

Created Friday, January 15, 2021

During winter, the air we breathe feels fresh and clean thanks to the cold. What many don’t understand however is temperature is not the only difference. Our hands feel drier, static charge builds up easily, our exposed mucous membranes dry out. What’s happening, and is there anything we can do to counteract it?

Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control

SAFE SCHOOLS EVERY DAY - PROTECTING STUDENT HEALTH WITH AIR PURIFIERS

Created Thursday, January 14, 2021

For a safe school operation, healthy and virus-free air in the classroom is needed to avoid infections and diseases. Viruses, such as COVID-19, can spread through the air in the form of aerosols. Depending on factors including ventilation rates and particulate levels, these viruses can remain airborne for several hours. Indoor environments can experience a higher concentration of aerosols (high viral load), which can increase the risk of infection.

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control

Why high efficiency air filtration is important for food safety

Created Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The food and beverage industry is affected by unique air quality challenges that can risk the health and safety of workers, production equipment along with a potential for contamination. How high-efficiency air filters can provide an effective and affordable solution.

Food and beverage Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality

Cartridge Air Intake Filters Improve Gas Turbine Performance for Union Gas Despite the Very Clean Environment

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

A side by side comparison shows the benefits of higher grade GTC F9 gas turbine air intake filters for two RB211 gas turbines, even in very clean rural areas. It means a cleaner engine, higher power output, fewer water washes, and fuel savings.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

A Pacific Coast Energy Plant Operates Corrosion-Free with Stable Output After Corrosion Tests Show the Benefits of EPA filters

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

An energy plant on the pacific coast upgrades their Siemens 501F gas turbine filtration to the CamGT 4V-300 air intake filters after tests show its water and salt handling capabilities.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

EGAT North Power Generation Shifted to CamGT Filters and Saved $1.24M USD in Yearly Power Degradation

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

Egat North, the largest energy producer in Thailand, upgraded to Hi-Flo and CamClose air intake pre-filters as well as CamGT final EPA air filters and lowered degradation by 70%, reduced water wash requirements, and saved approximately $1.24M USD per year.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Major North African Pipeline Operating Over 2 Years Without Shutdown

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

Synthetic CamPulse GTC F9 cartridge air intake filters keeps twenty 30MW engines clean and running despite the humid and dusty desert environmental conditions.

Case Studies Air quality Energy and Power Systems

An LNG Plant with high availability & reliability requirements upgrades to the CamGT EPA filters

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

Air sampling, CamLab on-site analysis, as well as a Life Cycle Cost analysis show that the CamGT EPA filters will result in no shutdowns for turbine water washes, final filter shutdown extended to 5 years, decreased risk of corrosion and maximum power output.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Retrofit of a Thailand Offshore Air Intake Filter System Improves gas turbine efficiency, Reduces Engine Degradation, Optimizes Turbine Maintenance, and Increases Uptime with high efficiency filters

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

Frequent pressure and short filter replacement intervals led to high operational costs. Camfil's Cam-Flo air intake pre-filters and CamGT EPA air filters met their goal of 8000 hours of life and reduced pressure drop by 50%.

Manufacturing and Machinery Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Combined Cycle Plant installs a CamLab on-site for 3 months to test filters & LCC shows $900 000 USD savings over a 6-year timeframe

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

Plant located in the Gulf Coast of Louisiana upgrades to the Cam-Flo pocket air filters and CamGT 4V-300 EPA E10 filters after tests show lower pressure drop, lower engine degradation, and signifcant savings as a result of filtration.

Manufacturing and Machinery Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Bartow Power Generation commissions a CamLab On-Site for 3 Months to select the right air intake filters for the challenging environmental conditions

Created Thursday, April 30, 2020

The test showed that that the CamPulse GTC gas turbine cartrdige filter upgrade would improve pressure drop and increase power output despite the salt laden, high humidity environmental conditions.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Whitepaper: Gas Turbine Hot Corrosion

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

With a growing demand for greener practices, and rising operational costs, it has become imperative that gas turbine operators cut their carbon footprints. Upgraded air intake systems are one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to meet these demands, while improving operations at the same time.

