Latest news from Axium Process

New Packaged High-Quality Water System is “Good to Go”

Axium’s new Good to Go packaged water treatment system is designed for water purifying applications and delivers commercially sterile, sustainable, high-quality water, bypassing the need for ion exchange beds and chemical treatment processes.

The system, which utilises Reverse Osmosis technology, is being used for applications where low conductivity (salt removed) water is required and can be used in conjunction with complementary processes such as carbon filtration and ultraviolet (UV) treatment, providing a robust and versatile solution to tackle almost every water purification application.

Delivered as a packaged solution, requiring only minimal operator intervention and very low maintenance, Axium’s  “Good to Go” system is supplied with high rejection low energy membranes, stainless steel housings and pipework throughout, cartridge filter, multiple sample points, conductivity monitor, feed pressure switches, variable area flow meters and an inverter-controlled pump as standard.

The company, which specialises in the design and build of membrane filtration systems, can provide “off the shelf” or “custom solutions” to suit specific requirements.

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Volac , World Leaders In Dairy Nutrition, Award NF Membrane System Contract To Axium Process

Volac,  a world leader in dairy nutrition, recently awarded Axium Process its Contract to build a new Nanofiltration membrane system for its expanding Felinfach, Lampeter whey protein process operations.  The Nanofiltration system contract follows the successful integration of a Microfiltration membrane system which was recently manufactured, installed and commissioned by Axium Process.  The system was built to Volac’s unique and proprietary design requirements and forms an integral part of the company’s whey protein separation processes.  

Volac chose Axium Process as a supplier of their membrane filtration systems due to the company’s specialist skills in design and build of process systems, its high level of engineering and product management support and the provision of a full technical documentation package which would  include material certification, pressure tests and CE certification as required.

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COVID-19 Update

The team at Axium Process would like to assure you they are on hand for support during these challenging times;  our sales engineers are at the end of the telephone as they always have been and are ready to help you in any way they can.

We have introduced procedures and measures to help keep our staff safe against the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the continuity of our manufacturing operations to Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical and other critical industries.

 All our services are available and these include:

  • Hygienic stainless steel and alloy engineering
  • Custom Fabrication to pharmaceutical standards
  • Precision machining
  • Metal Polishing and surface finishing
  • Electropolishing
  • 3D design and drawings
  • Full traceability

We work with a wide range of metals including, Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass, Inconel®, Monel®, Hastelloy® and Aluminium Alloy’s, plus Tufnol®, Delrin®, Nylon, PTFE, and other engineering plastics.

Please stay safe and keep in touch, we really want to help you.

Call 01792 883 882 and press 2 for our sales team, or email:   [email protected]

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316L Stainless Steel Filters You Can Rely On

Axium Process has developed its range of hygienic stainless steel filters ensuring ease of use, simple maintenance, dependability and outstanding quality is at the forefront of its design.

The standard filter range is available with short delivery times in order to meet customer demand and has a 90 degree or in-line housing option with fully interchangeable and replacement elements.  The elements, which can be safely removed without specialist tooling, cleaned or steamed in place and quickly put back into service reducing unnecessary downtime, are available in wedge-wire, sintered mesh and perforated tube providing a filtration range from 5 microns up to 8000 microns. Axium’s filters provide a reliable solution for critical applications such as a pre-filter for pumps or debris capture for CIP.

The popular wedge-wire design is widely used for applications where product consistency and smoothness is essential and for powder dispersing applications.

The sintered mesh screen is ideal for high or low-temperatures and is used in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries for the removal of suspended solids, micro-flakes, fibres and for glass contamination prevention.    For process security duties or coarse filtration applications, the company’s perforated tube screen provides a robust and flexible solution.

When more complex filtering is required, Axium’s innovative filter systems can provide improved process efficiencies and substantial cost savings by reducing downtime, maintenance and screen renewal costs.  The filter’s robust construction enables automatic or manual backflush facilities which can be fitted to the filter without fear of damaging the elements. Axium’s filter systems include duplex, triplex and multiplex options and are engineered to give a small footprint, high flow rates and substantial dirt holding capacity. Systems can be customised with support framework, sample points,drainage, vent valves and pressure gauges.

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NPTC Group of Colleges Award “Employer of the Month” – Axium Process

Axium Process has a long-established relationship with NPTC Group of Colleges, this includes supporting local apprentices to develop their skills and experience with the company, often also providing long term employment.

Axium Process has always worked closely to provide first-hand experience for many students wishing to be part of the engineering industry where investment in sophisticated bespoke operations, technologies and techniques provide a culture of continuous improvement and growth.

