Category: Filters and Dryers for the Food Industry
Product Code: Balston 3 Stage Compressed Air Filter Assemblies

Balston 3 Stage Compressed Air Filter Assemblies

Safeguard your operations from rust, pipescale, water, oil, and organisms. The prefilters will remove contaminantsat a very high efficiency - up to99.99% for 0.01 micron particles anddroplets. Liquid releases from the filter cartridge to an automatic drainas rapidly as it enters the filter. Thisallows the filter to continue removingliquids for an unlimited time without loss of efficiency or flow capacity.

The final stage of filtration removesall viable organisms with an efficiencyrating of 99.9999+% at 0.01 microns.Select 1/4” to 1 1/2” aluminum with adurable powder coating designed tohold up to the dirtiest compressed air systems.

Product Features:

• Remove all viable organisms – at 99.9999+% @0.01 microns

• Remove 99.99% of 0.01 micron particles of oil, water, and dirt from compressed air and other gases

• USDA accepted for use in federally inspected meat and poultry plants

• Low pressure drop

• Continuously trap and drain liquids

The Application:

Compressed air is contaminated with compressor oil, watercondensate, pipe scale and rust all of which provide the ideal environment and means to grow bacteria. This natural occurring contaminate can also effect the taste, appearance andshelf life of food product. Thefood processing and packagingindustry utilizes compressed air extensively throughout their facilities. Compressed air is usedto push and propel product, cut andmix product in addition to packaging product.

Cahoon Farms in Walcott, New York uses Parker Balston threestage filtration systems for all their compressed air and sterileair applications. Cahoon Farms packages fresh sliced apples andcherries, dried apples, and otherassorted dried fruits. Compressed air is used extensively throughout the facility servicing pneumatic equipment, slicing and mixing food product, and packaging. Thesterile compressed air applicationsare filtered to an efficiency of 99.9999+% at 0.01 microns, which is 30 times better than the accepted industry standard. Cahoon Farms safeguards their food product fromany possible contamination that could lead to bacteria and mold growth. The investment in these filtration systems ensures Cahoon Farms’ products will maintainsuperior taste, quality and freshnesswith an extended shelf life.

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