3M High Flow Cartridge


The 3M HighFlow cartridge is an advanced and reliable solution for liquid filtration in industrial and commercial applications.

With its high flow capacity, long service life and easy installation, this cartridge provides efficient filtration, improved filtrate quality and maintenance cost savings.


The 3M High Flow cartridge with high flow rate.

The 3M High Flow cartridge is an innovative filtration device designed to provide high performance filtration in industrial and commercial applications. It is designed to handle high flow rates and reduce the frequency of cartridge changes, making it an efficient and cost-effective solution for filtration needs.

The 3M High Flow filter is a high-performance filtration solution designed for high water flow. This innovative filter is designed to maximize filtration efficiency and durability, providing an effective and reliable solution in a variety of industrial environments.

Key features of the 3M High Flow filter:

  1. High Performance Design: The 3M High Flow filter is designed to handle high volume liquid flows without compromising filtration quality. Its wide flow design allows for exceptional throughput, resulting in efficient filtration and reduced processing times.
  2. Extended surface area: The High Flow filter incorporates a radial pleat configuration and an intelligent arrangement of high quality filter media. This results in a large surface area, which improves particle holding capacity and prolongs filter life, reducing the need for frequent replacements.
  3. Superior filtration efficiency: With its advanced filter media construction, the 3M High Flow filter offers exceptional filtration efficiency. Effectively captures particles and contaminants, even in applications with high dirt load, ensuring the quality and purity of the filtered liquid.
  4. Wide range of applications: The High Flow filter is versatile and suitable for a variety of industrial applications, such as chemical processing, food and beverage, water treatment, pharmaceutical and more. It is especially valuable in situations where a constant flow of filtered liquid is required.
  5. Cost reduction: By offering increased filtration capacity and extended service life, the High Flow filter contributes to reduced operating costs. Fewer filter replacements and less downtime translate into efficiency and savings.
  6. Simplified installation and maintenance: The design of the High Flow filter makes it easy to install and replace. Its compact structure and ability to handle high flow rates allow continuous operation with minimal intervention.
  7. Standards compliance: The 3M High Flow filter complies with applicable standards and regulations in various industries, ensuring compliance and process quality.

Common applications of the High Flow cartridge filter:

  • Chemical processing: Filtration of chemicals and solvents in the production and manufacture of specialty chemicals.
  • Food and beverage: Filtration of beverages, edible oils, syrups and other food liquids.
  • Water treatment: Filtration of drinking water, process water and wastewater treatment.
  • Pharmaceuticals: Purification of active pharmaceutical ingredients, solvents and intermediates.
  • Automotive industry: Filtration of liquids in painting and coating processes.
  • Energy: Filtration of fluids in power plants and cooling systems.

Advantages and benefits of the High Flow cartridge:

  1. High Flow Capacity: The 3M High Flow cartridge can handle large liquid flow rates, allowing for a faster and more efficient filtration process. This helps increase productivity and reduce downtime costs.
  2. Increased Particulate Holding Capacity: Due to its high flow design and construction with quality filter media, the 3M High Flow cartridge can hold a greater amount of particulate and sediment. This guarantees a more effective filtration and a better quality of the filtered liquid.
  3. Long service life: This cartridge is designed to have an extended service life, reducing the need for frequent cartridge changes. This helps reduce maintenance and filter replacement costs.
  4. Durable construction: The 3M High Flow cartridge is made of high quality materials that ensure a strong and durable construction. This provides increased pressure resistance and structural integrity.
  5. Easy installation and replacement: This cartridge has a high flow connection design for easy installation and replacement. No special tools are required, which saves time and effort during the maintenance process.

Operating parameters:

  • Temperature range: This cartridge can operate in a temperature range of -40°C to 82°C (-40°F to 180°F), making it suitable for a wide range of applications.
  • Maximum Differential Pressure: The 3M High Flow cartridge is designed to operate with a maximum differential pressure of 50 psi (3.4 bar), ensuring consistent and reliable performance.
  • Chemical compatibility: This cartridge is compatible with a wide range of chemicals, making it suitable for various applications in different industries.

High Flow Filter Specifications

3M High Flow Series Filter Elements Specifications
Parameter Elements
40″ Height 60″ Height
Removal capacity (microns) 1, 2, 5, 10, 15, 25, 40, and 70
Flow rate vs. Differential pressure See figure 3
Filter diameter (in/cm) 6.5 / 16.5
Filter length (in/cm) 40 / 101.6 60 / 152.4


3M High Flow Filter Chemical Compatibility

Fluid compatibility
Chemistry Temperature Chemistry Temperature Chemistry Temperature
Acetic acid 20 160°F (71°C) Hydrogen peroxide 100°F (38°C) Sodium carbonate 160°F (71°C)
Alkanolamines 140°F (60°C) Methyl ethyl ketone 70°F (21°C) Sodium hydroxide 70% Sodium hydroxide 160°F (71°C)
Ammonium hydroxide 10%. 160°F (71°C) Mineral Oil 70°F (21°C) Sulfuric acid 20 160°F (71°C)
Bleach 5.5 140°F (60°C) Nitric acid 20%. 120°F (49°C) Sulfuric acid 70 160°F (71°C)
Ethylene glycol 160°F (71°C) Potassium hydroxide 140°F (60°C) Urea 160°F (71°C)
The thermal and chemical resistance data presented in this brochure are for guidance only. Factors such as duration of exposure, fluid concentration and temperature should also be taken into account. Thermal and chemical resistance must also be taken into account when choosing all materials exposed to fluids.

In summary, the 3M High Flow filter is an advanced and versatile filtration solution that offers exceptional performance in high flow applications. With its high-performance design, superior filtration efficiency and diversified application capability, this filter becomes an essential tool for ensuring the quality and integrity of liquids in various industrial environments.