Topsoe and Unifrax to market improved ceramic catalytic filters

Topsoe and Unifrax to market improved ceramic catalytic filters

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Unifrax I LLC (“Unifrax”), the Tonawanda, New York based manufacturer of specialty fiber products, and HaldorTopsoe A/S, a world leader in catalysis and related process technologies headquartered in Denmark, recently announced the signing of a partnership agreement. The partnership marks the beginning of a joint global effort by the two parties to commercialize an innovative new line of catalytic filter candles. This new product family will be marketed as TopFrax™ filters and was developed for catalytic hot gas filtration in the industrial market. The partnership combines the expertise and knowhow of Topsoe’s leading position within catalysis and Unifrax’ strengths within fiber filter manufacturing and filtration. The TopFrax™ technology offers improved catalytic filters to the global market, providing high quality, well-engineered products and technical support to customers in a broad range of industries such as glass, cement, bio mass, waste incineration and metal production.TopFrax™ catalytic filter candle is designed to remove NOx  and particulate matter, and will also be launched in a version capable of removing VOC, CO and dioxin that are generated in many industrial processes. “The TopFrax™ product line is the first in the world to introduce a combined process for removal of NOx, VOC, CO, dioxin and particulate matter enabling customers to meet increasingly stringent regulations in a cost effective way,” said Bjerne S. Clausen, CEO of Haldor Topsoe A/S.