Chemical production adheres to the strictest controls set in place to ensure manufacturing compliance.

Compressed air and liquids are an integral part of chemical production as they are an ingredient or come in direct contact with the final product. Hazardous, corrosive and contaminated gases and liquids put product quality at risk and, if not filtered properly, even the lowest impurities can cause costly delays in production.

Our process and compressed air filtration solutions have been designed for excellence, promising maximum performance and minimum maintenance downtime.

Products for Chemicals

Compressed Air & Gas

Our filter elements and housings for compressed air and gas are engineered to provide lower pressure drop, longer filter life, quick and easy element change-outs and more predictable maintenance.


We manufacture refrigerated compressed air, adsorption and membrane dryers to meet your specific air quality requirements.

Condensate Management

Minimize harmful condensate build-up from compressed air processes with our condensate management systems.

Filter Housings

Donaldson filter housings are used to purify air and technical gases. We offer both non-sanitary and sanitary 3-A filter housings, both T-type and in-line as well as high pressure housings.

Filter Elements

From stainless steel mesh prefilters to sterile membrane final filters, our high-quality filter elements will help you optimize your process.


From utility water used during manufacturing processes to sterile ingredient water, Donaldson's range of liquid filtration solutions will help preserve the integrity of your product.

Filter Housings

We offer a broad range of filter housings from high quality polypropylene to stainless steel for purification of liquids in the food, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, coatings and other process industries.

Filter Elements

Protect product integrity and enhance product performance with our cartridge filter elements for liquid process filtration.


Our high-quality stainless steel filter housings and elements provide excellent filtration and purification of steam necessary for culinary steam and clean steam applications.

Filter Housings

Our high-quality stainless steel filter housings are designed for the purification of industrial steam.

Filter Elements

We provide high performing steam filter elements to protect equipment and processes that rely on that steam for efficient, clean and/or sterile operation.

  • Fermentation process
  • Chemical reactions
  • Cooling and heating
  • Cleaning
  • Tank venting
  • Bulk liquid
  • Compressed air
  • Technical gas

Avoiding Product Spoilage When in Storage

Learn about three commonplace methods for avoiding spoilage while product is in storage. 

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FAQs: Process Filtration

Commonly asked about process filter elements, from frequency of filter changeouts to the difference between sterile and sanitary.

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