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Is Semi-Automatic, Pneumatic Plate Shifting Right for Your Filter Press Operation?

Plate shifting is an essential part of a filter press operation. Micronics offers a range of plate shifter options including automatic, hydraulic plate shifters and pneumatic, semi-automatic plate shifters. While a hydraulically-driven shifter system eliminates the need for operator intervention during plate separation, there are some circumstances in which you may want the operator involvement… Read more »

Improved Filter Press and Filter Cloth Performance with Micronics’ HPR Feed Neck Design

Micronics’ patented, high-performance welded feed neck design – dubbed “HPR” – is a superior filter cloth design feature for use on recessed filter plates. It is beneficial for many demanding applications including frac sand, oil, mining slurries, metal hydroxides, and many highly abrasive slurries. There are numerous benefits of the HPR filter cloth product. Here… Read more »

Replacement Hydraulic Shifter Systems for Your Filter Press Operation

Plate shifters are an essential part of a filter press operation, of course in conjunction with appropriate filter cloth and filter plate selection – size, type, arrangement – for your specific application. Micronics offers three types of plate shifters: hydraulic; pneumatic (semi-automatic); and manual. A key advantage of the hydraulically-driven shifter system is that it… Read more »

The Hydraulic Power Unit on My Filter Press is Down, Now What?

Hydraulic power units, or HPUs as they are commonly known, are an important part of filter press operations. Frankly, there is among nothing more frustrating than not being able to operate your filter press – including automatic hydraulic shifters, drip trays and cloth washers – than having an HPU that is having operational challenges. Every… Read more »