The Cary Company's high performance layered liquid filter bags offer absolute filtration at efficiencies to 99% with the ability to filter trace contaminants from a wide range of liquids. The multilayer design provides a graded density with 40-56 square feet of filtration media compared to 4.4 square feet in most standard filter bags. The additional media gives these high performance bags more surface area for a high dirt loading capacity and extended service life. They are well suited for absorbing trace oils that can frequently occur in processed fluids as these liquid filter bags have oil holding capacities 15-25 times their own weight depending on the micron rating.

Our high performance layered liquid filter bags come in polypropylene (PP) or polyester (PE) for a wide range of chemical compatibility. Both filtration medias comply with FDA regulations for food and beverage contact and are silicone-free. These liquid filter bags will fit in most size #2 strainer baskets. Customize your ideal bag filter by choosing a micron size from 0.5 micron to 32 micron, media type and ring style including stainless steel or polypropylene. Configure the high performance layered liquid filter bag to the required specification for your filtration application here!

Key benefits
  • Absolute filtration at efficiencies to 99%
  • Micron ratings from 0.5 micron to 32 micron
  • Fits most standard Size #2 strainer baskets
  • Excellent oil absorbing capabilities
  • Broad chemical compatibility
  • Polypropylene & polyester comply with FDA regulations for food and beverage contact
  • Silicone free construction
  • Configurable ring style
  • Proudly Made in the USA


This information has been provided as a general guide. It is the customer's responsibility to select the proper container for product and application compatibility.

Additional Information

More Information
Size2 (7.06" x 32")
Micron RatingConfigurable
Seam TypeWelded
Ring StyleConfigurable
Case Pack12 ea.
Dimensions25 in. x 16 in. x 16 in.
Weight7.5 lbs.
Country of ManufactureUnited States
Note:Please note, made to order items may not qualify for returns.
Q & A
Customer Questions
Can you ship internationally? Where are you located?
The Cary Company online ordering platform is only set up to ship within the United States. For international shipments, please contact us at 630.629.6600 or Sales@thecarycompany.com, and we will be happy to process your order. Our main warehouse and office are located in Addison, Ill. We also have warehouses in across the United States that you can see here. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
What is the difference between a felt and mesh filter bag?
Both felt and mesh bags will meet FDA regulations, however felt bag materials have a high dirt holding capacity, temperature ranges up to 500° F, the ability to remove both solid and gelatinous particles, and the singed/ glaze finish on polyester and polypropylene reduces fiber shredding. Mesh bags on the other hand contain a silicone-free construction, have a high flow/low pressure media, a wide chemical compatibility, and the temperature ratings to 350° F.
What are the components of a filter bag part number?
There are many different components that go into creating a filter bag part number. These components include the media type, the micron rating, the bag dimensions, the ring/flange style, and also different customizable options. For more detailed information, take a look at our Guide to Liquid Filter Bags.
Is a liquid filter cartridge the best industrial filtration product?
When it comes to physical sediment filtration, some of the most common industrial filtration products are cartridge filters and liquid filter bags. Both have the ability to remove solid or gelatinous contaminants during liquid filtration in a variety of applications including industrial waters systems, chemical processing equipment, etc.
What is the difference between a bag filter and a cartridge filter?
A cartridge has many advantages. For example, it has the ability to compact, it has a lower initial investment, it is more suitable for fine powders with lower concentrations and is recommended for sandblasting lines. These are not recommended for very fine powders. A bag filter, on the other hand, is more flexible, is more suitable for powders of various nature and sizes, is easier to clean with the assistance of an automatic system and has a lower energy cost.
What is the difference between a sewn and welded seam?
A sewn seam is the industry standard. It uses a 5-line system when sewing and has a strong construction for that heavy dirt holding capacity. A welded seam is available in polypropylene and polyester felt for #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5 plastic flanges. There are no needle holes or thread contamination. It contains a precision bonded cutting of the fabric edges and maintains the same efficiency as filter media.
What are the benefits to the different ring styles?
The Cary Company offers three different ring/flange styles, the steel ring, plastic flange, and a drawstring. The steel ring bags have a galvanized steel ring sewn into the top of the bag. This is sewn directly into the top of the bag. It will contain a cotton handle and is designed to gasket as well as support and secure filter bags when placed into the housing. When steel or stainless steel rings are being used, we recommend calling in and speaking to a filter specialist for more information and verification. Plastic flange bags have a specially designed flange sewn to the top of the bag. The molded plastic with built-in handle makes installation and disposal faster, cleaner, and less expensive. The smooth plastic design prevents build-up of contaminants around the header. It also contains a collar that is sewn or welded into place to ensure that plastic media remains firmly intact. The last...
What does the micron number mean on a filter?
The micron rating is the size at which particles are retained by the filter. For example, a five-micron filter will stop particles of 5 microns or larger from passing through the media. A micron is a micrometer which is a thousandth of a millimeter.
Will a filter work for paint? Dust? Water?
While there are many different uses for the various filter bags The Cary Company offers, please refer to the chemical resistance guide for more information
Where do the filters ship from?
Many of our liquid filter bags ship from our warehouse in Addison, IL. For more information about where our bags are shipped from, please contact us at 630.629.6600
What is the recommended operating temperature for filter bags?
The recommended operating temperature will vary depending on the different materials and media. Please reference the chemical resistance guide for more information.
Where can I go to find out more information about what filter vessel or bag is right for my business?
We have Filtration Specialists available to answer questions and suggest filter vessels, bags and more. They can go over more information if you complete our Filter Housing Worksheet.
My product includes chemicals. How do I know which filter bag or cartridge works for my chemical?
We offer a Chemical Compatibility sheet on our website that goes over what filter bag/cartridge material is compatible with a wide variety of chemicals.
What are some benefits of using High Performance Liquid Filter Bags?
Our High Performance Liquid Filter Bags have increased surface area and dirt loading capacity for an extended service life. Because of this, high performance liquid filter bags do not require frequent bag changes, thus allowing for reduced operating costs.
What are your High Performance Liquid Filter Bags made of?
Our High Performance Liquid Filter Bags are made from Polyester (PES) or Polypropylene (PP) material.
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