Self-Cleaning Filters – Cut Costs and Improve Filtration

Croft Filters Ltd are a leading UK manufacturer of over 32 years who specialises in manufacturing customised filtration solutions and supplying Self-Cleaning filters. The Company supplies a range of market sectors that including the Food and Beverage Industries.

In 2013 Croft became distributers for HiFlux Filtration A/S, a Danish manufacturer backed with 50 years experience within the filtration industry. As a result of this Croft have been supplying many industries with quality Self-Cleaning filters designed to reduce downtime and operating costs for the user.

With different models available for a wide range of applications such as: Cooling, Refining and Filtering, the Self-Cleaners use a plunger or a series of scrapers to remove waste caught on the filter element inside the process. This improves the flow through the filter and the lifetime of the element. The captured particles are then be ejected from the system without the need to stop the process or change the element, saving on downtime within the system.

Croft and HiFlux have supplied a range of different customers; some have used the Self-Cleaning units to filter dairy, specifically melted cheese; whilst other Customers have used the units to process Whey and chocolate.

Made from Stainless Steel EN 1.4404, the Self-Cleaning system has become increasingly popular within the food and beverage industries where downtime can lead to increased costs. Filtering to sizes ranging between 30-1000 micron, the Self Cleaning filters are available with an electronically automated, a pneumatically operated control system or a manual system in order to operate the Cleaning cycle.

Many of Croft’s clients are making large savings since fitting a self cleaning filter into their process – one client in particular is saving over £1700 a week by reducing downtime, filter bag cost & disposal. (See full story at

Croft Filters based in Warrington, England can also manufacture filtration solutions in any shape or design, including basket strainers, duplex filters, vacuum filters, cone filters, cylinder filters and screen filters in perforated plate, wedge wire and woven wire mesh.

Quality of both product and service has been the key to Croft’s success; the Company takes great pride in understanding their customer’s needs, quickly supplying them with a high quality product that exceeds Customer’s expectations.

For more information about the Self-Cleaning filtration systems or Croft’s custom filtration solutions:


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