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Have you ever wondered how quality air filtration can affects your daily life?
Air pollution is everywhere today. Look here at the solutions for your work enviroment. For countless health and wellness benefits, air filtration solutions are leading innovation technology products developed by our clean air scientists. The Camfil City interactive 3D web app allows you to explore some of the solutions for everyday life.
The first international test standard that rates a filter’s endurance in fog and mist environments and determines a filter’s resistance to water penetrationStandard and regulations Energy and Power Systems
ISO 29461: Turbomachinery Air Intake Filter StandardsStandard and regulations Energy and Power Systems
Music City Center in Nashville, TN - Hi-Flo ES MERV 13A Air Filters Installed throughout Event Center Improved Indoor Air Quality and Lowered Filter-Related Costs by 34% & Labor Hours by 80%
Watch past webinars or register for upcoming webinars on air filtration and learn the importance of clean air. Through these webinars Camfil aims to create awareness about how critical is clean air to protect people, processes and the environment. We collaborate with industry experts on several business application to ensure that most relevant information is shared with the audience.
Camfil provides a steady supply of respiratory masks to Sweden’s hardest-hit region. We are currently delivering 100,000 respiratory protection masks each week to the local health authorities in Stockholm area. These will be distributed to frontline health workers across the region. In total, we will produce 5 million respiratory protection masks.
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.
Manufacturing, processing and packing of food and beverage products and their ingredients usually generates dust. This, in turn, can create a number of significant challenges for the industry. When dust particles become airborne they can threaten employee health, contaminate products and/or cause combustible dust incidents. Using a high-efficiency dust collection system helps to reduce those risks and keep your facility in compliance with local HSE regulations.
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.
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.
For the best possible protection of your processes, products and your employees, you need an effective dust extraction system including the proper filtration media. This eBook outlines five factors you should take into consideration about your dust and process when determining the right filter media.
Not all people who purchase our products are experts in air filtration and they shouldn’t have to be either. The purpose of Camfil City is to give everyone a chance to learn the basics of what our clean air solutions can do for them.
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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.
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.
CINCAPORC had concerns regarding the Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) outbreak, together with the engineering PRODES in the livestock farm. To study the case and the possible solution, they visited‚ ‘The Grandmother Farms‘ in Minnesota, USA that is using Camfil‘s air filtration solutions.
Camfil has provided container manufacturer AMG with a much more effective dust and fume extraction system offering higher filtration rates. A system that is also more sustainable thanks to reduced energy consumption and longer filter lifetime.
The potential for a combustible dust explosion is a reality in any industrial manufacturing facility. But operations with processes that generate combustible metal dusts are especially at risk and require special consideration when selecting an equipment supplier. Camfil´s new eBook lists seven important considerations for determining whether a dust collector equipment supplier has the knowledge necessary to keep your operation safe and compliant.
Dyna Mig had a competitor dust collector solution that regularly caused costly downtime. With the help of Camfil’s expertise and a flagship Camfil Gold Series GSX dust collector system, Dyna Mig was able to eliminate all unscheduled downtime and cut their heating costs to a minimum – as well as work safer.
Metalworking facilities must be diligent in controlling harmful dust and fumes, especially those that contain harmful metal particulates from processes such as welding, thermal cutting, sanding and polishing. To better understand what should be considered when handling dust and fumes in metal processing we have created an ebook with 7 tips as a free download.
For the first time, there is a GT-specific filter efficiency standard. Discover how ISO29461-1 can help you select the right filters for any turbomachinery application.
Sublimotion entices people to their restaurant with sublime food and matches their experience with clean air. Learn how Sublimotion utilises HEPA air purifiers to protect the health of their customers
With its sina 22 indoor and 6 outdoor courts, PDL at Frihamnen is one of Europe's biggest padel center providers. . Previously an industrial center with different activities, the padel courts ventilation had to be adapted for padel and its 10 000 visotors a week.
Air quality is critical for the performance and life of your gas turbine. This infographic shows the impact of filtration, causes of poor performance, mitigation, as well as the new ISO 29461 filter standard.
The wastewater undergoes a long process at Middelfart Wastewater, where the wastewater is treated and at the end of the process it eventually becomes purified water which is then released to the sea surrounding Middelfart. In addition, the byproducts biogas is converted to electricity and heat as well as bio-fertilizer that is being used on farmers’ fields.
