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FLSmidth sells AFT filter media business

14 July 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has sold its filter media business, AFT®, to the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group. AFT was started by FLSmidth in 1999 and was known previously as Advanced Filtration Technologies. The acquisition of AFT significantly expands Micronics’ portfolio of engineered filtration solutions to better serve customers’ baghouse filtration needs in industries such as cement, lime, coal-fired power utilities, energy from waste, co-generation, mining, and minerals, where the demand for high-t...

Evonik wins PCA's 2020 Chairman's Manufacturing Performance Award

11 November 2020, Published under Cement News

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has named Evonik as its 2020 Chairman’s Manufacturing Performance Awards winner. PCA awarded the company’s innovative P84 ® HT polyimide fibre second place as the Ultimate Filter for cement kiln baghouses. P84 ® HT fibres feature a unique multilobal design that provides the largest surface area available in the market, claims the Evonik. Due to their excellent chemical and physical properties, P84 ® HT high-performance fibres can be used in a wi...

Caracolito’s cleaner air

24 June 2019, Published under Cement News

The replacement of the electrostatic precipitator with a bag filter at Cemex’s Caracolito plant in Colombia has had a positive impact on the company’s emissions indicators as well as the local environment and neighbouring communities. By Cemex, Colombia. The new bag filter at Cemex’s Caracolito plant in Colombia has reduced particle emissions from 127 to 12mg/m 3 Colombia is one of Cemex’s most-important markets in Latin America due to its size, the dynamism of the local constr...

It’s all in the bag

12 January 2015, Published under Cement News

A correctly-selected air pollution control system will not only control emissions to air successfully, but will also contribute to the cement plant’s overall efficiency. By John B Johnson, FLSmidth AFT, USA. AFT fibreglass filter bags The poor performance of pollution control equipment at a cement plant can be caused by changes in process or raw materials, increases in temperature, air flow or velocity, poor maintenance or improper filter media selection. An analysis of the comp...

Optimising filter media

28 October 2013, Published under Cement News

As environmental regulations are tightened and pollution control equipment is required to function at higher efficiencies, baghouse performance and maintenance is becoming increasingly important. The operational efficiency of baghouse dust collection systems can be improved by integrating all dust collection system controls. By Vahid Mirsaiidi, FilterSense, USA. Figure 1: B-PAC integrated baghouse control, sensing and diagnostic system At a time when plant managers are looking t...