Drum Filters Articles

  • Case study - Filtration for Alcan (France) swarf recovery at an aluminium billet plant

    In 1998 this Glosfume ceramic filter system was originally installed at British Aluminium plant in the UK to filter oily fumes from an induction furnace smelting oily swarf recovered from billet sawing. The filter is injected with 2C talc before being recycled back to the inlet ducting. At a pre-set time, the talc is discharged to a collection drum and the cycle is repeated. During 2006 British ...


    By Glosfume

  • Case Study – Food/Beverage Industry / TSS/BOD/FOG reduction

    Challenge A fish meat processing plant wanted to reduce their effluent discharge costs and eliminate chemical cost in primary waste water treatment. Solution Genesis Water Technologies with its local partner provided engineering, and design of a electrocoagulation solution with prescreen and post solids separation that eliminated chemical usage in the primary ...

  • Glass blended rapidly with abrasion resistant rotary mixer

    While most reading this article may be unfamiliar with the Kopp Glass name, most are likely familiar with Kopp Glass products. From a humble beginning more than 80 years ago, as a manufacturer of red glass for railroad signals, Kopp now claims to be the world's leading producer of precision molded industrial quality technical glass.  The company is known worldwide among the ...

  • Size reduction of filter cakes with the Gericke Nibbler

    Application: Separating solids from a suspension by filtering, centrifuging or drying. Then shredding of the filter cake. Process: The suspension is pumped into the press. The solid particles are deposited on the filter medium and form filter cakes on the filter plates. To press as much liquid as possible out of the filter cake, the plates are compressed at high pressure by a hydraulic press. ...


    By Gericke

  • Case study: Mechano-chemical grinding

    Challenge Traditional grinding mills reclaim only a fraction of precious metals from ore, leaving valuable material in the tailings. These minerals are more difficult to liberate, as it requires the ore to be ground to a very fine mesh. Approach GK was approached by a company who had a proprietary chemistry solution for recovering minerals from an existing ...


    By General Kinematics

  • LiquiSorb 200 saves time and money before the rubber hits the road

    Problem In tire manufacturing there is much more to the finished product than just rubber. Tire chords, a by-product of the manufacturing process, are coated with a proprietary dip solution that acts as a flexible adhesive/bond in tires. This dip solution has an extremely high concentration of solids in water, making traditional wastewater treatment techniques less effective, extremely slow, and ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • Milling filter cakes - Cutting instead of pressing to achieve more uniform particle size

    There are various methods of separating solids from a suspension. These include filtration, centrifuging and drying. In most cases, further processing of the resulting products cannot be carried out directly. They have to be reduced to the right particle size by means of a mill. This can be done with a Gericke Nibbler, which shreds the filter cakes efficiently using a basket and screen assembly. ...


    By Gericke

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