Understanding Filter Press

The filter press was developed in the mid-1800s, however, it has transformed much from that point forward. A filter press is usually utilized in three applications: as a fixed volume, cluster pressure channel; as a cleaning channel to expel solids from a stream; and as a variable volume channel through a channel plate. Keep on reading to become familiar with how a filtros prensa functions.


The essential use of a press is as a “fixed volume, cluster pressure channel.” As a fixed volume channel, it is created to hold a certain amount of solids.  The expression “batch” alludes to the fact the cycle must be halted to release the gathered “filter cake” before restarting a cycle. “pressure” is generated by the feed siphon in the division method.

The filter press may likewise be utilized as a “cleaning” channel to expel minute amounts of solids from an influent stream. During these applications, the press isn’t measured for the number of solids holding limit yet for most extreme filtration region and water-driven throughput.

The Principle

The weight behind the slurry (regularly 100 psi, however up to 900 psi [7 to 60 bar]) is given by a feed siphon—some of the time a positive uprooting or radiating pump. With a gravity channel on the filtrate side of the press, a weight differential between the feed pressure and the gravity release is made over the media and the channel cake solids as they work in thickness.

It is the presence of this weight differential, not simply the feed pump pressure, that causes the filtering activity to happen. Solids inside the slurry will stream to the zone of cake advancement with the most reduced pressure differential, bringing about a channel cake that manufactures consistently over the channel field on either side of the chamber dividers.

This fill cycle proceeds until the channel cakes framing on the chamber dividers connect at the inside, totally filling the machine with solids. It is now that the filtration procedure is finished.