Product Details

PreFil APF Cartridge

APF - Absolute PP Cartrigde

Brand PreFil
Media: Liquids
Micron Ratings: 1.0 to 10 µm
Filter Type: Pleated Media

Masterfilter APF series absolute rated polypropylene cartridges provide absolute efficiency and reliable performance in most critical applications. It combines high dirt holding capacity with long service life and high flow rates. 100% polypropylene construction with nanofiber media for high backwash capability and microbiological control make it an ideal filter for beverage applications.

Features Benefits

  • Nanofiber media provide high efficiency and dirt holding capacity
  • Nanofiber PP for optimised backwash capability
  • Pleated surface provides excellent flow rate and long service life
  • 100% PP offers compatibility with most chemicals, solvents caustic and acids
  • Absolute rating from 1 to 10 microns
  • Pleated surface provides excellent flow rates
  • Microbiological retention on the < 1 micron versions


  • Food and Beverage
  • Water
  • Chemicals

Technical Specification

Materials of construction
Membrane: Polypropylene nanofiber
Support layers: Polypropylene
Inner core: Polypropylene
Outer cage: Polypropylene
End caps: Polypropylene
End cap insert: Stainless 304
O-Rings: EPDM, Silicone

Operating parameters
Max. differential pressure forward: 5.0 bar at 20 °C
Max. differential pressure reverse: 3.0 bar at 85 °C
Max. back pressure: 2.0 bar at 20 °C, 0.4 bar at 80 °C
In situ steam sterilisation 121 °C for 20 min
In situ hot water sanitization: 80 °C
Autoclaving: 134 °C for 30 min


  • Brewing
  • Wine
  • Distilled Spirits
  • Bottled Water
  • Soft Drinks
  • Process Water
  • Municipal
  • Power Utilities
  • Raw Materials Clarification
  • Raw Materials Intermediate Polishing
  • Final Product Filtration

Filter Properties

  • Comply with the relevant requirements of EU 1935/2004 and EU Directive 10/2011
  • Pass USA Plastic Class VI Test
  • No fibre releasing according to 21 CFR