Axium Process

Here at Axium Process, our hygienic stainless steel fabrication service includes comprehensive project management and component customisation. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding hygienic stainless steel fabrication engineering and professional services.

We provide first-class services including:

  • In house machining , fabrication and polishing
  • Orbital and manual welding
  • Surface finishes

Membrane Filtration For The Treatment of Effluent

Axium Process designs and builds bespoke membrane filtration systems that are providing manufacturers with significant cost savings by reducing effluent volumes and disposal costs as well as recovering up to 95% pure water that can be reused in the process itself or for general cleaning duties depending upon the application.

Membrane filtration as a treatment for effluent is now being successfully used across a wide spectrum of industries as the technology can deliver a stable operation with consistent performance;  key requirements for factories intent on a secure 24/7 operation.  Where space is at a premium, manufacturers will also be interested to know that membrane systems only require a small footprint, can be easily scaled up at relatively low cost and have the potential for an almost closed loop operation.

Membrane Filtration For The Treatment of Effluent

Stainless Steel Filters

Axiums' stainless steel filters are fabricated to suit customer requirements:

Our Stainless Steel Filters include:-

  • 90°, Straight-through, In-line options
  • Standard and Compact Options
  • Easy maintenance – no tools required for cleaning or access
  • Filtration levels from 5 micron up to 6000 micron (nominal) as standard
  • Standard screen options include stainless steel wedge wire and sintered mesh ( perforated sheet options available)
  • End connections to suit customer requirements (Clamp, RJT, DIN, SMS, IDF, BSP & Flange)
  • Line size ranges from 1″ up to 3″ with custom sizes available on request
  • Suitable for backfliushing, CIP (clean-in-place), SIP (steam-in-place)
  • Stand-alone, duplex, triplex, multiplex, large capacity and jacketed options available
Stainless Steel Filters

Bespoke Membrane Filtration Systems

  • Design, build and commissioning of customised membrane filtration systems
  • Mobile pilot plants to fully scalable  automated systems
  • Product and process development
  • Recommendations for plant design and evaluation of operating costs
  • Design, build, testing, qualification and validation to the highest levels
  • Tailored maintenance support and training packages

BESPOKE MEMBRANE FILTRATION SYSTEM DESIGN

Optimising a membrane filtration system design is determined by a number of factors including membrane material, energy input, flow, channel size, risks of fouling and ease of membrane cleaning.

Our highly qualified Chemical and Mechanical engineers work closely with our customers to establish a clear understanding of their process requirements, feed streams, characteristics and chemistry as well as their anticipated output.

Water & Wastewater Treatment Press Release “Axium Process Offers Specialist Membrane Systems Capabilities

Bespoke Membrane Filtration Systems

CIP System Fabrication

Clean-in-Place Systems (CIP) are now an essential part of most hygienic manufacturing processes.  Axium Process specialises in:

  • Design, Build, Install, Commission and Technical Support
  • Custom built fully optimised Clean-in-Place (CIP) Systems
  • Fully automated standard CIP skids, complete with control panel, PLC and software
  • Pharmaceutical grade CIP systems complete with steam gear and heat exchanger
  • Mobile CIP Trolleys

CIP SYSTEM OPTIMISATION

Each system is developed by a dedicated project engineer who works closely with the customer to guarantee requirements are fully complied with in terms of design, procurement and manufacturing stages.  Every aspect of the plant’s design is fully optimised to safeguard plant hygiene and production efficiencies.

All Axium’s CIP systems are supplied with a comprehensive Installation & Operating Manual together with a full materials traceability dossier.

Axium has invested heavily in its inspection facilities and procedures to provide validation, testing and qualification to the highest levels.

CIP System Fabrication

Hygienic Stainless Steel Tube and Pipe Fittings

To complement our welding and fabrication services, we stock a comprehensive range of stainless steel tube and pipe fittings to accommodate a wide range of industries and applications.

Almost all our customers demand smooth bore pipework with a good internal surface finish. The elimination of crevice conditions and deadlegs, together with fabrication to minimise pressure losses and product hold up, are essential design constraints.

Our range of stainless steel tube and pipe fittings include:

  • ASME BPE
  • Clamp
  • RJT
  • IDF
  • DIN
  • SMS
  • BSP
  • Plain-ended and Flanges

STAINLESS STEEL COMPONENTS, TUBE AND PIPE FITTINGS

Hygienic Stainless Steel Tube and Pipe Fittings

Pilot Plant Scale Equipment

Axium process provides a full engineering service incorporating design, development, supply, and commissioning of pilot scale equipment operations that includes:

  • Pilot plant and Bench Top Equipment
  • MF, UF, NF & RO membrane pilot plants
  • Interchangeable heat exchangers designed for steam or electrical heating
  • Air Ducts
  • Fluidised Beds
  • Ion Exchange Units
  • Mixing Skids (interchangeable baffles and impellors)
  • Flow Test Rigs
  • Other customised equipment builds
Pilot Plant Scale Equipment

Jacketed Pipework

Axium Process specialises in stainless steel pipework fabrications and has developed a widely used range of standard Jacketed pipe, tees and bends. specifically designed to optimise heat transfer and reduce service installation costs on site.

