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3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridge, BNA020F02CA, 20 in, 0.2 um, 222/Spear, Silicone, 6/Case

  • Part Number BNA020F02CA
  • 3M ID 7000125827
  • UPC 00016145209710

Highly asymmetric PES membrane provides long filter life and low operating costs

Advanced Pleat Technology (APT) construction provides an extremely high surface area for higher throughputs

Broad chemical compatibility ensures stability with most cleaning and sanitation regimes

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Reduction Claims Ps. Aeruginosa, LRV > 7, B. diminuta, LRV > 7
Overall Length (Metric) 50.8 cm
Overall Length (Imperial) 20 in
Overall Diameter (Imperial) 2.75 in
Gasket/O-ring Material Silicone
Micron Rating (Absolute) 0.2 Absolute, @ 99.9%

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Highlights
  • Highly asymmetric PES membrane provides long filter life and low operating costs
  • Advanced Pleat Technology (APT) construction provides an extremely high surface area for higher throughputs
  • Broad chemical compatibility ensures stability with most cleaning and sanitation regimes
  • Upstream and downstream membrane supports help to increase flow per cartridge and reduce housing costs
  • High spoilage organism retention performance matches industry standards for reliable microbiological control

3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridges are highly asymmetric microporous PES membrane filters with Advanced Pleat Technology (APT) construction for final filtration in food and beverage applications. These filters are optimized for a long service life and fast flowing applications while providing absolute-rated filtration for excellent microorganism removal.

  • icon of filters going through hot water sanitation, steam sterilization and chemical cleaning
    Durable construction.

    3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridges are durable and can withstand repeated exposure to hot water sanitation and steam sterilization as well as common chemical cleaning and sanitizing agents.

  • Large and small pores inside blue-green gradient circle icon
    Highly asymmetric PES membrane.

    3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA045 and BNA065 filter cartridges have a PES membrane that delivers a high degree of spoilage microorganism retention and minimizes organoleptic interference. Featuring large pores on the upstream surface that gradually taper into smaller pores toward the downstream surface, the asymmetrical membrane reduces flow resistance, which results in a lower pressure drop with fewer filters required and a greater contaminant retention capacity.

  • Advanced pleat technology closeup icon
    Advanced Pleat Technology (APT).

    3M’s APT design helps to maximize the useful surface area of the filter while maintaining open flow paths between the media pleats. It also provides lower pressure drop, a longer service life and lower overall operational costs.

  • cup and fork inside blue-green gradient circle icon
    Extensive food contact compliance.*

    3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA020, BNA045 and BNA065 filter cartridges can be used for food and beverage applications that require reduction of fine particles and microorganisms with 0.2, 0.45 and 0.65 micron ratings available. Combined with one of 3M’s premium pre-filtration products, LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridges offer bottlers a complete rigorous contaminant control solution while maintaining a long service life and low operating costs.

    *For details related to specific use conditions or limitations for food contact applications, please contact your 3M Representative for more information.

3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridges are constructed of a single-layer, highly asymmetric, polyethersulfone (PES) microporous membrane pleated with polypropylene upstream and downstream support materials. The outer cage, inner core and reinforced end-cap adapters are made of polypropylene. Multiple length filter cartridges with industry standard connection styles are produced to fit the most widely used housing designs and system sizes. No resin or binder compounds are added.

3M™ LifeASSURE™ 0.45 micron and 0.65 micron rated filter cartridges provide superior retention of common spoilage microorganisms, even at challenge concentrations (typically 1,000,000 to 10,000,000 cells per cm2 of membrane area) that far exceed those experienced by most beverage producers.

Filter cartridges are manufactured under an ISO 9001-certified quality system using the most advanced thermoplastic welding techniques for filter cartridge integrity. 3M™ LifeASSURE™ BNA Series Filter Cartridges are 100% integrity tested post-production to verify quality.

Suggested applications
  • Final filtration of wine and other non-pasteurized beverages
  • Final filtration on bottled water
  • Utility water filtration
  • Bottled water
  • Soft drinks
  • Process water
  • Intermediates and ingredients
  • Syrups
  • Dyes and flavors

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