Bag Filter Housings

Bag Filter Housings

Amafilter® offer a wide range of bag filter housings. Bag filter housings are an easy to use and cost effective product for the filtration of liquids containing higher concentrations of coarse solids. They are particularly beneficial when handling batches of various liquids. Amafilter® bag filter housings can be used as end-filtration or for the polishing of liquids with extremely low concentrations of solids.

Custom Bag Filter Housings

Amafilter® offer customised single and multi bag filter housings to suit specific applications for higher temperatures, higher pressures or different housing materials.

Single Bag Filter Housings

AFE Bag Filter Housings

Suitable for edible oil applications

Amafilter® AFE bag filter housings are commonly used during several filtration process steps in edible oil applications. The AFE bag filter housings are excellent as safety filtration, after bleaching or as polishing filtration of edible oil.


  • Max. temperature: 120 °C
  • Easy to use, maximum sealing and accessibility
  • Robust stainless steel support basket for low flow resistance
  • Maximum utilisation of entire surface area
  • Slightly conical support basket for easy filter bag removal
  • Perfect sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a bag retainer
  • Liquid displacement cover: no liquid runs over the side when opening the filter
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

AFB Bag Filter Housings

Suitable for water applications


Amafilter® AFB bag filter housings are suitable for water processes and non-hazardous liquids and conform to PED2014/68EU article 4, paragraph 3.




  • Max. temperature: 90 ºC
  • Easy to use, maximum sealing and accesibility
  • Robust stainless steel support basket for low flow resistance
  • Maximum utilisation of entire surface area
  • Slightly conical support basket for easy filter bag removal
  • Perfect sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a bag retainer
  • Liquid displacement cover: no liquid runs over the side when opening the filter
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

AFZ Bag Filter Housings

Suitable for hazardous and non-hazardous liquids applications

The amafilter® AFZ single bag filter housing is suitable for filtering hazardous and non-hazardous liquids and gaseous media as per the PE PED2014/68/EU directive, with a design filter housing according AD2000 Regelwerk.


  • The maximum temperature for the AFZ single bag housings is 150 °C
  • Suitable to filtrate hazardous and non-hazardous liquids and gaseous media as per PED 2014/68/EU directive
  • Easy to use, maximum sealing and accessibility
  • Robust stainless steel support basket for low flow resistance
  • Maximum utilisation of entire surface area
  • Slightly conical support basket for easy filter bag removal
  • Perfect sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a bag retainer.
  • Liquid displacement cover: no liquid runs over the side when opening the filter
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

AFH Bag Filter Housing

Suitable for water treatment applications

The amafilter® AFH bag filter housing is ideal for applications from pre-filtration for reverse osmosis to filters for washing installations and filters for cooling or heating water.




  • Easy to use
  • Hinged cover with handle
  • Liquid displacement cover: no liquid runs over the side when opening the filter
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

AFN Single Bag Filter housing

Suitable for water treatment and R.O. pre-filtration

The amafilter® AFN single bag filter housing is used in process applications such as waste treatment and R.O. pre-filtration. Specifically designed for the use of standard and special filter bags. AFN conforms to PED2014/68EU article 4, paragraph 3.


  • The maximum temperature for these housings is 90 °C.
  • Easy to use
  • Height adjustable legs
  • Vent ports to ensure optimal filtration is achieved
  • Top feed inlet and bottom outlet
  • Excellent sealing due to the double O-ring
  • The filter bag seals with a felt-covered Snap-Collar ring or plastic sea

UF1-30 and UF1-65 Small Bag Filter Housing

Suitable for general industrial liquids for low flow applications

The amafilter® UF1, for size 30 and size 65 filter bags is ideal for use in general industrial applications. The UF1 is suitable to handle small liquid batch processes. The UF1-30 and UF1-65 are produced to conform with PED2014/68EU article 4, paragraph 3.

  • The maximum temperature for these housings is 90 °C
  • Easy to use, easy to clean, and accessibility
  • Cover opens without disconnecting piping
  • Strong stainless metal heavy duty support basket
  • Suitable to use as a strainer instead as bag filter
  • Cover closure with V-band quick release clamp
  • Swing bolts for 300 psi design pressure

S-AF1 Plastic Single Bag Filter Housing

Suitable for applications where fluid does not come into contact with metal parts

The amafilter® S-AF1 plastic single bag filter housing is ideal for applications where fluid does not come into contact with metal parts. It is a polypropylene single filter bag housing.



