What is Filter Press or Press Filter?

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What is Filter Press or Press Filter?

Filter presses were introduced at the turn of the century and have been around for many years mainly dewatering waste sludge.

A filter press is a piece of equipment used in Solid – Liquid separation. Specifically, the filter press separates the liquids and solids using pressure filtration, wherein a slurry is pumped into the filter press and is dewatered under pressure.

Where separation of solids from a solution, may be fluid or a gaseous, filter press is required. Use of the filter press is in almost all type of industries i.e. Water treatment plant (WTP) / Effluent Treatment plant (ETP), Sewage Treatment plant(STP), Edible Oils, Fertilizer Industries, Ores and Mineral filtering, Leather Industries, Petrochemical Refineries,

Formaldehyde Plants, Pharmaceutical Industries, Paints, Dyes and Pigments and many more

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