AFS1 Sanitary cartridge filter housing, proven their quality in the pharmaceutical and beverage industries

Amafilter – LFC Lochem (Filtration Group Process Systems) has available a specially designed cartridge filter housing for sterile filter applications. We can offer a range of high-quality sanitary filter housings in stainless steel. The AFS-series have proven their quality in the pharmaceutical and beverage industries.

Talk to an engineer

Description

AFS1 Sanitary cartridge filter housing

Amafilter – LFC Lochem (Filtration Group Process Systems) has available a specially designed cartridge filter housing for sterile filter applications. We can offer a range of high-quality sanitary filter housings in stainless steel. The AFS-series have proven their quality in the pharmaceutical and beverage industries.

Features

  • Hygienic and compact designed filter housing
  • Filter housing can be fully drained
  • Suitable for 1 cartridge
  • Suitable for length 10”, 20”, 30” or 40” filter cartridges
  • Externally mechanically polished
  • Various instrument configurations possible
  • Suitable for cartridges with end-cap configuration X7 or X3 and X8

Typical application

  • Filtration of beverages
  • Filtration of non-hazardous fluids
  • Filtration of high purity fluids

Standard Specification

  • Design pressure: -1 to 10 bar(g) at 40 °C and -1 to 4 bar(g) at 150 °C
  • PED 2014/68/EU: article 4 paragraph 3.
  • Maximum vapor pressure: < 0.5 bar(g)
  • Operating pressure: depending on the application
  • Operating temperature: depending on the application, filter cartridge, and gasket
  • All parts with fluid contact are stainless steel 316L
  • Vessel material stainless steel 1.4404 (316L)
  • Closing with double bolted clamp
  • Three adjustable support legs
  • One vent connection (1.5” clamp)
  • Drain connections optional
  • Internally mechanically polished (Ra < 0.8 μm)
  • On-request internally mechanically polished (Ra < 0.4 μm) and/or electropolishing (internal/external) are possible
  • O-ring sealing: standard silicone, FDA / BfR approved, other materials on request
  • Documentation available on request, please contact your local Filtration Group representative

Customized requirements

We understand that our customer‘s facing complex processes and environmental requirements. There where a standard filter housing could not be sufficient, our engineers are able to design a custom made filtration solution.

Download Product PDF

AFS1 Sanitary single cartridge 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.

Additional information

Typical application

Filtration of beverages
Filtration of non-hazardous fluids

Standard Specification

Design code: AD-2000
PED 2014/68/EU: article 4 paragraph 3, other fluid group available on-request.
Maximum vapor pressure: < 0.5 bar(g)
Design pressure: -1 to 10 bar(g) at 40 °C and -1 to 4 bar(g) at 150 °C
Operating pressure: depending on application
Operating temperature : depending on application, filter cartridge and gasket
All parts with fluid contact are stainless steel 316L
Vessel material stainless steel 1.4404 (316L)
Closing with double bolted clamp
Three adjustable support legs
One vent connection (1.5” clamp)
Drain connections optional
Internally mechanically polished (Ra < 0.8 μm)
On-request internally mechanically polished (Ra < 0.4 μm) and/or electropolishing (internal/external) are possible
O-ring sealing: standard silicone, FDA / BfR approved, other materials on-request
Documentation available on-request, please contact your local Filtration Group representative

Customized requirements

We understand that our customer‘s facing complex processes and environmental requirements. There where a standard filter housing could not be sufficient, our engineers are able to design a custom made filtration solution.

You may also like…