Axium Process is a major player in the field of membrane and filtration technologies and is one of the UK’s leading hygienic stainless steel fabricators specialising in hygienic engineering design, fabrication and system solutions. Their commitment to their customers is to provide the best possible service in terms of design, fabrication, product quality, delivery and traceability. They operate across a wide range of industries delivering a complete engineering service.

They have organised for individuals to expand on their knowledge in electronics through taking their 18th Edition and PAT testing courses, whilst also encouraging career development within the organisation by providing engineering training for those keen to progress. It is critical that the level of specialist expertise our engineers offer continues to develop, helping the company to achieve and maintain its future requirements and expertise.

“We at Axium Process are very proud of our apprentices who are making a very positive contribution to our company.”

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MPE Charity Golf Day 2019

Axium Process was delighted to attend  MPE Ltd’s (specialists in the restoration and maintenance of Stainless Steel) annual Charity Golf event in aid of  CARE AFTER COMBAT.  

CARE AFTER COMBAT  is a local charity that helps ex-Service men and women to re-establish themselves in society, especially if they have fallen on difficult times.  

The weather was not the best on the day (Friday 19th July) but the turnout was great at Glynneath Golf Club. The course was very good and the staff and organisers were all in good spirits and a great day was had by all.   The best individual score on the day was won by our Manufacturing Director, Mr Paul Taylor, the best Pin of the day was achieved by Gareth Vity, our MD  and the team event went to Top Plant Groundworks Ltd.

 MPE also organised a buffet with a raffle and an auction which followed the Golf, raising a total of £3,750 for the worthy charity.

Well done to Axium who won 2nd place in the team event.

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Increased Demand For Versatile, Portable And Practical Containerised Systems

Increase Demand for Containerised Systems

Axium Process is experiencing an increased demand for “stand-alone” containerised systems which are quickly becoming a mainstream option for many types of applications across all industry sectors.Installations have ranged from clean room systems, water processing and filtration applications to digestate, leachate and effluent treatment.

The benefits of a quick to install, self-contained process, requiring minimal infrastructure and civil engineering, is an increasingly preferred option for capital investments

The advantages of a secure, portable asset include ease of transportation or re-location (even to remote destinations), absolute control of quality during construction and the ability to conduct pre-delivery preparation and commissioning procedures.

Axium’s customers are also benefitting from, reduced installation time on-site, minimal civil engineering and often freedom from planning permission, which together, translates into considerable time and cost savings.

Axium Process is one of the UK’s leading hygienic process system manufacturers and specialises in the design and build of bespoke containerised systems to suit specific site parameters and conditions.  The systems require minimal intervention and can be designed as either manual or fully automatic in operation using state of the art PLC control with live data logging and remote access options.

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Hilltop Honey thinks Axium Filters Are The Bees Knees’

Axium Process stainless steel inline filters for honey application.

Axium Process recently supplied a number of 316L stainless steel Pure-Screen filters to award winning honey producer, Hilltop Honey, who are buzzing with success, distributing their products in swarms throughout the UK’s major supermarkets, independent farm shops, and delicatessens.

Founded in 2011 by young beekeeper, Scott Davies, Hilltop Honey has a passion for delivering the most exceptional tasting honey from all corners of the world. The recent implementation of Axium’s wedge wire filters is to remove hive debris, which includes wort and fragments of wax, that occur naturally during the extraction process.

“Axium’s Pure-Screen Filter is ideal for viscous products and offers a large surface area that results in lower frequency cleaning“ states Hilltop Honey’s General Manager, “a Technical Sales Engineer helped us select the best option for our application from a wide range of stainless steel filters and they have proved very effective in operation. The filter is adaptable allowing the use of interchangeable elements with different micron ratings, making it a very flexible solution for a number of operations throughout our process. The use of Axium’s filters ensures that we can effectively remove any debris whilst retaining the world-renowned properties that naturally occurs within honey”.

Filtration + Separation Axium Process supplies filters to honey producer“.                      

Axium’s filters range from 5 micron up to 8000 microns as standard and can be customised to suit site specific or process requirements, from pump and instrument protection to critical applications where filter failure or collapse is not an option.  The range, which includes standard, compact,  90° and in-line options, is available with interchangeable stainless steel wedge wire, sintered mesh and perforated tube screens.

Axium Process is a filtration specialist providing bespoke hygienic engineering design, customised stainless steel fabrication and system solutions that include filter skids and multiplex filter systems, fully optimised CIP systems, containerised membrane filtration systems, mixing skids, mobile pump skids and ion exchange units.

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