Product Details

PreFil APK Cartridge

APK - Absolute PP Cartrigde

Brand PreFil
Media: Liquids
Micron Ratings: 0.2 to 10 µm
Filter Type: Pleated Media

Masterfilter APK absolute rated polypropylene cartridges provide absolute efficiency and reliable performance in most critical applications. It combines high dirt holding capacity with long service life and high flow rates. 100% polypropylene construction and backwash capability make the APK an ideal filter for beverage applications like beer filtration.

Features Benefits

  • High dirt holding capacity
  • Pleated surface provides excellent flow rate and long service life
  • Absolute rating from 0.2 to 10 microns
  • 100% PP offers compatibility with most chemicals, solvents caustic and acids


  • Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals
  • Food and Beverage
  • Water
  • Chemicals

Technical Specification

Materials of construction:
Membrane: Polypropylene
Support layers: Polypropylene
Inner core: Polypropylene
Outer cage: Polypropylene
End caps: Polypropylene
O-Rings: Silicone, EPDM, PTFE, Viton, FEP

Operating parameters:
Max. differential pressure: 5.0 bar at 21 °C, 2.0 bar at 80 °C
Steam sterilisation: 20 cycles for 30 min at 121 °C (0.5 bar)
Autoclave: 30 min at 134 °C
Filtration area 10” module: 0.53 m²


  • Fermentation
  • LVP (Large Volume Parenterals)
  • SVP (Small Volume Parenterals)
  • Pharmaceutical Water Treatment
  • Ophthalmics
  • API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingridients)
  • Brewing
  • Wine
  • Distilled Spirits
  • Bottled Water
  • Soft Drinks
  • Process Water
  • Municipal
  • Power Utilities
  • Raw Materials Clarification
  • Raw Materials Intermediate Polishing
  • Final Product Filtration

Filter Properties

  • Comply with the relevant requirements of EU 1935/2004 and EU Directive 10/2011
  • Cartridges is marked with unique serial number for identification and traceability
  • Comply with FDA 21 CFR177-182 and EU 1935/2004/EC
  • Meets USP <88> for Class VI-121 °C
  • Non-Pyrogenic per USP Bacterial Endotoxin Level (< 0.25 EU/ml)
  • Extractable level after 24h contact with PW < 20 mg/10” module
  • Meets FDA21 CFR210.3(B)(6) no fiber release for filters