Most Commonly Asked Filtration Question Series In every process the final filter plays the most critical role in assuring that your filtrate meets expectations and requirements. It is typically the most expensive filter as well. The useful life span of a final filter will determine your change out schedule and impact your filtration costs. But what if you could extend the life of your final filters, improve process efficiency and lower filtration costs? With the right Prefiltration strategy you can. We've been helping process teams since 1998 by offering real business and technical filtration solutions that achieve our customers' goals. Critical Process Filtration is a mid-sized filter manufacturer that has designed and shipped millions of filters to hundreds of companies producing pharmaceuticals, food, chemicals, electronics, medical supplies and more. We have complied the most commonly asked questions and situations that most filtration operations experience. Today we'll explore Prefiltration and how it impacts process efficiency and costs.
We hear this question on a regular basis, and although some may quip “buy cheaper filters” we contend that installing the RIGHT filter is the key to doing both simultaneously. Our experience with customers in different industries and applications has shown that those who spent the time to assess their process and test alternative filters are the ones that succeeded in finding cost savings and process performance improvement. Since every application has its nuances and every company has their standards, in this article, we will offer a more generic and holistic view of the question;