Membrane filtration with built-in advantages

/INS. A wide range of different membrane filtration equipment ensures that the best possible solution is available for each particular application.

The advantages of these solutions include:

Lower overall production costs

Membrane filtration systems are often less expensive than many other alternative technologies.

Especially the Alfa Laval PP spiral membranes that are more compact, thus a larger filtration area giving you a better performance and the possibility to produce a wider product range. These membranes give you sustainable benefits like reduction of water and chemical use as well as longer service life, meaning less maintenance and less downtime.

High end product quality

Membrane filtration is a clean technology. The separation process is carried out solely on the basis of molecular size, making the use of additives unnecessary. This results in an end product of top quality, and makes it easier to comply with the many stringent requirements from both consumers and public authorities. The Alfa Laval PP spiral membranes are even more hygienic than conventional membranes as they withstand high numbers of Cleaning-in-Place (CIP) cycles, hot cleaning temperatures and high pH levels.

Flexibility

Membrane filtration can be used for products with a wide range of different viscosities, including high-viscosity products that can be difficult to process. Alfa Laval membrane filtration equipment is designed on a modular basis that gives a high degree of flexibility. The design of a system can be customized to meet any process needs and is it easy to expand if production requirements increase.

...And getting the pressure right

The efficiency of membrane filtration systems depends heavily on the reliable, uninterrupted application of consistent pressure. Hygienic high-pressure pumps make the feed stream flow across the surface of the membrane and through its microscopic pores at a consistent rate, boosting both reliability and efficiency. You benefit from efficient logistics, from all the components dovetailing perfectly, and the advantages of purchasing the full spectrum of sanitary equipment and fittings from one single expert source.

About Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling.

The company’s equipment, systems and services are dedicated to assisting customers in optimizing the performance of their processes. The solutions help them to heat, cool, separate and transport products in industries that produce food and beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch, sugar and ethanol.

Alfa Laval’s products are also used in power plants, aboard ships, oil and gas exploration, in the mechanical engineering industry, in the mining industry and for wastewater treatment, as well as for comfort climate and refrigeration applications.

Alfa Laval’s worldwide organization works closely with customers in nearly 100 countries to help them stay ahead in the global arena.

Alfa Laval is listed on Nasdaq OMX, and, in 2014, posted annual sales of about SEK 35.1 billion (approx. 3.85 billion Euros). The company has about 18 000 employees.
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