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AutoFilt® RFBW Automatic Backwash Filter for Ballast Water Treatment

Supplier: HYDAC International

The new automatic backflush filter HYDAC AutoFilt® RFBW has been specially developed for shipping technology and is particularly suitable for such applications.

Price Guide: POA

The RFBW is used in the pre-conditioning of the ballast water where small particles and organisms ≥ 50 μm are removed from the ballast water. A physical or chemical separation system can then be installed downstream so that microorganisms, bacteria and viruses can be killed.

The HYDAC AutoFilt® RFBW can be installed vertically and horizontally. Thus it can be integrated effectively and space-saving into every system. The robust design in connection with material selection suitable for the relevant application and effective isokinetic backflushing assures a high operation safety and reduces the costs for operation and maintenance.

Product advantages

  • Fully automatic function
  • Continuous filtrate flow also during backflushing
  • Especially developed filter elements for the requirements at ballast water
  • Flow-rates up to 3000 m³/h per filter
  • Variable housing isometry
  • Small footprint
  • Service-friendly

HYDAC Pre-Filtration in the Treatment of Ballast Water