VPS Filters

Reduce Bacteria and Remove Mold, Yeast and Particulates

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Clear Juices
  • Bottled Water*
  • Process Water*
  • Container Wash/Rinse Water*

*If sterilizing is required, see the HPPS Filter.

Features and Benefits

PES side B1000 500VPS is a family of food grade, dual layered Polyethersulfone (PES) filters. 


  • Integrated prefilter retains particulate
  • Delivers high flow and throughput across a wide pH range
  • Low binding characteristics are well suited for filtering fermented beverages
  • Filter retains organisms but not flavor components
  • Handles cleaning and sanitization protocols
  • Flushed with high purity water to remove extractables that may affect the taste of the product
  • Pore sizes range from 0.22 to 1.2 micron.
Filtration Area
vps filtration area
FDA and EC Compliance

Materials meet the requirements listed by the FDA as appropriate for use in articles intended for repeated food contact as specified in Title 21 CFR sections 174.5, 177.1500, 177.1520, 177.1630, 177.2440, and 177.2600 as applicable. All materials used to make the filters are listed in European Commission Regulation EU/10/2011, Annex 1.


View Data Sheet for further product information:
  • Integrity test specifications
  • Flow rates of all pore sizes
  • Materials of construction
  • Operating parameters
  • Sanitization and sterilization
  • Regulatory & compliance

VPS filters are validated using test procedures that comply with ASTM F 838-15(ae1) protocols for the determination of bacterial reduction in filters used for liquid filtration. The filters are challenged with the organisms listed below.

  • 0.22μm: Brevundimonas diminuta
  • 0.45μm: Serratia marcescens
  • 0.65μm: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Quality Assurance

VPS filters are 100% integrity tested. CPF filters are developed and manufactured under an ISO 9001:2015 certified Quality Management System and designed to be used in cGMP-compliant processes. 

VPS Cartridges 

Available from 5-40 inches in length with several end connections and O-ring options.  

vps cartridge 1        Critical Process Filtration black and white capsule with etched logo 

VPS Capsules

These filters are VPS cartridges encapsulated in a polypropylene shell to minimize exposure to process fluids. A popular choice for single-use applications and can be disposed of easily. Sizes range from 2-30 inches in length. 

vps capsule 1        Critical process black and white capsule with cutout to show cartridge etched logo 

Why Choose Critical Process Filters?

Quality & Performance
  • Over 20 years of engineering and manufacturing the finest filters for critical applications. 
  • Compliance with industry standards required for your operation
  • Product optimization to meet your performance goals
  • ISO 9001:2015 certified Quality Management System
  • Appropriately rated clean room environment
  • Proven success in food and beverage applications
Price Advantage

It's simple. Our products are very competitively priced. Learn more

Services & Support
  • Presales evaluations/recommendations by highly experienced Application Engineers 
  • Post sales support and trouble shooting
  • Testing & Analysis services (our site or yours)
  • Validation Services

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