Industrial and commercial filtration is the process by which particles (or suspended solids) larger than 0.5 micron are removed from water or wastewater. Many different types of commercial filters can be used to remove suspended solids. Sometimes only a single type of industrial filter is required to achieve the desired water quality. In other cases, several different types of filters in a specific sequence may be required.
There is a wide variety of industrial and commercial filters available today. These include: