In the ever changing landscape of industrial applications, conical filters have emerged as indispensable allies for ensuring smooth and efficient processes. They are chiefly used to separate liquids from solids. Their conical design, sometimes called truncated cone-shaped, offers optimum performance for filtering out unwanted particles.

1. The strategic use of conical filters in industrial applications

These temporary conical filters are widely used to keep process fluids clean in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, petrochemicals, environment, water treatment and food processing, for example. Their ability to adapt to variable flow rates and maintain consistent filtration efficacy makes them a choice solution for optimising industrial performance.

2. Industrial applications and conical filters: unparalleled synergy

Industrial applications that take full advantage of conical or tapered filters reap the benefits of precise and reliable filtration. These filters are often used in demanding fields for liquid or gas applications (LNG, oxygen, oil, waste water etc.). They are also valuable for protecting precision equipment, purifying lubricants and even in manufacturing processes that demand very close control over impurities, particularly metallic impurities. The automotive and aerospace industries and metal processing are some of the areas in which conical filters are incorporated to improve the quality of finished products and extend the life of machinery.

3. Distinctive features of conical filters: guaranteed performance

Conical strainers stand out by their technical characteristics, making them key players in industrial filtration. Their conical structure offers a larger filtration surface, thus enhancing effectiveness while minimising head loss. Their ability to hold back particles of variable sizes and their corrosion resistance makes conical filters essential components in a variety of industrial environments. What is more, their ease of installation and replacement helps optimise processes, thus reducing down time and boosting overall productivity.

4. Choice of materials for optimum performance depending on the application

The best choice of materials for conical filters is closely dependent on the specific requirements of each industrial application. In corrosive environments, stainless steel is best, as it offers exceptional resistance to corrosion. For applications that require high thermal conductivity, titanium may be preferred. If low weight is crucial for a process, aluminium alloys may be an option. Selecting the appropriate material guarantees optimum durability of conical filters, thus maximising their efficacy and extending their operational life. In a nutshell, combining the conical design with the right materials can help achieve unparalleled performance in industrial filtration.

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Examples of completed works :

4-inch temporary filter in 5 mm perforated plate for ISO PN 10-16 flanges

DN150 truncated cone shaped filter in perforated plate with 2mm holes and 200µm filtration metal mesh, internal to external flow

1.5-inch conical metal industrial filter in 304L, metal mesh in 20µm Dutch weave with 1mm metal frame.

Conical and tapered filter in 304L with 45µm sintered metal mesh for ASME LBS 150 flanges

DN500 double flow conical industrial filter with double frame in C10U12 perforated plate and 25µm plain Dutch weave metal mesh

16-inch super duplex conical pump protection filter in R5T7 5mm perforated plate, 600µm stainless steel mesh filtration

316L stainless steel industrial truncated filter, DN200 PN10-16 with inner reinforcements, R10T15 perforated plate in 316L, 800µm plain square metal mesh, tapped nose and centring ring

32-inch duplex conical industrial metallic filter, C8U10 perforated plate, with handles and fastening for lifting eye.

Temporary Strainer for plant commissionning

Pump protective conical strainer

  • Perforation and laser cutting of plain and perforated plate
  • Perforation and laser cutting of metal mesh
  • Punching
  • Stamping
  • TIG welding to standard ASME IX and ISO9606-1
  • Resistance welding
  • Plasma welding
  • Brazing (silver)
  • Soldering
  • Options on request: handles, marking, handling ears, fastening for lifting eyes, reinforcements etc.
  • Penetrant testing to all standards
  • Radiographic inspection
  • Visual inspection to ASME B31.3 and ASME V
  • Pickling and passivation
  • Special packaging: cardboard box, container box, ISPM 15 wooden box for maritime transport etc.
  • Build to spec, build to print, design to cost
  • Design to specifications
  • Build to print
  • Flow simulation
  • Head loss calculation
  • Supply of design calculations
  • Welding log
  • Pressure resistance test in laboratory upon request
  • Dimensions 1” to 52”. Other dimensions available on request
  • 15mm to 3µm filtration
  • Conical or tapered filters compliant with standard flange standards (ASME B16.5, EN1092, type RF or RTJ)
  • Adaptability for flanges to ASME LBS 150/300/600 or ISO PN 10/16/25/40
  • Possibility of enquiry based on standard specifications
  • All types of stainless steel (304,30L, 316, 316L, duplex, super duplex etc.)

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