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MCF 824

Eaton Automatic Self-Cleaning Filters and Strainers

Magnetically coupled filters that dramatically reduce product loss

Photo of an MCF 824 Series magnetically coupled filter.


Technical Specifications

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MCF-824 Standard
Single Unit Weight 200 lbs (91 kg)
Service Height 64 in (1626 mm)
Footprint 19.6 x 18 in (498 x 457 mm)
Volumetric Capacity 11 gal (41.6 l) total
Purge Chamber 1.3 gal (5 l) capacity
Connections (Standard) 3 in (75 mm) I/O NPTE thread,
2 in (50 mm) NPTI purge
Connections (Optional) 150# RFSO flanged, Sanitary, DIN (PM16) flanged, or BPST - and purge valve options and more
Filtration Surface Area 610 in2 (3935 cm2)
Medium Wedge wire: 15µ-1125µ, or defined pore: 25µ-100µ
Screen Diameter: 8 in (203 mm), Length: 24 in (610 mm), Area: 610 in2 (3935 cm2)
Flow Rate Range 30-200 gpm (6.8-45.4 m3/hr)
Max. Temperature 180 °F (82 °C)
Operating Pressure 30-150 psi (2-10.5 bar)
Elastomer Seal Optional: EPT/EPDM (Nordel) or Viton
Cleaning Disc Standard: Delrin, Optional: High-Density Polyethylene
Housing/Wetted Parts Materials Standard: 316 stainless steel
Controllers Standard: continuous cleaning valve (CCV)
Controller Options Push button, semi-automatic electric, electric timer, PLC
Air for Actuator Drive
(Clean, dry, non-lubricated air)
80 psi (5.5 bar) at 5 cfm (140 m3/m)
Electrical for Controllers (if equipped with optional electric automatic control timer): 110 or 220 Volt, 50 or 60 Hz, single-phase


The innovative, magnetically coupled driving technology that moves the cleaning disc - without the need for shaft or drive external seals - makes MCF magnetically coupled filter unique. This actuation method eliminates the need for lid thru-holes and their associated seals.


  • Permanent media retains valuable product otherwise lost by media changeout.
  • Simple design with very few wear parts for reduced spare parts stocking needs.
  • No external shaft or drive seals eliminates downtime and disposal requirements.
  • Easy no-tools access for routine maintenance and service.
  • Continuous operation even during cleaning cycles.


  • EPT/EPDM (Nordel™) or Viton® seal material
  • Advanced programmable microprocessors
  • ASME code and CRN design units
  • Automatic pressure transmitters
  • Purge welding, internal and external polishing
  • Multi-station configurations
  • Air bleed capability


  • Chemicals
  • Ethanol
  • Food and Beverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pulp and Paper
  • PetroChem
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Water


CAD drawing showing the dimensions of an MCF 824 Series magnetically coupled filter.

See Technical Specifications table in Specifications tab for weight.

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