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How Do I Know I Am Selecting the Right Filter Cloth and the Right Filter Cloth Manufacturer for My Dewatering Operation?

HPR Feedneck Manufacturing

Filter Cloth is the key ingredient to optimizing your filter press operation. So, when it comes to getting the best cloth for your company’s filtration needs, you can feel confident turning to Micronics. Here are some facts about Micronics and the Micronics brand of filter cloth: 1. Did You Know…. Micronics maintains an extensive on-hand… Read more »

Interested in High-Quality Mining Filter Press Cloth?

Polypropylene Cloth

Micronics is a proven leader in Mining Filter Cloth for a host of mining, mineral processing & metallurgy applications, including but not limited to processing of high-value metals such as: Silver Gold Copper Zinc Lead Felted Polypropylene Filter Cloth Micronics’ superior quality polypropylene felted filter cloth is shown here at work in a demanding large-scale… Read more »

Municipal Water Treatment Solutions & Lime Softening

Micronics Filter Press 1500mm Side

Did You Know? The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group offers large filter presses and industry-leading filter cloth & accessories for municipal water treatment plants. These large presses – often 1500mm presses – are used for filtering lime waste from the lime softening process. Designs offered include Sidebar, Quad Sidebar, and Overhead Beam. Our filter presses are… Read more »

The Flue Gas Desulfurization Process

Power Plant Emissions

The Flue-Gas Desulfurization (FGD) process utilizes a set of technologies to remove sulfur dioxide (SO2) from the flue gas emissions of coal-fired power plants. FGD systems were developed as a response to the exhaust – flue gases – from fossil fuel-burning plants, principally coal-burning, that posed both an environmental and human health hazard. S02 can… Read more »

What is Sludge Dewatering & What is it Used For?

Old Filtration Equipment

Sludge dewatering is the practice of minimizing waste by volume to prepare for its effective disposal. Sludge originates during the process of treating wastewater before the water can be released back into the environment. Long presenting a challenge for the water treatment industry, sludge is the by-product extracted from the slurry during the process of… Read more »

5 Advantages of Recycling Wastewater

Clean Water

Filter Presses are used to separate liquids from solids so that an industrial facility is able to recycle and reuse the clean filtrate again – and again – while economically disposing of the solids in the form of dry filter cakes. There are many diverse industries and applications that benefit from water and wastewater reuse… Read more »

Filter Presses and CBD Oil Extraction from Hemp Plants

No doubt you have heard about CBD Oil. CBD stands for Cannabidiol and is an extract of the hemp plant which does not contain the “buzz”-inducing “high” associated with THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol. THC is the main psychoactive cannabinoid in cannabis. Unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive. CBD oil is typically used for health-related reasons, rather… Read more »

What is Industrial Wastewater & Where Does it Come From?

Industrial Wastewater

What is Industrial Wastewater? One of the most common by-products of industrial or commercial activities is industrial wastewater, i.e., the water that was used to make commercial products across every industry in nearly all phases of production. Once this process water has been used, it is considered waste and needs to be treated before it… Read more »

What Makes an Ideal Filter Cloth Fabric?

When it comes to filter cloth, it is both an art and a science to have an ongoing supply of high-quality filter press cloth that provides your operation with long, trouble-free performance. Long, trouble-free performance means achieving the longest possible filter cloth life before failure due to blinding or mechanical/chemical damage necessitates cloth removal and… Read more »