Filtration Solutions for Aggregates, Asphalt, Cement Production

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Did you know that the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group is a provider of both wet and dry filtration equipment and service solutions to the aggregates and allied-industries including asphalt and cement production?

Chemours Filter Press

Micronics offers a range of filter presses well-suited to the rugged operating conditions in aggregates and allied industries. Pictured here is a robust Dual Overhead Beam Filter Press with fast-action automatic plate shifters and “mixed pack membrane” filter plates.

On the liquid filtration side, we are often referred to as the “pressure filtration experts” and Micronics offers a range of filter plate configurations that we can custom-design to dewater very fine solids such as in an aggregate plant’s wash plant effluent. These include filter presses with:

  • Recessed filter plates
  • Membrane squeeze (diaphragm) filter plates
  • “Mixed Pack” filter plates consisting of membrane and recessed plates

You can read more about the advantages of membrane and mixed pack filter plates here in this recent blog post.

Micronics offers both overhead beam and sidebar filter press styles, depending upon considerations such as access required to the filter cloths for change-out, and whether an automatic cloth washing system will be implemented.

Minimizing fines going into settling ponds as well as reducing the costs of transporting filter cake are topics that comes up frequently with our aggregates and mining clients. Achieving drier filter cake solids is a key tool for reducing transportation and disposal costs. We explored the topic of reducing operating costs with drier cakes in this recent blog post.

Every plant has different needs around targeted cake moisture and clay content in the slurry is a key consideration in terms of selecting cake thickness and optimizing cycle time.

Micronics works onsite with our customers to determine the best filter press, filter plate, filter cloth combination to ensuring the most efficient, effective dewatering operation to meet your company’s objectives. At Micronics, you will find a dedicated and knowledgeable team of engineered filtration professionals that you can trust to design the reliable, high-quality, cost-effective solutions that meet your goals.

Industry-Leading Baghouse Solutions

On the dry side of the engineered filtration house, baghouse experts at Micronics Engineered Filtration company, Southern Filter Media, can assist with proper filter bag selection for your important dust control systems for aggregates, cement, lime, gypsum, and asphalt production. You can learn more about our full line of high-efficiency dual density, PTFE membrane, micro-denier polyester, aramid, and homopolymer acrylic felts here.

And when it comes to baghouse services for aggregates, cement, lime, and asphalt facilities, Micronics’ APC service companies, C.P. Environmental and United Process Control, have you covered with our complete baghouse maintenance and repair services.

Contact us to learn more about our filter press and cloth solutions for the aggregates and allied industries. We can put you in touch with our outstanding team of Micronics dry filtration specialists for help with baghouse product and seasonal service needs for hot mix asphalt plants. Let us know how we can help with your dust collection needs and managing fines.