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BMF+FLUX COMPACT S4

The BMF +Flux Compact S4 is ideal for batch processing in small breweries with a typical annual output of 10,000–100,000 hl. Capacity 30–60 hl/h.

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SMALL-SCALE BEER MEMBRANE FILTRATION SYSTEM

The Pentair Beer Membrane Filtration System (BMF) enables a sustainable brewing process and a working environment free of health and safety risks. Pentair delivers beer membrane filtration systems, their components and related services from small to large scale solutions. With our BMF system, you save on waste disposal and product loss, and also benefit from measurable improvements in beer taste and stability - resulting in pure consistency.

The BMF+Flux Compact S4 is ideal for batch processing in small breweries with a typical annual output of 10,000–100,000 hl, and a capacity from 30–60 hl/h.


The compact beer membrane filtration units give brewers a fully automated process that can be interrupted at any time. This true start/stop filtration is especially beneficial to craft brewers who produce a wide variety of beers. 

The BMF treats beer with up to 10 million yeast cells per milliliter and features user-friendly start-stop production. The BMF can filter a wide range of beers including full malt, dark beers, low alcohol, and high bitterness.

The BMF +Flux Compact S4 is easy to integrate into a brewery’s production process.


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Benefits

  • Consistent & excellent beer quality
  • Beer loss down to less than 1%
  • Easy processing
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Automated process
  • No DE handling

Functional Description

A BMF makes use of proprietary membrane technology. A membrane is a thin polymer layer with pores working like a sieve in the shape of a fiber. Turbidities like yeast and proteins are retained while beer flows through the pores. The membrane is used for many filter run-cycles, which is possible because of an optimized cleaning protocol. The membrane is made from polyethersulfone (PES) which is known for its great compatibility with food and beverages and can withstand cleaning agents and high temperatures. Thousands of membrane fibers form a module.

Typically, Pentair’s BMF system consists of an unfiltered beer tank, the membrane filter system, and a filtered beer tank, along with a designated cleaning agent cabinet. In existing breweries, reuse of the current tanks in the filter line is possible, which helps minimize capital expenditures.

BMF systems offer unique features with the PES membranes, the optimized filtration process, and the ideal cleaning procedure. The optimized filtration process withstands large amounts of yeast, and yeast even has a positive effect on the run volumes. Because of this, pre-clarification of beer with a centrifuge is not necessary. These features help breweries save on Capex and energy use, plus help avoid expensive maintenance costs. As a result, the brewery benefits in the areas of sustainability, quality, operation, and expenditures.


FAST INSTALLATION & EASY INTEGRATION
Pentair’s BMF provides flexible installation and integration. The preassembled filter units are stand-alone solutions on a stainless steel frame. The compact modular design of the skids fits even challenging space requirements.

To install the BMF in an existing brewery all that is needed are incoming and outgoing beer connections, water, power, compressed air, and carbon dioxide.


Fields of application

Ideally suited for craft and small breweries that produce a bright filtered beer.


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FEATURED CASES

JACOBSEN CRAFT BREWERY

BMF Flux Compact S4

Princen Brewery, the Netherlands

No going back to DE filtration

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St. Austell

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