Green industrial innovation in filtration: energy transition and digitisation

Why do we talk about green industrial innovation in filtration?

Because planet Earth is overheating, but more importantly, because global warming threatens to cause incalculable damage.

In general, the scientific community is united in attributing the cause of climate disruption to greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere, especially since the Industrial Revolution.

Consequently, in order to run for cover and re-establish a natural order, each of us must implement strategies to reduce waste and pollution.

So let’s try to understand how companies operating in the filtration sector engage in so-called ‘green industrial innovation‘ by focusing on two key elements:

Energy transition for green industrial innovation in filtration

The first aspect related to green industrial innovation that we want to analyse is the energy transition in the industrial filtration sector.

What does the energy transition consist of and how can it be implemented?

This and other questions were answered during the Adipec 2022 trade fair, in which we participated as exhibitors.

Specifically, during the four-day fair more than 40 ministers and 38 CEOs, policy makers, energy experts and global innovators shared their views on the topic of energy transition.

The energy transition, in the industrial filtration sector, consists of moving from a fossil-fuel-centred energy mix to one with low or zero carbon emissions, based on renewable sources.

Technologies, and in particular renewable ones, are the main tools to achieve this transition.

Indeed, it is only through continuous innovation that companies are able to be more efficient and competitive and, in general, to seize new opportunities.

Digitisation for green industrial innovation in filtration

After the energy transition, the second aspect related to green industrial innovation that we want to analyse is the digitisation of the industrial filtration sector.

Let’s start by saying that, in the era of Industry 4.0, it is necessary to adopt increasingly innovative and sustainable technologies in order to keep up with the times.

That is why it is also important to talk about digitisation in the field of industrial filtration.

One of the key elements in digitising a company is the use of IIoT technology: Industrial Internet of Things, which we can translate as ‘Internet of Things applied to the industrial sphere’.

IIoT technology makes it possible to connect all parts of a plant online, make them communicate with each other and thus provide a clear overview of their operation.

Moreover, thanks to this technology, all data from machinery or industrial filters are collected and made available online.

This means that the system communicates with the operator, but also that the information is available:

  • in real time
  • anywhere in the world

For example, in our industry, the adoption of IIoT technologies makes it possible to make the filtration system ‘smart’.

This is because digitising industrial filtration allows one to take control of the production process in a completely new way thanks to accurate and timely data analysis.

In fact, the digitisation of the industrial filtration system makes it possible to know in real time the operating status of the filter and, consequently, whether the system is working properly.

In addition, the digitisation of filtration equipment allows filters to be connected to the cloud.
In this way, filter data can be accessed remotely via smartphone, tablet or computer.
This means having everything under control: with a quick exchange of data, problems can be solved proactively and a complete analysis of the filtration progress can be obtained.

At Tecniplant we offer various solutions for industrial filtration.
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