Product News: Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Thermoplastic Bag Filters feature True-Union design.

Press Release Summary:

Thermoplastic Bag Filters feature True-Union design.

Jun 11, 2012 - Constructed with 1-piece injection molded platinum GF-PP body, FLV Series offers flow capacities of 100 gpm in 1 ¼-2 in. sizes and 150 gpm for sizes 2 ½-4 in. Units are available with socket, threaded, and flanged connections as well as optional drill and tap NPT ports. Providing pressure rating of 150 psi and service temperature up to 240°F, filters feature hand removable cover with liquid displacing dome, hinged basket design, drain port on bottom, and integral mounting base.

Original Press Release

New FLV Series Bag Filters from Hayward Flow Control

Press release date: May 29, 2012

Clemmons, NC - Hayward Flow Control announces the launch of our new FLV Series Filters, the most advanced all thermoplastic bag filter built today. The FLV features a one-piece injection molded platinum GF-PP (Glass Filled Polypropylene) body in sizes 1 (16") and 2 (32"). Unlike traditional metal and plastic filters, the FLV offers a True-Union design for multiple end connections and sizes as well as quick installation or removal.

Available size range of 1-1/4" through 4" in socket, threaded, and flanged connections, as well as optional drill and tap NPT (Offset) ports for interchangeability with existing installations The FLV can be ordered as a Simplex through Quadplex unit. The Filter vessel features a pressure rating of 150 psi / 10 bar Non-Shock at 70ºF for all sizes, and a service temperature of up to 240°F / 116°C.

Key Features Include:
  • Hand Removable, Ergonomic Cover with Liquid Displacing Dome
  • 100 GPM Flow Capacity Sizes 1-1/4" to 2" and 150 GPM for Sizes 2 ½" to 4"
  • PVC and CPVC socket ends; and GFPP threaded and flanged Connections
  • Hinged Basket Design for Easy Bag Removal
  • In-Line or Loop Flow Configurations
  • Vent Valve Included on Cover
  • Drain Port on Bottom
  • Integral Mounting Base
  • Made in the USA

    Additional options include Vent Gauge with Gauge Guard, Pressure Differential Gauge and Switch, and Cartridge Adapters.

    Typical applications or installations include but are not limited to water and wastewater treatment, aquatic and animal life support systems, chemical processing, metal plating, food and beverage, aquaculture, commercial plumbing systems and water/theme parks.

    About Hayward Flow Control
    Hayward Flow Control, a division of Hayward Industries, is a leading manufacturer of industrial thermoplastic valves, tank accessories, filters, strainers, actuation and pumps for use in water & wastewater treatment, chemical processing, water parks / municipal pools, life sciences, and general processing. Hayward's thermoplastic flow control products can accommodate aggressive & corrosive environments, delicate ecosystems, or the strictest chemical balances to keep water & life working together. Hayward Flow Control is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified manufacturer.

    For more information, contact Hayward Flow Control at 1.888.429.4635 or by e-mail at Visit us also at