Energy and Power Systems

Infographic: How Advanced Filtration Reduces Carbon Output

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Read this infographic and discover: How gas turbines can play a positive role in the future energy mix; How gas turbines can improve their efficiency and carbon intensity; How you can burn less fuel and thus reduce emissions; The amount of CO2 a clean engine emits vs a fouled engine; and Static filter vs. Pulse filer features that reduce emissions

Energy and Power Systems

"Airplane jet Engines don't use filters, so why should I?"

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

To answer this question, let's look at the difference between a land based gas turbine and a jet engine.

Energy and Power Systems

Keeping the information superhighway clear

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Air filters in data centres offer a host of solid business benefits in a whole range of different applications, but one of their most impressive uses is in data centres. They raise energy efficiency and lower energy bills along with providing healthy work environment.

Electronics and optics

Dust & Fume Lab Capabilities

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

We can perform a battery of bench tests on your sample dust, including simulated challenges. We analyze your performance requirements and use this information to develop the best collection system for your needs.

Education and Experience

Camfil Measures Air on Hornsgatan

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

For several years, Hornsgatan has been designated Sweden's dirtiest street when it comes to air pollution. Hornsgatan is an exposed street when it comes to harmful particles in the air. How does this affect residents?

Case Studies Air quality

Under one’s breath – How Australia’s ‘fire’ season is affecting lives due to unhealthy air quality 

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Last one-month Australia looked like an inferno to rest of the world and the loss cannot be summed only in numbers. Traumatic aftereffects of wildfire are still haunting many, and it is still far from over as authorities have reported that ‘fire season’ may continue till April. Those effected have lost homes, businesses but even those sitting away from the flames in the thick smoke blanket are breathing unhealthy air. A lot of cities in Australia have been covered by a thick haze of smoke from the wildfires for weeks.

Air quality

CANCER MORTALITY RISKS IN THE ENVIRONMENT EXPOSED TO AIR POLLUTION & ONE FORMIDABLE WEAPON IN BATTLE - AIR FILTRATION

Created Wednesday, April 29, 2020

It’s no surprise that air pollution has also been associated with lung cancer. What is shocking, however, is that bad air can also increase the risk of mortality from other types of sarcoma, including breast, liver, and pancreatic cancer.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality

Mold Odor

Created Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Case Studies Air cleaners and air purifiers

Benefits of the right molecular air filtration solution for biogas production industry 

Created Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The biogas process is critical as it releases heavily contaminated gasses that can cause engine corrosion and equipment abrasion, causing unscheduled downtime for maintenance and repair, which results in loss of output and profit. Luckily, there are several ways of solving molecular filtration in biogas plants with different types of filter media in deep beds.

Energy and Power Systems

Molecular Contamination Control & Sustainability

Created Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Molecular Contamination Control (MCC) products remove molecules, gases and vapors from the air that cannot be captured using ordinary particle filters. Molecules are typically 1,000 to 10,000 times smaller than the most penetrating particles that pass through HEPA and ULPA filters.

Sustainability Air quality

Filtration Solutions and Sustainability

Created Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Camfil’s filter offering constitutes the majority of our business. We offer a huge range of high quality, rigorously tested solutions that clean the indoor air for nearly any filtration or containment need.

Sustainability

Air Pollution Control & Sustainability

Created Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) develops and produces dust, fume and mist collectors for industrial exhaust-air cleaning. These extraction systems are used across a wide range of applications and industries, including metalworking, pharmaceutical, automotive, food and beverage, and mining.

Sustainability

Manufacturing Industry Air Cleaners

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

In the Manufacturing Industry Air Quality can be compromised by the production processes.

Air cleaners and air purifiers

Air Cleaners in Hospitals

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

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

Air cleaners and air purifiers Life science and healthcare

Air Cleaners in Food and Beverage Production

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

Air is a vital ingredient in food and beverage production. Protecting your production process and final product has never been easier.

