Filtration and Separation Industries Served

From oil and gas to food processing or power generation, ZGF partners with manufacturers across a wide array of industries. Our magnetic separation and filtration systems offer your industry an economical and environmentally conscious choice to remove contaminants from water, oil, coolant, and other fluids. 

Applications for ZGF technology in various industries

Detailed benefits of ZGFs’ filtration and separation technologies are outlined below.

Automotive & Heavy Truck

  • Machining, honing, grinding, lapping & polishing
  • Paint Pretreatment
  • Induction Hardening & Quench
  • High-Pressure Pump Protection
  • Industrial parts washing
  • Cooling Towers, Chillers, Condensers & Heat Exchangers
  • Industrial Water & Wastewater
  • Recycled Water


Food Processing (Fruits & Vegetables)

  • Flume Water
  • Wash Water
  • Wash Water Recycle / Reuse
  • Wastewater



  • Hot Mill – Scale Removal, High Pressure Pump Protection
  • Cold Mill – Rolling Emulsion
  • Finishing Mill - Strip Cleaning prior to Galvanizing / Painting, Tension Leveler
  • Roll Grinding
  • Post Anneal Quench
  • Test Stands (bar mills)
  • Cooling Towers, Chillers, Condensers & Heat Exchangers
  • Industrial Water & Wastewater
  • ERW Tube Mill – Mill Coolant, Induction Hardening & Quench, Threading, Hydrostatic Test Stands
  • Recycled Water


Oil & Gas

  • Extraction Water / Process Water
  • Flowback Water / Produced Water
  • Refinery - Protect Sensitive Equipment
  • Process Water & Wastewater
  • HVAC & Cooling Water


Power Generation

  • Wet Scrubbers / Wet Electrostatic Precipitators – Spray Nozzle Protection
  • Pump Seal Water
  • Cooling Towers, Chillers, Condensers & Heat Exchangers
  • Industrial Water & Wastewater
  • Membrane Pretreatment – Protect R/O and UF Membranes

Pulp & Paper

  • Spray Nozzle Protection
  • White Water
  • Pulp Wash
  • Vacuum Pump Seal Water
  • Cooling Water
  • Recycled Water


HVAC / Cooling Water

  • Cooling Tower
  • Chiller
  • Condenser
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Compressor Intercooler




ZGF technology can be installed for your industry or application

To get a better understanding of where ZGF technology can provide value to your industry or application, click on one or more of the Process Diagram links below.  These process diagrams are downloadable, showing you where a ZGF technology can be implemented in a specific process.



ZGF Separation and Filtration Technologies

Zero Gravity Filters offers unique and effective separation and filtration technologies to meet the needs of several industries.

  • Maggie – Maggie is a fully automatic, in-line, high intensity, high efficiency, self-cleaning, patented magnetic separator. 
  • Spring Filter – The proprietary ZGF Spring Filter is a 316 stainless-steel coil wound with a variable pitch that allows the filter element to open evenly from top to bottom.
  • Tornado – The Tornado is a patented high “G”-force, centrifugal separator.  Tornado effectively removes particles without any regular maintenance.
  • EZ MAG– The EZMAG is the only fully automatic, permanent media, in-line filter that combines magnetic and barrier filtration in a single system. 

The product data sheets provide a detailed description and comprehensive overview of each product technology.  Learn more about ZGF EZ Clean, Maggie, EZ MAG or Tornado technology. Download a product data sheet below.

Some people need to see something in operation to really get it.  Check out our YouTube Channel for interactive videos that show ZGF technology in action.

Contact ZGF to discuss your solid contaminant filtration and separation needs

For over 25 years, ZGF has made a commitment to reliable products. Our solutions offer the best quality and value for all your magnetic separation and filtration needs. We are dedicated to our customers and look forward to working with you on your next separation or filtration project. 

Please contact us today for a free consultation or request a quote.