What Is Filter Press?

- Jul 11, 2019-

An industrial filter press is a tool used in separation processes, specifically to separate solids and liquids. The process uses the principle of pressure drive,as provided by a slurry pump. Among other uses, filter presses are utilized in marble factories in order to separate water from mud in order to reuse the water during the marble cutting process.There are four main basic types of filter presses: plate and frame filter presses, recessed plate and frame filter presses, membrane filter presses and (fully) automatic filter presses.Filter presses are used in a huge variety of different applications, from dewatering of mineral mining slurries to blood plasma purification.At the same time, filter press technology is widely established for ultrafine coal dewatering as well as filtrate recovery in coal preparation plants.