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Stainless Steel Filters

ATEX approved version available - Enquire for more details!

To ensure that product remains free from unwanted foreign bodies and oversize solids, DPL offer a range of filters to suit your requirements. Other sizes and designs are available, please enquire.

All the following dimensions apply to filters with fitted ends as follows:
ILC, IDF, RJT Male, ILC Female and Clamp - other variations available, please ask.

Side Entry Filter
The Side Entry filter allows the element to be removed for cleaning or replaced without taking the filter assembly out of the pipeline.

Available in 1.0” to 3.0” size range
See table below for avilable filtration sizes

‘Y’ Type Filter
The ‘Y’ Type filter is designed for use where ‘in-line’ filtration is required. The element can be changed or cleaned without removing the assembly from the pipeline.

Size 1.0” 1.5” 2.0” 2.5” 3.0”
A (mm) 277 316 374 434 483
B (mm) 356 364 376 389 400

See table below for avilable filtration sizes

Pump Protection Filter
The Pump Protection filter is used upstream of the pump for protection from foreign bodies and oversize solids.

Size 1.0” 1.5” 2.0” 2.5” 3.0”
A (mm) 247 286 343 404 453
B (mm) 186 194 206 219 229

3mm or 6mm Perforated element fitted as standard (no mesh)

Open area for either option is 40%


Mesh per inch - 10 20 60 100
 Wire Dia mm - 0.56 0.32 0.16 0.1
 Aperture mm 6.0 2.0 1.0 0.25 0.16
 Open area % 40 60 57 38 38


Side entry and Y type filters are supplied with elements consisting of a 6mm perforated tube inside a mesh sleeve. The 6mm perforated tube is also available without the mesh sleeve as shown on the table. Pump protection filters are supplied with either a 3mm or 6mm perforated tube only (no mesh). Wetted parts are 316L grade stainless steel, seal material is EPDM / Nitrile, hygienic design throughout.

ATEX approved version available for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Group 2, Category 2,  Gas and dust compliant