SteriLUX® PVDF Membrane (Hydrophilic)

A versatile PVDF membrane filter designed for critical filtration of aqueous and organic solvent-based solutions.

The hydrophilic SteriLUX® polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane filter is available in discs, capsules, high capacity UltraCap® and UltraCap® H.D. capsules, and cartridges with 0.1 µm, 0.2 µm, 0.4 µm and 0.6 µm absolute ratings. It is optimized for the clarification, prefiltration and sterile filtration of liquids. Manufactured by a state-of-the-art process, the SteriLUX® filter provides the highest flow rates of any PVDF filter.

Design Features

  • Modified PVDF membrane for inherent water wettability
  • Highest flow rates of any PVDF membrane filter
  • Extremely low protein and preservative binding
  • Compatible with a wide range of solvents, acids and chemicals
  • Extremely low extractables
  • Repeatedly steam sterilizable in situ
  • Meets ASTM bacterial validation standards
  • Cleanroom manufactured
What are the typical applications?
  • Sterile filtration of parenterals, antibiotics, vaccines, diagnostics, buffers, diluents, reagents, serum, tissue culture media and media additives
  • Clarification and purification of deionized water, aqueous solvents, acids, bases and plating solutions
  • Clarification and stabilization of beer, wine and bottled water products
  • Particulate removal and bioburden reduction in aqueous liquid streams

Filter Configurations Available for SteriLUX®

UltraSnap® Filter Assembly Configuration

UltraSnap® Filter Assembly

UltraCap® H.D. Capsule Filter Configuration

UltraCap® H.D. Capsule Filters

UltraCap® Capsule Filter Configuration

UltraCap® Capsule Filters

Small Cartridge Configuration

Small Cartridges

Standard Capsule Filter Configuration

Standard Capsule Filters

Mini Capsule Filter Configuration

Mini Capsule Filters

50 mm Filter Device Configuration

50 mm Filter Devices

25 mm Syringe Filter Device Configuration

25 mm Syringe Filter Devices

Disc Filter Configuration

Disc Filters

Typical water flow rates per 10" cartridge

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