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3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridge, BNA020F04FA, 40 in, 0.2 um, 222/Flat Cap, Silicone, 6/Case

Part Number BNA020F04FA3M Product Number BNA020F04FA3M ID 70020228345UPC 00016145209857
  • Highly asymmetric polyethersulfone (PES) membrane exhibits long service life and low operating cost
  • Advanced Pleat Technology (APT) construction allows superior fluid and contaminant access to filter surface area for extended service life and flow rates
  • Exhibits broad chemical compatibility with most cleaning and sanitation regimes
  • FDA CFR-21 compliant materials
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Specifications
Attribute Name
Value
Application
Bioburden Reduction, Final Membrane Filtration for Wine Making, Microbial Reduction Filtration, Microbiological Control with Membrane Filters in Bottle Water Manufacturing, Microbiological Control with Membrane Filters in Distilled Spirits Filtration, Microbiological Control with Membrane Filters in Soft Drink Filtration
Brand
LifeASSURE™
Component and Assembly Materials
End Caps: Polypropylene, Inner Core: Polypropylene, Media Support Layers: Polypropylene, Outer Cage: Polypropylene
Effective Filtration Area
8.5 ft²
End Modification
222 O-ring & Flat Cap (Code 3)
Filter Material
Polyethersulfone (PES) Membrane
Filter Technology
Membrane
Filter Type
Surface
Flow Rate (Imperial)
3.1 GPM
Formulation
Food & Beverage Log Reduction Grade Filter
Gasket/O-ring Material
Silicone
Grade
0.2 micron
Industries
Industrial
Micron Rating
0.2 Absolute, @ 95%
Overall Diameter (Imperial)
2.75 in
Overall Diameter (Metric)
7 cm
Overall Length (Imperial)
40 in
Overall Length (Metric)
101.6 cm
Pleat Type
Advanced Pleat Technology (APT)
Product Type
Cartridge
Series
LifeASSURE™ BNA020 Series
Product Details
  • Highly asymmetric polyethersulfone (PES) membrane exhibits long service life and low operating cost
  • Advanced Pleat Technology (APT) construction allows superior fluid and contaminant access to filter surface area for extended service life and flow rates
  • Exhibits broad chemical compatibility with most cleaning and sanitation regimes
  • FDA CFR-21 compliant materials

LifeASSURE™ BNA045 & BNA065 Series Filter Cartridges control of spoilage microorganism populations prior to bottling is vital for beverage processors. Filtering out these microorganisms, while also keeping other beverage properties unchanged, is vitally important.

LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridge
We offer LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridges for food & beverage applications that require reduction of fine particles and microorganisms at 0.45µm and 0.65µm micron level. The LifeASSURE™ BNA045 & BNA065 Series filters help bottled water and other beverage processors meet the high standards for microorganism control. Combined with one of our premium prefiltration products, LifeASSURE™ BNA series filters offer bottlers a complete solution for rigorous contaminant control while maintaining long service life and low operating costs. Our goal is also to help you drive down filtration costs with long on-stream filter service life.

Highly Asymmetric Membrane Know How
We use a highly-asymmetric polyethersulfone (PES) membrane in our LifeASSURE™ BNA045 & BNA065 series filters, delivering a high degree of spoilage microorganism retention, while minimizing any organoleptic interference. Our durable membrane/cartridge design withstands repeated exposure to hot water sanitation and steam sterilization, as well as common chemical cleaning and sanitizing agents. When viewed in cross-section, the membrane contains larger pores on the upstream surface that gradually taper to smaller pores towards the downstream surface.

Our asymmetric membrane structure provides enhanced contaminant capacity over symmetric structures, due to its greater open spaces, or void volume, to retain these contaminants. This increase in capacity leads directly to longer service life. In addition, the asymmetric structure provides less resistance to flow, resulting in a lower pressure drop. This allows the use of fewer LifeASSURE™ BNA filters for any given flow rate.