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Disposable Gelatine Membrane Filters, Diameter 80mm, triple packed, Pack Size 10

Diameter 80 mm, 3-Fold Label on Inner Bag, Pack Size 10

Diameter 80mm, 3 Fold, Pack Size 10

In conjunction with the MD8 air samplers, our Gelatin Filters are used for the collection of airborne microbes and viruses. These individually and sterile-packaged membranes guarantee reliable and accurate results.

Top Features of Gelatine Membrane Filters

  • Absolute retention rate (99.9995% for Bacillus subtilis niger, 99.94% for T3 phages)
  • Truly continuous environmental monitoring (16 cubic meters sampled over 8 hours) with no adverse impact on the viability of sampled microorganisms
  • Water-soluble

Popular Applications for Gelatine Membrane Filters

  • Environmental monitoring or microbial air monitoring
  • Virological sampling

Item no.:  17528--80----BZD

Price (USD):  $136.00

 

Gelatine filters - in conjunction with MD8 air samplers (gelatine filter method) - are used for collection of airborne microbes and viruses. Gelatine filter disposables are individually packaged, pre-sterilized and ready-to-use units, each consisting of a gelatine membrane filter and a holder.

Safe and Reliable

The gelatine membrane filter method has distinct advantages over other methods for collecting microorganisms. The filter surface can be positioned in the airflow direction in the test area. Furthermore, the flow rate through the filter can be matched to the velocity of the air being sampled. This is known as isokinetic sampling, and is the accepted method to ensure accurate sampling of both large and small particles. The calibrated MD8 Airscan unit operates outside the test area, making the gelatin membrane method ideal for air monitoring in isolators and clean rooms (classes A & B).

Significant Microbe Retention

The unique properties of gelatine membrane filters provide bacterial retention levels as high as 99.9995% for Bacillus subtilis niger. Their ability to measure extremely low bacteria counts via high flow rates makes them ideal for validating and monitoring critical, sterile areas in pharmaceutical plants. The membranes' 3.0 μm pore size and large surface area enable you to achieve a 1 m3 air sample rate in under eight minutes. Finally, the gelatine membrane filters' inherent high moisture content helps prevent drying out of collected microorganisms during a relevant and meaningful sampling period, such as the entire duration of manufacturing.

Water Soluble

The solubility of gelatine filters is a key prerequisite for any viral sampling. Not only is it necessary in viral sampling, but it also gives you the freedom to use part of a sample for several tests, if the sample size is large enough. As the filter itself dissolves, microbes in one sample can be cultivated on different nutrient media, or one half of the filter used for a growth based method and the other for rapid testing by PCR. This is also beneficial for bacterial counts, both high and low.

Dimensions

  • Filter Diameter
    ⌀ 80 mm
  • Filtration Area
    38.5 cm²

Operating Conditions

  • Maximum Allowable Working Temperature
    60 °C (140 °F)
  • Relative Humidity
    Max. 85 %

Product Information

  • Pack Size
    10
  • Packaging
    Sterile, individually packed in 3 polyethylene bags each
Filter holder for Gelatin filters to MD8

$100.00

Benefit from Sartorius’ long-standing expertise in microbiological quality control, enhance performance and improve the safety of your processes. Obtain reproducible, reliable results for in-process and final release testing to meet the requirements of today and anticipate the demands of tomorrow.

Filter-holder
Item no.
17801---001

$360.00

Benefit from Sartorius’ long-standing expertise in microbiological quality control, enhance performance and improve the safety of your processes. Obtain reproducible, reliable results for in-process and final release testing to meet the requirements of today and anticipate the demands of tomorrow.

MD8 Airscan® with Sampling Head

$10,660.00

Bayonet, Tri-clamp Connector Version

The MD8 Airscan® can actively sample airborne viruses, bacteria, yeasts and fungi. Monitoring ambient air in cleanrooms and controlled areas for viable microorganisms in the (c)GMP environment is a routine task in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries as well as the food and beverage industry. Air sampling is imperative for ensuring quality experiments in the biotechnology industry and making sure consumables are safe for the general public.

Top Features of MD8 Airscan®

  • Stringent quality assurance
  • VHP decontamination of entire air flow path
  • Bayonet or Tri-clamp

Popular applications for MD8 Airscan®

  • Environmental / Microbial air monitoring of cleanrooms and cleanroom-associated areas (Sterile manufacturing and hospitals)
  • Air quality monitoring in food and beverage and personal care products industry manufacturing areas