Product Details

OptiFluor PFA Cartridge

PFA - Expanded PTFE Membrane Cartridge

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

Masterfilter PFA series, utilizing expanded PTFE membranes and PFA (melt-processible Teflon®) core and cage, meet the most critical filtration requirements in the most aggressive environments. PFA hardware can provide high level filtration in aggressive atmosphere. PFA cartridges remain robust and durable in aggressive acids, bases and organic compounds.

Features Benefits

  • All-fluoropolymer material of construction 
  • Provides superior resistance in strong 
  • Chemical processing and pulsing.
  • Excellent chemical compatibility
  • High temperature and pressure capabilities
  • High flow rates with low differential pressure
  • Narrow pore size distribution ensures the ultimate in retention and flow rate
  • Low extractables
  • Inline WIT testable


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

Technical Specification

Materials of construction
Filter media: Hydrophobic PTFE
Support layers: PFA
Inner core: PFA 440H
Outer cage: PFA 440H
End caps: PFA 440H
O-Rings: Silicone, PTFE encapsulated viton

Operating parameters 
Max. differential pressure forward: 4.0 bar at 50 °C, 3.0 bar at 110 °C, 1.5 bar at 170 °C
Max. operating temperature: 170 °C
Effective filtration area (EFA): 0.7 m² / 10” (254 mm)


  • 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