Category: Stories


Micronics Delivers Two Completely Customized 1500mm Filter Presses Plus Start-up & Commissioning for Leading Zinc Purification Process Plant in Latin America

A leading Latin American metallurgical company needed sophisticated new filter press solutions for its “Hot” and “Cold” Zinc Purification process and turned to Micronics for needed upgrades. The client’s zinc purification process is a long-standing installation consisting of multiple filter presses running in-line in a closed loop fashion. For this client, the pure dilute zinc… Read more »

Need Cost-Savings in your Filter Press Operation?: Conversion from CGR to Convenient, Easy-to-Install Non-Gasketed (NG) Filter Press Cloth Delivers Savings

Micronics CGR to NG Conversion

The Challenge Are you frustrated by the time-consuming process of installing traditional CGR-style filter cloth on your filter plates? You are not alone. Most of our clients express this frustration if they are utilizing CGR-style cloth, notably because of the considerable time required to change-out CGR cloths. A single CGR cloth for a 630mm press… Read more »

Air-Over-Oil Hydraulic Power Unit Retrofit

The Challenge Micronics routinely goes on-site and performs a complete inspection on filter presses across a wide range of customer industries and geographies. Inspections and routine press maintenance are critical to maximizing your press’ performance! We perform inspections on Micronics presses as well as other OEMs’ filter presses. While on a recent service call to… Read more »

Tailings Management Solutions

Did You Know? Micronics is a leader in providing dewatering solutions for tailings management. Our solutions contribute to both our clients’ environmental stewardship and maximizing water reuse. In the mining and mineral processing industries, the term “tailings” refers to waste materials that remain after the desired minerals have been extracted from the mined ore in… Read more »

HPU Retrofit for Increased Filter Press Efficiency & Enhanced Operational Safety

Dan Murphy, Micronics’ Field Service and Aftermarket Parts Manager, recently shared a story about our filtration solution that improved overall safety and press efficiency at a leading life sciences customer with two 800mm 23-chamber presses & air-over-oil hydraulics. Micronics routinely goes on-site and performs a complete inspection on filter presses across a wide range of… Read more »

Plate Shifter Retrofit: Reduction in Press Cycle Time & Operating Costs

  Here’s one Micronics story told to us by our Field Service and Aftermarket Parts Manager, Dan Murphy, who has been working with customers’ filter press operations for 20 years. Sometimes the answer doesn’t require a large capital expenditure; it’s about reviewing your filtration operation, putting problem-solving skills to work, and smartly identifying a cost-effective… Read more »