Odour Control & VOC Abatement in Dairies, Food Processing & Manufacturing Plants

AAC provide standard and bespoke carbon filter systems for food manufacturing processes and dairies with ducted systems and for installation into air handling units. Our products are suitable for high-efficiency odour control and VOC abatement in low to high volume flow rates.
Carbon Filter Systems

Our turnkey, refillable carbon filter systems are designed for high-efficiency odour removal and VOC abatement in food manufacturing and processing plants, abattoirs, and blood tanks.

Odour Control in Dairies

As a market-leading UK odour control specialist with over 30 years’ experience, we design and manufacture a full range of standard and custom-built carbon filter systems for odour control applications in wastewater effluent treatment in dairies cheese manufacturing processes.

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Typical Applications

Our carbon filters are suitable for controlling the types of odour emissions generated from food processing and food manufacturing activities, including:

Dairies, Creameries & Cheese Making
Abattoirs and Meat Processing
Bakeries & Biscuit Factories
Fish Factories & Smokehouses
Canneries and Bottling plants
Coffee Roasting Factories
Frozen Food and Ready Meal Production
Pet Food Manufacturing

Typical Food Odours

Acetic Acid
Pickling Spices
Food Flavourings
Garlic & Spice Odour
Edible Vegetable Cooking Oils

Coffee Roasting
Blood and Animal Odour
Milk and Cheese

Carbon Filters

The AAC PR range of refillable carbon filters are manufactured in a range of material options and can withstand air temperatures of up to 120°C.

These robust carbon filters are designed to deliver high-efficiency odour removal for typical odour emissions associated with the food industry.

Drum Filters

The AAC DFV200 Drum Filter is a refillable carbon filter designed to efficiently remove organic and inorganic odours from the air or gas streams.

This simple-to-install carbon filter is designed for vapour and low flow-rate applications that require either a standalone odour control and VOC abatement solution or one that can be installed in series for longer contact and higher efficiencies.

Passive Vents

The AAC PV Passive Ventilation Systems provide an effective solution for adsorbing the types of odour and VOC emissions generated from food manufacturing and processing activities on a passive basis.

This high-efficiency carbon filter has a capacity of up to 430m³/h.

Bulk Filter Vessel

The AAC BFV Bulk Filter Vessel delivers a competitively priced odour control solution for the food processing industry.

This robust dour control system can be provided in a range of material options and is suitable for low to high volume flowrate, with a high odour or VOC component.

AAC Swiftpack® System

The AAC Swiftpack® System is a competitively priced duct mounted carbon filter housing designed for odour control and VOC abatement in food processing applications with new or existing ducted systems.

This modular filter housing incorporates the AAC PR™ plastic refillable type carbon filter trays and is suitable for use with a full range of activated carbon.

AAC Swiftkit® System

This high-efficiency filter system incorporates a ‘kit of parts’ which enables carbon filters to be easily retrofitted into existing air handling unit sections on-site where odour control and VOC abatement is a requirement.

AAC Skeleton Frame

This custom-built carbon filter system incorporating the AAC PR range of carbon filters is designed for installation into air handling unit sections where carbon filters are required.

Further Information
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Activated Carbon

AAC hold in stock a full range of coal and coconut-based activated carbon to provide the optimum performance for your application.

Our Adsorption Media Index provides a guide to the removal efficiencies of activated carbon in a range of substances.


AAC Colourcell® Media Filter System

The patented AAC Colourcell® Media Filter System provides a visual, first stage analysis of the condition of installed activated carbon, assisting end-users and maintenance personnel to get the most out of their carbon filter system.

Carbon Filter Replacement Service

At AAC, we offer a comprehensive range of carbon filter services including a fast turnaround activated carbon media testing, replacement and safe disposal service

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