MULTIPLE FILTER CARTRIDGE HOUSING

FLOWRITE SL SERIES FILTER HOUSING

Flowrite distribute a complete multi cartridge filter housing range the SL range, which caters for higher flow rate requirements starting from a 6 cartridge configurations up to 180.

Options include 304L or 316L stainless steel with swing bolt closure. The units are fabricated to the requirements of the client.

Inlet and outlet configurations will depend on flowrate for the required application

Benefits

  • Multiple Cartridges for increased filtration
  • Designed for industrial and commercial filtration needs
  • Heavy duty construction for durability, 304SS standard with 316SS or Mild Steel options available.
  • Pipe fittings readily accessible for easy installation
  • Knife edge seal at both cartridge ends to eliminate by-pass
  • Standard housings accept double-open-end cartridges
  • Optionally accepts 222 or 226 cartridge variations

The SL housings are available as coded vessels or non-coded. All vessels are manufactured under strict quality control procedures. The Flowrite SL range covers cartridge lengths from 10” to 40” units.

Flowrite FH138 clear bowl filter housings

Flowrite Clear Bowl Filter Housing

Flowrite “FH138” clear bowl filter cartridge housings are suitable for use in most liquid filtration applications.  Constructed from polyethylene terephthalate [PET], the most common thermoplastic polymer resin, allowing for a wide range of industrial and domestic uses.  

The housing is suitable for most 9¾” and 10″ double open-ended filter cartridges. The Flowrite housing has ¾” NPT threaded connections with a “screw-type” pressure relief valve, which allows easy filter change-out.

Options are available for wall-mounting (optional brackets available) or plumbed in-line and it has a buttress-type thread providing easy removal of sump for cartridge removal. The filter can then be removed by closing the inlet valve and opening the sump.  This housing is for use on liquid service only.  Not suitable for gas and manufacturing fluids.

Features

  • Clear housings provide instant examination of filter elements without sump removal.
  • Opaque housings suitable for installation in sunny conditions.
  • Robust design for strength.
  • Corrosion resistant plastic materials compatible with most chemicals.

Benefits

  • Fits most piping systems.
  • Minimum space requirement for given flow.

Flowrite 1FS2 Bag Filter housing

The Flowrite “xFSi2” series bag filter housings utilise modern engineering techniques to provide a robust vessel with a maximum pressure rating of 1000 kPa. Flowrite “FS” series housings are made from durable 304 or 316 stainless steel to ensure years of maintenance-free, reliable service. They are free-standing and are fitted standard with 50mm or 80mm flanged inlet and outlet connections. Other sizes are available on request.

Flowrite “FS” Series bag filter housings are the automatic choice for safe, trouble-free and cost-effective filtration.

Amongst the many features of the “FS” series housings are covers secured by four swing-bolts to allow quick, easy access to the filter bag.
Internally, the filter bag is securely supported by a stainless steel perforated plate basket to provide maximum strength and minimum flow resistance.
Bag-to-housing seal is assured by FSI’s proven Polyloc® ring sealing method.

The Polyloc® ring ensures that no bypass occurs during the filtration process. The Flowrite FSI2 housing is a standard double-length vessel (industry standard D/L 32″ filter bags) and is available in multiple bag configurations. From a1-bag up to a 12-round bag housing thereby providing one vessel for the flow rate required for your application.

Features & benefits

  • All stainless steel
  • Low maintenance and excellent chemical resistance
  • Swing Bolt Closure
  • Quick, no-tools access to the filter cartridges
  • Drain & gauge ports
  • Versatile threaded ports for simple multi-tasking
  • Cover vent port
  • Easy, safe venting prior to start-up
  • Versatile filter bags
  • Many materials and filtration ratings available

Flowrite Tank Breather Filter

Flowrite “TB” Series

Flowrite “TB” Series Tank breather filters are fabricated from 304-Stainless Steel. They are designed for a maximum operating pressure of 100 kPa at80ºC, depending on cartridges fitted. The “TB” Series housings feature Flowrite’s well proven centre post and nut design. Cartridges are located by their own end seals and a securing plate to which is attached a perforated stainless steel shield which allows free passage for the entering and exiting air during tank emptying and filling cycles.

The cartridges have double ”O” rings which give a perfect seal between cartridges and housing, thus eliminating any possibility of bypass. The practical and sturdy design of these housings allows quick and convenient cartridge change out of the 9¾” modular length filter cartridges.

Flowrite “TB” Series filter housings are available in one, two, three & four cartridge configurations to minimize pressure drop, and thus protect the tank from differential pressures while emptying or filling. The inlet port can be threaded or flanged to your specifications, and the unit is supplied in electro polished finish suitable for most semi and non-sanitary applications.

The housing should be used in conjunction with hydrophobic cartridges with a micron rating to your specification, which are also available from Flowrite

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Electro-polished, stainless steel construction
Suitable for most semi- & non-sanitary applications

Centre post & nut design
Quick, easy and convenient access to the filter cartridges

Integral locators & double “O” rings
Positive cartridge location and sealing eliminates bypass

Easy mounting
Flanged or threaded bottom inlet makes for direct, convenient, tank-top mounting

2-Piece construction
Easy to clean and versatile design

Flowrite “TB” Tank Breather filters are custom designed and made to order. Thus, when ordering or enquiring, please specify:

  • The tank volume
  • The liquid contained in the tank
  • The inflow and outflow rates
  • The operating temperature
  • The degree of filtration required
  • Suitable materials of construction

Once this information is available, a detailed, no obligation quotation for suitable housings and filter cartridges can be provided.