  • Fluid does not come into contact with metal parts
  • Suitable for standard filter bags
  • Easy to use
  • Smooth surface for easy cleanability
  • Quick replacement of filter bags without additional tools

Multi Bag Filter Housings

Amafilter® multi bag filters housings are an easy to use, cost effective product for use in most applications and are ideal where high flow capacities are required. Bag filters are used in the filtration of liquids containing higher concentrations of coarse solids, handling batches of (various) liquids and as end-filtration or polishing of liquids with minor concentrations of solids.

MBF 8-14 Multi bag filter housing

Suitable for hazardous and non-hazardous liquid applications

The amafilter® MBF 8-14 multi bag filter housings range is available for a mininum of 8 up to 14 bags.


  • Easy to use, effective overall sealing and accessibility
  • Suitable to filtrate hazardous and non-hazardous liquid media as per PED 2014/68/EU directive
  • Robust stainless steel support basket for low flow resistance and maximum utilization of entire surface area
  • Slightly conical support basket for easy filter bag removal
  • Perfect sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a bag retainer. The filter bag seals with a felt-covered Snap-Collar ring or plastic seal which tightly fits into the support basket
  • Liquid displacement cover: no liquid runs over the side when opening the filter
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

MBH 3-12 multi bag filter housings

Suitable for water and hazardous and non-hazardous liquid applications

The amafilter® MBH 3-12 multi bag filter housings range is available for a mininum of 3 up to 12 bags.


  • Easy to use, good interior sealing and accessibility
  • Standard cover closure with eye bolts
  • The cover is opened using a davit arm as a standard construction
  • Several options available to open MBH filter housing with spring assisted or a hydraulic version
  • Excellent sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a hold-down device. The filter bag seals with a felt covered Snap-Collar ring or plastic flange, which tightly fits into the housing
  • Support baskets are constructed in perforated stainless steel
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

MBQ multi-bag filter housing suited

Suitable for non-hazardous liquid applications

The amafilter® MBQ multi bag filter housing range are ideally suited where high filtration capacities are needed and processes which requires frequently bag replacing.


  • Easy to use, quick filter bag replacement
  • Quick release cover closure with a spring assisted cover opening mechanism
  • Safety locking mechanism on the MBQ housings, which will only allow the housing to be used if activated
  • Safety pressure valve release mechanism, which is automatically activated when opening the housing
  • MBQ with its compact design and allows for installation where there is limited place
  • Excellent sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a hold-down device. The filter bag seals with a felt covered Snap-Collar ring or plastic flange, which tightly fits into the housing
  • Support baskets are constructed in perforated stainless steel
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter bags

MBF 3-6 Multi bag filter housing

Suitable hazardous and non-hazardous liquid applications

The amafilter® MBF 3-6 multi-bag filter housings are used where high capacities are required and is available with minimum three up to six bags.


  • Easy to use, good interior sealing and accessibility
  • Suitable to filtrate hazardous and non-hazardous liquid media as per PED 2014/68/EU directive
  • Strong stainless steel support basket for low flow resistance and maximum utilization of entire surface area
  • Slightly conical support basket for easy filter bag removal
  • Perfect sealing between unfiltered liquid and filtered liquid is achieved by a bag retainer. The filter bag seals with a felt-covered Snap-Collar ring or plastic seal which tightly fits into the support basket
  • Liquid displacement cover: no liquid runs over the side when opening the filter
  • Liquid displacer units are available to reduce the liquid volume inside the filter

Accessories

Amafilter® supply a wide range of bag positioners and liquid displacers to suit its range of bag filter housings. These accessories improve handling and make it easier to replace filter bags.

Bag positioners

The bag positioner is both a positioning aid as well as a bag support in reverse flow.
It is available for filters AFB/AFZ-90 (size 1 bags) and filters AFB/AFZ-180 (size 2 bags).


  • Produced in stainless steel
  • Easy and correct positioning of the filter bag in the support basket of the housing.
  •  Avoids potential problems caused by incorrect bag mounting
  • Is positioned within the filter during filtration.
  • It will keep the filter bag in its position especially in reverse flow situation, for example in cases of (minor) backflow.

Liquid displacers

The liquid displacers are available for size one and size two bags to fit into all amafilter® bag filter housings.

The liquid displacer reduces dead liquid volume significantly, ensuring minimised product loss.
The liquid displacers are made from stainless steel and designed for 150 °C.

Strainers

Amafilter® offers a range of strainers suitable for a variety of applications.
These elements are often used as coarse filters to screen out larger particles before the fluid passes through a fine filter.

Amafilter® strainer baskets are available for size 1 and size 2 bag filter housings.


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