RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer

From £3,910.00 GBP

The RF600R self-cleaning intake strainer provides industrial strength, low maintenance filtration for surface mounted pumps. They are coarse screened filters fitted with 6mm or 3mm perforated stainless steel screens.

The RF600Rs are extremely tough stainless steel self-cleaning basket filters that protect pumps and other connected equipment from blocking and blinding when pumping dirty water.

Our award winning self-cleaning mechanism in the filters provides a continuous backwash keeping the filter mesh free of weed, debris and other suspended solids.

The RF600Rs can handle 90m3 to 275 m3 per hour.

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RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer

Key Features

  • Stainless steel filter mesh
  • Filters from 3mm to 6mm
  • Reliable and easy to install and use
  • Works with most centrifugal and progressive cavity pumps
  • 275 cubic metres per hour maximum flow
  • Capital, installation and maintenance costs reduced
  • All stainless steel construction
  • Option for marine grade steel.

RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer


RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer

RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer - How it works

The RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer combines industrial strength filtration with exceptionally low maintenance. The RF600 series are self-cleaning coarse screened strainers for attachment to the suction hose of surface mounted pumps. The range can deliver from 1500 litres per minute to a maximum of up to 4,500 litres per minute (90 m3/ hr -275 m3/ hr).

The strainers are all stainless steel construction and the perforated stainless steel filter screen aperture sizes are 3mm and 6mm as standard. These are very strong mechanical filters built to last.

Rotorflush self-cleaning filters use a proportion of your pump’s output to supply a feed to an internal backwashing rotor. They are powered by taking a ‘T’ off the already filtered pump output to supply the Rotorflush internal rotors. The cleaning rotors continuously backwash the mesh screen blowing away anything that might cause it to block.

All our filters and strainers use the same patented technology, providing efficient self-cleaning backwash to keep their filter mesh clear. These filters operate at source in very dirty water, reducing the need for settlement tanks or expensive inline filter systems.

There are five models of RF600R self-cleaning intake strainer offering a broad range of capacity. They are used in many industries for all kinds of dirty water filtration.

Rotorflush filters can scale this product for customised uses on a bespoke basis. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Models & Specification

RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer – General

General CharacteristicsRF600-200RRF600-300RRF600-400RRF600-500RRF600-600R
Water supply to cleaning rotor All RF600 Filters – tapped from outlet side of main pump
Maximum output (m3 / per hour)90130180225275
Standard screen aperture (mm) All RF600 Filters – 3.0mm or 6.0mm perforated stainless steel
Dimensions (diameter mm x height mm)615 x 500615 x 600615 x 700615 x 800615 x 900
Weight (kg)60708090105
Backwash Pipe connections2″ BSP2″ BSP2″ BSP3″ BSP3″ BSP
Filter Outlet Flange6″  PN 16/36″  PN 16/36″  PN 16/36″  PN 16/36″  PN 16/3
Suction All RF600 Filters – 304 Stainless Steel
Return All RF600 Filters – 304 Stainless Steel
Operating PressureAll RF600 Filters – min 0.3 bar, max 0.5 bar
Minimum backwash (m3 / hour)913.51822.527

Rendered drawing of an RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer model RF600-300RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer showing 6in Flange

RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer – Dimensions

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Approximate DimensionsRF600-200RRF600-300RRF600-400RRF600-500RRF600-600R
Diameter mm x Height mm615 x 500615 x 600615 x 700615 x 800615 x 900

RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer – Construction

RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer cutout showing rotor

Filter cage and lid304 Stainless Steel
Central turbine304 Stainless Steel
JetsFood grade natural rubber
BearingsAcetal copolymer
Standard coarse screen3mm or 6mm perforated 304 stainless steel

Note: 316 Marine grade stainless steel is an option for all RF600 filters


Please Note: Our filters are designed for use in dirty water or liquids with a viscosity close to that of water. Our filters and filterpumps are NOT suitable for use in raw sewage or any other dirty water which contains oils or fat.



Rotorflush RF600R Self-cleaning Intake Strainer – up to 4,500 litres per minute
RF600-300R Self-cleaning intake strainer
ModelPrice £ (GBP – exc. VAT)
Perforated stainless steelWoven Stainless Steel


Please state filter mesh size:

3mm and 6mm perforated stainless steel mesh is available

1mm and 2mm woven stainless steel mesh is available

Standard fittings are 6″  PN 16/3 outlet, and 3″ inch BSP inlet to the backwash. Other flange sizes are possible

These filters can be manufactured using 316 stainless steel for marine use.

Please note:

Delivery is by carrier and is usually between 5 and 7 weeks from order depending on product and availability.

Carriage and packing charges are extra.

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