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Membrane Filter Press - Hoesch FP

Supplier: Outotec

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The first Hoesch pressure filter was introduced to the markets in 1949. Since then Hoesch pressure filters has been a recoqnized leader in the international markets. Membrane technology was first applied in Hoesch filter presses, which continue to lead the development in this field.

The Hoesch product line is based on research and development and service to customers’ requirements, and, as a result, membrane filters can be supplied for a wide range of applications in the chemical process industries. These applications range from simple dewatering of effluents to multiple washing of pharmaceuticals under hygienic conditions with many applications in between with food based processing and corrosive processes as areas of specialization.

Hoesch membrane presses are available for chemical applications with plate sizes up to 2000 mm and operating pressure ranges of 10, 16 and 30 bar. The newest designs meet or exceed the current Eurocode 3 regulations. All Hoesch membrane filter presses are capable of operating with partially filled filter chambers and the cake can still be squeezed during the compression (squeezing) step to produce the required level of cake moisture.

There are two standard models of Hoesch membrane filter press

Hoesch side bar membrane press
Hoesch overhead beam membrane press

Filter Sizes

1200 x 1200, 1500 x 1500 and 2000 x 2000 mm plates are standard in both designs as are the 10, 16 and 30 Bar operating pressure ranges. Smaller or larger plate sizes are also available on request. Plates of 25, 40, 50 and 60 mm chamber depth are also standard for all sizes and models of the Hoesch membrane filter press, thus providing a comprehensive range of filters with filtration areas ranging from 41 – 1298 m2 and filtration fill volumes starting from 0.8 and going up to 21 m3 in a single machine.

Filter Options available on Hoesch membrane filter press:

  • Automatic plate shifting
  • Automatic discharge
  • Automatic cloth cleaning
  • Light curtains
  • Swivel plates
  • Explosion proof designs
  • Sanitary designs
  • Food grade designs
  • Corrosion resistant designs