Japanese Orion pipeline filter, also known as Orion air filter or Orion filter ball, is a filter located in the compressed air system. The pipe filter is very functional to filter dirt, steam, oil vapor or odor. Depending on the filter, the position and function are different. Some filters are installed in front of the dryer, some are installed behind the dryer, and sometimes they are even installed in front of the factory production machine. Depending on the requirements of air quality, there is a way to install it in the right position to best meet the requirements and especially not reduce the life of the inner air filter element. Orion has 4 filters corresponding to 4 different filter levels, each with different tasks, functions and positions.
1. DSF-AL . WATER SEPARATOR
DSF-AL is an acronym for Drain Super Filter-Aluminum which means high performance water separation filter – aluminum housing (to distinguish it from 304 stainless steel housing with the symbol SUS).
It is the first stage of filtration in Orion’s compressed air treatment system. The Orion DSF-AL primary filter is installed in front of the dryer, has the function of separating and filtering water and dirt molecules with a size greater than 5 microns without reducing the filtration efficiency. The reason this filter is installed in front of the dryer is to remove a small amount of water before the air enters the dryer to reduce the load on the dryer, to make the dryer work more efficiently, to separate water better and to help dry compressed air. than.
When compressed air passes through this filter, the pressure loss (pressure drop) is 0.005 Mpa or less. This can be said to be a very low level of damage, but the filtration efficiency is still high. That is Orion’s success in designing high-performance filters
All Orion DSF-AL filters are equipped with an automatic drain valve.
Small filters under the DSF400-AL, the automatic discharge is built-in at the bottom in the form of a float, when the water rises, the valve opens and discharges automatically. For larger filters, the drain valve is separated and is a filter attachment, when you install it, you can swirl it under the filter.
The life of the filter elements of the Orion primary filter DSF-AL is 1 year or more. Depending on actual working environment conditions, instead of on time. Or on the filter there is a differential pressure meter, you can rely on the differential pressure on the meter to replace the filter core.
2. LSF-AL AIR FILTER (ORION PRINCIPLE FILTER)
Orion pre-filter or pre-filter or primary filter LSF-AL is an abbreviation for the phrase Line Super Filter-Alumium ie high-performance pre-filter.
It is recommended to be installed behind the dryer because the LSF filter element is composed of fabric, paper and fiberglass stacked with a size as small as 1 micron and a filtration efficiency of 99.999% with filtration function. For water, oil, and dust filters, the filter should always have an automatic drain valve integrated with the filter (with small filters) or an external automatic discharger that also comes with the filter.
If the LSF filter is installed in front of the dryer, because the environment has a lot of water, the filter core will be soaked in water, and the filter core will rot for a long time and cannot be filtered anymore. Therefore, when installing this filter, care must be taken (many factories install an LSF filter in front of the dryer and an MSF filter after the dryer).
The pressure loss when compressed air passes through the LSF filter is 0.005 MPa. Orion LSF prefilter has an additional differential pressure meter for each filter to monitor whether the filter element is clogged or not? Normally the life of the filter element is 1 year or more. In addition, the filter also has a differential pressure meter DG50A that can know exactly when to replace the filter element in accordance with actual use.
3. AIR FILTER (ORION FILTER)
MSF-AL Orion fine filter MSF-AL also known as Orion secondary filter is abbreviated for the words Mist super Filter-Alumium from the high efficiency mist filter.
Orion fine air filter or Orion secondary air filter is installed after the air dryer with the main function of filtering oil and oil crystals with a size of 0.01 micron with a very high filtration efficiency of up to 99.999%. That is, all particles larger than 0.01 micron when passing through this filter are retained. The amount of oil remaining after going through this filter is very small 0.01 wt/ppm.
The filter element of the secondary air filter Orion MSF-AL is composed of many layers of fabric, paper, glass… stacked together with very small meshes. The life of the air filter element is 1 year of use, but depending on the actual working environment, it is reasonable to replace it to avoid wasting electricity due to the filter blockage.
The Orion primary filter has an attached differential pressure gauge DG50A to monitor the differential pressure of the filter element and replace it over time. At the same time, this filter also integrates automatic drain valve in each filter (small filter) or automatic drain valve attached outside (with large filter).
4. AIR FILTER (NOD FILTER) KSF-AL
KSF deodorizing filter or superfine air filter or activated carbon air filter and is the final air filter in the compressed air system. KSF-AL is the abbreviation for the English word Carbon Supper Filter – Alumium. Orion KSF deodorizing filter has the function of filtering or deodorizing in compressed air such as oil vapor, moldy vapor… This filter is widely used in food, pharmaceutical or dairy factories.. with the need for clean air that does not affect human health at all. Orion superfine filter is installed after the air compressor, then after other filters LSF, MSF to filter out the smallest remaining crystals. The filtration grade of the Orion deodorizing filter is 0.003 microns. The filter core of this deodorant filter is activated carbon fibers (activated carbon fibers) and stacked fabric fibers. The service life of this filter element is generally higher than that of other cartridges because it is the final level of filtration. When going through the primary filter, components such as water, dirt, oil vapor have been filtered out. In turn, the Orion deodorizer filter only filters out small crystals or odors of compressed air.