BERKEFELD PurBev® Media Filter

Hygienic Sand Filters & Pressurized Filters

BERKEFELD PurBev® Media Filter are pressurized filters engineered according to hygienic design directives for food and beverage water treatment. Filter media are chosen in function of the application. Our range comprises:

  • BERKEFELD PurBev® Mono-layer sand filters
  • BERKEFELD PurBev® Multi-layer sand filters
  • BERKEFELD PurBev® Multi-media filters


  • Reduction of iron, manganese and aluminum 
  • Removal of turbidity, suspended solids and undissolved contaminants
  • Biological removal of ammonia and nitrates
  • Removal of arsenic, fluorine, radium radioactivity, uranium & lead
  • Deacidification, CO2 reduction


  • Optimum product quality & safety by minimization of microbial risks
  • Reliable cleanability
  • Highly efficient operation minimized water losses during backwash 
  • Easy dismantling of front piping for convenient maintenance
  • Long lifetime due to robust and high quality materials


Nominal flow rates: 5 – 120 m³/h per unit


  • Single – Multiple – Lead-lag
  • Internal or external backwash
  • Manual or automatic operation

Depending on the application the necessary pretreat-ment and accessories such as compressors aerators, degasifiers, scavenging air blowers, dosing stations, etc. will be included during the project planning.


  • Lean & hygienic front piping in 304/316L DIN 11850-2
  • High quality media 
  • Full de-aeration ensured
  • Hot water/steam sanitizable
  • EHEDG approved components
  • Sterile sample valves 
  • 60 nozzles/m² according to DIN 19605
  • Bed expansion during backwash min 25%


  • Optional configurations are available for filter, piping and instrumentation. Contact us for more information