10 Tips to Choose the Best Filters

For filtration process, filter cartridge and filter housing are two key points,so how to choose filters? Today we will give you a detailed introduction of filters’ types and 10 tips to choose the best filters.

Types of filters

As an essential equipment in the filtration process, the filters is divided into different types according to different properties:

According to the material,it can be divided into plastic filter, stainless steel filter and FRP filter.

According to the function, it can be divided into core type, bag type and large FRP high flow type.For FRP high flow cartridge housing,Max A is the most popular, which is also considerable in price. For stainless steel filters, we also provide brands like Pall, Parker,3M, etc.

There are also different classification in the structure,like hoops, rings, rocker arm, etc.

10 TIPS TO CHOOSE FILTERS10 Tips to Choose the best Filters

1)At the beginning, we need to choose the material of filters and function of filters according to users’ water source, application, pressure, temperature, treatment capacity, etc

2)We also need to determine the installation information: whether the connection of the cylinder is clamps or rings;whether the connection of the medium inlet and outlet is threaded, flange or DN;whether the way of inlet and outlet is side entry- side exit or bottom entry- side exit, etc.

3)The common material of stainless steel is SUS304,316L and carbon steel;For the surface treatment,there are four types: mirror polishing, grinding, electrolytic polishing.

4)To choose the best filters, we need to learn the shapes, parameters, functions and effects of various filters, as well as the differences and advantages of these filters,then we can make better decision after comparison.

5)The life of filter housing and the warranty service is also important.As most filters is of big value,if it last long and with good maintain service, it will really reduce cost of whole project.

6)Do consider about the shipment if you want to purchase abroad,sometimes it happens that the freight is higher than the goods.

7)What we usually used is Core type blue bottle with 10/20 inch filter element,another common one is sanitary filters, the parameters we need to pay attention to is its common length, filter element connection, and temperature and pressure design.

FRP housing filter8)For Pall max flow filter,there are two types for choice: horizontal and vertical.We brother filtration will provide different recommendations depending on customers’ requirements. As the Pall max flow filter has a baffle, which makes the whole filter process more efficient.

9)For sea water desalination plant,FRP filters is a new good choice.As it share below advantages:small footprint, full use of space, low operating cost and convenient replacement of filter element.The filter cartridge inside also can be designed on demand, like high strength and corrosion resistance.

10)Certification of filters for your reference

GB:Criterion of Flange industry in China

ANSI:Criterion of Flange industry in USA

DIN:Criterion of Flange industry in Germany

JIS:Criterion of Flange industry in Japan

NSF:To prove your product meet strict standards of public health protections

ASME:The standard of pressure containers from American professional association

If you want more advice during choosing filters,please feel free to contact us, the regional engineer in Brother Filtration will reply you within 24 hours.