Food & Beverage

Donaldson has been providing food and beverage industries around the world with high quality filtration products since 1972. From our initial beginnings to today, we have enhanced our offering with an ever-broadening product portfolio of sterile air, liquid, and steam filtration solutions characterized by top of the line process and product integrity.

From pre-purification to sterile grade filtration, and from low capacity to high, Donaldson has the right product to meet your specific needs.

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Products for Food & Beverage

Compressed Air & Gas

Our filter elements and housings for compressed air and gas are engineered to provide lower pressure drop, longer filter life, quick and easy element change-outs and more predictable maintenance.

Condensate Management

Minimize harmful condensate build-up from compressed air processes with our condensate management systems.


We manufacture refrigerated compressed air, adsorption and membrane dryers to meet your specific air quality requirements.

Filter Housings

Donaldson filter housings are used to purify air and technical gases. We offer both non-sanitary and sanitary 3-A filter housings, both T-type and in-line as well as high pressure housings.

Filter Elements

From stainless steel mesh prefilters to sterile membrane final filters, our high-quality filter elements will help you optimize your process.

Sterile Air Units

Compact filtration system for use in the processing of perishable or sensitive product where the demands for hygiene are usually very high.


From utility water used during manufacturing processes to sterile ingredient water, Donaldson's range of liquid filtration solutions will help preserve the integrity of your product.

Filter Housings

We offer a broad range of filter housings from high quality polypropylene to stainless steel for purification of liquids in the food, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, coatings and other process industries.

Filter Elements

Protect product integrity and enhance product performance with our cartridge filter elements for liquid process filtration.


Our high-quality stainless steel filter housings and elements provide excellent filtration and purification of steam necessary for culinary steam and clean steam applications.

Filter Housings

Our high-quality stainless steel filter housings are designed for the purification of industrial steam.

Filter Elements

We provide high performing steam filter elements to protect equipment and processes that rely on that steam for efficient, clean and/or sterile operation.

  • Liquid filtration
  • Steam filtration
  • Compressed air filtration & purification
  • Sterile air filtration
  • Sterile gas filtration
  • Tank venting

Submarkets for Food & Beverage

Filter Basics for Food and Beverage Processors

Donaldson identifies important steps in reviewing the design of your filtration system, which stands at the very center of food safety.

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How to Meet the SQF Compressed Air Standard

Defining the SQF standard and recommendations to ensure your manufacturing process complies. 

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