Industrial Filtration for the Aluminum Industry

Aluminum is produced by the electrolytic process that reduces alumina to the element form. The metal is then alloyed and cast into ingots for further downstream processing into sheet, coil, plate and other forms. This manufacturing process generates dust which may include aluminum powder, oxides and other chemicals.

National Filter Media sales and technical teams have many years of experience in the metals industry, and are well positioned to analyze the dust problem and determine the optimal solution to meet the needs of any aluminum industry.

Having spent numerous hours inside every type of dust collector in the aluminum industry, from bauxite mining through alumina production, to aluminum smelting and secondary production, we have the expertise and know-how to meet stringent industry standards including MACT.

Also, we can help solve problems on the following collectors:

  • Potline Scrubbers
  • Refine & Calcine Systems
  • Carbon Bake Operations
  • Cast Houses
  • Anode/Butt Crushing Material Handling & Transfer Units
  • Silo/bin Vents
  • Ore Off-Loading From Rail or Ship Ball Mills & Grinders

National Filter Media solutions include:

  • Various filter bag options such as pulse-jet, shaker, and reverse-air filter bag
  • Options that include our Seamless Tube® media.