Porvair Filtration Group Ltd - Porvair Filtration Group Ltd

Porvair Filtration Group has over 30 years' experience in supplying high quality filtration solutions worldwide. Working across the field, designing and supplying filtration and other equipment, we offer solutions to the power generation, fuel production, reprocessing, decontamination, decommissioning and waste packaging sectors.

We are able to take an initial discussion to a fully optimised solution, meeting material, code and technical requirements providing a total solution to a specific problem.

Porvair has the capability to provide everything from a single, specialised, retrofit element to a complete, packaged system to meet the precise needs of a complex application, together with on-site support and a complete after sales service. In addition to our acknowledged leadership in both engineering and quality, we also have the capability to offer the services of our extensive laboratory, development and testing facilities.

Porvair offers both the engineering competence and quality infrastructure to meet the challenges presented by the nuclear industry and engineers solutions to ensure the efficiency and safety of those processes, using a range of technologies, products and techniques. These include:

  • high temperature off gas cleanup
  • HEPA protection and pre-filtration
  • pulsed jet self cleaning HEPA filtration
  • metallic HEPA filtration for extreme conditions
  • powder/product collection vent filtration
  • waste package filter vent/breathers
  • active effluent treatment packages
  • containment venting and protection
  • designed-for-purpose filtration and separation packages for the most demanding of applications.

Additional Nuclear Services

In addition to our expertise in all aspects of liquid, gas and solids separation, Porvair Filtration Group has outstanding technical, engineering and quality capabilities available to adapt to other engineering projects in the nuclear field. Projects such as:

  • skid mounted packages
  • high specification machined parts
  • specially designed fabrications like lifting frames,
  • stillages and waste drums or containers
  • gloveboxes

Nuclear Power Generation

We are involved in international projects exploring the best technical and economic solutions to separation issues as varied as:

  • spent fuel pond water clean up
  • Caesium removal packages
  • AGR CO2 coolant line and vent clean up
  • containment venting and relief valve protection
  • Magnox and VVVR spent fuel processing for dry storage
  • PWR coolant loop filtration
  • HTGR He coolant cleanup
  • innovative PWR fuel cleaning process,
  • package venting for spent fuel disposal

The Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Porvair Filtration Group is actively involved in virtually every stage of fuel production including:

  • Uranium concentrate processing,
  • spent fuel reprocessing
  • the production of UF4 and UF6
  • the production of Uranium and Plutonium Oxides
  • the treatment of off-gases from conversion and
  • sintering processes
  • the protection of HEPA banks

Decommissioning and Decontamination

Porvair has engineered solutions to meet the most intractable problems including:

  • the clean-up of liquid wastes
  • the decomposition, reduction and reformation
  • of organic and other wastes
  • the drying and storage of spent fuel
  • the venting of waste tanks and storage
  • effluent treatment packages
  • Our capabilities also extend to:
  • the collection of mechanically generated
  • demolition debris
  • spent fuel transport cask washing
  • high temperature and chemical attack resistant
  • HEPA and THE filters

Waste Disposal and Storage

Porvair Filtration Group actively supports the nuclear waste treatment and storage industry. As processes are developed to deal with legacy wastes and legislation is introduced to define storage conditions, we are at the forefront of developing novel solutions to meet increasingly complex filtration problems through our extensive research programme.


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Porvair Filtration Group Ltd
1 Concorde Close
PO15 5RT
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1489 864 330
Fax: +44 1489 864 399
Email: info@porvairfiltration.com
URL: www.porvairfiltration.com

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