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Filtration, 2. Equipment

  1. Siegfried Ripperger1,
  2. Walter Gösele2,
  3. Christian Alt3

Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.n11_n01

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Ripperger, S., Gösele, W. and Alt, C. 2009. Filtration, 2. Equipment. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gonbach, Germany

  2. 2

    Heidelberg, Germany

  3. 3

    München, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

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The article contains sections titled:

1.Classification of Filtration Equipment
2.Laboratory Test-Filters for Cake Filtration
3.Nutsche (Pan) Filters
4.Filter Presses
4.1.Plate-and-Frame and Recessed-Plate Filter Presses
4.1.1.Filtration Cycle
4.2.Membrane Filter Presses
4.3.Plate Presses with Belt Discharge (Automatic Filter Presses)
4.4.Filter Presses with Stationary and Rotating Plates
4.5.Sheet Filter Presses
4.6.Tube Presses
5.Bag Filters
6.Candle Filters
6.1.Cartridge Designs
6.2.Design and Selection of Candle Filters
7.Leaf and Plate Filters
7.1.Design of Leaf and Plate Filters
7.2.Flowable and Nonflowable Filter Cakes
8.Belt Filters
9.Disk Filters
10.Drum Filters
10.1.Gravity Drum Filters (Revolving Screens)
10.2.Vaccum Drum Filters
10.2.1.Sizing of Vacuum Drum Filters
10.2.2.Multi-Compartment Drum Filters
10.2.3.Cake Discharge Devices
10.2.5.Inner-Face Vaccum Drum Filters
10.3.Pressure Drum Filters
11.Dynamic Filters
11.1.Cross-Flow Filters with Membrane Modules
11.2.Axial and Radial Shear Gap Filter
12.Deep-Bed Filters
13.Special Filter Types
14.Filter Selection
15.Filter Media
15.1.Perforated Plates, Screens, Slotted Screens
15.3.Nonwovens, Papers, and Felts
15.4.Packed Beds and Precoat Layers
15.5.Rigid Porous Materials
16.Filter Aids