Two-piece coaxial foreline traps offer a wide selection of
replaceable filter element materials. Filter elements for a
two-piece trap are removable stainless steel screen
cartridges filled with copper, stainless steel or bronze
wools, activated alumina, activated carbon or dual element
Metal wool filter elements are used primarily for the
trapping of pump oil backstreaming through a vacuum
system. During pump operation, oil coalesces on the metal
wool element and drains back to the vacuum pump.
Activated alumina effectively adsorbs both acids and water
vapour while activated carbon adsorbs organics and water
vapour. The selection chart at the bottom of the facing
page will help in choosing a filter element for your specific
Filter cartridges are quickly and easily replaced by removing
the banded clamp that fastens a two-piece coaxial trap
body. To minimize down time, Caburn-MDC recommends
keeping spare filter elements on-hand for quick
replacement. Re-usable elements may be cleaned and
stored for the next exchange. With the exception of the
activated carbon and dual element filters, all others are reusable.
Filter elements are not included with trap
assemblies and must be ordered separately using the part
numbers detailed on the next page. Filters for 50, 100, 150
and 200mm body diameters are included. Contaminated
elements may be cleaned with a solvent and allowed to dry
Drawings download if available are indicated by in the Part Number column. Click on this icon to view all downloads. Literature downloads (including manuals), if available, is indicated by in the Part Number column. Click on this icon to view all available product literature and to download a PDF copy.
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