Food and beverage Air cleaners and air purifiers

Camfil provides high efficiency air filtration solution for EPR nuclear power station with an aim to reduce carbon emissions

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

Hinkley Point C in Somerset, United Kingdom is amongst the safest and most efficient nuclear power generator that is type of a Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR). With hundreds of megawatts electrical production in planning, safety of the process becomes a key concern.

Manufacturing and Machinery Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

How Camfil is preventing street level pollution by removing nitrogen dioxide in Hong Kong tunnel  

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

World’s largest air purification system in a tunnel with an aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 12,000 tons annually. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 92 percent of people in the Asia-Pacific region are exposed to a high level of air pollution that pose significant health risks.

Case Studies Sustainability Air quality

Paper Factories Improve Gas Turbine Efficiency by Improving Filter Lifetime by 200% and Increasing Power Output by 1300 MWh Per Year

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

Several paper factories that operate multiple 44MW gas turbines requested increased availability, reliability, and power. Camfil recommended its Cam-Flo pocket air filters and high efficiency CamGT static air filter solution that met these requirements by improving filter life from 1 to 3 years, lower pressure drop by 48%, and decreased engine degradation.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Air filters help gyms stay fit for their visitors

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

Going to a gym is supposed to keep you healthy – but the air in gyms can be filled with indoor air pollutants and pose a threat to visitors and employees.

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers

Food Ingredients and Dust

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

A Canadian-based provider of wholesale French- and Asian-style cakes and pastries that ship to restaurants and grocery stores throughout North America turned to Camfil when it needed a dust collector. The requirements for the dust collector included the ability to collect flour, sugar, baking and dry mix dust from ingredients being dropped into mixers, augers and bin dumpers.

Case Studies

Sustainability Interview with Camfil's CEO

Created Thursday, April 16, 2020

Mark Simmons, CEO of Camfil, explains Camfil’s sustainability engagement and vision in the following interview.

Sustainability

HISTORIC Journey of activated carbon and breakthroughs

Created Thursday, April 9, 2020

Activated carbon (also known as activated charcoal) is an exceptionally versatile material that can control the vast majority of molecules that pollute the air – that’s more than 150 million cataloged chemicals.

Innovation Technology and Research Air quality

Spring allergies can take over your life – learn how air purification solutions can help 

Created Thursday, April 9, 2020

For some of us, spring is not just a wonderful time of the year. With spring comes a runny nose, sneezing, sniffling, red eyes, itching and fatigue - and many people struggle with getting proper sleep.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality

Watch and Learn

Created Wednesday, March 25, 2020

If you are looking to expand your knowledge on the impact of air filtration on your gas turbines and other turbomachinery, look no more!

Education and Experience Energy and Power Systems

Upgrade GT Filtration to Slash Carbon Emissions 

Created Friday, March 13, 2020

Upgrade your gas turbine air inlet filters to cut carbon emissions per MWh produced.

Energy and Power Systems

why clean air indoors should be in your new year's resolution list 

Created Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Starting the New Year with health resolutions is iconic and imperative. Everyone wants to start with training, yoga, eating fresh but no one thinks about breathing ‘clean air,’ people often ignore the importance of clean air that is required to stay on top of those resolutions.

Air quality

Tips to ensure good indoor air quality 

Created Wednesday, January 8, 2020

As temperatures plummet and winter weather starts to bite, heating systems are being used. Well insulated, airtight modern houses are highly efficient at retaining this warmth, but they also keep in less welcome things such as fumes from central heating systems, wood burners and open fires.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Virus Contamination Control

Grocery Store

Created Monday, January 6, 2020

Premium air filters help global grocer significantly improve air quality and reduce maintenance costs, waste and storage

Case Studies

Air Quality Index - how clean is the air in your country

Created Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Metrics matter because you can't manage what you don't measure. Making decisions based on facts rather than emotions or "gut feel" is the only way to manage a situation effectively. That's why an air quality index (AQI) is an invaluable tool in the relentless battle against air pollution.

