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Filtrex Technologies

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Filtrex Technologies

  1. 1. FILTREX TECHNOLOGIES PTE LTD PRESENTATION for
  2. 2. FILTREX HOLDINGS PTE LTD <ul><li>Registered Company in Singapore (Sept 1998) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Singapore Govt / Technical Institute Assistance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ideal Location for Research & Development </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. FILTREX TECHNOLOGIES PVT LTD <ul><li>Registered Company in Bangalore, India (1999) - Wholly owned subsidiary of Filtrex Singapore </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two manufacturing sites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sediment Filters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carbon Blocks </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. V I S I O N <ul><li>Filtrex to play an influencing </li></ul><ul><li>role in providing affordable </li></ul><ul><li>purified drinking water to more people </li></ul><ul><li>around the world. </li></ul>
  5. 5. STRATEGY <ul><li>No direct Marketing to end consumers </li></ul><ul><li>To be Strategic partner to selected OEM’s </li></ul><ul><li>Provide value added technical services </li></ul><ul><li>Create new demands by product proliferation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Company Profile Production Area : 25,000 sq.ft.
  7. 7. Company Profile Production Capacity 5MM blocks
  8. 8. Integrated Laboratory Wet Lab
  9. 9. Integrated Laboratory Analytical Section
  10. 10. New Filtrex HQ Building
  11. 11. Filtrex Technology an ISO9001 and ISO14001 Company
  12. 12. STATUS <ul><li>30% Export (USA, ASEAN & Middle East) </li></ul><ul><li>5mm Blocks/Yr Capacity ( 40% Utilization) </li></ul><ul><li>120 Employees/ 60,000 Sq Ft Production </li></ul><ul><li>3 Indian Patents/ 1 PCT </li></ul><ul><li>2 US patent/ 4 Indian Patent Pending </li></ul>
  13. 13. Purification Standard Turbidity Chlorine NSF 42 STANDARD AESTHETIC EFFECTS Color Taste & Odor
  14. 14. Purification Standard Organic Chemicals Inorganic Chemicals NSF 53 STANDARD HEALTH EFFECTS Cysts Heavy Metals
  15. 15. Activated Carbon Block 1 Balance of flow rate / pressure drop 2 Balance of thickness and height 3 Binder particles to match carbon powder density / particles size and distribution 4 Surface treatment of binder to induce surface charge CHALLENGES OF BLOCK DESIGN
  16. 16. Solid Carbon Blocks <ul><li>4 times the surface area compared to granules due to smaller particle size in powders </li></ul><ul><li>Increased carbon / water contact </li></ul><ul><li>Small particles increases adsorption rate </li></ul><ul><li>Effective removal of VOC and physical barrier to Cysts </li></ul>
  17. 17. Carbon Blocks Pore Volume Structure Coconut Shell Carbon
  18. 18. Carbon Blocks <ul><li>Renewable Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Neutral </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Material </li></ul><ul><li>Microporous </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent for low molecular contaminants </li></ul><ul><li>Well suited for VOC, Chlorine </li></ul>WHY COCONUT SHELL CARBON
  19. 19. Carbon Blocks <ul><li>Three to Five years before yield </li></ul><ul><li>Yield about 500 coconuts per year </li></ul><ul><li>40 coconuts yield 1 kg of carbon. </li></ul><ul><li>Tree lasts about 15 to 20 years </li></ul>COCONUT TREES
  20. 20. Carbon Blocks COCONUT PLANTATIONS <ul><li>Indonesia </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul><ul><li>Sri Lanka </li></ul><ul><li>India </li></ul><ul><li>Philippines </li></ul>
  21. 21. Carbon Blocks <ul><li>60% of the shell are used for carbon powder </li></ul><ul><li>Balance are burned or wasted </li></ul><ul><li>20% of the total shells used in organized sector </li></ul>COCONUT SHELL
  22. 22. Carbon Blocks <ul><li>Shells are activated in the presence of steam as oxidizing agent in rotary kilns </li></ul>COCONUT SHELL CARBON <ul><li>Shell are carbonized </li></ul><ul><li>Time & temp are critic factors </li></ul>
