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FBT Series Filter Housings - 3 Round

Specifically Designed for Liquid Filtration

FBT Series sanitary housings are designed specifically for liquid filtration in the food and beverage industry1.

  • Enhanced cleanability and microbiological safety due to crevice-free, polished and hygienic design
  • Corrosion resistance and durability with 316L stainless steel wetted parts and high-quality welds
  • Cost-effective without sacrificing quality and performance

FBT Housings are available in a standard sanitary design allowing a variety of connection options, or in a 3-A sanitary design, which meets the requirements of 3-A Sanitary Standards #10-04.

Features and Benefits

  • T-style multi-round housing • Suitable for flow rates up to 227 liters/min (60 USgpm) depending upon cartridge type and size
  • Suitable for CIP and SIP
  • Beveled housing tubesheet and aseptic-style housing seal provides enhanced drainability and a crevice-free connection between the housing head and bowl
  • Electropolished head and elbows and mirror polished bowl ensures optimal cleanability in critical areas while maintaining cost-effectiveness
  • New cartridge locking design features additional cut-outs to traditional half-moon portions of the Code 7 bayonet locks, enhancing cleanability and drainability

    FBT Series sanitary housings New cartridge locking design  
  • Operator-friendly V-Band housing closure simplifies handling
  • Housings with clamp coupling and butt weld connection options meet the design requirements of 3-A Sanitary Standards #10-04
  • Design satisfies EC Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC, ATEX 94/9/EC Group II Category 2


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Description

Specifically Designed for Liquid Filtration

FBT Series sanitary housings are designed specifically for liquid filtration in the food and beverage industry1.

  • Enhanced cleanability and microbiological safety due to crevice-free, polished and hygienic design
  • Corrosion resistance and durability with 316L stainless steel wetted parts and high-quality welds
  • Cost-effective without sacrificing quality and performance

FBT Housings are available in a standard sanitary design allowing a variety of connection options, or in a 3-A sanitary design, which meets the requirements of 3-A Sanitary Standards #10-04.

Features and Benefits

  • T-style multi-round housing • Suitable for flow rates up to 227 liters/min (60 USgpm) depending upon cartridge type and size
  • Suitable for CIP and SIP
  • Beveled housing tubesheet and aseptic-style housing seal provides enhanced drainability and a crevice-free connection between the housing head and bowl
  • Electropolished head and elbows and mirror polished bowl ensures optimal cleanability in critical areas while maintaining cost-effectiveness
  • New cartridge locking design features additional cut-outs to traditional half-moon portions of the Code 7 bayonet locks, enhancing cleanability and drainability

    FBT Series sanitary housings New cartridge locking design  
  • Operator-friendly V-Band housing closure simplifies handling
  • Housings with clamp coupling and butt weld connection options meet the design requirements of 3-A Sanitary Standards #10-04
  • Design satisfies EC Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC, ATEX 94/9/EC Group II Category 2
Specifications
Minimum / Maximum Operating Pressure2
  • -1 to 10 bar (-14.5 to 150 psig)

Minimum / Maximum Operating Temperature3, 5

  • Fluorocarbon Elastomer and Silicone seals -10 to 150 °C (14 to 300 °F)
  • EPR seals -10 to 121 °C (14 to 250 °F)

Steam Sterilization3, 5

  • Fluorocarbon Elastomer and Silicone seals 3.7 bar / 150 °C max (53 psig / 300 °F)
  • EPR seals 1 bar / 121 °C max (14.5 psig / 250 °F)

Materials of Construction

  • Wetted parts 316L stainless steel

Housing Seal Options1, 4

  • Fluorocarbon Elastomer
  • Silicone
  • EPR

Surface Finish

  • <0.8 micron Ra (<32 Ra microinches)

Connections

  • DIN 11851
  • Clamp Coupling
  • Butt Weld 

Filter CartridgeCompatibility5

  • Pall Code 2 or Code 7 single open-end

Design Specification

  • Design capability of 4 times maximum operating pressure. Each housing is hydrostatically tested to 1.6 times maximum

FBT03 and FBT03 3-A Series Housings Nominal Dimensions in mm (inches)

 
Code Cartridge Height A B1 - FBT03 B2 - FBT03 (3-A) C - Element Removal D - DIN Connection D - Clamp Connection D - Butt Weld Connection
10 254 (10) 820.5 (32.2) 530 (20.9) 558 (22.0) 310 (12.2) 305 (12) 294 (11.6) 314 (12.4)
20 508 (20) 1070.5 (42.1) 780 (30.7) 808 (31.8) 560 (22.0) 305 (12) 294 (11.6) 314 (12.4)
30 762 (30) 1330.5 (52.4) 1040 (40.9) 1068 (42.0) 807.5 (31.8) 305 (12) 294 (11.6) 314 (12.4)
40 1016 (40) 1570.5 (61.8) 1280 (50.4) 1308 (51.5) 1057 (41.6) 305 (12) 294 (11.6) 314 (12.4)
 
For specific dimensions, please contact Pall

FBT Series Filter Housings FBT03 Standard Housing
FBT03 Standard Housing e.g. Part No. FBT03*GNW50J

