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Why Industrial Filtration Is So Important

Industrial Filtration

Industrial filtration is crucial to many different fields and industries. It is used both to separate particles and substances from liquids as well as to lengthen the lifespan of manufacturing equipment. From restaurants and schools to automotive and hydroelectric plants, industrial filters play an important role in treating oils, water, and coolants.


Here we take a look at a few of the different types of industrial filtrations.

Wastewater Filtration

The filtration of wastewater can be achieved by employing the use of a sludge dewatering system. This separates solids from liquids and results in clean …

Common Causes of Diesel Engine Failures

Diesel engines are known for their robust design and resilience. A well-maintained diesel engine can provide you with optimal performance for thousands of kilometres. Yet, even the toughest equipment needs to be treated well.

A neglected diesel engine can suffer costly damages and premature failure. If you want your diesel engine to serve you well, you should always be on the lookout for the challenges listed below.

Water Contamination
General Impurities
Irregular Engine Service

Common Causes of Diesel Engine Failures
1.     Water Contamination
The most common challenge leading to the failure of diesel engines is the …

How Does an Oil Centrifuge Works?

Interfil’s intelligent centrifuges are designed for efficient separation of unwanted particles from wastewater, industrial oils, waste vegetable oils, biodiesel, emulsions, solvents and many other industrial processes. You may have heard of the term centrifuge, but may not necessarily know how it works. Keep on reading to find out.

The basic principle upon which a oil centrifuge works is the difference in density among different fluids and solid particulates.  This results in the motor spinning at a very high speed to create intense pressures from the centrifugal force generated.

Oil Centrifuge

The Operating Principle
Oil …

The Story of Interfil

Interfil is one of the leading providers of filtration and innovative industrial technologies in the southern hemisphere. Well known for the design and manufacture of a variety of filters, centrifuges, filtration media, blowers and exhausters. It holds several patents on the technologies it provides. Interfil’s culture of continuous innovation has kept it several steps ahead of its competitors for decades.

While Interfil was officially established in 1986, its true origins can be traced back 30 years prior. In the 1960s, one of Interfil’s founders worked in a liquid filtration and asbestos processing plant. When he became the head engineer of the …

Maximise Your Engine Oil Life With An Oil Centrifuge

How often do you change your engine oil? Most people change their engine oil every three to six months or when the car clocks 3000-5000miles.The main reason for oil changes is the contamination of the oil following several cycles of use. Contaminants inevitably accumulate in the engine oil and change the physical and chemical properties of the liquid. As a result, the oil becomes less useful in lubricating the engine system and maintaining an efficient hydraulic system. Although an oil change is a good solution, there is a better way to restore your engine oil to its useful state, oil …

Understanding Water Contamination In Diesel Engines

The efficient operation of your diesel engine is highly dependent on the quality of your fuel. If your fuel is contaminated, your engine may not operate at its optimal power. Also, depending on the type and degree of contamination, your engine could get seriously damaged. This article highlights the occurrence, hazards and control of water contamination in your diesel fuel.

Is your Diesel contaminated with Water?
The most common indicator that your diesel may be contaminated is …

How Businesses Benefit from Industrial Filtration Equipment

Industrial filtration is an indispensable process that’s widely used across different industries, including electronics, chemicals, oil and gas, air and gas, and food and beverages, among others. It’s not only used for water but also other substances like oil, chemicals, and coolants.

Besides being used to filter substances separately, many companies integrate filtration into their manufacturing processes to extend their machine life.

Research has shown that a whopping 70% of damages to machine parts is as a result of wear caused by degradation to the surface. Out of this percentage, corrosion of surfaces account for 20%. When corrosion occurs, the loosened particles …

Magnetic Filtration Applications and Benefits

Magnetic filtration depends on the power of magnetic attraction; through this, ferrous particles are attracted and captured from a fluid stream. This happens by putting a magnetic rod of high intensity permanently in the fluid path. The rod is positioned in such a way that all fluid must move around it with enough proximity and contact to draw every ferrous particle. Magnetic filtration has several benefits and applications, and that will be the focus of this article.

A Filter with Several Advantages and Applications
The importance of clean oil in making a machine efficient and reliable cannot be over-emphasised. Car mechanics, equipment …

Semi-Auto Clean IC45-A Centrifuge vs Fully Auto Vertical Clean IC45-AV Centrifuge

The importance of centrifuge cannot be over-emphasised. Centrifuges have become great components whether you want to remove contaminants or achieve the highest number of passes per hour without exceeding the flow capacity of your pump.

In this article, you will see a comprehensive comparison between a Semi-Auto Clean IC45-A centrifuge and a fully Auto Vertical Clean IC45-AV centrifuge. Including both the similarities and the differences.

Semi-Auto Clean IC45-A Centrifuge
This centrifuge is designed for efficient separation of solids from liquids, and it’s applicable for solids that have soft gelatinous properties. It is ideal for biofuel production including the cleaning of wash down bays, …

Magnetic Filtration

If you’ve spent any time in the DIY space, you may know pots and pans can be cleaned with ash, sand, or baking soda (and vinegar). These are all super fine, powdery substances, so they seem benign, but they’re abrasive enough to scrub blackened kitchen utensils. In the filtration space, we recognise fine materials can do just as much as damage as a key in the wrong hands.

Metallic fragments are particularly risky. They’re barely visible, but they can scrape machine parts, leading to expensive repairs, and damaging your final products as well. You could filter them out, but even the …