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What’s the Best Filter Cloth for My Process?

Monday, July 9, 2018

The best filter press cloth depends on your process or application. That’s why our years of filtration experience – with Micronics’ well-known industry experts – allow us to make the right cloth recommendations for you. Cloth selection is as much an art as it is a science! Micronics supplies filter cloths to you based on… Read more »

What Can I do to Improve the Performance of my Old Filter Press?

Monday, July 2, 2018

There are a variety of things that can be done to improve the performance of an old filter press. A few ideas include: Rebuilding or refurbishing your existing filter press to optimize its performance. Consider having Micronics make a site visit to evaluate and make recommendations to get your press operating more efficiently. We have… Read more »

Rules of Thumb: Filter Press Plates and Out of Balance Pressures

Monday, June 25, 2018

Damage to filter press plates more often than not occurs because of out of balance pressures. One sign of out of balance pressures is when there are uneven filter cakes or much thicker cakes in one chamber vs. the adjacent chamber. Circumstances that can lead to out of balance pressures Different permeability of the filter… Read more »

Filter Cloth Terminology 101

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

When selecting filter press cloth fabrics for demanding pressure filtration projects, there are many choices. Fiber type, the weight of the fabric, its thickness, type of weave, and finish are all important. Filtration fabric suppliers typically describe their materials in weight per unit area of the dry fabric. In the specifications, this is referred to… Read more »