Features:

  • 316L stainless steel.
  • BSP heating/cooling connection as standard.
  • 1″ – 4″ standard sizes.
  • Product connections to suit customer specification including clamp, RJT, DIN, SMS, IDF, BSP and plain ended.
Jacketed Pipework

Stainless Steel Tanks and Vessel Fabrication

Axium process is one of the UK's leading hygienic stainless steel fabricators specialising in design and fabrication of high-end customised stainless steel tanks and vessels.

  • Pressure tanks  and vessels
  • Pharmaceutical grade vessels
  • ATEX Zone 1 Rated
  • Mobile transfer vessels
  • Mixing Vessels
  • Integrated stirring systems and CIP processes
  • Tank ancilliaries including tank manways, pressure gauges, sprayballs, mixers, bursting discs

Tanks and vessels are typically manufactured in 316 and 316L stainless steel with higher grade materials such as Hastelloy, for specialised applications including those associated with the pharmaceutical industry.

Stainless Steel Tanks and Vessel Fabrication

Hygienic Stainless Steel Fabrication

Hygienic engineering Design, fabrication and system solutions:

  • Hygienic Stainless Steel Fabrication
  • Hygienic engineering design and solutions
  • Customised Process filtration equipment and systems
  • Engineering drawing and modelling
  • Project management
  • Technical training and engineering support
  • Validation, testing, certification & traceability
  • Manual, orbital, MIG & TIG welding facilities
  • Mechanical metal polishing, beat blast and electropolishing
  • Hygienic components and stainless steel fittings
Hygienic Stainless Steel Fabrication

Electropolishing

Electropolishing is in effect electroplating in reverse. This process removes surface material, beginning with the high points within the microscopic surface texture. By removing these points, the electropolishing process will improve the surface finish of a metal such as stainless steel, nickel, aluminium and hastelloy© , leaving a smoother and more reflective surface.

  • Improved Surface Finish
  • Reduced Adhesion and ease of Cleaning
  • Increased resistance to corrosion
  • Microfinishing
  • Deburring
Electropolishing

Stainless Steel Surface Finishing

Axium Process’ team of polishers are trained to provide the level of finish required by the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

  • All polishing materials are certified free of animal derived products (TSE Free Certification available)
  • Finishes to 0.10µm Ra
  • Bead blasting, mirror and electropolishing options
Stainless Steel Surface Finishing

Component Custom

Axium Process offers a rapid turnaround component customisation service for companies requiring high quality stainless steel components and assemblies built to their own specification.

In-house orbital welding is used wherever appropriate for weld reproducibility and integrity and whilst specialising in bespoke fabrications, Axium Process also offers a full range of standard, tees, bends, Y pieces and filters.

  • Tanks and vessels
  • Adaptors, manifolds, Y pieces
  • Filters and sightglasses
  • Jacketed pipework
  • Tank ferrules
  • Special bends, tees and hoseliners
  • Tank manways
  • Sprayballs and sprayball assemblies
  • Flowplates
Component Custom

Project Management

OUR PROJECTS HAVE INCLUDED:

  • Membrane filtration systems of more than 3000m² total membrane area
  • Manual and automatic hygienic process plant
  • Pressure vessel manufacture
  • Heat Exchangers
  • CIP systems
  • Skids & frames
  • Hoppers, manifolds
  • Bespoke Pilot Plant and Bench Top Equipment For Practical Teaching and Research Purposes
  • Component customisation
Project Management

Site Work - Installation & Commissioning

Our highly skilled technical engineers and coded fabricator/welders carry out site work to the highest standards.

  • Hygienic Stainless Steel Pipework, Fabrication and Installation
  • Equipment Installation and Commissioning
  • Equipment / Process Modifications and Optimisation

COMMISSIONING OF MEMBRANE FILTRATION SYSTEMS

Experienced commissioning engineers will attend site to oversee the installation of systems, plants and equipment. They will commission, test and optimise the equipment as well as provide training for your operators.

REAL TIME SUPPORT PACKAGE

We also offer a Real Time Support Package to customers purchasing a fully automatic filtration plant which enables full scale live data logging and monitoring as well as remote access.

MEMBRANE FILTRATION EQUIPMENT SPARES AND MAINTENANCE

We can include a Critical Spares List as part of your IOM (Installation and Operating Manual) and our engineers will carry out routine maintenance and optimisation checks as and when you require or as agreed in the terms of your Support Package.

Site Work - Installation & Commissioning

Bespoke Membrane Filtration Systems

  • Design, build and commissioning of customised membrane filtration systems
  • Mobile pilot plants to fully scalable  automated systems
  • Product and process development
  • Recommendations for plant design and evaluation of operating costs
  • Design, build, testing, qualification and validation to the highest levels
  • Tailored maintenance support and training packages
Bespoke Membrane Filtration Systems

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