Tag: filter cake


What is Pressure Filtration and Liquid/Solid Separation?

Pressure Filtration is the process of separating a suspended solid such as a precipitate from the liquid in which it is already suspended by straining it – under pressure – through a porous medium that can be penetrated easily by liquid. Pressure Filtration is used extensively in a range of industries including: Chemical manufacturing Pigments… Read more »

What’s the Best Filter Cloth for My Process?

CGR Filter Cloth

The best filter press cloth depends on your process or application. That’s why our years of filtration experience – with Micronics’ well-known industry experts – allow us to make the right cloth recommendations for you. Cloth selection is as much an art as it is a science! Micronics supplies filter cloths to you based on… Read more »

Advantages of Filter Press Pilot Testing

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 »

How Can I Reduce Expenses for Transporting Filter Cake?

Most dewatering operations – including those in the mining and mineral processing, coal, aggregates, cement, asphalt, and chemical manufacturing industries – are looking for ways to reduce O&M expenses. A key tool for reducing transportation and disposal costs in filter press operations can be found via achieving drier filter cake solids. Let’s start with some… Read more »

Benefits of Mixed Pack Membrane Filter Plates

Micronics, Inc. offers a wide selection of filter press plates which – together with proper filter cloth selection and filter press specifications – can provide optimized dewatering for a variety of industries and applications. When faster filter press cycle time is desired, the choice of filter plates can play an important role. Filter packs can… Read more »

Automatic Drip Trays and Their Role in Filter Press Operations

Automatic drip trays – sometimes known as “Bomb Bay Door” drip trays – can be a very useful option for highly efficient, automated filter press dewatering operations. The Automated Drip Trays function in a variety of important ways: Collect any dripping filtrate during the feed cycle to prevent drips from reaching the cake conveyors or… Read more »

Avoid Downtime with Filter Press Preventative Maintenance

Your filter press isn’t doing you any good if it isn’t running at peak efficiency. Filter Press downtime means higher operating costs and lower revenues, not conducive to the demands of today’s business environment. To keep your filtration equipment up and running smoothly, you’ll need to make certain its receiving regular preventative maintenance. Calling in… Read more »