- Carolina IAQ
Manufacturers in the industrial gas sector, producing gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and hydrogen, require meticulous processes to ensure the highest quality product and compliance with industry standards. Filtration systems are essential to remove impurities, particulate matter, and contaminants from the gases during production. While these filters are critical for operations, over time embedded contaminants may lead to a loss of functionality and compromise product quality. Regular cleaning of the element provides a means for eliminating these risks.
Carolina Filters collaborates with a diverse range of industrial gas manufacturing facilities. These facilities utilize cartridge filter elements made of various types of media such as porous metal and sintered metal. The filter elements are often sourced from reputable manufacturers such as Mott, AWC, Parker Hannifin, and Donaldson.
In the industrial gas manufacturing industry, maintaining the purity of gases is critical for both safety and operational efficiency. Filtration systems prevent contaminants such as moisture, hydrocarbons, and particulate from sources such as zeolite or carbon separation beds from entering the final product. Carolina Filters offers specialized cleaning services designed to address the unique challenges posed by filtration systems in the production of industrial gases.
When formulating a cleaning procedure, we address contaminants at three distinct levels: surface, deeply embedded, and molecularly bound. Surface-level contaminants, the easiest to eliminate, are the focus of conventional cleaning technologies. Deeply embedded contaminants encompass both organic and inorganic particles that have entrenched themselves within the filter media's pathways. This type of contamination is typically the root cause of reduced filter performance. Carolina Filters utilizes a range of chemical, physical, and thermal methods to effectively remove these contaminants. Lastly, molecularly bound contaminants such as oxidation and scale can create vulnerabilities in the filter media and serve as points for corrosion and particulate buildup. The removal of these contaminants constitutes the final phase in restoring filter elements to a like-new condition.
We have a proven track record of assisting industrial gas manufacturing facilities in optimizing filtration systems. For example, when an oxygen production facility experienced reduced purity due to contaminated filters, our cleaning process effectively removed these contaminants, restoring gas purity and overall operational efficiency.
Validating the cleanliness and integrity of filter elements is a top priority for Carolina Filters. Our suite of testing methods guarantees that filters and components will be effective in the production of pure and reliable gases.