Sterile Gas Filters

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Why Choose Micropure Filters

Features and Benefits

Technical Data

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Segmented Design The Micropure Segmented design (shown above) offers significant advantages over conventional filter cartridges. Air or gas flows through the filter media into an adjacent segment. Filtered air or gas exits through openings at the center of the cartridge and out the sterile side of the housing.
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Why you need sterile gas

To reduce batch contamination, spoilage and product loss, effective sterile gas filtration is a necessary part of your process. Especially important in the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries, sterile gas filtration protects your product from harmful submicron particle contamination and bacterial transfer or growth.

It also helps protect production yield, especially in high-tech industries (electronics, plating, magnetic media, etc.) where submicron particle contamination can significantly reduce yields, resulting in product and dollar loss. The use of high efficiency submicron gas filters have become a standard "current good manufacturing practice" allowing for more productive and economical processing.

MicroPure Segmented Filters feature a patented design that offers significant advantages over conventional filter cartridges. 

Self-sealing PTFE membranes with a 0.1 micron retention efficiency for gas are sandwiched between perforated stainless steel segments within an stainless steel housing.  The independently functioning modular segments are clamped together by a stainless steel tension rod that provides continued support upstream and downstream of the filter membrane.  The required cartridge length and diameter are determined by your application.

Unlike conventional pleated cartridges that degrade with each sterilization, MicroPure filters can be steam sterilized in place up to 150 times with no loss of filtering effectiveness, as validated by an internationally recognized food laboratory. Other sterilization or cleaning methods commonly used are autoclave, hydrogen peroxide, steam, or a variety of sanitizing agents.*

When membrane replacement becomes necessary, the operational-and disposal-cost is considerably lower than for other filters.   With MicroPure filters, only the small membrane media are replaced-not the entire cartridge.

Due to the porosity of our double-layer PTFE membrane, MicroPure filters permit higher flow rates than conventional filters, while maintaining submicron, bacterial retention efficiency.**
The rugged, reliable design of MicroPure Segmented Filters has been subjected to extensive testing in Europe and the United States, with more than 5,000 systems installed in food-and beverage-processing applications.

The results are unquestionable: MicroPure Segmented Filters, designed for two-way flow, ensureconsistent, uncompromised security for any application.

Mini Filter Series If you have a small application or a small budget the Mini Filter Series might be the solution to your filtation needs. The same great quality and exceptional features at a lower cost to you.

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Articles of Interest:

  • Case Study: Brewing is Big Business: A craft brewery was growing and the amount of CO2 they were using was increasing. They wanted to ensure the quality and sterility of the CO2 that they are using throughout their facility and safety of their brewing process.
  • Case Study: Did you say a keg of wine?: Because of the major budgetary limitations Micropure recommended the use of its PSF-0604 “Mini” Filter. The Mini filter has a few differences from the standard PSF filter model but worked great for the application.

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