Camfil is an official sponsor of the Swedish pavilion by providing advanced clean air solutions that ensure better indoor air quality for visitors. EXPO 2020 in Dubai has started on October 1st, 2021 and will conclude on March 31st, 2022.
In cold winter months, our energy and heat needs increase as the temperature drops outside. The sudden temperature change can lead to a sharp increase in pollution levels in the outdoor air. In addition, the cold itself means that we spend even more time indoors, which brings us closer to each other. Many don't understand how it affects us and our indoor environment.
With the increase in indoor air pollution in India and its association with an increased number in morbidity and mortality, measures include accessing the exposure levels of the indoor air pollutants and using the right air filtration solutions.
ISO 29461-1 is the first international test standard for reporting the efficiency for the entire range of air intake filters for gas turbines, compressors, and other turbomachinery applications.
Indoors, we are exposed to a host of particles and contaminants that directly impact our health. If the supply air is not filtered efficiently, you risk adding significant numbers of harmful particles to the indoor air.
Handling dust produced due to sugar can be challenging as it is explosive, sticky and abrasive. In this facility, the customer produces soft gummy sweet sugar coated candy and required an efficient and reliable dust extraction solution for a new packaging line.
Hydrogen sulphide is one of the major contaminants that needs to be eliminated from biogas production as part of the purification. This can be achieved using mobile activated carbon filters that remove harmful gases and odours from the process.
Ornestation Mors is using air filtration solutions focusing on clean air in stable facilities to prevent the risk of infection. One of the requirements is that Artificial Insemination (AI) studs in Denmark must install filtration or UVC rays in the ventilation system that provides clean, fresh air at the AI facilities to prevent infections among the pigs.
Food2Train's goal is to ensure an optimal hygienic profile of its products and a consequent increase in shelf-life. With this motive, since the start of the plant, Food2Train is working on a concept of cleanroom based environment in the food production cycle. This environment is dedicated to the portioning and distribution of its products hygienically along with eliminating the number of airborne microorganisms from the process to ensure maximum protection of the product.
S.Silpa Co., Ltd., Thailand faced constant odor nuisance and high VOC levels in their factory. This is due to the usage of various chemicals in the printing process that generate volatile organic compounds (VOCs) when exposed to heat, such as thinner solutions, alcohols, inks, cleaning solvents, vinyl sheets.
Camfil air purifiers are the ideal solution to improve air quality, protect against the spread of airborne contaminants and reduce VOCs. Read an independent report on how Camfil air purifiers performed in real location tests
Camfil is in the vanguard of a growing international movement to reduce the negative health effects of polluted air. As a leader in clean air solutions, we actively inform and educate customers, decision-makers, and the general public about threatening air pollutants and the tangible benefits of effective air filtration and high indoor air quality.
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.
Welding, grinding and laser/plasma cutting processes produce huge amounts of fine PM1 particles and various harmful gases that cannot be removed from the indoor air by ventilation alone.
Clean air at a disused nuclear power plant operated by Barsebäck Kraft AB (BKAB) in Sweden. The used nuclear fuels were removed a long time, but demolishing the nuclear power plant is a dirty job that requires maximum safety and control. To keep the air clean in the demolition process, air purifiers from Camfil were used.
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.
Read the report from the University College of Dublin (UCD) as they evaluate the effectiveness of the City M unit in poorly ventilated environments
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.
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
The CamClose panel air filter is engineered for gas turbine air intake systems to provide hassle free operations, stable performance and increased protection.
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.
French retail giant chooses Camfil solutions to provide a healthy high-quality indoor air free of viruses such as Sars-Cov-2 to their employees.
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.
Indian Oil Corporation Training Institute IiPM is using custom range of Camfil products to combat the poor indoor air quality
2020 was all about finding a new normal and continuity, followed by our need to change and adapt. Sustainability has always been an essential part of our process and it must be met by transforming the life cycle of the product, from manufacturing to waste to logistics and operations.
With this project, the TU Delft Solar Boat Team works together with the maritime sector to accelerate the transition to green energy. There is still a lot to be gained in this sector and by thinking together with the maritime world and innovating in the field of sustainability, the team contributes to a better and greener future. Because only together we can make a change.
