Effect of Microbeads in Wastewater Sewage Sludge

Global Researchers are now concerned about the lack of knowledge regarding the consequences that cosmetic plastic microbeads may have on cultural landscapes through sewage sludge used as a fertiliser. Studies show wastewater treatment plants received large amounts of Microplastics emitted from households, industry and surface run-off in urban areas. In North America and Europe used approximatelRead More…

Advantages of using Pumice Filtration Media

Pumice Filtration Media has been used worldwide for many years in the treatment of seawater, Potable Water and Wastewater. Pumice is a very versatile filtration media and is widely used in applications ranging from desalination/desalinization filtration, seawater reverse osmosis treatments SWRO (pre-filtration for MF, UF, NF and RO membranes) and potable water filtration. The advantages of usinRead More…

Techfil Europe placement student Charlie Hardy Wins School Award

Techfil Europe would like to congratulate our work experience student Charlie Hardy on winning the Maplesden Noakes 2016 School Placement Award. Throughout the week at Techfil, Charlie was given an insight on how the company works including; distribution and warehouse operations, container loading, international shipping, stock control and assisting our Plant Manager. All of these tasks were taRead More…

Pre-treatment Seawater Reverse Osmosis using Pumice Media

Pumice Filtration Media is a low-density media typically used in multi-media filters to enhance the capacity of the filter and to remove smaller micron particles. Pumice sits as the top layer in a multi-media filter and is widely used for pre-treatment in desalination and seawater reverse osmosis plants (SWRO). For more information please click on the following links: Technical Data, Contact UsRead More…

Cosmetic Europe backs ban on Polythene Microbeads

Due to the US Food and Drug Association (FDA) banning Plastic polythene microbeads from cosmetic products, Director General John Chave of Cosmetics Europe has backed the same enforcement across the whole of Europe. The microbeads are not only harmful for the environment but marine wildlife are mistaking the beads for food, causing life threatening internal issues. For example 1 single tube of faciRead More…

The Perfect Feet to handle Flip-Flop Weather

For perfect the summer feet, use a Pumice Stone to remove the calluses on the heels of your feet. You can scrub the calluses vigorously because the skin is usually hard and thick in this area, also the heels of your feet are resistant to pain. After removing the unwanted hard skin on your feet, you can use a Pumice Grains exfoliating foot scrub to cleanse each foot to remove any dead skin. Read More…

Perlite Filter Aids

Expanded Perlite is an extremely lightweight product and is created by putting raw perlite into a furnace, which ultimately changes the chemical composition. In filter systems especially in the beverage industry, Expanded Perlite Filter Aid makes a filtering layer (cake) that transfers the filtered product from the septum/wall. If the septum has no expanded perlite filter aid, the filtrate would Read More…

Pumice Products used in Industrial Hand Cleaners

Techfil are pleased to announce a new grade of Pumice Powder specifically designed for Industrial Hand Cleaner formulations. The 0-3/4 Pumice powder is very tightly graded and contains minimal fine parts. This aids dispersion and performance of the finished product. We are always pleased to forward working samples of our pumice powder for testing purposes. For more information please click on: Read More…

Pumice Benefits in Wildlife Parks

When the popular British television show Country Files visited the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Park recently, a segment of the show was dedicated to show the benefits of using Pumice Media in Tern Rafts. The new tern rafts replicates the beach-shingle nesting habitat but is also safer for the chicks as the pumice acts as a floating ‘maternity wards’ away from land to protect the chRead More…

The Benefits of Expanded perlite for Insulation

Expanded Perlite provides a quick, inexpensive and permanent method for insulating masonry walls. Depending upon design conditions, reductions in heat transmission of 50 percent can be obtained when perlite loose fill is used in the hollow cores of concrete block or cavity type masonry walls. Perlite is a non-combustible, industrial mineral yielding superior dynamic thermal performance. ExpandRead More…