Filter Press vs. Centrifuge

Are you trying to determine the best dewatering technique for your industry or unique application? A centrifuge is a machine that spins rapidly and applies centrifugal force to the contents inside in order to separate them. It typically separates liquids from solids. A filter press uses filters and pressure to separate solids and liquids. When deciding between a filter press

Making the Wrong Decision in Equipment

Choosing the right piece of equipment for the job is easier said than done sometimes. Think about the first time you bought a car (or even a home). It was a stressful experience, wasn’t it? You worried you wouldn’t choose the best option for you. Maybe you worried about sticking to your budget while still meeting each one of your

Can I Overpressure my Filter Press?

If you’re investing money into a filter press, you want to be sure that you are running it properly. Not only should you make sure you invest in the right size filter press for your industry, you’ll want to clearly understand when the filter press is full and make sure you don’t overpressure it. You do have the potential to

Fear of Operating a Water System

Working in a certain industry, like stone, concrete, glass and tile, or petroleum means you will be producing waste and slurry water. Many industries struggle with a way to treat their slurry water, and all too often they rely on ineffective methods. They may know about the effectiveness of a water system like a filter press, but they have a

How Do I Know my Filter Press is Full?

A huge part of maintaining your filter press to ensure it runs efficiently is operating it properly. As with any piece of equipment, if you’re running it incorrectly it is more likely to malfunction and need maintenance work. To avoid that problem all together, be sure your staff is properly trained. Among other important steps, they should be aware of

How to Not Get Mothballed

Have you ever heard the term, “mothballing”? Defined simply, it’s the act of keeping broken, unusable equipment in a corner where it collects dust and takes up space. Businesses typically intend to get the equipment fixed and running again, but it ends up as a pile of junk in the corner. Considering the investment people make in this type of

World of Concrete Recap

We attended the World of Concrete in Las Vegas from January 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Informative seminars were scheduled from January 21-25. We had a booth and got to meet a lot of influential professionals in the industry. We discussed our state-of-the-art filter press plants, rapid settlement plants, and slurry silo plants.   Over the course of

What Size Filter Press Do I Need?

If you’re working in an industry where wastewater is a byproduct, you’ll need an effective method to treat the slurry water. A filter press is the perfect solution, but it isn’t just one size fits all. When choosing a filter press, you have countless options and setups to choose from to fit your needs. Choose from fully integrated components designed

Brewery Wastewater

Beer, or some form of it, can be traced back as far back as 5,000 years. From the beer of Medieval Europe during the Middle Ages, to the craft beer we know and love today, that’s a lot of beer consumption. Most people enjoy a good brew—it’s the third most consumed drink in the world—but many don’t realize that there’s

Settling vs. Filtration

When it comes to slurry and wastewater, there is no one size fits all treatment plan. The composition of slurry differs from industry to industry, whether it’s petroleum, stone fabrication, concrete, glass and tile, or something more unique like the food or brewing industry. Slurry should be treated on a case by case basis to determine whether a settling or