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 pretreatment 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


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