AutoFilt® process filters in ballast water

Filter and treat water in the maritime industry with automatic back-flushing filters from HYDAC's AutoFilt® series – for more efficiency and sustainable machine operation


High-quality filtration thanks to efficient and reliable water treatment with the automatic back-flushing filters from the HYDAC AutoFilt® series.

Advanced filtration technology suited to your application Tried-and-tested quality with continuous product development

The technology for water treatment in maritime applications always needs to be improved upon. As a specialist with many years of experience in automatic pre-filtration, HYDAC tirelessly invests in and works on further development to meet these requirements. We work with you to find the solution for your requirements.

Flexibility Tailor-made solutions for your application

Filtration requirements are diverse. To suit your application's requirements, you can choose between two interchangeable element types in one filter housing. HYDAC is the only filter manufacturer on the ballast water market which allows you to use different types of filter baskets flexibly in the same filter housing while adhering to the particle retention regulations prescribed by the IMO and USCG. We also provide 11 filter sizes, which enables us to offer you a tailor-made and adaptive design.

Retrofitting Not a problem with HYDAC AutoFilt®

Our products are ideally suited to retrofitting and are highly flexible thanks to adjustable flange connections.

One of our wide range of solutions: AutoFilt® automatic back-flushing filters from HYDAC HYDAC AutoFilt® RF14 - fast, robust and reliable

In a first for HYDAC filters, basket-based back-flushing filter technology is being used in the AutoFilt® RF14 as a supplement to the automatic filter product range. Choose between a plain screen basket and a Δ-mesh basket to suit the needs of your application. We offer reliable cleaning, even under extreme conditions with contamination loads of >1000 mg/l.

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The advantages of the HYDAC AutoFilt® RF14 back-flushing filter at a glance

Robust and durable

Durable and robust

Our HYDAC AutoFilt® offers protection for all your components such as nozzles, coolers and diaphragms, to name but a few.


Extensive know-how

Thanks to many years of experience in the application of process filters, HYDAC is your partner for expertise in custom-designed filtration solutions. We also have a wide range of certifications. We work with you to design the filtration process that you require.

Extending system availability

Efficient and fast cleaning

Cleaning in a single step thanks to high-speed suction right at the filter basket. When using our products, you will also have less maintenance work and reduced flushing water loss.

Tailor-made solution

Tailor-made and adaptable

The HYDAC product portfolio offers you a tailor-made and adaptive design for your requirements with two interchangeable element types in one filter housing. Inlet and outlet flanges and the back-flush line can be arranged in different positions to each other so that the filter can be easily integrated into your system layout.

Very fine filtration

With a filtration rating of 20-80 µm

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