Processing Magazine

New Technology Tackles Difficult Liquid Filtration Challenges

January 6, 2012

GE''s new ZCore depth cartridge filters offer improved performance, less downtime and reduced operating costs. Those are the key benefits that the new technology brings to extreme filtering applications, where traditional cartridge filters are typically not effective. Such applications include hot water sanitizing, high-temperature process chemical streams, high-viscosity fluids, high-purity environments and very dirty streams where significant pressure drops can develop. Available in a wide variety of micron ratings and lengths, the new GE ZCore depth filters offer a 90 percent efficiency rate for particles as small as 0.5-µm (micron). ZCore filters meet the criteria for use in USP Class VI environments and function reliably at maximum pressure differentials ranging from 15 psid (1.03 bar) at 180°F (82°C ) to 60 psid (4.14 bar) at 86°F (30°C).