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Air filtration has a critical role in many power generation applications such as, wind, thermal, nuclear, or biogas. Air filters are critical for the safety and efficiency of the process.

In very competitive and regulated markets, innovative air filtration solutions can be a competitive advantage as it has a large impact on the profitability of operations. Understanding the local site conditions can optimize air inlet systems to meet your operation and maintenance needs, increase service internals, and output.


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air filtration solution for EPR nuclear power station

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Airplanes do not have filters

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

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Anti Icing

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

Biogas industry filtration

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

Boost to Reduce

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

Energy and Power Systems

Boost to Reduce Infographics

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

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CamGT Infographic

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

Gas Turbine Hot Corrosion Whitepaper

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Cutting the carbon cost with improved air inlet systems

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

Hydrophobicity and Drainage Capabilities Part 1

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Hydrophobicity and Drainage Capabilities Part 2

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

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MYTHBUSTER Gas Turbines in Ships

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

ROI in Less Than 2 Months with the Right Filtration Newsletter

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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?

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The Value Rating Infographic

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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The Value Rating Whitepaper

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

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CamGT

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

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Bartow Power Generation CamPulse HemiPleat GTC

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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GDF Suez ENGIE Midlothian Retrofit CamGT 3V 600

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Gulf Coast of Louisiana Power Generation CamFlo CamGT

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Gulf of Thailand Oil and Gas CamFlo CamGT 3V600

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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%.

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Improve operational stability and lower cost by chosen product as per climate

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

Case Study: In the gas turbine of a power plant in east China, Camfil China upgraded its pulse filter and retrofitted the prefilter from panel type to pocket type, new solution have been continuously running for more than 9500EOH, while original solution’s lifetime to pressure drop alarm value is less than 2000EOH.

LNG Oil and Gas

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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North African Pipeline Oil and Gas CamPulse GTC

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

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North Power Generation HiFlo CamClose CamGT 4V300

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Pacific Coast Energy Plant Power Generation CamGT4V300

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

Energy and Power Systems Case Studies

Singapore Coastal Cogeneration Plant CamGT

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Smurfit Kappa Pulp and Paper CamPulse

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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

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Union Gas Oil and Gas CamPulse GTC

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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BioGas production for heat and power in St.Albans

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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Watson Cogeneration Plant Power Generation Tenkay GTC

Created 26 Kasım 2020 Perşembe

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.

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

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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North Sea Oil Rig

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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H C Orstedsvearket

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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Cofely UK

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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CamGT 4v300

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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Salt & Corrosion Considerations

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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How to Choose the Right Air Filtration Solution 

Created 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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 6 Aralık 2018 Perşembe

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.

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