Air quality

HEPA Air Filter - Megalam EnerGuard

Created Friday, September 20, 2019

Camfils Megalam EnerGuard utilises the best features of all HEPA media types. EnerGuard incorporates the long life properties of glass fiber with the low energy consumption of membrane media to ensure optimal performance.

Life science and healthcare

Exploring The Relationship Between Commercial Air Filters And The Clean Power Plan

Created Monday, August 19, 2019

A repeal of the Clean Power Plan, lead by no less than the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) itself, could very well drive a spike in demand for commercial air filters.

Manufacturing and Machinery

Dairy Processing Facility USA

Created Monday, August 19, 2019

Case Study: Dual 9 air filter. Higher performance, extended life (3-4 times longer), lower total cost and increased containment collection.

Case Studies Food and beverage

Indoor and Outdoor Pollution in Every Day Life

Created Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Exposure to poor air quality is bad for your health and well-being, limiting this exposure can help prevent its impact.

Air quality

Spring allergies – make your home a safe haven with Camfil

Created Wednesday, July 24, 2019

We want to enjoy the spring and nature is undoubtedly good for us overall. We love our pets and like our house to be fresh! In-home air cleaners are a great solution.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality

Absolute D-Pyro

Created Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Camfil introduces the Absolute D-Pyro. It’s the all new high temperature filter for depyrogenation tunnels. Familiar on the outside, ground breaking on the inside.

Life science and healthcare

Warehousing & Logistics: DB Schenker

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: DB Schenker Cleans Distrubution Centre Air. No matter where they are in the world, Camfil’s customers rely on us to protect their employees’ health by improving indoor air quality. Listen to how a world-leading logistics company worked together with Camfil to solve issues within their distribution centre in Norway.

Case Studies Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality

Norland Managed Services

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: Indoor Air Quality Worth The Investment. This major bank is one of the world‘s largest financial institutions. Norland Managed services are the Facilities Management provider for their 600,000 square feet London office building, in central London.

Case Studies

SCHOOL LEARNS THE BENEFIT OF FRESH AIR

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

A Life Cycle Costing (LCC) analysis proved the Camfil Durafil filter operated at a 24% lower energy cost per year than the Viledon T-60. The Camfil product would save the customer $14 per filter per year versus the alternative.

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings Air quality Take a breath

CamGT static filters reduce noise & bring additional profits due to lower pressure drop

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Noise complaints from neighboring communities in Thailand prompted the plants to evaluate a noise-reducing filtration system. The CamGT high efficiency air filter solution not only improved the noise levels, it also increased turbine availability, improved pressure drop and helped the gas turbine produce more power.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Huadian Corporation upgrades to the CamPulse GTC synthetic cartridge filters and maximizes availability during the critical heating season

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Huadian, a power generation company located in China, upgraded the air inlet filtration system to the GTC synthetic cartridge filters on GT PG9171E engines and improved pressure drop and availability despite the high humidity levels.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Tata Power Trombay retrofits their filtration system to improve corrosion, pressure drop, and diverter dampers within deadline

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tata Power Ltd, India's largest integrated power company requests Camfil for a Cam-Flo pocket bag filter and CamGT static air filter retrofit after heavy hot corrosion in the gas turbine and high pressure drop jeopardized performance and safety.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

Auburndale Power Plant Saves Over $390,000 USD after 3 years with CamPulse GTC low pressure drop air filters

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

After three years of operation the CamPulse GTC F9 cartridge gas turbine air filters helped improve power output, decrease filter replacement frequency, and save over $400 000 as a result of lower pressure drop.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

H.C. Ørstedsværket

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

During the process of removing the four, 28 meter high boilers, a lot of environmentally harmful materials must be handled, and the demolition process will create dust and smoke, which cannot be spread outside the building.

