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3M filtration and gas management for industrial water.

When it comes to managing industrial water filtration and separation, you need a partner with the expertise, processes, and products to help you get it right. You need enhanced process efficiencies and optimized process performance for your operation. Manage your unique needs with our breadth of filters and housing products.


Every industry has its own unique water filtration and separation challenges. That’s why 3M has a robust portfolio of industrial water solutions to help meet the environmental concerns, regulatory requirements and filtration needs of virtually every industry.

Water is a critical, limited resource, and we all share the responsibility to ensure it’s available for future generations. Filtration and separation products from 3M provide high-quality, cost-effective solutions for sustainable water management throughout your industrial operation.

Why choose 3M Filtration and Separation solutions

Comprehensive solutions for incoming, process and waste water and fluids

  • Comprehensive

    There are many of steps in virtually every industrial manufacturing process. That’s why the 3M Filtration and Separation product portfolio features high-quality solutions that are designed to support the unique needs of your manufacturing processes.

  • Efficient

    The faster you can manufacture your products, the faster you’ll be able to grow your business. 3M Filtration and Separation filter systems are easy to change out--helping you save time and avoid industrial manufacturing disruptions. 3M technical experts can support your filtration needs to help maintain or help improve quality with cost-effective solutions.

  • Dependable

    3M Filtration and Separation solutions for industrial manufacturing provide high-quality and long filter life to help ensure process and product consistency for your manufacturing process.

  • Responsible

    Designed for industrial manufacturing, 3M Filtration and Separation products help provide high-quality, cost-effective solutions for particle filtration, gas control and sustainable water management from start to finish.

Industrial Water market segment solutions

What do steam and power, automotive assembly, machining and metal working and oil and gas operations all have in common? The need for filtration that helps minimize water use and application processes and helps the operation be at it’s optimal efficiency. 3M industrial water filtration solutions help customers meeting their end customer needs.

  • The demand for power has never been greater, and neither has the demand for efficient solutions to produce it. Because water plays a key role in steam and power generation processes, the filtration and gas management solutions you choose are critical to a successful operation.

  • Water is used in virtually every step of every manufacturing process every day. That’s why it’s so important to ensure your filtration helps to meet your efficiency, productivity, regulatory and conservation goals. Whether it’s incoming raw materials, continuous or batch process or final filtration, 3M has the solutions you need to help you to maximize and streamline your water and application processes.

  • Having the right filtration for automotive assembly operations is more important than ever. Competition, efficiency, productivity and water conservation are just some of the reasons it’s important to pay attention to this vital aspect of your operation. From surface treatment to washing and rinsing and e-coating to spray booths, 3M filtration has the solutions you need to help maximize your water and application processes.

  • Creating components and products from a raw material like metal requires a lot of processes that require filtration. Whether it’s keeping parts cool during fabrication or keeping parts lubricated or washing finished products, you need to be confident your filtration is delivering the results you need. 3M filtration has multiple filtration solutions for machining and metal working applications to help you stay competitive in your challenging industry.

  • The production and processing demands of the oil and gas industry require filtration solutions that are engineered to maximize outcomes. Successful operations need filtration that helps increase efficiency, reduce downtime, protect valuable equipment and meet strict environmental regulations. From upstream drilling and mid-stream distribution to downstream refining, 3M filtration supports applications throughout the oil and gas industry.

Related Industries

3M also offers other food and beverage filtration and microelectronics filtration technologies and dissolved gas control product solutions for your industrial water filtration and gas control processes.

  • From pure ingredients to polished packaging, your passion for quality comes through in every part of your product. 3M supports food and beverage manufacturers with scalable solutions that help make high quality output a matter of routine. Explore how advanced filtration and processing solutions can help shape your production operations for success.

  • What do semiconductor, silicon wafer, display and hard disk drive manufacturers all have in common? The need for contaminant reduction and a quality finished product. – made possible by the right filtration and gas control solutions. From major manufacturers to smaller operations, 3M microelectronics filtration solutions help keep customers meeting their end customer needs.

Featured Products

3M has a breadth of products to help you in your industrial water manufacturing processes.

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Corporate Sustainability

3M has a long-standing commitment to sustainability and it is a core value of our company. Together with our employees, customers, partners, governments and communities, 3M is committed to a science-based, collaborative approach to solving shared global challenges and improving lives.

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    Applying science to improve lives

    Water scarcity, corporate stewardship and regulatory requirements are impacting industrial operations. 3M offers a solution to meet your sustainability targets by helping use less and re-use more.