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Filter Housings

For removing solid particle contaminants from liquids

Aqua Clear filter housings combine superior technology, cost effectiveness and efficiency to meet the demands of commercial and industrial applications. The innovative housing design provides a perfect fit for Aqua Clear filter cartridges. They are engineered for safe and reliable performance.

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Specifications

Vessel Rating
100 psi @ 82 ºC
(The normal/maximum operating pressure is for the vessel rating only. Temperature limits vary and depend on pressure and time under load. Practical operating temperature will be dependent on the fluid properties, temperature capability of the filter element and sealing gasket used in the vessel.)
Hydrostatic Test Pressure
200 psi @ ambient temperature
Housing Material
Multiple cartridge housings: 316L Stainless Steel
Single cartridge housings: 304 Stainless Steel
Shell Thickness
Single cartridge housings: 1.5 mm
Three cartridge housings: 3 mm
Seven or more cartridges housing: 4 mm
Pre- and Post-Filter Gauge Ports
¼ inch NPT ports with inlet and outlet pressure gauges
Upstream Vent Port
¼ inch NPT with ball valve
Drain Port
½ inch NPT with ball valve
O-Ring Material
NBR (Nitryle Butadiene) standard
Finish
Polished stainless steel
(acid pickled for optimum corrosion resistance)
Filter Connection
Individual tie rod system for positive seal in DOE cartridges
Cartridge Diameter
Single cartridge housings: from 55 –72 mm outer diameter (OD), 63.5 mm standard
Multiple cartridge housings: from 55 – 70 mm outer diameter (OD), 63.5 mm standard
Filter Housing Specifications
Model Number of Cartridges Cartridge Length (Nominal inches) Inlet/Outlet Size (Inch) Flow Capacity
Imperial GPM US GPM Liters/minute
1SS10 1 10 1.25 4 5 18
1SS20 1 20 1.25 8 10 36
1SS30 1 30 1.25 12 14 55
1SS40 1 40 1.25 16 19 73
3SS30 3 30 1.5 36 43 164
3SS40 3 40 2 48 58 218
6SS30 6 30 2.5 72 86 327
6SS40 6 40 3 96 115 436
7SS30 7 30 3 84 101 382
7SS40 7 40 3 112 135 509
9SS40 9 40 3 144 173 655
12SS40 12 40 3 192 231 873
12SS50 12 50 3 240 288 1091
21SS31 21 31 4 260 313 1184
21SS40 21 40 4 336 404 1527
30SS40 30 40 4 480 576 2182
1SS7-38 1 Bag Filter 38 3 - - -

Options

Customized housings:
For other flow rates, temperature and pressure requirements
Inlet/outlet connections:
Threaded or flanged connections
O-ring materials for higher temperature and chemical resistance:
Neoprene, Teflon and Silicone
Other options:
Auto air vent
Stainless steel pressure gauges
Pressure switch
Housing with angle guides for spring-loaded cartridges
Davit Arm with swing bolts assists in lifting heavy lids of larger housings (21 or more cartridges)

Flow rate is dependent upon cartridge filter selection, fluid properties, and maximum acceptable pressure drop.
Inlet/outlet connection size and fitting can be customized to suit existing plumbing.

Note: Single cartridge housing is without legs and comes with wall-mounting clamp and bottom mounted pressure gauges. Multiple cartridge housing is floor standing with legs and with raised pressure gauges.

Dimensions

Filter Housing Dimensions
Model Dimensions
A B C D E F G H I
1SS10 510 - 140 102 405 65 20 148 265
1SS20 795 - 140 102 686 82 32 148 265
1SS30 1030 - 140 102 941 82 32 148 265
1SS30 1305 - 140 102 1170 82 32 148 265
3SS30 1040 1030 204 165 950 205 125 225 335
3SS40 1395 1308 204 165 1230 205 125 225 335
6SS30 1240 1136 295 222 1064 250 140 338 416
6SS40 1490 1390 295 222 1318 250 140 338 416
7SS30 1220 1105 295 222 1318 250 140 338 416
7SS40 1490 1360 295 222 1290 250 140 338 416
9SS40 1490 1360 350 278 1290 250 140 338 416
12SS40 1490 1360 400 308 1290 250 135 438 516
12SS50 1750 1648 400 308 1545 250 135 438 516
21SS31 1475 1245 532 424 1125 340 200 585 580
21SS40 1710 1548 532 424 1438 328 196 584 560
30SS40 1710 1548 579 473 1438 334 196 633 609
1SS7-38 1490 1360 295 222 1290 1244 140 338 416

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Applications

Aqua Clear Filter Housings are ideally suited for Prefiltration, Final Filtration, and Process Treatment:

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Certified by NSF International to NSF/ANSI Standard 61.

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