3M™ DS Housings are our high quality, low costs pressure vessels constructed from 316L stainless steel and have a simple and robust construction. They’re fitted with a V-band clamp or swing bolt closure system for simple and rapid opening and cartridge change-out.
Use 3M™ DS Housings for baton style filter cartridges. They’re suitable for most industrial applications and other processes where 316L materials are required. Technical support 3M West Europe SPSD Hardware team have extensive experience of designing and supplying vessels for baton cartridges. This experience supports our DS range in service and we support customers that have complex operating situations that need specialist hardware – please contact your local 3M SPSD representative for further information. Sizes and operating conditions 3M DS housings are produced in two families – 5 round (1, 2, 3 and 4 high) and 12 round (3 and 4 high) and so cover a broad range of Equivalent Standard Length (EQSL) options. Operating conditions are up to 10 bar g and temperatures of up to 100 °C. Actual operating temperatures will depend on the cartridge types and on the PED 2014/68/CE regulations that are applicable to pressure vessels. They are supplied ready for Double Open Ended (DOE) cartridge use, but can be adapted to Single Open Ended (SOE) use (Type 222 end connections) using an adaptor accessory that is sold separately. PED 2014/68/CE 3M DS vessels are produced for Article 4.3 ‘Sound Engineering practise’. Construction materials Typically, all wetted surfaces are 316L stainless steel with some small parts in polypropylene. Other parts are supplied in 304 stainless steel or similar. Gaskets Nitrile gaskets are supplied as standard. A wide range of other gasket materials can also be supplied. Inlet and outlet options 3M DS housings are supplied with threaded male BSP (05DS family) and DIN inlet / Outlet flanges (12DS family). Surface finish 3M DS housings have a high-quality pickle passivated interior with an electro-polished exterior finish. ATEX 2014/34/CE 3M DS housings are approved for use in ATEX condition II 2 GD IIC.