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Filter Presses In-Stock and Ready-to-Ship to Meet Your Dewatering Needs Now

Did you know that the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group has a robust In-Stock, Ready-to-Ship Filter Press Program? Our in-stock, ready-to-ship presses include the following models: 630 mm/6.6 cubic foot manually-operated filter press 800 mm/16 cubic foot filter press 1000 mm/25 cubic foot filter press with automatic plate shifter 1200 mm/100 cubic foot filter press with… Read more »

What Is Edge Sealing and How Can It Help Leakage in My Filter Press Operation?

Customers are frequently talking to us about helping them ensure a highly-efficient and leak-free filter press operation. So, let’s explore possible contributors to a “leaky” filter press operation and some of the remedies. There are many factors, of course, that contribute to a leaky vs. leak-free filter press operation. Filter cloths – by design –… Read more »

May I Feed Slurry Through My Filter Press at a Higher Feed Pressure Than Its Rating to Speed-Up Cycle Time?

Micronics specializes in liquid-solid separation. In a nutshell, the dewatering process occurs under high pressure with the slurry pressure provided by the feed pump. Irrespective of the filter press manufacturer, the function of the filter press framework is really to hold the filter plate pack together against the pressures building up in the chambers during… Read more »

Filter Press Sizing Chart

We are often asked “What are the filter capacities for your various stock presses?” There are many variables for filter press volume including the cake thickness that is to be achieved and the number of chambers. For your convenience, here is a handy filter press sizing chart, based on a 32 mm cake thickness. This… Read more »

What Are My Options for Filter Cloth Attachment?

At Micronics, we are often heard saying that filter cloth is the key ingredient to an efficient, effective filter press operation. Think of it as the foundation for your dewatering process. Yet, no matter the superiority of the filter cloth – and ours is pretty darn terrific –  ensuring an excellent filter cloth/filter plate fit… Read more »