Even the least skilled practitioners of Woodturning are properly conscious of the dangers of mud inhalation within the woodworking workshop, and the well being points that may come up because of this. After all, all of us need to have the ability to eradicate ambient mud to guard ourselves, which is why an incredible many woodturners have lengthy invested in environment friendly and cost-effective ambient air filters like these of the Microclene model. Alas, there have been a number of points with Microclene in latest occasions. Whereas we had been delighted for a few years to have the ability to provide Microclene items, they’re not accessible. Fortunately, we are able to now present alternative filters and media with comparable sizes and specs, which has been sadly obligatory within the wake of a saga of failure by the UK firm that beforehand equipped Microclene merchandise. A listing of issues – now hopefully behind us For a few years, Microclene was the dominant model within the UK marketplace for ambient air filters for smaller workshops. The choices of this model had been produced by a small firm known as Acrol, which we’re unhappy to say had turn out to be fairly unreliable as a provider, though solely previously few months have we come to grasp why. Sadly, critical well being and different points have taken their toll on the principal of Acrol and this has affected his potential to run the operation successfully. In a small firm an occasion similar to this shortly turns a nasty state of affairs right into a dire one, and it has been not possible to acquire the corporate’s merchandise for over 18 months. Provided that the air filters require the filter medium to get replaced each few months, this has spelled catastrophe for customers of Microclene filters. We’ve definitely heard many tales of customers scouring the nation to search out alternative media. The traditionally poor service from Acrol implies that many UK sellers have lengthy since given up on the corporate and stopped stocking the merchandise. We held on to the ‘bitter finish’! The fruits of an incredible collaboration We had been just lately in touch with an organization with the information, abilities and assets to fabricate machines just like the Microclene vary. This enterprise recommended re-starting manufacture of a number of the vary underneath its personal auspices, in addition to making filter media accessible to swimsuit many of the vary of Microclene filters. Certain sufficient, we agreed to work with the corporate to make use of our expertise available in the market and our information of the product vary to help it to start producing the filters underneath the identify Thor Filtration. That cooperation has now borne first fruit and we now have just lately taken supply of each the filter items themselves and the media, which is backwards appropriate with the pre-existing Microclene vary. Thrilling information for Microclene customers All of it implies that we’re, uniquely within the UK, capable of once more provide these merchandise to the market, from inventory, each as new machines and with media for the prevailing Microclene items within the subject. It is very important word, nevertheless, that these should not Microclene merchandise, however as a substitute Thor Filtration ones – which means they arrive from a definite and separate model, albeit they’re technically appropriate with these previously produced by Microclene. All of those components point out that house owners and lovers of Microclene-style ambient air filters can cease worrying concerning the availability of media and alternative machines. We at the moment are working to let the market know that the drought is over! So why not examine our vary of Thor Filtration filter items and equipment and place an order right now so that you could begin to respect the advantages of a cleaner, more healthy office? By means of a footnote, might we provide our needs that the proprietor of Acrol is quickly returned to good well being and is once more capable of get pleasure from a full and rewarding life.