AFE bag filter housing for edible oil filtration

Within the edible oil industry amafilter – LFC Lochem (Filtration Group Process Systems) bag filters are commonly used during several process steps. The AFE bag filter housings are excellent as safety filtration, after bleaching or as polishing filtration of edible oil. The maximum temperature for these housings is 120 °C.

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AFE bag filter housing for edible oil filtration

Within the edible oil industry amafilter – LFC Lochem (Filtration Group Process Systems) bag filters are commonly used during several process steps. The AFE bag filter housings are excellent as safety filtration, after bleaching or as polishing filtration of edible oil. The maximum temperature for these housings is 120 °C.

Features

  • Easy to use, good interior sealing and accessibility
  • Strong stainless steel support basket for low flow resistance and maximum utilisation of entire surface area
  • Slightly conical support basket for easy filter bag removal
  • Perfect sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a bag retainer. The filter bag seals with a felt-covered Snap-Collar ring or plastic seal which tightly fits into the support basket
  • Liquid displacement cover: no liquid runs over the side when opening the filter
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

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AFE bag filter housing SBR20190430

Brand

amafilter

In the 1930’s Mr. L. Benjamins started a company in the Netherlands which sold filtration consumables and parts. After WW2 Mr. L. Benjamins and his son started importing and not much later the manufacturing of “Niagara filters” branded as “Amsterdamse Machine- en Apparatenfabriek” (amafilter®). The main products were vertical pressure blades for the food & beverage industry. Soon after amafilter started exporting it’s products worldwide. Due to rapid growth amafilter® moved from Amsterdam to Alkmaar. The new location in Alkmaar expanded multiple times to offer more production capacity. In those years many filter types were developed. Many filters were added to the amafilter scope of products. The amafilter® brand is a well established name in the global market for solid-liquid filtration serving customers worldwide.

LFC Lochem

In 1979, three employees of Machine Factory Arnhem in the Netherlands started their own company to manufacture pressure leaf filters and named the company “Liquid Filtration Consultants“ or “LFC Lochem®”. The company quickly gained an outstanding reputation as an innovative engineering and manufacturing company that specialized in liquid filtration technology. Over the years, LFC Lochem® developed and perfected many filtration products. This resulted in a high quality, comprehensive standard range for widely diverging industries. LFC Lochem® has an excellent reputation in the field of filtration technology and on its ability to quickly respond to specific customer requests.

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Standard Specification

PED 2014/68/EU: article 4 paragraph 3
Maximum vapor pressure: < 0.5 bar(g)
Design pressure: 0 / 10 bar(g)
Recommended maximum differential pressure: 2.5 bar
Design temperature: -10 / 120 °C
Filter housing material: 316Ti stainless steel
Standard cover closing with hinged eye-bolts and eye-nuts.
Available for size 1 and size 2 filter bags
Height adjustable legs
Flat cover with handle
Mesh support basket
O-ring material: standard NBR (Buna-N), other material on-request
FDA or EU1935/2004 compliant on-request

Special models to meet your requirements

Other models suitable for higher temperature, higher pressure or made from another material, are available on-request.

Ordering information

Example: AFE – 180T – 2F

1 Type

= AFE

2 Dimensions

90 = size 1
180 = size 2

3 Material

T = stainless steel 316Ti (1.4571)
TY = stainless steel 316Ti (1.4571)
include stainless steel bolts and nuts

4 Inlet/ Outlet

2 = Rp2 – ISO7 – 1
3 = Rp3 – ISO7 – 1
2B = Pipe Ø60.3 mm
3B = Pipe Ø88.9 mm
2F = DN50 acc. EN1092/PN16
3F = DN80 acc. EN1092/PN16
2FA = 2” class 150
3FA = 3” class 150

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