PPE-Series High Purity Economy Grade Pleated Polypropylene

PPE-series filter cartridges provide an economical, 100% polypropylene element for removal of fine or coarse particulate from fluid streams.

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The pleated depth media is encapsulated in an integral, continuous length, thermally-bonded structure for cleanliness, pressure tolerance, and chemical inertness. Offered in both absolute rated (up to 99.98% retention) and nominally rated (90% retention) grades in common adapter configurations. Manufactured in a clean-room environment to maintain high standards of purity and cleanliness.


Performance Chart

Performance Chart

*All data is based on absolute rated medias. Nominally rated medias will result in a pressure drop reduction of approximately 10%.


Typical Applications

  • Food & Beverage
  • Deionized Water
  • R.O. Pre-Filtration
  • Process Water
  • Fine Chemicals
  • Plating Chemicals
  • Wastewater
  • Pharmaceuticals

Construction Materials

  • Filtration Media: Polypropylene
  • Support Media: Polypropylene
  • End Caps: Polypropylene
  • Center Core: Polypropylene
  • Outer Support Cage: Polypropylene
  • O-Rings/Gaskets: Buna, EPDM, Silicone, Teflon® Encapsulated Viton®, Viton®

Sanitization/Sterilization

  • Filtered Hot Water: 80˚C for 30 min.
  • Steam Sterilization: 121˚C for 30 min., multiple cycles

  • Chemicals: Cartridges are compatible with most chemical sanitizing agents
  • Note: Stainless steel insert option required for all cartridges being hot water sanitized or steam sterilized

Dimensions

  • Length: 10 to 40 inches (25.4 to 101.6 cm) nominal
  • Outside Diameter: 2.50 inches (6.35 cm) nominal

NSF Certification applies for use only with drinking water. Only products bearing the NSF Mark on the product, product packaging, and/or documentation shipped with the product are Certified. Product options denoted with asterisk (*) are not included in the Certification.


Operating Conditions

  • Change Out ΔP (recommended) 35 PSID
  • Temperature (max) 176˚F (80˚C)
  • Differential Pressure (max) 60 PSID (4.1 bar) at 68˚F (20˚C)

Toxicity

All polypropylene components meet the specifications for biological safety per USP Class VI – 121˚C for plastics.


Food Safety Compliance

Materials of construction comply with FDA regulations for food and beverage contact use as detailed in the US Code of Federal Regulations, 21CFR. Materials used to produce filter media and hardware are deemed safe for use in contact with foodstuffs in accordance with EU Directives 2002/72/EC, 1935/2004, and/or 10/2011.


 

 

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