Filter Cartridge Housing

FOC – Single Filter cartridge Housing

Single Cartridge Housing for Liquids

The single shell design has been a standard in the industry for over 30 years. The FOC range is available in a cast iron head with a carbon steel body. The Maximum operating pressure on the units is 250psig (17 bar) @ 275°F

The FOC series is available in a wide range of connection sizes to fit your application as well as a wide variety of gasket options that make this housing compatible with almost any fluid. The standard gasket material is Buna-N.

Features

  • Designed for industrial and commercial filtration needs
  • Heavy duty construction for durability
  • Offered in a wide variety of materials
  • Simple bolt-n-nut design for quick cartridge change outs
  • In line fittings for easy installation
  • Knife edge seal at both cartridge ends to eliminate by-pass
  • Housings accept double-open-end cartridges

Standard Design Specifications

Model Material Cartridge Length Pipe Size FNPT Options Gasket
FO   C
Cast iron Head with
Carbon Steel sump  
78= 9 ¾
80 20”  
6=3/4”
8=1”  
NPT   Blank = Buna
E = EPR
S = Silicone
V = Viton  

Applications

Flowrite FOC Housing is compatible with a wide range of applications including | Chemical | Ink & Paint | Food & Beverage | Petrochemical | Photographic | Plating | Electronics | Oil & Gas | Pharmaceutical |Pulp & Paper | Coolants | Desalination

Flowrite RHS – Filter cartridge housing

Single Cartridge Housings for Liquids

The single shell design has been a standard in the industry for over 30 years. Available in 316L Stainless Steel the RHS series is perfect for almost any application. The maximum design working pressure is 300psi @ 200ºF.

The RHS series is available in a wide range of connection sizes to fit your application as well as a wide variety of gasket options that make this housing compatible with almost any fluid. The standard gasket material is Buna-N.

Features

  • Designed for industrial and commercial filtration needs
  • Heavy duty construction for durability
  • Offered in several materials
  • Simple ring closure for quick cartridge change outs
  • In line fittings for easy installation
  • Knife edge seal at both cartridge ends to eliminate by-pass
  • Housings accept double-open-end cartridges
  • Complete selection of pipe fittings: flanged, sanitary and BSP
  • Standard with mounting bracket kit

Applications

Flowrite RHS Housing is compatible with a wide range of applications including | Chemical | Ink & Paint | Food & Beverage | Petrochemical | Photographic | Plating | Electronics | Oil & Gas | Pharmaceutical

FLOWRITE – A SOUTH AFRICAN BRAND IN THE FILTRATION INDUSTRY

Flowrite is primarily a range of filtration products manufactured in South Africa. The aim of the brand is to continue to grow the capabilities as a local manufacturer.

Flushing Strainers

A range from 50mm to 400mm and bigger, of self-cleaning strainers in carbon steel and stainless steel, with manual or automatic purging and with filtration ratings which start from 150 micron

Basket Strainers

A range from 25mm to 508mm (and bigger) of fabricated basket strainers in carbon steel and stainless steel. Standard and customised designs are available to suit most strainer applications.

Bag Filters

A range of bag filter housings in carbon steel and stainless steel, single and multiple bag designs, in standard or heavy duty construction. A full range of filter bags to suit these housings is also supplied.

Cartridge Housings

A standard range of filter cartridge housings in carbon and stainless steel, with various quick-release closures, accepting from 1 to 440 filter cartridges of 10″ equivalent length, and with connections from 25mm to 250mm. Custom-designed housings for virtually any application can also be supplied.

Filter Cartridges

A range of filter cartridges manufactured at our facilities in Johannesburg and Durban, from 10” to 40” in length, supplied in filtration ratings from 1 to 100 micron, and in numerous materials and styles.

Filter Cartridges

Filtration and Particle removal

Filtration

The Filtration Division of Germ Africa offer a wide range of locally manufactured and imported filtration related products including:

Our fields of expertise extend to the following areas where we can help you achieve your aims.

  • Water Purification

Ion exchange resins and back washable filters for condensate polishing and ultra pure water applications

  • Trace Contaminant Reduction

Adsorbent media for removing organic, inorganic and heavy metal impurities from industrial and aqueous fluids

  • Process Filtration

Liquid, air and gas filters and cross flow membranes for clarification of industrial and critical process streams

Our exclusive range of imported filter cartridges are supplied by Graver Technologies of the USA.

Whilst we manufacture as well as import a range of filter bags from FSI/PALL, these bags are primarily used in the automotive sector due to their speciality in nature.

Our South African manufactured filtration range of products are marketed under the brand name Flowrite, we manufacture yarn wound filter cartridges as well as resin bonded filter cartridges.

The products supplied and supported by the Filtration Division are primarily geared towards the filtration of liquids and compressed gasses. These products are typically reticulated in piping systems from 15mm diameter upwards, and at pressures from 20 bar down, and the product range of the Division reflects this.

Our Mission in the filtration division is:

To provide value-added products and innovative technological solutions for process filter markets.

Vision

To be a leading provider of liquid process filters in our served markets.

To be a preferred partner of our customers by providing high quality products and outstanding service.

To grow profitably, thereby increasing customer loyalty and stakeholder value.

However, special-duty products can be designed for almost any application.

The Filtration Division products are currently providing reliable, efficient and low-cost service in many industries, including:

  • Pulp & Paper
  • Auto-Manufacturing
  • Petro-Chemical
  • Food & Beverage
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Domestic Water
  • Power Generation
  • Steel Mills
  • Wines & Spirits