Tag: filter cakes


Benefits of Vacuum-Assisted Filtration in Creating Exceptionally Dry Filter Cakes

Vacuum Assisted Filtration

Micronics has previously blogged on the benefits of vacuum-assisted Filtration and, in particular, the benefits of Micronics “VP” Vacuum Filter Presses, one of the press products in Micronics’ extensive portfolio of filter press models and technologies. In-situ drying – drying within the Filter Press – has become an increasingly popular and significant trend worthy of… Read more »

Rules of Thumb: Filter Press Plates and Out of Balance Pressures

Filter Press Plates

Damage to filter press plates more often than not occurs because of out of balance pressures. One sign of out of balance pressures is when there are uneven filter cakes or much thicker cakes in one chamber vs. the adjacent chamber. Circumstances that can lead to out of balance pressures Different permeability of the filter… Read more »