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Vacushield™ Vent Device

Protects Valves and Pump Components
from Damage Due to Liquids

  • Incorporates a hydrophobic PTFE membrane
  • Allows air and gases to pass through freely while blocking aqueous solutions and aerosol contaminants
  • Offers highly effective retention of bacteria with minimal restriction of pump performance
“Pall Laboratory products are designed for laboratory applications only. This product is not approved for use in medical, clinical, surgical or other patient applications. If you require further assistance in product selection for your chosen application, please contact Labcustomersupport@pall.com or call 1-800-521-1520."


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Vacushield Vent Device

List Price
$ 59.66
Description

Protects Valves and Pump Components
from Damage Due to Liquids

  • Incorporates a hydrophobic PTFE membrane
  • Allows air and gases to pass through freely while blocking aqueous solutions and aerosol contaminants
  • Offers highly effective retention of bacteria with minimal restriction of pump performance
“Pall Laboratory products are designed for laboratory applications only. This product is not approved for use in medical, clinical, surgical or other patient applications. If you require further assistance in product selection for your chosen application, please contact Labcustomersupport@pall.com or call 1-800-521-1520."
Applications
  • Use between a pump and receiving vessel to protect valves and pump components from damage by aqueous solutions
  • Protects laboratory personnel from potential biohazards, airborne contaminants, and aerosolized oil
Specifications

Materials of Construction

  • Filter Media: PTFE on a polypropylene support
  • Housing: Polypropylene

Effective Filtration Area

  • 19.6 cm2

Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 8.2 cm (3.2 in.)
  • Diameter: 7.3 cm (2.9 in.)

Inlet/Outlet Connections

  • Stepped hose barbs 6.4 - 12.7 mm (1/4 - 1/2 in.) diameter; internal taper accepts standard male luer

Maximum Operating Temperature

  • 130 °C (266 °F)

Maximum Operating Pressure

  • 1.0 bar (100 kPa, 15 psi)

Typical Air Flow Rate

  • ≥8 L/min at 0.2 bar (20 kPa, 3 psi)

Typical Aerosol Retention1

  • 99.97% 0.3 μm (DOP) at 32 L/min/100 cm2

1Following ASTM D 2986-95A
Type
Vent Device
Use
Gas Filtration, Instrument Protection
Application
Equipment, Pumps, Manifolds & Spare Parts
Segment
Microbiological QC
Venting and Gas Filtration