3M™ Zeta Plus™ H Series is a charge-modified depth filter constructed with high-tensile strength media to perform efficiently even under operating conditions requiring elevated operating temperatures or repeated hot water sanitation cycles. Zeta Plus H series filters are available in either standard sheet or easy to use, labour saving cartridges.
We manufacture Zeta Plus™ H Series Filter Cartridges in 8, 12, and 16 inch diameter, providing filtration surface areas from 2.8 ft² to 34.7 ft² per cartridge. With a combination of depth filtration and electro-kinetic adsorption, our cartridge provides efficient haze and particle reduction at micron ratings lower than the mechanical rating alone.
A single Zeta Plus H series filter cartridge is composed of an assembly of Zeta Plus filter cells. Each cell is composed of two Zeta Plus H Series filter media discs on either side of a polypropylene “stiff cell” separator. The discs are sealed together at the circumference by an injection-molded polypropylene edge seal to form a cell. We then unitize the cells into a cartridge, using set compression that results in a rugged, durable construction. The cells are held in place by three stainless steel bands in the core of the cartridge. We manufacture Zeta Plus cartridges in a variety of sizes and number of cell combinations.
Zeta Plus™ Filter Cartridge System vs. Plate & Frame Filter Economics
Our Zeta Plus filter cartridge system offers number of advantages over conventional plate and frame filters. Since the cartridge system is contained in a totally enclosed housing, there is no product leakage and no exposure of the filter media to external contamination, allowing for effective use of the media, higher throughputs, and low operating costs. In competing plate and frame filter press designs, the filter material is open to the environment, making both filter media and product susceptible to external contamination. Their “open” design requires more frequent media change-out cycles, typically every few days. This results are lower throughputs and higher material, labor and operating costs.
Zeta Plus H series filter cartridges demonstrate important benefits in terms of effectiveness and operational cost savings:
The Zeta Plus H series filter cartridge is ideally suited for clarification and pre-filtration in food and beverage, cosmetic, and general applications where its exceptional high wet-tensile strength media provides extended service life. These include aqueous, alcoholic, proteinaceous, and acidic solutions.