General Industrial Filter Housings

Our general industrial filter housings lead the industry in quality, reliability, and longevity. Each filter housing is built to ASME Code Section VIII Div. 1. We custom-design housings to meet international codes and regulation requirements. We understand that every process and scenario is unique which is why we work closely with our customers to design and customize our vessels.

Liquid Filtration

M Series filter housings are available in vertical or horizontal configuration in several standard and custom sizes to accommodate specific flow and filtration requirements. They are designed with no internal moving parts to provide easy service and reduced maintenance costs. Each housing is manufactured using quality materials and workmanship to give long-lasting, dependable service.  

  • Body: Welded carbon steel construction — other materials available on request
  • ASME Code, Section VIII, Div. 1 construction
  • Designed for 150 psi @ 250˚F (10.3 bar @ 121 ºC) —higher pressure and temperature ratings available on request
  • Head closures:
    Style 1, thru-bolt; Styles 2 and 3, swing bolt
  • Head gasket: Buna-N o-ring —other materials available on request
  • Inlet and outlet permanently marked
  • Exterior: Multipurpose prime coated
  • Head lift furnished on 20” (508 mm) and larger

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Liquid/Liquid Separation

Facet VCS Series two-stage vertical coalescer separator housings are mechanical devices designed to filter solids and separate two immiscible liquids. Using Facet’s first-stage coalescer cartridges and second stage separator cartridges, they provide the highest degree of water and solids removal available.

  • Body: Welded carbon steel construction — other materials available by request
  • ASME Code, Section VIII, Div. 1, stamped and certified
  • Designed for 150 psi @ 250 °F (10.34 bar @ 121 ºC) — higher pressures and temperatures available by request
  • Inlet and outlet permanently marked
  • Exterior: Prime coated
  • Swing bolt head closures
  • Head Gasket: Buna-N o-ring —other materials available by request
  • Head lift furnished on 18” (457 mm) OD and larger

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Facet HP Series single-stage coalescers use wafer repacks to remove gross amounts of water and solids from hydrocarbons.

  • Body: Carbon steel construction
  • ASME Code, Section VIII, Div. 1, stamped and certified
  • Designed for 150 psi @ 250 °F (10.34 bar @ 121 ºC)
  • Housing Closure:
    Blind cover on housings less than 14” (356 mm) OD
    Swing bolt closure on housings 14” (356 mm) OD and larger
  • Housing Covers:
    Removable on housing up to 14” (356 mm) OD
    Hinged on housings 14” (356 mm) thru 36” (914 mm) OD
    Rotating davits on housings 42” (1067 mm) OD and larger
  • Head Gasket: Buna-N — other material available by request
  • Exterior: Prime coated
  • Saddle supports for pier mounting

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Adsorptive Filtration

  • Welded carbon steel construction
  • ASME Code, Section VIII construction, stamped and certified
  • Design pressure: 150 psi @ 250 °F (10.3 bar @ 121 ºC)
  • Inlet and outlet permanently marked
  •  Removable cartridge mounting post
  • Swing bolt closure
  • Buna-N closure gasket
  • Hydraulic headlift

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All Purpose Housings

The Facet VF-21SB/22SB series housings, are economical, compact housings for superior in-line filtration protection.

Depending on the 21 Series or 22 Series cartridge installed, these housings may be used as filters, absorptive filters, filter separators or air/gas entrainment separators to remove solids, water mist or hydrocarbon carryover.

  •  Carbon steel body
  • Aluminum head
  • Epoxy coated internally and externally
  • 150 psi (10.3 bar) design pressure
  • Swing bolt quick open closure
  • Buna-N o-ring closure gasket
  • Vent and drain connections w/ brass petcocks provided
  • 1½” NPT inlet and outlet connections

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Facet SuperFlex housings are small, economical, carbon steel housings that may be used as filters, filter separators or air/gas separators depending on the cartridges used. Stainless steel construction is available.

  • Welded carbon steel construction
  • ASME Code, Section VIII, Div. 1, stamped and certified
  • Designed for 250 psi @ 250 °F (17.23 bar @ 121 ºC)
  • Main closure: Blind flange
  • Head gasket: Buna-N o-ring —other materials available on request
  • Vent connections: ¾” NPT
  • Drain connections: ¾” 3000# NPT
  • Inlet and outlet connections: 2″ 3000# NPT

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