Beer Testing Filter Paper


Ahlstrom-Munksjö manufactures a full range of laboratory filter paper for use in the beer industry. Grade 642 is recommended for the WORT color test. Grade 515 is a pleated filter used in the SCABA analyzer, while Grade 509, also pleated, is used in the IBU test and in Malt-4 analysis and degassing. Grade 111, a 100% glass microfiber filter is also used in the beer industry to remove yeast cells before analysis (see glass microfiber section).

Grades Retention in µm Filtration Speed Herzberg sec/100mls Filtration Speed Rapidity mls/min Loading Capacity
642 2 229 30 Medium
509 4 85 80 Medium
515 25 29 235 High
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