Category: Filters and Dryers for the Food Industry
Product Code: Balston Stainless Steel Compressed Air Filter Asse

Balston Stainless Steel Compressed Air Filter Assemblies

Safeguard your operations from rust, pipescale, water, oil, and organisms. These filters 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 removes all viable organisms with an efficiency rating of 99.9999+ at 0.01 microns. Select 1/4” to 1” line filters are constructed of 304 stainless steel and are designed to hold up to theharshest environments.

Product Features

• All 304 stainless steel construction, ideal standing up to aggressive washdown chemicals

• Low pressure drop

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

• Remove all viable organisms

• USDA/FSIS accepted for use in federally inspected meat and poulty plants

• Continuously trap and drain liquids

The Application

Compressed air is contaminated with compressor oil, watercondensate, pipe scale and rustall of which provide the ideal environment and means to grow bacteria. This natural occurring contaminate can also effect thetaste, appearance and shelf life offood product. The food processingand packaging industry utilizes compressed air extensively throughout their facilities.Compressed air is used to push and propel product, cut and mix 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. The sterilecompressed 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 from any possible contamination that could lead tobacteria and mold growth. The investment in these filtration systems ensures Cahoon Farms’ products will maintain superiortaste, quality and freshness withan extended shelf life.

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