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Fuente Final Filter For Beverage Applications

The Fuente water filter is designed to meet the highest requirements of water bottlers for removal of particles, cysts, oocysts and bacteria in water filtration applications. It is a 0.2 μm polyethersulfone membrane filter utilizing the unique Ultipleat® construction. Fuente filters last longer and provide high quality water at the lowest cost of ownership.

Benefits

  • Excellent Water Quality 
  • Extended Filter Life
  • Proven Performance
  • Multiple Autoclave Cycles Toleration
  • Greater Differential Pressure Toleration
  • Small Footprint
  • No Liquid Waste Discharge
  • Lower Filtration Costs
  • Integrity Testable

Features

  • Patented Ultipleat Construction – Greater Filter Area and Higher Production Per Unit Footprint
  • Filtration Media – Supor® Polyethersulfone
  • 0.2μm Grade Membrane
  • Built in Asymmetric Prefilter Layer for Longer Life and Lower Filtration Costs
  • Differential Pressure Toleration – 1 bar (14.5 psi) During Steam in Place


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Description
The Fuente water filter is designed to meet the highest requirements of water bottlers for removal of particles, cysts, oocysts and bacteria in water filtration applications. It is a 0.2 μm polyethersulfone membrane filter utilizing the unique Ultipleat® construction. Fuente filters last longer and provide high quality water at the lowest cost of ownership.

Benefits

  • Excellent Water Quality 
  • Extended Filter Life
  • Proven Performance
  • Multiple Autoclave Cycles Toleration
  • Greater Differential Pressure Toleration
  • Small Footprint
  • No Liquid Waste Discharge
  • Lower Filtration Costs
  • Integrity Testable

Features

  • Patented Ultipleat Construction – Greater Filter Area and Higher Production Per Unit Footprint
  • Filtration Media – Supor® Polyethersulfone
  • 0.2μm Grade Membrane
  • Built in Asymmetric Prefilter Layer for Longer Life and Lower Filtration Costs
  • Differential Pressure Toleration – 1 bar (14.5 psi) During Steam in Place


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Specifications

Food Contact Compliance

  • Food contact compliant filters are available. Please consult the Declarations of Compliance for applicable part numbers at the links below.
  • Fuente Final Filter Declaration of Compliance

Materials of Construction

  • Membrane: Hydrophillic Polyethersulfone (PES)
  • Support Drainage: Polypropylene
  • Core/Cage End Caps: Polypropylene, TiO2
  • O-rings: Silicone Elastomer (standard)
  • Sealing Technology: Thermal Bonding, No Adhesives
  • Adaptor (Code 7): Polypropylene with Stainless Steel Reinforcing Ring

Nominal Filter Dimensions

  • Filtration Area: 0.6 m2 (6.5 ft2) per 10 in. module
  • Outer Diameter: 2.75 in. (70 mm) 
  • Lengths Available: 10 in. (254 mm); 20 in. (508 mm); 30 in. (762 mm); 40 in. (1016 mm)

Operating Parameters1

 
Clean Water Flow2 12.5 L/m (2.61 gpm) at 100 mbar (1.45 psi) differential pressure per 10 in.
Maximum Differential Pressure (to 40 °C) 5.5 bar up to 104 °F (40 °C) (forward)
Maximum Differential Pressure (to 80 °C)  4 bar up to 176 °F (80 °C) (forward)
Maximum Steam Sterilization Temperature3 287 °F (142 °C)  
Maximum Hot Water Sanitization Temperature 185 °F (85 °C)
Chemical Sanitization PAA (320 ppm total peroxides – 1000 hr)
Water Wet Forward Flow Test 2760 mbar (40 psi) test pressure; 17 mL/min. maximum limit
 

1Applies to fully compatible fluids which do not soften, swell or adversely effect the product or its materials of construction.
2Typical performance with water at 68°F (20°C) (1cP) on a new filter in laboratory test.
3On wetted filters with slow exhaust.
    Performance

    Quality Standards

    • Tested with Brevundimonas diminuta (ATCC 19146) at 107/cm2
    • Manufactured Under a Quality Management System Certified to ISO 9001:2000
    • Meets EEC Directive 2002/72/EC
    • Materials Per 21 CFR: 170-199
    Type
    Cartridges and Elements
    Use
    Disinfection, Elimination, Filling, Filtration, Polishing, Reduction, Removal, Retention, Separation, Stabilization
    Ordering Information
    This information is a guide to the part number structure and possible options. For availability of specific options and housing details, please contact Pall.

    Example Part Number: AB 2 FF 7H4(See bold references in tables below.)

    Part Number: AB <  Length Code from Table 1 > FF < Cartridge Style Code from Table 2 >W < O-ring Material Code from Table 3 >

    Table 1 - Cartridge Lengths

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

    Table 2 - Cartridge Style

     
    Code Cartridge Style
    7 SOE Fin End, External 226 O-rings
    3 SOE Flat End External 222 O-rings
    8 SOE Fin End External 222 O-rings
     

    Table 3 - O-ring Material

     
    Code O-ring Material
    H4 Silicone elastomer
    J EPDM elastomer
     
    Application
    Final Membrane Filter for Microbial Reduction
    Segment
    Bottled Water