Tag: filter press

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 »

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 »

Is a Double-Feed Assembly Right for the Plumbing of My New Filter Press

Let’s face it – talking about plumbing may not be as “exciting” a topic as filter cloth or filter plate selection. Yet piping is an integral part of the slurry dewatering process. Did you know that Micronics’ double-feed plumbing design (aka articulating dual-feed assembly) is an excellent choice for long filter presses requiring a second… Read more »

Adjusting the Capacity of Your Filter Press

As with so many things, the solution to expanding the capacity of your filter press lies in advance planning: Anticipating growing needs of your operation. When planning for your new filter press, we highly encourage you to plan for production growth by specifying and purchasing an expandable press right at the get-go. Did you know… Read more »