The most important task for a filter is to reduce the amount of particles and pollutants in the ventilation air, but you can also reduce your energy costs if you look at which filters you have in the property by looking at the life cycle cost.
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.
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
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
More than 100,000 Valencian 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.
ISO 16890 is an international test standard for air filters that from 1 July 2018 has replaced EN 779. ISO 16890 classifies air filters based on particulate matter (PM), which makes it possible to directly see connections to our health and air pollutants.
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 huge 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.
Hi-Flo bag air filters and CamGT EPA air filter upgrade reduces compressor efficiency degradation by 80%, slashes 3 offline filter replacements, 7 online pre-filter replacements, and 3 offline water washes per year.
During the winter we experience fresh and clear air thanks to the cold but what most people don’t understand is that the air quality changes. The cold climate contributes not only to dry hands, electric hair, and parched mucous membranes, many people experience cold flu, and other sicknesses during the winter. Why and is there anything we can do to counteract it?
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.
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.
Restaurants have odours coming from a variety of sources and they all have one thing in common, they spread 'air pollution'. Odours are one of the leading causes of air pollution at restaurants or food courts and the odour profile from a kitchen depends on various factors.
the technical service department at Deventer hospital received complaints several times a year about unwanted diesel odours in different parts of the hospital building. Headaches was one the key problem among the laboratory staff. In operating rooms, the problem was significant because the air is circulated directly from the exhaust vent onto the operating table.
Camfil Singapore has teamed-up with local education focused enterprise, Curious Thoughts Academy in an innovative partnership programme called SESG, developed by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (SwedCham).
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.
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%.
PURIFYING THE AIR AND PROTECTING BARBER SHOP AND SALON CUSTOMERS - EFFECTS OF COVID-19
Dance Studios - Improving the air quality and protecting teachers and students
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.
Protecting employees from harmful pathogens and creating an ambient workplace environment using air purifiers
Compass Transport has a storage capacity of 12,000 square meter, where both long term pallet storage and order pickups take place. Since April 2019, the new storage centre in Hardenberg is in use. During the construction of this new centre, Compass Transport took the topic of dust and filtration into the engineering & implementation stage.
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. Let’s look at how high-efficiency air filters can provide an effective and affordable solution.
The benefits of clean air in your warehouse and logistics center is a competitive advantage in the hectic logistics industry. In a clean production environment, there is less downtime, lower energy costs, lower environmental impact and healthier employees, and of course a cleaner and flawless product to send out to the customer.
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.
Åby Renseanlæg, which is part of Aarhus Vand, Denmark is a large and modern treatment plant that purifies wastewater in Aarhus Municipality. After experiencing challenges in the laboratory air, Camfil's air purification solutions came onboard for help.
Due to extreme pollution, the PM 1 & PM2.5 levels in the capital city of India are reaching an alarming stage. Even inside the office PM2.5 levels were 5 times the safe levels recommended by WHO. With various challenges due to leased premise and building ventilation, Camfil helped this client achieve optimal air quality with air cleaners & purifiers.
In the meat processing industry, there is a big focus on ventilation technology for the prevention of the virus outbreak. Due to a lack of standards in the industry around ventilation, there is very little guidance around what should be considered as the clean air requirements for the facility.
Thomann GmbH is the world's largest online and mail order retailer in the music industry for musical instruments, light and sound equipment, with almost 10 million customers in 120 countries and 80,000 products on offer. Due to the daily stock turnover, a lot of dust is generated in the ambient air. This is also a concern with occupational health and safety.
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.
Air quality in your office is important to protecting the health of your employees. Poor air quality can lead to an increased transmission of viruses between employees which can lead to lower productivity and increased sick days in your office
Air quality in meat processing facilities is often the forgotten ingredient within their facility. Did you know that Meat processing factories are susceptible to the spread of airborne viruses and microbes? The temperature and humidity requirements along with the production processes lend to the survival of airborne microbes and viruses. This means that the airborne viruses can survive longer in the air than in other facilities.
Air quality has always been an important factor for hotels, whether it has been removing odours from kitchen extracts to ensuring a clean environment by reducing particulate levels.
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.
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.
GO fit Sports Centers were forced to close all its centers in March 2020 when the state of emergency was announced in Spain to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Ingesport Group the parent company of the GO fit brand, contacted us to provide a comprehensive solution to reduce the risks of airborne transmission and infection, facilitating a safer indoor environment.
