The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group is the premier company in the alumina and aluminum industry for all your filtration needs, dry and wet.

Aluminum dust is very fine and abrasive, requiring state-of-the-art filter media. That’s why you must turn to Micronics and its trusted brands – NFM, Filterfab, AFT, SFM, CPE, and UPC – for high-quality filtration products. Our team of experts stands ready to help you maximize manufacturing efficiencies and reduce downtime.

Dust Collection

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group has been providing leading dust collection technology solutions for the aluminum industry from the beginning. The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group – and trusted Filterfab brand – has the largest production capacity of world-class Vibrair™ filter bags in the world. Our Vibrair™ multi-pocket filter bags are made specifically for the aluminum industry in Micronics’ plant in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Vibrair™ has long been setting the performance standard in dust collection for Primary Aluminum Dry Scrubbing Plants all over the world. Our Vibrair™ filter bags are designed specifically for emissions from aluminum smelters. 

Contact Us today to learn how our technical experts can provide you with the filtration solution you’ve been looking for. We’ll build a relationship with you that will last well beyond the sale, providing you with continued customer care.

Red Mud Filters

Red mud “Kelly” filter bags are designed for work in hot caustic environments, specifically Alumina red mud. These filters are used to remove bauxite tailings from the liquor stream in the aluminum process.  Micronics has been a leader in Kelly bag fabrics since these filters were put into service.  Our fabric and service are unmatched in the industry.

Micronics also has a broad range of experience with filter presses and filter press cloth for aluminum processing, particularly for wastewater treatment. We look forward to discussing your technical requirements with you.

Rotary Drum Vacuum Filters

A continuous filter used to separate liquids from solids, our NFM® Rotary Drum Vacuum Filters have low-to-medium production rates with medium filterability. They are used with medium to low resistance filter cakes.

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group also sells engineered fabric solutions for RDVF to maximize production and parts for Rotary Drum Vacuum Filters from nozzles and valve wear plates to spray bars and worm gears to keep your equipment downtime to a minimum.

Horizontal Belt Filters

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group supplies the continuous filter belt for many horizontal belt filters. We customize the synthetic fabric of the belt to fit the distinct needs of the aluminum industry.

Contact Us to see how our full range of Pressure Filtration, Vacuum Filtration, and Dry/Baghouse Filtration Solutions can meet your needs. 

Contact Our Experts

Micronics Is Your Trusted Partner for Total Engineered Filtration Solutions. We offer end-to-end solutions from Filter Media to Industry-Leading Filtration Equipment, to Spare Parts & Accessories, to On-Site Field Services and In-House Laboratory Services. Whether for your Filter Press, Belt Press, Leaf Filter, Vacuum Filter, or Baghouse, you can count on Micronics’ deep industry and applications knowledge for the right engineered filtration solution to meet your needs. We look forward to working with your team.

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