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February Maintenance Tip of the Month: Ensure the Quality of Your Filter Press’ Air Supply for Optimal Press and Component Performance

  This month, we sat down with Micronics’ Service & Parts Manager, Dan Murphy, to discuss the importance of your air supply in your filter press operation. When asked just how important the air supply is to a filter press operation, the answer was clear. When it comes to your wastewater treatment equipment such as… Read more »

January Maintenance Tip of the Month: Maintain Good Housekeeping Practices and Perform Regularly Scheduled Cleaning for the Superb Performance of Your Filter Press

Good housekeeping – along with regular scheduled cleaning – are vital ingredients to the overall performance of your filter press. Dirty work areas not only cause safety concerns, but solids that may not completely exit the filter press during filter cake drop can cause operating concerns, maintenance issues, and budgetary setbacks. Prioritizing housekeeping in your… Read more »

Leadership Perspectives – Chris Cummins, CEO, December 2020

CEO Chris Cummins and team in Micronics filter media facility

As we come to the end of 2020, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on filtration issues, innovations, and the impact of COVID-19. The perspective shared here is based on a recent conversation with Micronics’ President and CEO, Chris Cummins. How have you seen COVID-19 affecting the filtration industry?  What responses has Micronics… Read more »

Filter Press Retrofits and Parts for Filter Presses from All OEM Manufacturers

Electrohydraulic Plate Shifter Retrofit

Micronics offers complete filter press solutions including the best custom filter press cloth, filter presses,  filter press field service solutions, and spare parts. Did you know that you can also turn to Micronics for a whole range of retrofits for presses from virtually all OEM filter press manufacturers? In these times, it makes operational and… Read more »

Monthly Maintenance Tip: Perform Checks of Safety Equipment, Hydraulic Fluids and Cloth Daily

Daily Cloth Checks

Maintenance Tip of the Month – December  Daily Operator-Performed Checks Of Safety Equipment, Fluids and Filter Cloth Are A Key Component of Filter Press Success. Don’t Skip Them! Preventative Maintenance including regular daily checks and routine attention to components will prevent later headaches. Daily Operator-performed checks make excellent operational and financial sense! Dan Murphy, Micronics’… Read more »

7 Reasons to Purchase Micronics Filter Cloth

You know that filter cloth is the key ingredient to an efficient, effective filter press operation. Proper filter cloth selection & proper cloth fit are leading reasons to work with the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group. Here are 7 more reasons to Buy Micronics Filter Cloth. 1. We offer the deep insights that come from both… Read more »

Filter Cloth Troubleshooting: Ten Symptoms to Be On the Lookout Regarding Filter Press Cakes & Filtration Process

Filter Cloth Troubleshooting

Proper filter cloth selection goes a long way in ensuring a trouble-free press operation with excellent cake formation. However, you may be experiencing telltale signs that something is wrong. Here are Ten Symptoms to be on the lookout for regarding your filter press cakes and filtration process: 1. Sticking Filter Cakes 2. Sludge Blows Out… Read more »

Filter Press Sizing Chart – Some Helpful Guidelines from Micronics Engineered Filtration

Every filter press requirement is different and Micronics Engineered Filtration is here to assist you in designing and building the optimal filter press for your unique application and operation. Micronics has experienced application engineers who will carefully review your application and determine sizing based on all the known parameters and considerations. In a typical month,… Read more »

Maintenance Tip of the Month: Keep Filter Plate Sealing Surfaces Clean

Filter Plate Sealing Surface Inspection

Maintenance Tip of the Month – November Dan Murphy, Micronics’ Field Service and Spare Parts Manager, is very pleased to share this Maintenance Tip of the Month for your liquid-solid separation equipment: Minimize costly potential press problems by regularly inspecting your filter plates and asking the important question, “Are My Plate Sealing Surfaces Clean and… Read more »

Benefits of Vacuum-Assisted Filtration in Creating Exceptionally Dry Filter Cakes

Vacuum Assisted Filtration

Micronics has previously blogged on the benefits of vacuum-assisted Filtration and, in particular, the benefits of Micronics “VP” Vacuum Filter Presses, one of the press products in Micronics’ extensive portfolio of filter press models and technologies. In-situ drying – drying within the Filter Press – has become an increasingly popular and significant trend worthy of… Read more »