Parker Hannifin has expanded the Balston vacuum pump inlet and exhaust filter product line to include new models offering replaceable filter elements. According to the company, the filter element is easily changed out in less than 1 minute without the need for tools. Moreover, all Balston filters come available for hazardous and nonhazardous applications, with optimal chemical and solvent resistance. More specifically:
- Balston vacuum pump exhaust filters remove up to 99.9 percent of 0.1-micron oil mist and smoke particles, eliminate oil accumulation in ductwork, recover expensive lubricating oils, and eliminate potential OSHA and EPA violations.
- Balston Grade 30 vacuum pump inlet filters prevent oil backstreaming from the pump to the evacuated chamber, and protect the pump from damage by submicron particles (at relatively low concentrations).