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culinary steam filters

Ultrapar Inc. offers a range of sizes of 1 micron rated culinary steam filters to meet all steam flow conditions and excede the requirements of the 3-A standard. The filter cartridges are made entirely of T-316 stainless steel and are fully cleanable and reusable. They have remarkably high steam flow and dirt holding capacities.

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definition

A culinary steam filter, as defined by the 3-A Accepted Practice for a Method of Producing Steam of Culinary Quality - Number 609-01 - in paragraph D2.2 is 'a filter capable of removing 95% of the particles 2 microns and larger, with an associated condensate steam trap.'

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culinary steam filtration systems

Ultrapar Inc. also offers other products described in the 3-A standard - entrainment separators [or steam dryers], Y-prestrainers, condensate traps.

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selected details of the 3-A accepted practice for a method of producing steam of a culinary quality

Paragraph C3 Culinary Steam Filters

  • C3.1 Culinary steam filters shall consist of materials which, under the conditions of intended use, are nontoxic, nonmedia releasing, and do not release toxic volatiles or other contaminants to the steam.
  • C3.2 Bonding materials in the filter media, if used, shall be nontoxic, nonvolatile and insoluble under all conditions of use.
  • Paragraph D FABRICATION AND INSTALLATION

     

    ultrapar 1 micron culinary steam filter capacities

    Steam Temp. Pressure " " 1" 1" 2" 2" 3" 4" 6" 8"
    F psig lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr lbs/hr
    250 15 31 69 120 180 477 745 1300 2340 3900 7020
    274 30 46 103 180 270 715 1110 1950 3510 5850 10530
    292 45 62 138 240 360 950 1490 2600 4680 7800 14040
    307 60 77 172 300 450 1190 1860 3250 5850 9750 17550
    320 75 92 206 360 540 1430 2220 3900 7020 11700 21060
    331 90 108 240 420 630 1665 2600 5000 9000 15000 27000
    341 105 124 276 480 720 1900 2980 5200 9360 15600 28080
    350 120 140 310 540 810 2140 3350 5850 10530 17550 31590
    358 135 145 320 550 830 2190 3430 5980 10760 17940 32290
    366 150 155 345 600 900 2385 3725 6500 11700 19500 35100
    373 165 170 380 660 990 2625 4100 7150 12870 21450 38610
    380 180 183 410 710 1060 2810 4400 7670 13800 2300 41420
    386 195 200 440 770 1150 3050 4770 8320 15000 25000 45000
    392 210 210 470 810 1220 3240 5070 8840 15900 26500 47700
    398 225 220 500 860 1300 3430 5360 9360 16850 28000 50500

    Notes: Higher pressure and larger capacity filters are also available.

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    Last Update: May 17, 2006

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