A dedicated fine-particulate filter is the easiest way to protect your vacuum press equipment from harmful debris. This vacuum filter is perfect for the vacuum press systems we offer and can handle up to 10 CFM of vacuum flow. The unique stainless steel element is reusable. No more replacing dirty elements! Just rinse with water, dry with a paper towel, and reinstall.
This filter traps airborne particles as small as 40 microns and meets or exceeds the manufacturers warranty requirements for the vacuum pumps we offer. This filter does not work with liquids.
The polypropylene head threads on to a see-through polycarbonate bowl and is sealed with a Buna-N O-ring. The 1/4" NPT air inlet and outlet makes this an easy addition to any system. If you're using your system for vacuum clamping or chucking, this item is a must.
Especially recommended for piston and rotary vane pumps!
Will this filter separate out oil?
This filter is designed to protect vacuum systems from air borne particles only. I have not yet found a filter that allows high vacuum flow and separates oil. If you find one, please send me a message and let me know.
Will this filter out water?
This is an airborne particulate filter only. It will not filter out water.
Review by Gerry Wytoski
I'm only writing a review because this filter is so inexpensive. A local supply house has a very similar vacuum filter for $19.99. I can't think of a reason why they price it so high. The price here is far more realistic and palatable. I purchased two filters from VS.com and they work perfectly.
Review by Mark N.
When I emailed Joe to tell him how much we like this filter, he asked me to write a review on this website so others could read it.
I work for a wholesale pneumatics distributor and we have bought these filters here for over a year now. I dont know how Joe found such a great filter! The filter itself is well-constructed and the housing is clean and machined nicely. We tested several of these filters by place one in line after another and pulling a high CFM vacuum through them. Fine dust was then introduced to the intake on the first filter. Not surprisingly, there was no dust to be found on the second and third in line filters (we examined these filters with a Motic digital microscope). The first filter caught everything. Even after cleaning the first filter with compressed air, we found virtually no dust on the second and third filters in repeated tests.
Review by Bob Tobin
I use this filter on my vacuum compressors and it works perfectly. Most of my vacuum compressors are pulling 10 CFM or more and I've never had any indication that the filter affected the flow rate.
Its very easy to clean and the clear bowl makes it easy to know when a cleaning is necessary. My experience with this company has always been and I've never had to worry that a product wouldnt perform as described. I saw a commericial supplies catalog with a similar filter and it was $27.95 so you cant beat the price here.
I just ordered 6 more!