Activated carbon

Clear filtrate and a pure final product

Activated carbon is used in many different process steps in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries to separate and clean suspensions (usually solvent-based) and to influence reaction processes. In these processes, the purity of the final product or the filtrate has the highest priority. As a result, highly effective filter systems are required, especially in the pharmaceutical industry. With our candle filters (type CF) and pressure plate filters (type PF), these requirements can be met. Filtrate clarity, easy cake discharge and safe handling are ensured. Our Autopress (type AP) is a well-proven solution for activated carbon in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Brochure "Candle filter (CF)" (PDF / 1.5 MB)
Brochure "Candle filter (CF)"

Product brochure for candle filter (CF)

Size: 1.5 MB
Brochure "Pressure plate filter (PF)" (PDF / 0.9 MB)
Brochure "Pressure plate filter (PF)"

Product brochure for pressure plate filter (PF)

Size: 0.9 MB

Advantages of BHS filtration technology

  • Maximum filtrate clarity with maximum throughput
  • Pharmaceutical-grade design possible
  • Fully automatic operation
  • Trained service team

Applications

  • Recovery of activated carbon from process streams
  • Palladium on carbon
  • Precoat filtration
  • Mercury removal

BHS filtration technical center

Link to tests at BHS technical center

Technical article

Thin-cake filtration technologies for removing activated carbon, catalysts and other trace solids from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) slurries

PHARMACEUTICAL ENGINEERING
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2007
January 2007
PDF (255 KB)
Thin-cake filtration technologies for removing activated carbon, catalysts and other trace solids from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) slurries

This article discusses the use of thin-cake vertical candle filters and horizontal pressure plate filters as alternatives to manual and conventional filter equipment. These new technologies are described as well as the selection process. The article includes test data and case histories and concludes with a discussion of clean-in-place operations and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) guidelines. ANSI/ISA S88 (and IEC 61512-1 in the international arena) batch process control system standards are also examined for validation. Finally, factory and site acceptance testing is described.

Size: 255 KB

Thin-Cake Filtration Technologies for Removing Activated Carbon, Catalysts and Other Trace Solids from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Slurries

BHS-Filtration Inc.
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2007
January 2007
PDF (255 KB)
Thin-Cake Filtration Technologies for Removing Activated Carbon, Catalysts and Other Trace Solids from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Slurries

The BHS technologies of Vertical Candle Filters and Horizontal Pressure Plate Filters provide improved product quality with more efficient operations compared with manual pressure filters. The different technologies allow for the selection of the optimum process solution depending upon the cake characteristics and cake structure. Fully automatic operations provide for complete containment of the solids and liquids for reduced maintenance costs and overall project savings.

Size: 255 KB

Thin-cake filtration technologies for removing activated carbon, catalysts and other trace solids from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) slurries

PharmaChem
March 2006
March 2006
PDF (276 KB)
Thin-cake filtration technologies for removing activated carbon, catalysts and other trace solids from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) slurries

The BHS technologies of Vertical Candle Filters and Horizontal Pressure Plate Filters provide improved product quality with more efficient operations compared with manual pressure filters. The different technologies allow for the selection of the
optimum process solution depending upon the cake characteristics and cake structure. Fully automatic operations provide for complete containment of the
solids and liquids for reduced maintenance costs and overall project savings.

Size: 276 KB
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