FBT Series Filter Housings FBT03 3-A Housing
FBT03 3-A Series Housing e.g. Part No. FBT03*G23LH43A

Typical Water Flow / Pressure Drop Characteristics6



Volume and Weight

 
Code Volume L (US Gal) Weight kg (lb)
10 8.2 (2.2) 19 (41.8)
20 14.2 (3.8) 21.2 (46.6)
30 20 (5.3) 23.5 (51.7)
40 26 (6.9) 25.7 (56.5)
 

1Please contact Pall to ensure the products meet specific National Legislation and/or Regional Regulatory requirements for food contact use.
2Maximum operating pressure ratings are vessel ratings only. Safe operating temperature and pressure will depend on filter cartridge and seal used. For compatibility details, please contact Pall.
3For applications involving fluids below 0 °C (32 °F), please contact Pall.
4Check local pressure vessel code requirements.
5Refer to Pall Food and Beverage filter cartridge literature for additional guidelines on use.
Type
Filter Housings
Use
Filtration, Prefiltration
Ordering Information
This is a guide to the part numbering structure and possible options only. For availability of specific options, please contact Pall.

Example Part Number: FBT 03 123L J 3A (See bold references in tables below.)

Part Number: FBT 03<Cartridge Height Code from Table 1> G <Inlet/Outlet Code from Table 2><Housing Seal Option from Table 3> <Housing Design Code from Table 4>

Table 1 - Cartridge Height

 
Code Cartridge Height
1 254 mm (10 in.)
2 508 mm (20 in.)
3 762 mm (30 in.)
4 1016 mm (40 in.)
 

Table 2 - Inlet/Outlet

 
Code Inlet / Outlet Vent Drain
NW506 NW50 DIN 11851 NW25 DIN 11851 NW15 DIN 11851
23L 1 1/2" Clamp Coupling 1" Clamp Coupling 1/2" Clamp Coupling
346 Butt Weld 50.8 x 1.6 Butt Weld 25.4 x 1.6 Butt Weld 12.7 x 1.6
 

6For purposes of sizing, consider 37 mm (1½" ) actual tube diameter at housing head.

Table 3 - Housing Seal

 
Code Housing Seal Options
H Fluorocarbon Elastomer
H4 Silicone
J EPR
 

Table 4 - Housing Design

 
Code Housing Design
Blank Standard
3A 3-A Series
 
Note: Housings with clamp coupling and butt weld connection options are available in both Standard and 3-A Series design. Housings with DIN connections are only available in Standard design.

Spare Parts




 
Description Quantity Material Part No.
Bowl seal [2] 1 H CA67405
Bowl seal [2] 1 H4 CA67404
Bowl seal [2] 1 J LS00275
1.5" Clamp seal [4] 2 H LS00149
1.5" Clamp seal [4] 2 H4 LS00097
1.5" Clamp seal [4] 2 J LS00098
Retaining plate [3] 1 316L s/s ACS0926AA
Clamp plate and bolts (std) [5] 1 304 s/s CC67519
Bowl clamp (std) [1] 1 304 s/s ACS0925DM
Bowl clamp [1]  (3-A Series) 1 304 s/s ACS0928DM
1.5" V-clamp [5] (3-A Series) 2 304 s/s ACS0609DA
 

Optional Accessories


FBT Series Filter Housings Optional Accessories
Accessories pictured are shown in DIN 11851 option.

 
Description Connections+ Seal Material Part Number Connections+ Seal Material Part Number
Vent Kit - Gauge NW25 H
H4
J
ACS0949AM
ACS0950AU
ACS0951AM
1" Clamp Coupling H
H4
J
ACS0958AM
ACS0959AU
ACS0960AM
Vent Kit -Stäubli* - Vent Valve NW25 H
H4
J
ACS0952AM
ACS0953AU
ACS0954AM
1" Clamp Coupling H
H4
J
ACS0961AM
ACS0962AU
ACS0963AM
Vent Kit - Stäubli* Vent Tee NW25 H
H4
J
ACS0946AM
ACS0947AU
ACS0948AM
1" Clamp Coupling H
H4
J
ACS0955AM
ACS0956AU
ACS0957AM
Drain Kit -Hosetail Valve (2 required per housing) NW15 H
H4
J
ACS0929EM
ACS0930EU
ACS0931EM
1/2" Clamp Coupling H
H4
J
ACS0932AM
ACS0933AU
ACS0934AM
 

+Connection kits are supplied either with DIN 11851 connection type or clamp coupling type. Please choose the desired option. Seal material options are H (Fluorocarbon Elastomer), H4 (Silicone) and J (EPR).
Application
General F&B, Incoming Water, Preclarification, Clarification, Final Filtration, Incoming Water, Service Media Filtration, Clarification, General F&B, Incoming Water, Preclarification, Clarification, Final Filtration, Incoming Water, Service Media Filtration, Clarification, General F&B, Incoming Water, Preclarification, Clarification, Final Filtration, Incoming Water, Service Media Filtration, Clarification, General F&B, General F&B, Final filtration/Microbial Stabilization, Prefiltration