Filtration

Improving the Shelf-Life of Your Beer with Sterile Filtration

As the craft beer sector continues to grow, mainstream beer sales continue to decline. Beer production in Europe has been in decline since the 1970s, and with more and more drinkers demanding a...
On July 17, 2018

A Safety Plan for Compressed Gases in the Laboratory

Using compressed gases in the laboratory can be a dangerous situation if they are handled improperly. Many gases can be explosive, flammable, corrosive, and toxic. Because the gases are under high...
On July 12, 2018

The Benefits of Changing Your Microbial Stabilisation Process to Sterile Filtration

Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
On July 8, 2018

Optimum Nitrogen Purity for Modified Atmosphere Food Packaging

Modified atmosphere packaging is now a prerequisite for many food products, extending shelf life, appearance and taste by preventing or retarding spoilage mechanisms. Quite simply, modified...
On July 5, 2018

Keep Employees Safe with Engineered Breathing Air Systems

In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining, hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of hazardous...
On June 20, 2018

Using Hydrogen as a Carrier Gas for GC

Gas chromatography (GC) uses a wide range of gases including helium, hydrogen, and nitrogen as the carrier gas. The most common carrier gas is helium. In recent years, however, the availability of...
On June 18, 2018

Three Key Reasons Why Gas Generators are the Safest Option in Laboratories

Laboratories around the world require a reliable and consistent mixture of quality gases for a range of applications including gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)....
On June 14, 2018

Sterile Gas Filter Integrity Test Method for the Dairy Industry is Fast and Accurate

Any trip to the supermarket will demonstrate just how popular healthy dairy products are – products which are low in fats, salts, sugars and preservatives. This trend has driven the growth of aseptic...
On May 30, 2018

The Importance of Maintaining CO2 Gas Quality in Bottling Applications | Case Study

  Snap open a bottle of beer and you will see, hear and feel the familiar fizz and bubbles. These sensations are the result of carbon dioxide (CO2), a colorless, odorless, non-combustible gas. While...
On May 28, 2018

The Sterile Filtration of Beer - Keeping up with Consumer Trends

Some of the world’s largest breweries have recently reported a decline in sales as they have admittedly failed to amend their brand portfolio to meet consumer trends. Sterile filtration could be the...
On May 16, 2018

How to Distinguish a Process Water Cooler from a Chiller

There are numerous manufacturers in the water cooler market. Water coolers are also called chillers but it is important to draw a clear distinction between process water coolers and chillers...
On May 15, 2018

A Simple Guide to How To Use Hydrogen in Flame-based Gas Chromatography Systems Part 3 of 3

There are a wide variety of carrier gases potentially available for use with gas chromatography (GC) systems, including helium, hydrogen and nitrogen. Your range of choices, however, may be limited by...
On May 2, 2018

How Switching to Hydrogen Can Impact Gas Chromatography Temperature Programs Part 1 of 3

Depending on the type of gas chromatography system employed, hydrogen is often an attractive replacement for helium as a carrier gas. It is less expensive and more widely available resulting in cost...
On April 30, 2018

Why Are Coalescing Filters Installed in Pairs?

In an industrial manufacturing plant, coalescing filters are probably the most important piece of purification equipment found in a compressed air system. They treat six of the ten main contaminants...
On April 26, 2018

Filtration Requirements for Downstream Oil and Gas Processes

Downstream oil and gas operations include refineries and petrochemical plants where crude oil is processed into finished products such as jet fuel, diesel, lubricants, and gasoline. Refineries operate...
On April 9, 2018

Microbial Control - What’s Spoiling My Beer?

As brewing becomes increasingly competitive, with consumers demanding higher quality beers, and retailers looking for products with greater assurance of shelf-lives, this sector of the food...
On April 9, 2018

3 Microfiltration Processes that Reduce Microplastics in Bottled Water

Amidst the growing concern of the environmental impact of plastic waste, the World Health Organization has launched plans to investigate the potential hazards to health posed by ingestion of...
On April 6, 2018

Simple Safety Steps to Follow When Installing a Nitrogen Generator

A question that is frequently asked when considering the installation of a nitrogen gas generator is "will the system create an oxygen-rich or oxygen-deficient atmosphere that could be potentially...
On April 5, 2018

Advances in Engine Air Filtration for Heavy-Duty Trucks

  Reducing routine service intervals is an important objective of any fleet manager. Preventing unscheduled maintenance is even more critical to keeping heavy-duty trucks and equipment operational....
On March 16, 2018

Sterile Filtration of Beer - Saving Water, Saving Energy

When considering microbial stabilisation options for a brewery, there are many obvious considerations, from initial set up cost to the impact on overall beer quality. Many modern brewers are moving...
On March 1, 2018