Tag: filter press


May I Feed Slurry Through My Filter Press at a Higher Feed Pressure Than Its Rating to Speed-Up Cycle Time?

Overhead Beam Filter Press

Micronics specializes in liquid-solid separation. In a nutshell, the dewatering process occurs under high pressure with the slurry pressure provided by the feed pump. Irrespective of the filter press manufacturer, the function of the filter press framework is really to hold the filter plate pack together against the pressures building up in the chambers during… Read more »

What Are My Options for Filter Cloth Attachment?

Precision Filtration Products

At Micronics, we are often heard saying that filter cloth is the key ingredient to an efficient, effective filter press operation. Think of it as the foundation for your dewatering process. Yet, no matter the superiority of the filter cloth – and ours is pretty darn terrific – ensuring an excellent filter cloth/filter plate fit… Read more »

Is a Double-Feed Assembly Right for the Plumbing of My New Filter Press?

Let’s face it – talking about plumbing may not be as “exciting” a topic as filter cloth or filter plate selection. Yet filter press piping is an integral part of the slurry dewatering process. Did you know that Micronics’ double-feed plumbing design (aka articulating dual-feed assembly) is an excellent choice for long filter presses requiring… Read more »

Adjusting the Capacity of Your Filter Press

Filter Press Expansion Piece

As with so many things, the solution to expanding the capacity of your filter press lies in advance planning: Anticipating growing needs of your operation. When planning for your new filter press, we highly encourage you to plan for production growth by specifying and purchasing an expandable press right at the get-go. Did you know… Read more »

Learn More on the Micronics Informative Blog

PORTSMOUTH, NH – June 20, 2017 – The Micronics Engineered Filtration Group is pleased to highlight its new blog featuring liquid-solid separation content relevant to a wide range of demanding markets and application areas including chemical manufacturing, pigments and dyes, pharmaceuticals and biotech, food and beverage, power gen, aggregates, mining and mineral processing, and general… Read more »

Filtration Solutions for Aggregates, Asphalt, Cement Production

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? On the liquid filtration side, we are often referred to as the “pressure filtration experts” and Micronics offers a range of filter plate… Read more »

How Do I Know What Filter Plates Are Right for My Filter Press Operation?

When it comes to efficient, trouble-free dewatering operations, the details matter from the right filter cloth to the right filter plates to the press itself to your preventative maintenance schedule. Micronics offers you a comprehensive range of filter plate types – both standard, stock plates and special, custom designs – and the expertise to help… Read more »

Is Semi-Automatic, Pneumatic Plate Shifting Right for Your Filter Press Operation?

Plate shifting is an essential part of a filter press operation. Micronics offers a range of plate shifter options including automatic, hydraulic plate shifters and pneumatic, semi-automatic plate shifters. While a hydraulically-driven shifter system eliminates the need for operator intervention during plate separation, there are some circumstances in which you may want the operator involvement… Read more »

Replacement Hydraulic Shifter Systems for Your Filter Press Operation

Plate shifters are an essential part of a filter press operation, of course in conjunction with appropriate filter cloth and filter plate selection – size, type, arrangement – for your specific application. Micronics offers three types of plate shifters: hydraulic; pneumatic (semi-automatic); and manual. A key advantage of the hydraulically-driven shifter system is that it… Read more »

The Hydraulic Power Unit on My Filter Press is Down, Now What?

Hydraulic power units, or HPUs as they are commonly known, are an important part of filter press operations. Frankly, there is among nothing more frustrating than not being able to operate your filter press – including automatic hydraulic shifters, drip trays and cloth washers – than having an HPU that is having operational challenges. Every… Read more »