GENO® backwash filter MXA – fully automated backwash process

The GENO® backwash filter MXA with screw connections (up to nominal diameter DN 50) performs drinking water filtration in accordance with DIN EN 806-2 in households, trade and industry. All filter parts coming into contact with the medium are made of brass or high-grade technical plastic. In the fully automated design, it is fitted with an integrated drive unit and freely programmable GENO®-RS-tronic control unit. The control unit, controlled by differential pressure and timer, triggers the backwash process via an external voltage-free contact or via a control button on the GENO®-RS-tronic. Maintenance and service for the GENO® backwash filter MXA can be individually programmed. A standard filter insert with 100 µm fineness is provided, and filter elements with 50, 200 and 500 µm can be supplied.

  • Nominal connection diameter R 1“ to 2“
  • Filter element made of stainless steel
  • Drain connection DN 50
  • Water temperature up to 90°C
  • Nominal pressure PN 16 bar
  • Standard filter insert 100 µm; 50 µm, 200 µm and 500 µm can be supplied
  • DVGW-certified

Installation requirements

Please note local installation directives, general guidelines and technical specifications. The installation site must be frost-proof and the filter protected against chemicals, dyes, solvents and vapours. The filters should be installed in pipes of the same dimensions as the nominal diameters of the filters. A separate socket is required within a range of approx. 1.2 m of the system. In accordance with DIN EN 1717, the flushing water is drained off into a sewer (ensure water is discharged without back pressure).

Scope of supply

Backwash filter complete with 

  • 2 pressure gauges 0 - 16 bar and separate GENO®-RS-tronic control unit
  • Up to nominal diameter DN 50 with water meter screw connections


  • Additional safety valve to protect against water escaping on the flushing water connection

For further technical specifications and details, see the product data sheet, which is available to download.