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Filter Housings & Vessels

From single cartridge housings capable of flow rates of 10 litres per minute, to large industrial housings featuring flow rates measured in the hundreds of metre cubed per hour, 3M Purification can provide housings that meet the most stringent customer requirements.

Our European based Design & Engineering team are responsible for ensuring that all vessels supplied to the region meet the relevant regulatory requirements and comply with the latest market driven needs for operational excellence.

To discuss any of these applications or your specific requirements with one of our trained technicians contact us

Vessel Engineering and Design

All European vessel design and supply is in full compliance with the European Pressure Vessel Equipment Directive; PED 97/23/EC, and with the European Directive for Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres; ATEX 94/9/EC.

The 3M Purification team are the same dedicated team from initial call to final commisioning and will support you along every step of the way. Vessel design and supply activities are fully approved to ISO 9001 standards.

The engineering team works using the latest state of the art 3D solid modelling CAD/CAM software. This work is fully supported by dedicated pressure vessel design calculation software capable of dealing with multiple design and construction codes including AD Merkblatter, CODAP, ASME and the new unified European Standard EN13445.

Finite Element Modelling software is also available where needed, as are the services of our other pressure vessel design and supply groups across the globe.


The Coreline Housing range

The 3M Purification “Coreline” range of filter element pressure housings is a comprehensive family of standard housings that have been conceived and designed to meet the vast majority of customer needs using standard, readily available products.

By using a high level of common parts and components to maximise flexibility and reduce production lead times, the range represents a value for money solution for our customers and enables 3M Purification to deliver a guaranteed level of service, quickly, simply and cheaply.

Vessels Pharmaceuticals, Bioprocess and Biologicals Solvent based chemicals Fluid Process Industrial & Oil & Gas Food & Beverage

Bespoke Vessels

Where required, 3M Purification has the ability to design and supply special vessels according to a customer’s specific needs. These can include requirements such as high temperatures and pressures, heating jackets (steam and electrical), specialist materials (Hastelloy, low ferrite stainless steels and other speciality stainless steels) as well as multiple vessel, skid mounted, complete systems.

To discuss any of these applications or your specific requirements with one of our trained engineers contact us