How to choose the best filter for my water?

Where to get a more cost-effective alternative water filter?

Why am I troubled by the short service life of high flow filter?

Yes, those are all the Questions we have got from our clients. We believe most of you in the water treatment industry have also met such problems. Then, please read this blog carefully, and it helps you to solve these problems.

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What do we need for a good high flow filter?

There are several factors tightly connected to the performance of high flow filters. Before choosing a high flow filter for your industry, you need to consider all these factors.

high flow filter cartridges


The raw materials of the filter cartridge are key to its quality and performance of it. When an unqualified material is used, generally the filter cartridge has a shorter service time and bad filtration performance.


Only by adopting an appropriate and reasonable design for filter cartridge, the filter cartridge can perform perfectly. Unless uneven filtration or ineffective filtration might be caused.

Larger filtration surface

It can be reached by using a pleated or multi-layer structure. A large filtration area can obviously improve filtration efficiency and prolong the lifespan of high flow filter cartridges.

Below is the test analysis we have done for one of our customers. We hope the info will let you know more about what exactly a good high flow filtration is.

The high flow filtration system of test

Brother Filtration manufactures High Flow filter system, which is the only high flow cartridge testing system in China. It is equipped with Brother Filtration Max Flow FRP high flow system from 20″, 40″ to 60″ and Max A Pleated High Flow water filter.


Tested brands of high flow filter cartridge

Brand X, an experienced manufacturer in China who provides standard items

Brand Y, a professional manufacturer of air and liquid filter cartridge in China

Brother Filtration, high flow expert manufacturer

Tested Results –  Water Filter Anatomy Analysis

Brand X


Membrane Structure – 5 layers including Mesh

What we found:

  • Only one true dirt-holding membrane – membrane 2nd
  • No graded filtration
  • Limited filtration area and small dirt holding capacity
  • Short service life
  • Fast pressure rising
  • Uneven filtration and congestion in yellow circle

Brand Y


Membrane Structure – 6 layers including Mesh (Mesh does not show in the pic)

What we found:

  • Most particles are blocked by membrane 1st
  • Congestion happened in pleat peaks leaded to sudden pressure rising
  • Short service life
  • Uneven filtration and congestion in yellow circles

Brother Filtration


Membrane Structure – 7 layers including Mesh (Mesh does not show in the pic)

What we found

  • Membrane 1st and 2nd able to hold most particles
  • Very high effective filtration area — each layer membrane is 100% used (Red circle part)
  • Larger filtration area, and lower start pressure drop
  • Super-high dirt holding capacity
  • 5 times service life than others under same water quality


According to the result of the test, we could say that the Brother Filtration High Flow Filter cartridge filter graded membrane structure is the most scientific designed.

It delivers the best performance during the same condition. And that’s the reason, why we need to choose the high flow filter cartridges which are good at all aspects.

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With longer service life and better quality of filtered water, Brother Filtration is your best choice when select a high flow partner.

Besides providing you with high-quality products, Brother Filtration also helps you to solve all filtration problems.

If you are bothered by your ineffective cartridge filter or trying to reduce O & M costs, please come to us, we try our best to give you the best experience.

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