Porous Stainless Steel Candles (BI)

Our standard products are covering a wide range of applications. Customized design available upon request




316 L construction per default,
304 L / Inconel 600 / Monel 400 or Hastelloy on request.

Features & Benefits

Candles to be screwed under a filter plate in a filtration vessel or at the end of a piping. Standard thread M20x150 - Ø16 opening on one end + closed ending on the other end. Other fitting on request : NPT, BSP or others.

• Good durability against most aggressive fluids,
• Usable over a wide range of temperatures,
• High mechanical resistance,
• Regenerable through backflush / chemical / thermal or ultrasonic treatment.

Retention rates

8 PORAL grades available - see PORAL grades definition table for detailed information.
In liquids, retention at 98% of solid particles from 3,2 μm (PORAL grade 03) to 90 μm (PORAL grade 40). In gases, retention at 98% of solid particles from 0,2 μm (PORAL grade 03) to 8 μm (PORAL grade 40).

Designation / ordering guide

TYPEExt. Ø [mm]Porous Length L [mm]Filtration surface S [cm2]Price
BI 2.102010070call
BI 4.1240125150call
BI 4.2540250300call
BI 5.3050300450call
BI 5.6050600900call

Sintered stainless steel porous candles used in high-temperature media filtration, chemical fiber, the pharmaceutical industry, oil filtration, water treatment, are back washable, reusable, uniform pore size, have good air permeability, high filter efficiency, heat, corrosion resistance.

Please call us @ +1-213-798-0903 or email: contact@igeus.biz for price.