oil and gas

Oil and Gas

3M Purification focuses on liquid filtration in critical upstream and downstream processes, including: amine sweetening, hydrotreating, and glycol dehydration.

Chemical & Petrochemical. 3M Purification provides filtration products used in commodity and specialty chemical manufacturing processes, including: polycarbonate, hydrogen peroxide, and vinyl chloride monomer.


  • Amine Sweetening
  • Glycol Dehydration
  • Produced Water
  • Lube Oil
  • Fuel & Instrument Gas
  • Inlet separation
  • Desiccant Dehydration
  • Compressor lube oil systems
  • Boiler Feed Water
  • Sour Water Stripping
  • Finished Product Filtration

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Filter Cartridges

Filter Housings

3M 1B1 & 1B2 Series Housings

  • Available in 316L stainless steel construction
  • Centrepost design for easy cartridge changeout
  • Choice of one or two high cartridge models
  • Three piece construction for easy cleaning

3M 1H1 Series Housing

  • Ideal for high pressure applications (up to 20mPag)
  • Dual purpose/use for liquids or compressed air and gas
  • Durable steel construction
  • Housing design prevents cartridge erosion
  • Uses single cartridge of a variety of cartridge types

3M CT Series Filter Housings 

  • Choice of either 304 stainless steel or all 316 stainless steel construction for versatile applications
  • Drilled and tapped mounting pads, ready for mounting bracket installation
  • Choice of one high or two high models
  • Available in 300psi design

3M DC Series Filter Housings

  • 316L stainless steel construction
  • Single V-band clamp and swing bolt closure for quick cartridge change out
  • Shouldered steel plates assure alignment and positive sealing
  • Available in a variety of sizes, from 5DC1 (Five cartridges) to 22DC4 (88 EQSL cartridges)

Cuno CTG Klean Filter System

  • Housing for disposable filter pack
  • Housing does not come in contact with substance being filtered; requires no cleaning
  • Reduced changeout time
  • Uses standard filters in filter pack
  • Easy to use
  • Available in a variety of sizes, from one-around by one-high to seven-around by three-high

3M High Flow Series Housings & Filters

  • High flow rate with smaller foot print
  • Carbon Steel, SS304 or 316L construction
  • Hinged cover for easy element change-out
  • Robust cartridge center-post design, eliminates bulky support plates
  • Available 10”, 40” and 60” element lengths

3M BHT Series Bag Housings

  • Rugged heavy duty, AS1210 code design.
  • Direct sealing of cover on bag filter (top empty model)
  • Swing bolt design
  • Designed for use with standard bag filters
  • 316 stainless steel construction

Complete Housing & Cartridge

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