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Technical Absorbents to present filtration solutions at FILTECH

TAL will demonstrate how its technology can be used to effectively remove water from aviation fuel, automotive fuel and hydraulic oil.

14th January 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Grimsby

Industrial, Medical/Hygiene, Civil Engineering, Sustainable, Transport/​Aerospace, Protective

The core business of Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL) is the manufacture of Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF). The UK based company Technical Absorbents (TAL) will exhibit its Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) technology at FILTECH filtration exhibition that will take place from 24-26 February in Cologne, Germany.

The exhibition is one of the largest and most important filtration events worldwide, and is a dedicated platform for those concerned with designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation equipment and services.

SAF fibre

TAL will join over 350 global exhibitors as it demonstrates how its technology can be used to effectively remove water from aviation fuel, automotive fuel and hydraulic oil. 

The company will be displaying its SAF fibre and converted nonwoven fabric technologies, while also having its development specialist’s on-hand to provide expertise and advice if required.

A significant reason for the majority of oil and fuel system failures is the presence of high water levels in dissolved, dispersed and free water, the company reports. SAF based filter media fabrics can remove both dispersed and free water to very low ppm levels at industry leading rates. This is said to result in reduced fuel and oil degradation and provide the required filter quality for efficient machine operation.

 Key component

“SAF is a key component for a wide range of enhanced nonwoven filter media fabrics that are designed for the removal of water and particulates from aviation fuel, automotive diesel and a wide range of oils,” explained Dr Mark Paterson, Applications Development Manager.

“Such fabrics help reduce problems associated with water contamination in such situations. Its versatility gives rise to cost savings over traditional cellulosic-based absorption media, while offering full compliance potential to stringent international filtration standards.”

“We had a great response when we exhibited in 2013, hence the return this year. It will provide the perfect platform to demonstrate the capabilities of our technology within this sector and meet with many large filtration companies under the one roof.”

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