Manufacturing and Machinery Case Studies

Dalkia Power Saves €172 000 / season with Camfil E10 EPA Filters

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Dalkia, a leader in the French gas turbine market, launched a national comparative test for various air intake filters, including Camfil's Hi-Flo pre-filters and CamGT EPA filters, to increase power production for their 10 GE LM6000 gas turbines.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

North Sea Oil Rig

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: North Sea Oil Rig Accommodation Areas. Employees at the North Sea Oil Rig needed cleaner air in common spaces such as television rooms and accommodation spaces. Find out how Camfil and MSV Regalia improved the air with 24/7 usage of a filtration system.

Case Studies Energy and Power Systems

A Breath of Fresh Air FOR The Logistics Sector 

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: A Breath Of Fresh Air For The Logistics Sector. Two large warehouses of are used for interim storage of components. With stock moved on a daily basis, the stored components soon gather dust. The availability of staff and maintaining their health is top priority.

Case Studies Air cleaners and air purifiers

HIGH-BAY WAREHOUSE GETS CLEAN AIR FOR OPTIMUM STORAGE, WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: Air Cleaner Solves Health & Dust Issue. The DB Schenker logistics centre in Önnestad, Sweden now successfully deploys Camfil CamCleaner 6000s for filtering and purifying air in hall areas. Commissioning the CamCleaners did not require major structural alterations.

Case Studies Air cleaners and air purifiers

JPW Companies

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: Gold Series Blasts Competitor Dust Collector. JPW Companies offers a wide variety of products built to last for manufacturing companies. Installed on a blasting machine, JPW Companies originally installed a competitor's dust collector to manage the facility.

Case Studies

Manufacturing: Georgian gates

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: Metal Fabrication Workshop Improves IAQ. Increase production efficiency, reduce your environmental impact and keep your shop and workers safe. Camfil industrial air cleaners work hard for Georgian Gates, so they can focus on getting the job done.

Case Studies

Hospitals & Healthcare: St. James Hospital Dublin

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: 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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Arrange your Camfil Experience Today

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Camfil experience has been designed as an interactive Virtual Reality Platform designed to educate end users on the importance of Indoor Air Quality. The Camfil Experience has many unique features including

Innovation Technology and Research

Gas Turbine Filter Testing

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The test rig has been calibrated according to standards EN 779, ISO 16890 and ASHRAE 52.2 and was developed for air filter testing simulating the harsh climate conditions where gas turbines are often located.

Education and Experience

Cofely UK

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Case Study: Clean Air For Cofely United Kingdom. Cofely, a GDF Suez company, is one of the leading experts in energy, technology and facilities management services with business outsourcing. Camfil provides City air purifiers to improve IAQ.

Case Studies

Swedish government takes historical steps to improve residential living with better ventilation and filtration solutions

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Swedish government will step up measures to improve the indoor environment in Swedish housing. Enhancing professional competence will be the platform. Better ventilation and filtration technology will be the means.

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Camfil's mission: to protect people, processes and the environment

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

In 2018, Camfil transitioned CEOs. Find out what our former and current CEOs think about Camfil’s approach to sustainability in this interview. Our management believe we can run a healthy business and do good at the same time!

Sustainability

Camfil and Sustainability

Created Tuesday, June 4, 2019

A Message From Camfil Group Sustainability Officer. As you will read in this report, we have a bigger approach to sustainability where we look at our role as an employer and how we work with suppliers, distributors and customers to protect human rights, comply with trade regulations and ensure we help prevent corruption.

Sustainability

Camfil ProSafe 

Created Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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.

Food and beverage Life science and healthcare Standard and regulations

Food & Beverage: World's Leading Beverage Company

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Case Study: Clean Air For Leading Beverage Manufacturer. Air is the only ingredient involved in every aspect of food and beverage manufacturing. Air comes into contact with products from storage of goods all way to packaging. How can we help to keep your food processes safe?

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Camtain® Contains Explosive Pharma Dust

Created Wednesday, December 5, 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.

Case Studies

Midwest PMS

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Case Study: Eliminating Dust Clouds at Midwest PMS. Midwest PMS is a manufacturer of liquid supplements for livestock that are custom blended per order to various customers in the US. Their fully automated batching system combines an orders various ingredients by weight.