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.
Fast food stores are usually located in a crowded commercial area or building where there are problems such as polluted air, gases, and odours. The fresh air fan units in the ventilation system are often close to the pollution source, i.e., exhaust air of other shops in the building.
Corrosion of electronic process control equipment can cause disruptions in production leading to lower productivity and lower profitability - this can be expensive to fix.
Strong R&D results in advanced innovations - Camfil’s team is focused on developing and designing the products that are robust, reliable, and evolutionary.
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.
For some of us, spring is not just a wonderful time of the year. With spring come runny nose, sneezing, sniffling, red eyes, itching and fatigue - and many people struggle with getting proper sleep.
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 catalogued chemicals.
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
Molecular Contamination Control (MCC) products remove molecules, gases and vapours 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.
Camfil designs a static EPA retrofit gas turbine filtration solution for LM6000 turbines to ensure they deliver reliable power & heating to the district. The result of the upgrade was 3x more filter life, reduction in CO2 emissions by 1 100 tons per year, and fuel consumption savings of 650 000 Sm3 per year.
Camfil Power Systems (PS) provides filtration and acoustical solutions for turbomachinery including gas turbines, generators,industrial air compressors and diesel engines. Turbomachinery technology has evolved tremendously over the past decades.
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.
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.
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.
We have gathered the most frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and filtration.
World’s largest air purification system in a tunnel with an aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 11,000 tonnes annually. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 92 percent of people in the Asia-Pacific region are exposed to high level of air pollution that pose significant risk to health.
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.
HEPA filtration is required in a range of different Industries from Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Microelectronics and even the Food and Beverage Industry. Learn about the changing trends in HEPA filtration requirements, How HEPA filtration has advanced over the last number of years and how to identify and reduce the associated costs to your clean air requirements
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.
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.
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.
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.
Filtration is a physical, biological or chemical operation that separates solid matter – and sometimes fluids – from a mixture with a filter medium that has a complex structure through which only certain elements of the air (or fluid) can pass.
The new Absolute V HEPA range of air filters is all about making your life simpler, safer and more eco friendly. This is achieved by offering you filters that are extremely light-weight, robust and easy to handle. Filters that provide world-leading protection for your operations.
Starting New Year’s 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 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.
As temperatures plummet and winter weather starts to bite, heating systems are switched on. 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.
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.
As the wildfires continue to blaze all over the world, a vast amount of pollutants is being released into the air. View our solution guide and learn how to protect yourself and you facility during the wildfires season.
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.
To answer this question, let's look at the difference between a land based gas turbine and a jet engine.
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?
Gas turbines are susceptible to fouling and damage if water droplets and water soluble contaminants, i.e. salts, are ingested by an engine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Low pressure drop GTC air filters minimize filter replacement requirements, improve power output, and lower fuel consumption.
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.
Synthetic CamPulse GTC F9 cartridge air intake filters keeps twenty 30MW engines clean and running despite the humid and dusty desert environmental conditions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In 2019 the BRCGS released a revision to their Global Food Safety Guideline. In this revision the requirements for Indoor air Quality and Air filtration have been expanded to give a clearer understanding of what is needed to pass BRCGS audits
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.
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!
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.
Case Study: The BioGas produced is heavily laden with H2S (hydrogen sulphide), a gas that can cause corrosion and pitting inside the gas engine. A solution was required where a high level of abatement of H2S was possible and an easy filter media maintenance.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 Study: Bottled Water Producer Reduces Labour 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 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 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.
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 Study: Protecting Family-Owned Auto Body Shop. With a reputation as the best in their area, the third generation, family-owned body shop rehabilitates the exterior of foreign and domestic vehicles as well as motorcycles, specialising in classic and specialty cars.
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 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 order’s various ingredients by weight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Humans eat 1kg of food each day, drink 2,5 kg of fluids and breathe more than 15kg of air per day. We take care about the food we eat and the water that we drink, but rarely do we consider the air we breath. Find out more with our Take A Breath infographics.
Cold weather and winter holidays make the warm, entertaining confines of a museum an attractive prospect. To keep the contents of these artefact filled buildings in good condition, preserving often decades of history.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Camfil offers a broad range of products designed for different environments. Here you can find some of our customers' common pain points and explore the right options for you. So, how can we help you?