Sartorius Stedim Biotech Sartoclear® P Filter Housings are specifically designed for liquid filtration applications of the Bio-Pharmaceutical Industry. Manufactured in an PED 97|23|EC certified facility, special attention has been paid to choice of materials, durability, cleanability, ease of use and quality control. They are the clear choice of pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers and equipment providers of bioreactors, CIP skids, autoclaves, lyophilizers and process tanks. Sartorius Stedim Biotech Sartoclear® P Filter Housings are made to support the high expectations and standards of our customers.
Sartorius Stedim Biotech Sartoclear® P Filter Housings are ideally suited for liquid filtration, including:
- cell harvest & clarifiacation of cell culture and other fermentation media
- upstream filtration of growth media
- particle and colloid removal serum and plasma
- removal of cryoprecipitants
Quality of Materials
Only 316L grade stainless steel is used for all wetted surfaces to provide a maximum durability and resistance to corrosion. All supplied gaskets and O-rings meet FDA regulatory requirements.
Quality of Surface Finishes
Sartoclear® P Filter Housings come standard with internal finishes of at least 0.8 micron (µm) Ra and are nitric electropolished and passivated. Electropolishing of stainless steel Filter Housings is the recommanded finishing process for all applications where cleanliness and corrosion resistance are critical.
Ease in Cleaning
Sartoclear® P Filter Housings are designed to allow for a more thorough cleaning. The secure center post assembly conceals small grooves and threads from process fluid making cleaning easier. While some of the internal compononents must be washed seperately, riboflavin testing for all Sartoclear® P housings. CIP caps are also available.
Sartorius Stedim Biotech offers the widest range of Filter Housing design options to exactly match your specific application requirements. Custom designs are availableupon request.
Quality Control and Documentation
Premium document package includes as-built drawing(s), BOM, MTRs, elastomer certs., hydrotest certs., surface finish certs., EP| passivation certs., weld log, etc. Each Filter Housing is also labled with a matching serial number on the base and bell for complete traceability.
Ease of Installation
Sartorius Stedim Biotech Filter Housings are sold ready-to-install with gasket(s), O-ring(s) and clamp included.
CE PED 97 | 23 | EC Standard
Sartorius Stainless Steel Housings are designed and manufactured according the Pressure Equipment Directive PED 97|23|EC. Our manufacturing process follows the highest quality standards and is monitored by an internal quality control system as well as by independant notified bodies on a regular basis. ASME design on request.
CFR ComplianceAll gasket materials comply with the FDA regulations 21 CFR 17.2600 and USP Class VI
ConnectorsAseptic male ferrule threaded acc. to DIN 11864-1 OD 2"
Cartridge Height305 mm
Filter Diameter⌀ 12 inch
Filtration Area1.8 m³
Materials of Construction
Housing Material316 L stainless steel
SealsDouble O-ring (FDA, Code 21 CFR 17.2600)
Maximum Allowable Working Temperature95 °C (203 °F)
Maximum Operating Pressure10 bar (145 psi)
Filter Housing TypeLiquid Filter Housings
Primary Product TypeFilter Housings
TypeLiquid Filter Housing
Surface FinishRa <0.8 µm internal (Electropolished sufaces), Ra < 1.6 µm external (Electropolished sufaces)