Case Studies

Camfil Serves Up Savings in Energy, Filter Costs, and Labor

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Case Study: Filter Savings At Frozen Food Manufacturer. Three air handling units supplied air to critical processing areas in one of the USA's largest frozen food manufacturing facilities. The pre and final filter combination saved the plant over $33,000 per year.

Case Studies

Fermentation Odors

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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

Case Studies

Beverage Industry Leader Cuts Filter Use More Than 80%

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Case Study: Bottled Water Producer Reduces Labor And Waste. One of the largest global food companies and a global leader in the bottled water industry, read about how this company turned to Camfil to help meet its strong commitment to health, hydration and the environment in particular.

Case Studies

UNIVERSITY REDUCES ENERGY COSTS 24% USING CAMFIL FILTER

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A Life Cycle Costing (LCC) analysis proved the Camfil Durafil filter operated at a 24% lower energy cost per year than the Viledon T-60. The Camfil product would save the customer $14 per filter per year versus the alternative.

Case Studies Commercial and Public buildings

Food Producer Builds Appetite For Gold Series®

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Case Study. Food Producer Builds Appetite For Gold Series. Nestle wanted a turnkey installation and a guaranteed price for a dust collection system at their frozen dinner plant. The application called for two collectors to handle the various types of spices and additives.

Case Studies

Clean Air for World Record Attempt

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Camfil partnered with Stockholm School of Economics in order to bring clean air for optimal breathing during the world record attempt for most hours on a double pole ski machine.

Commercial and Public buildings

Camfil City M for Offices

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

City M, equipped with particulate and molecular filters, delivers a healthier indoor environment by removing dust, contaminants and harmful particles in department stores, offices, schools, hospitals and homes.

Commercial and Public buildings

What is sick building syndrome and why should you care?

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The reason understanding SBS is important is a majority of adults spend a minimum of eight hours a day inside an office or work building, and most are indoor for about 90 percent of the time they are awake.

Commercial and Public buildings

How good is the air quality in your office?

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

It's important for us to understand how the air we breathe can affect our long-term health. That's especially true when it comes to office air quality, since most adults spend at least eight hours in these enclosed areas.

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How Harmful Is the Air Quality in Airplanes?

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Although there are engineering standards that recommend levels of air filtration for airplanes, there is no federal requirement for airplanes to install air filters. Cabins may not be filtered or cleaned in any way.

Commercial and Public buildings Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality

Salt & Corrosion Considerations

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Gas Turbine Application: Do you operate in a coastal or offshore site? Unfortunately, you probably have to deal with corrosion related issues. You can, however, operate corrosion-free if you take the right measures.

Energy and Power Systems

How to Choose the Right Air Filtration Solution 

Created Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Turbomachinery: Air inlet filtration systems should be designed to suit the environment. Because of market pressures, a general design has been used in widely varying environment conditions. Before making your purchase, get an assessment.

Energy and Power Systems

Filter Replacement Strategies

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Gas Turbine Application: The quality of air inlet filters is essential for optimal gas turbine performance. Protecting the turbine with site-specific filtration solutions will assure profits are kept high.

Energy and Power Systems

Molecular Filtration For Life

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

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

Life science and healthcare

Hospital Air Quality Matters

Created Monday, December 3, 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.

Life science and healthcare

Protect “Free-From” Foods from Cross-Contamination

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Cross-contamination is a serious concern in the food processing industry. Facilities that produce both non-allergy-friendly or gluten-containing foods and “free-from” foods face even more challenges.

Food and beverage

Food and Beverage Contamination

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Most people understand air pollution and poor air quality are issues that are important, but it often remains an abstract concept until it affects them directly. But food and beverage contamination grabs people's attention.

Food and beverage

What Are the Effects of Corrosion?

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Some of the effects of corrosion include a significant deterioration of natural and historic monuments. Air pollution causes corrosion, and it’s becoming worse worldwide. Learn how to protect your equipment.

Electronics and optics

Data Center Air Filtration

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

To remain operational, data centres must be cooled to a specific temperature, and the physical equipment must be protected from the elements to avoid costly breakdowns. How can Camfil help you achieve the right temperature?