  23. 23. Activated Carbon Block <ul><li>1 Compression Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases design flexibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medium to high volume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower investment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher energy and labor cost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 Extrusion Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited to tubular shape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limitation of binders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High volume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher investment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower energy and labor cost </li></ul></ul>BLOCK MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
  24. 24. Standard Shaped Carbon Blocks Faucet Block 80gm POU 6kgs POE
  25. 25. Custom Carbon Blocks Custom shapes & sizes
  26. 26. Manufacturing Process Flow Chart : Carbon Powder <ul><li>Minimum Lot Size 5T </li></ul><ul><li>QC For Particle Size Distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturer / Lot Numbers Logged </li></ul>
  27. 27. Manufacturing Process Flow Chart : Binder <ul><li>Manufacturer / Lot Numbers Logged </li></ul>
  28. 28. Manufacturing Process Flow Chart <ul><li>Retain Sample of Mixed Powder </li></ul><ul><li>Traceability to Carbon & Binder Lot Nos. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Mold Flow Chart
  30. 30. Mixing Stage
  31. 31. Mold Filling Stage
  32. 32. Filling Station
  33. 33. Conventional Batch Ovens
  34. 34. Conveyor Oven
  35. 36. Compression Section Data
  36. 37. Compression Presses
  37. 38. Surfacing Section
  38. 39. Assembly Section
  39. 40. Integrated Laboratory
  40. 41. QC Carbon Block Retainers
  41. 42. QC Carbon & Binder Retainers
  42. 43. Air Tester
  43. 44. Air Tester
  44. 45. Activated Carbon Block <ul><ul><li>ACTIVATED CARBON POWDER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BINDER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OTHER ADDITIVES </li></ul></ul>
  45. 46. Binders Classification <ul><li>PARTICLE SIZE </li></ul><ul><li>PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION </li></ul><ul><li>MELT INDEX </li></ul><ul><li>BULK DENSITY </li></ul><ul><li>SURFACE MORPHOLOGY </li></ul>
  46. 47. Binders - Particle Size & Distribution LARGE PARTICLE NARROW DISTRIBUTION SMALLER PARTICLE WIDE DISTRIBUTION
  47. 48. Particle Size & Distribution of Binders LARGE PARTICLE WIDE DISTRIBUTION SMALL & LARGE PARTICLE WIDE DISTRIBUTION
  48. 49. Particle Size Distribution
  49. 50. Morphology of Binders
  50. 51. Surface Morphology
  51. 52. Carbon Blocks Low Pressure Drop - VOC Blocks <ul><li>MATCHING BINDER </li></ul><ul><li>SPECIFICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size : 80 X 180 </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size Distribution : </li></ul><ul><li>80 mesh 45% </li></ul><ul><li>120 mesh 40% </li></ul><ul><li>160 mesh 10% </li></ul><ul><li>180 mesh 5% </li></ul><ul><li>CARBON </li></ul><ul><li>SPECIFICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size : 40 X 140 </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size Distribution : </li></ul><ul><li>40 mesh 0.9% </li></ul><ul><li>40/50 mesh 2.4% </li></ul><ul><li>50/70 mesh 56.9% </li></ul><ul><li>70/80 mesh 18.5% </li></ul><ul><li>100/140 mesh 6.9% </li></ul><ul><li>140 bottom 3.9% </li></ul>
  52. 53. Carbon Blocks Moderate Pressure Drop - Cysts Blocks <ul><li>MATCHING BINDER </li></ul><ul><li>SPECIFICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size : 100 X 230 </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size Distribution : </li></ul><ul><li>100 mesh 10% </li></ul><ul><li>130 mesh 40% </li></ul><ul><li>160 mesh 40% </li></ul><ul><li>230 mesh 10% </li></ul><ul><li>CARBON </li></ul><ul><li>SPECIFICATION </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size : 120 X 300 </li></ul><ul><li>Particle Size Distribution : </li></ul><ul><li>120 mesh 2% </li></ul><ul><li>160 mesh 36% </li></ul><ul><li>180 mesh 35% </li></ul><ul><li>200 mesh 16% </li></ul><ul><li>200 bottom 11% </li></ul>
  53. 54. Specialty Carbon Blocks <ul><li>Bio Static with Aegis Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Bio Static with Silver impregnation </li></ul><ul><li>Specialty blocks with KDF </li></ul><ul><li>Lead adsorption with ATS </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy metal reduction with Ion Exchange resin </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy metal reduction with chelation technology </li></ul>

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