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Shaping The Future of Filtration
The importance of filtration continues to grow, with emerging opportunities in the marketplace, as well as concerns and challenges for the environment. Filtration has become so important globally that it can be found nearly everywhere and in many situations. The global market for nonwoven materials continues to enjoy steady growth and is expected to reach 747,000 million tons by the end of 2020, a recent report revealed, with environmental concerns leading to more stringent regulation for clean air and water, which are creating market opportunities for filtration technologies around the globe.
The Need to Reduce Environmental Impact
As our concern with environmental issues has grown, industries have felt the need to reduce their environmental impact on their surroundings. This is especially true of industrial processes such as oil, gas and water treatment. Emissions are one of the most significant contributors to filtration growth over recent decades. With global attempts to reduce CO2 and other potentially harmful gasses, filters play a crucial role in reducing the levels of car and van exhaust emissions. Nonwovens in vehicles help remove contaminants from engine, hydraulic, transmission and lubricating fluids. Additionally, intake filters absorb debris and other particles that can cause problems in cylinders and pistons. Filtration systems can also optimise the air-fuel mixture, helping the vehicle engine function at premium efficiency levels and thus lowering fuel consumption and reduce emissions. Regulations expected in 2020 are expected to introduce even more stringent requirements in air quality levels, which will impact further the requirement of filters for the emissions market in years to come. In other industries such as pharmaceutical, power generation, or food and beverage, filter systems are growing in importance for ensuring a cleaner and environmentally more secure future. As manufacturers seek new ways to streamline their processes, higher levels of filtration are one way to boost efficiency and reduce carbon footprint. So what are filtration manufacturers such as Croft Filters doing to keep up with the demand for more efficient filtration? While many filters that manufacturing relies on today are much more advanced and efficient than their early counterparts, its true to say that filtration generally is still a critical part of the manufacturing process, and so its vital to ensure that filters are maintained to ensure they deliver the performance required as well as increase longevity, minimising the requirement for regular replacements. Croft Filters can supply smaller, bespoke orders to customers, thus reducing the need for large production runs and the carbon footprint such runs create. As specialists in custom filtration, were always ready to tackle the latest demands of our new and loyal customers - no matter what they may need from us. Thats why were continuously investing in the latest tools, technology and even the future generations of manufacturing talent.
The Future is Reusable
With most filters being discarded without recycling or reuse, manufacturers are unwittingly creating an environmental burden and storing up a problem for the future. Here at Croft Filters, we can develop advanced screens and systems to suit our customers needs. Our washable filters are cost-effective and more affordable than you might think. With bag and woven filters having a limited shelf life, our reusable metal filters can save you time and money in the long run. Our reusable metal filters stand the test of time and will deliver long term benefits. In addition to reducing environmental impact, they also contribute to decreased downtime required to replace conventional filters in your essential machinery. Additionally, with the rise of Additive Manufacturing, Croft Filters are able to think beyond the constraints of traditional manufacturing processes when it comes to solving complex problems.
The Croft Interchange Programme
As part of its environmental policy, Croft Filters has created an Interchange programme which allows you to replace your old disposable filters with our reusable metal filters – custom-made to your specification. Designed to help minimise waste, this green service has helped save the companies we work with money and contribute to helping preserve the environment. All you have to do is send us one of your current filters and our team of engineers will let you know if we can create a metal filter to replace it. This metal filter will then be suitable for refurbishing, recleaning and reusing for many years.
Make the Most of Your Filtration Strategy
Whether youre in the pharmaceutical industry, power generation, food and beverage, oil and gas, or a range of other sectors, you can rely on Croft Filters to help you make the most of your filtration strategy. With our state-of-the-art tools, award-winning custom filter options and additive manufacturing knowledge, were always on hand to help you accomplish your goals for a more efficient and productive business. – and a greener future.