Electronics and optics

Global Moves Aim to Strengthen IAQ

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Two important international initiatives are set to impact on filtration in the home and at work to protect occupants from poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Whether small or large, the end product of our air filters is clean air.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Air quality Standard and regulations

Chris Ecob on ISO 16890

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Chris Ecob, our IAQ expert, introduces the new ISO 16890 standard for testing and classification of air filters and offers interesting perspectives on the benefits for specifiers and users of filters.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

Camfil Welcomes Clean Air Strategy's Focus on IAQ

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Following the launch of the UK government's Clean Air Strategy 2019, Camfil welcomes its recognition of the effect of Indoor Air Quality on people's health.

Standard and regulations

PM1 - The new focus to protect human health

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Ambient air quality has improved considerably in the last few decades by a range of measures. However, there is convincing evidence that current levels of air pollution still pose a considerable risk to human health.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

Camfil Welcomes ISO 16890

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

This standard provides the first opportunity for global harmonisation as it proceeds to replace the two existing localised standards; ASHRAE 52.2 which is dominant in USA and EN779:2012 which is dominant in Europe.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

What is PM1?

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Humans eat approximately 2 lbs. of food each day, drink about 4 lbs. of fluids per day and breathe more than 33 lbs. of air per day. We care about the food we eat and the water that we drink, but rarely do we consider the air we breathe. Find out more with our Take A Breath infographics.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

New bus shelter will clean the air in cities

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Contaminated air is drawn into the roof of the Clean Air Shelter through pre-filters in each end to be further purified by Camfil's latest air purifier.

Innovation Technology and Research

Camfil Tech Center Trosa

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Learn more about our state of the art technology center in Trosa, Sweden. The center is positioned near our flagship factory to work in conjunction with product testing. A passion for R&D has driven the us forward for 50 years.

Innovation Technology and Research

Camfil Experience Centre

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

In the Camfil Experience Centre, you will experience the importance of indoor air quality in an interactive and multimedia manner. Let yourself be inspired and experience Camfil in Reinfeld, Germany.

Education and Experience

Simon Birkett, Founder and Director of Clean Air in London

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

The WHO says that air pollution is the biggest environmental health risk. There are 3.7 million deaths every year attributable to outdoor air pollution and 4.3 million deaths attributable to indoor air pollution.

Sustainability

Indoor Air Quality Forum 2017

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

75 attendees. Seven noted speakers. Four professors. One mission – to discuss the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ). On Monday, September 5, 2017, Camfil AB and Trosa Kommun hosted a full day forum on IAQ.

Sustainability Air quality

Guest Blog with Simon Birkett

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

"After a long career with HSBC, I established ‘Clean Air in London’ (CAL) in 2006 with a mission to achieve full compliance with WHO guidelines for air quality in London and elsewhere," said Simon Birkett

Sustainability

Air Pollution Public Awareness on the Rise

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Air pollution is not a new problem. The London smog of 1952 killed an estimated 12,000 people, and in response to it, a Clean Air Act was passed in the UK to combat air pollution. View our infographic to learn more about the risks.

Air quality Take a breath

Indoor Air Quality IAQ

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Air contamination consist of particles, gases and vapours that may reduce the well-being and health of humans and decrese the output and efficiency of production processes.

Air quality

Gift of Clean Air! Ensure clean indoor air this holiday

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

We often discuss solutions for keeping the air inside our workplaces clean from pollutants. But during the holiday season, we have the unique ability to spend time away from work and at home with families.

Air quality

Preserving the past with clean air

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Cold weather and winter holidays make the warm, entertaining confines of a museum an attractive prospect. To keep the contents of these artifact filled buildings in good condition, preserving often decades of history.

Commercial and Public buildings Air quality

How to improve indoor air quality and productivity

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Studies suggest that indoor air quality and productivity of employees are related. Healthy air quality directly contributes to the performance of staff. In this article, we help define solutions to improve your current IAQ.

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