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What Is the Function of a Filter Press?

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?

‘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?

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?

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 »

Filter Press Solutions for the Merrill-Crowe Process

You probably already know that the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group is a proven leader in filtration solutions for the mining and mineral processing industries. One of the application areas that we have long-standing expertise in is the Merrill-Crowe process, which is a separation technique for removing gold (or silver) from a cyanide solution by zinc… Read more »

Interested in High-Quality Mining Filter Press Cloth Solutions?

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: Silver Gold Copper Zinc Lead Micronics’ superior quality polypropylene felted filter cloth is shown here at work in a demanding large-scale Latin American filter press operation for dewatering mine… Read more »

Does Micronics Offer PVDF Filter Cloth or Filter Plates?

Micronics offers many different types of filter cloth from polypropylene to nylon to PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride or difluoride). PVDF is normally chosen for use under conditions which may be nearing the limit for more conventionally used materials such as polypropylene. PVDF cloths may be useful in chemically-aggressive environments, particularly at higher temperatures. PVDF offers an… Read more »

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 »

Does Micronics Offer Filtration Solutions for Edible Oils & Vegetable Oils?

Micronics offers a range of specialized filtration solutions for edible oils including both filter cloth and filter plates. We design with full cognizance of food industry regulations. Edible oils cover a very wide range of oil types obtained from various seeds, grains, and nuts. They may be rich in a variety of nutrients – including… Read more »

Beer and Wine Filtration Solutions & More

Solid-liquid separation is employed in many industries from chemical manufacturing to dewatering of mineral concentrates in mining operations. The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group offers liquid filtration & dry filtration expertise for a wide range of industries including various food and beverage industry applications such as: Beer brewing including microbreweries Wine making (lees filtration) Distilled malt… 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 »

Filter Presses In-Stock and Ready-to-Ship to Meet Your Dewatering Needs Now

Did you know that the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group has a robust In-Stock, Ready-to-Ship Filter Press Program? Our in-stock, ready-to-ship presses include the following models: 630 mm/6.6 cubic foot manually-operated filter press 800 mm/16 cubic foot filter press 1000 mm/25 cubic foot filter press with automatic plate shifter 1200 mm/100 cubic foot filter press with… Read more »