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Balston Steam and Sterile Air Filters for the Food Industry

Sterile Air Filters:

  • Line sizes from 1/4" to 10"
  • Steam sterilizable sterile air filters
  • Remove all viable organisms
  • USDA accepted for use in federally inspected Meat and Poultry plants
  • Low pressure drop
  • High flow rates
  • Full compliance with FDA requirements
  • Constructed of stainless steel with PTFE seals

Steam Filters:

  • Remove 98+% of 0.01 micron particles and 100% of all visible particles
  • Remove liquid condensate at the same efficiency as for solid particles
  • Remove essentially all nonvolative boiler feedwater additives
  • Comply with USFDA, USDA, Health Protection Branch of Health and Welfare Canada, and 3-A accepted practices
  • Stop carryover of boiler feedwater chemicals
Balston Steam and Sterile Air Filters for the Food Industry

Here's what one of your colleagues found:
A Balston Sterile Air Filter Assembly, consisting of Models A912A-DX, A912A-BX, and A912A-SA was tested at the University of Massachusetts, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, under the direction of Professor David A. Evans, Ph.D.

"This sterile air system produced commercially sterile air and, to the limits of detection, no viable colonies of microorganisms were found"
- Professor David A. Evans, Ph.D.

Flow Rates
Model #
Flow Rate (CFM)
Steam Filter
1” NPT to 2” NPT

500 lbs/hr to 3000 lbs/hr
Sterile Air Filter
1/4” NPT to 10” NPT
8 SCFM to 9840 SCFM


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