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Paper Bed Filters

PRAB Paper Bed Filter with and without Magnetic SeparationWith & Without Magnetic Separation

PRAB Paper Bed Filters are available as a Quick-Ship option.

Extend coolant and tool life by an average of 27%, increase surface finish, and control bacteria with PRAB's line of paper bed filters. Standard paper bed filtration units are available with flow rates up to 130 gpm with different classes of filter media allowing for adjustments of micron clarity. Filters are suitable for applications of low to medium stock removal of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, as well as organic and inorganic contaminants such as glass, rubber and plastic. Drum-type models occupy one-third the floor space and can process up to 500 gpm of fluids.

 

Paper Bed Filter Overview

 

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Features

  • Paper Bed Filter with Magnetic SeparationAutomated self-cleaning for continuous operation
  • Disposable paper or permanent filter media produces a positive barrier to remove solids from all free-flowing industrial process liquids
  • Filtering surface is automatically indexed only when necessary, saving costs for disposable media
  • Drum-type paper bed filters occupy one-third the floor space of a traditional paper bed filter, with flow rates up to 500 gpm

 

Specifications

Paper Bed Filters

Standard paper bed filters use disposable media to filter between 5 and 130 gpm with tank capacities between 20 and 220 gallons. Available with or without magnetic separation.

Standard
Model

Magnetic
Model

Flow
Rate

Capacity

Pump
HP

Paper
Motor HP

Paper
Width

PFA-20

MPFA-20

5 gpm

20 gal

1/8

1/16

19.5 in

PFA-40

MPFA-40

10 gpm

30 gal

1/8

1/16

19.5 in

PFA-60

MPFA-60

15 gpm

35 gal

1/8

1/16

19.5 in

PFA-80

MPFA-80

20 gpm

40 gal

1/4

1/16

19.5 in

PFA-120

MPFA-120

30 gpm

55 gal

1/2

1/10

28 in

PFA-160

MPFA-160

40 gpm

90 gal

1/2

1/10

28 in

PFA-240

MPFA-240

60 gpm

115 gal

1

1/10

39 in

PFA-360

MPFA-360

95 gpm

170 gal

1

1/10

39 in

PFA-500

MPFA-500

130 gpm

220 gal

2

1/4

39 in

Drum-type Paper Bed FilterDrum-Type Filters 

Drum-Type Paper Bed Filters occupy one-third the floor space of a traditional paper bed filter, with flow rates up to 500 gpm.

Model

Flow
Rate

Drum
Diameter

Motor
HP

Paper
Width

DF-140

35 gpm

22 in

1/3

19.5 in

DF-200

50 gpm

22 in

1/3

28 in

DF-360

95 gpm

31.5 in

1/3

28 in

DF-500

130 gpm

31.5 in

1/3

39 in

DF-1000

260 gpm

39 in

1/3

39 in

DF-1500

400 gpm

39 in

1/3

59 in

DF-2000

500 gpm

39 in

1/3

78 in

Stainless Steel Filters 

The stainless steel paper bed filtration system is designed for the plastics manufacturing industry to provide efficient and economical separation of plastic pellets from water with flow rates up to 400 GPM. Higher rates are available.

 

Applications

  • Production Grinding  
  • Gear Cutting
  • General Machining 
  • Honing
  • Lapping 
  • Waste Treatment 
  • Tube and Rolling Mills
  • Phosphatizing Baths
  • Parts Washers
  • Wire Drawing 
  • Plastic Recycling