Friday, March 6, 2015

06/03/2015: Pentair acquires PR Aqua

PR Aqua Rotofilter™ drum filters have a long history of operational success, and as part of the recent acquisition of PR Aqua, the filters are now a key component in Pentair’s product portfolio. The company are proud to welcome PR Aqua’s team of Aquaculture experts to Pentair, and they are excited about driving innovation in the industry by utilising the PR Aqua team’s unique capabilities and design experience.

PR Aqua Rotofilter™ drum filters are ideal for the removal of fine suspended solids in recirculating systems where water reuse strategies are imperative—zoos, aquariums, greenhouses, aquaculture systems, wastewater treatment plants, and more. PR Aqua Rotofilters™ are trusted by facilities worldwide for critical filtration needs.

Constructed of the highest-quality materials and engineered for the rigors of commercial aquaculture, PR Aqua Rotofilters™ provide exceptional reliability and a long service life. Designed with the needs of the commercial operator in mind, the filters are also inexpensive to operate. Rotofilters are also available in two configurations; fully-enclosed or frame-mounted. With flow rate capacities from 50 to 7000 gpm (11 to 1590 M3/HR) and micron ratings from 11–80 (custom sizes available upon request) there is sure to be a Rotofilter that meets the requirements of your application.


  • Fibreglass enclosure or stainless steel frame mount, stainless steel internals, and high-quality industrial drive components.  
  • Injection moulded, one-piece screen eliminates the potential for screen delamination and allows for plugging of small holes without downtime.  
  • Inlet seal maintains a continuous positive seat against the rotating drum.  Appropriate for corrosive environments. Metals passivated for saltwater applications.
  • Manufactured in North America with factory-direct service and spare parts. 
  • Removes excess feed, and other organic matter. 
  • Continuous filtering, even during backwashing. 
  • Very low operating cost and minimal backwash water consumption. 
  • Superior screen design for long service life. 
  • Ideal for sand filter backwash recovery.
Visit the PR Aqua website HERE.

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