Tag: filter press

Is A Stainless Steel Clad Filter Press Right for My Application?

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group has long-standing expertise in stainless steel, both with solid stainless steel filter frames and presses entirely clad in high-quality stainless steel. Every operating environment is different but some major reasons to specify a filter press clad in stainless steel include corrosion-resistance and preventing any paint or potential corrosion from getting… Read more »

Advantages of Filter Press Pilot Testing

There are many goals of filter press pilot testing. Test presses may be used for: Testing feasibility of a new process Determining if slurry can be effectively and efficiently filtered Vetting potential enhancements to an existing process Testing different treatment chemistries such as flocculants and coagulants and their effect on filter cake consistency Optimizing cycle… Read more »

Is Polypropylene Filter Cloth Right for My Application?

Polypropylene (PP) filter cloth is used extensively in a host of liquid-solid separation applications, but all polypropylene filter cloth is not created equal. In general, filter cloths vary extensively in terms of material, warp, weft, weave, finish, and feed neck. Polypropylene cloth is no exception. Textiles have a language all their own with terminology such… 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 »