Sep 20

TFS’ Pioneering Filtration Technique Captures “Elusive 80%” of Solids

The European process industry now has access to a pioneering form of thermal fluid filtration technology, capable of removing the 80% of particulate matter too small to be captured by conventional techniques, so improving the cost-efficiency of thermal oil systems across the continent.

Thermal Fluid Solutions has launched a new depositional filtration service, the first to remove particulate matter measuring less than 20 microns.

We estimate that approximately 80% of particulate matter measures less than 20 microns, the minimum size addressed by conventional full flow filter mesh filtration techniques traditionally used throughout Europe.

Carbon solids are formed due to the oxidisation of thermal oil operating at high temperatures.  They abrade components such as pumps, seals, bearings and valves, compromising their performance.  They form deposits, restricting flow and reducing the heat transfer capability of the system.  If left unchecked, systems can become completely blocked and cease to function.

Our new depositional filtration units re-route oil from live thermal fluid systems, running it through fine filters to remove solids without incurring any down time. Systems are left free from particulate matter, and so able to operate efficiently.

TFS’ continuous thermal fluid risk assessment and management service, of which regular fluid testing and analysis forms an integral part, enables it to spot when customers’ oil requires filtration.

For further details on the way in which your company can benefit from this pioneering filtration technique, please contact our team on 01298 815862.