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Filter Cloth Terminology 101

Filter Cloth

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 »

Older Filter Plates Affecting Your Filter Press Performance?

Recessed Filter Plates

Filter plates are an integral part of an efficient, trouble-free dewatering operation and it is reassuring to know that pressure filtration expert, Micronics, provides replacement filter plates for all makes, models and styles of filter presses, including yours. That’s right, you don’t have to have a Micronics filter press to benefit from Micronics’ plate/cloth expertise…. Read more »

Do You Provide Filter Press Dewatering Solutions for Commercial Laundries?

Laundry Filter Press

Micronics is a trusted leader in providing filter cloth and filter press dewatering solutions to leading companies in the commercial laundry, uniform cleaning & textile services industry. With Micronics’ filter cloth and filter presses, you will be able to reliably and cost-effectively dewater wastewaters with high solids content which may include lint, dirt, and emulsified oils… Read more »

Need Expertise In Dewatering Metal Hydroxide Sludge From Plating or Metal Finishing?

Dewatering Filter Press

Sources of sludge – that contain a variety of heavy metals – vary significantly and include a wide variety of metal plating & metal finishing operations and industrial waste treatment facilities. It is reassuring to know that the Micronics Engineered Filtration team has a great deal of applications expertise in working with industries that produce… Read more »

You Can’t Beat Micronics’ Sweet Filtration Expertise in Sugar Beet Processing

Sugar Beets

Did you know that sugar beets are a root crop and represent over half of US sugar production? A mature sugar beet weights 2-5 pounds and contains about 18% sucrose. The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group brings you unparalleled applications expertise including demanding industries like the recovery of sugar syrup in sugar beet processing. If you… Read more »

What Is the Function of a Filter Press?

Filter Press Components

If you are reading the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group’s blog content, you are probably interested in dewatering. A filter press is an efficient and economical machine for liquid/solid separation. This is the key function of a filter press and Micronics is a world leader in liquid/solid separation. Let’s look at the various components of a… Read more »

Does Micronics Stock Filter Press Parts and Accessories?

Filter Press Cake Cart

‘Tis the season for ensuring that you have all the spare filter press parts and press accessories on-hand to keep your filter press operation running efficiently and cost-effectively. Micronics is the filtration company you turn to for engineered solutions. You know us for our applications expertise and service. But did you know that you can… Read more »

Does Micronics Offer Belt Filter Press Materials?

Belt Filter Press

The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group excels in wet and dry filtration media, including woven materials for belt filter presses. Belt filter presses are primarily used in municipal wastewater treatment/industrial sludge dewatering where there is continuous operation. Micronics also supplies highly specialized horizontal belt filter materials for processing synthetic gypsum slurry, a by-product of the flue… Read more »

How Can I Ensure That I Am Getting the Right Size Filter Press for My Operation’s Needs?

FiIlter Press Testing

Capital costs and budgetary considerations on your mind as we wind down with the fourth quarter and start planning for the new year’s capital expenditures? Selecting the right filter press, the right filter press manufacturer, and ensuring that the installation, start-up and ongoing operation go smoothly can be a difficult task. Micronics’ goal in working… Read more »