Industry’s Filtration Partner
Flotrex AP Capsule Filters (CFAP) combine the purity and reliability of all-polypropylene construction into a cost-effective filter that exhibits exceptional particle retention and service life. With their range of micron ratings and broad chemical compatibility, CFAP filters are appropriate for a wide range of applications.
Unit of Measure




Absolute Micron Rating

N/A 0.65 µm

Capsule Size

N/A Large
Connections1 N/A 1/2" (12.7 mm) NPT Male

Housing Style

N/A Natural Polypropylene


N/A All products mentioned are trademarks of the General Electric Company and may be registered in one or more countries.

Materials of Construction

Filtration Media

N/A Polypropylene Microfiber

Support Layers

N/A Polypropylene Microfiber

Structural Components

N/A Polypropylene



N/A 3.5 in9 cm

Effective Filtration Area

N/A 5 ft²4831 cm²
Length2 N/A 11.5 - 13.0 in29 - 33 cm

Operational Limits

Maximum Operational Pressure @ 70ºF (21ºC) in Liquid

N/A 80 psi5.5 bar

Maximum Operational Pressure @ 70ºF (21ºC) in Gas

N/A 55 psi3.8 bar

Maximum Differential Pressure @ 70ºF (21ºC)

N/A 60 psi4.1 bar

Maximum Operating Temperature at ≤30 psi (2.1 bar) Operating Pressure

N/A 110 ºF43 ºC

Features and Benefits


  • Flotrex AP (CFAP) Capsules have 100% polypropylene construction
  • Thermally bonded, gradient density polypropylene microfiber media
  • Broad chemical compatibility
  • Suitable for both gas and liquid filtration
  • Consistent, precise particle retention combined with high loading capacity
  • Economic alternative to membrane filters in selected applications
  • Ideal for batch or small volume processes
  • Optionally available with opaque housings for use with light-sensitive materials

  • Applications


  • Filtration of fine chemicals used in electronics manufacturing
  • Filtration of inks, dyes and coatings
  • Pre-filtration of pharmaceuticals, biologicals and cosmetics
  • Vent and process gas filtration
  • Point-of-use water filtration
  • Filtration of eyeglass lens monomers

  • Additional Information

    N/A Flotrex AP Capsule filters may be sanitized with a variety of commonly used chemical agents. The capsules may be repeatedly autoclaved (121ºC 30 min) for up to 5 cycles.

    GE certifies that the materials contained in its Flotrex AP Capsule filters meet U.S. FDA requirements for food contact under the applicable regulations in 21 CFR. For further information, contact the GE Technical Services Department. Flotrex AP filters meet the test criteria for USP class VI-121ºC Plastics.

    GE filter capsules are designed and manufactured for resistance to a wide range of chemical solutions. Conditions will vary with each application and users should carefully verify chemical compatibility. Please contact your GE distributor for more information.

    • 1 Choose an inlet and outlet connection.
    • 2 Varies with connection style.