A new line of Handte EM Profi emulsion mist collectors from Camfil Air Pollution Control offers high collection efficiencies, plus the ability to run 24/7 for reduced maintenance, service ease and lower operating costs, the company says.
The units can handle the heaviest loads encountered in industry to clean up contaminants generated during milling, drilling, tapping, turning, grinding and other machining processes that utilize emulsion mist coolants.
The EM Profi collector uses long-life coarse and fine filter demisters followed by a final-stage HEPA filter with combined efficiencies of 99.9 percent on particles of 0.3 micron and larger. This is much higher than capture efficiencies achieved with fiberglass V-bag filters, which lose efficiency as media becomes saturated. A patented automatic sprayer counteracts emulsion clumping, ensuring that the separators can operate 24/7 almost maintenance-free.
During routine annual maintenance, the unit is easily serviced from the ground by a single technician, eliminating extra manpower and lift equipment. Service life between change-outs is up to six years for demister filters and two years for HEPA filters. Large maintenance doors and quick-clamping elements facilitate fast, tool-less filter replacement. Due to these features, Handte EM Profi collectors achieve substantial savings through reduced downtime, longer change-out cycles and increased productivity and reliability.
Sturdy modular construction is another benefit, the company says. Basic modules can handle air volumes from 1,700 – 8,000 cfm, with a wide range of accessories and configurations for optimum flexibility. Modules can be combined to accommodate larger airflow requirements. Small space-saving models are also offered for low airflow applications of 500 – 1,400 cfm.