Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories have been providing unique and high added value silicon carbide-based solutions for decades, including the first-to-market recrystallized silicon carbide (R-SiC) product. This outstanding ceramic forms the basis of our Crystar® filtration technology.

Crystar® FT is designed for liquid purity, security, and sustainability. The demands of filtration have changed dramatically over the years, as a growing global population forces industries to adopt more demanding processing capabilities to satisfy the needs of global sustainability efforts.

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the well being of each of us and the future of all. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

With Crystar® FT membranes and filters, Saint-Gobain is committed to improving the sustainability of sectors as diverse as water/wastewater, industrial processes & life sciences, and recreational water, with new and innovative products.

We aim to make sustainability a driving force for every liquid filtration sector. Crystar® FT technology provides microfiltration of leading efficiency, with consistent retention, excellent filtrate quality at high fluxes, and operation with low consumption of energy, water and chemicals.

Industries Served

Recreational Water

Ceramic membranes for recreational water filtration can drastically improve the cleaning and disinfection processes of swimming pools, spas, and splash pads.

Water & Waste Water

Crystar® ceramic microfiltration is ideal for recycling difficult industrial waste waters, for instance as a polishing step to prepare water with consistent and reliable quality prior to reverse osmosis or nanofiltration processes.

Life Sciences

Discover Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories’ range of solutions for the life sciences market.

Food & Beverage

Crystar® membranes are an ideal alternative to titanium dioxide (TiO2) and other oxide ceramic membranes, to polymeric hollow fiber membranes, as well as Kieselguhr filters in the food and beverage sector.

Industrial Separation Processes

Purity and reliability are paramount in industrial applications such as powders separation, and chemicals recovery, as well as food and beverage and biotechnology processes such as clarification and bacteria removal.