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Vertical Plate Pressure Filter VPA


This development requires reliable automatic operation and simple maintenance from heavy industry. Metso's vertical plate pressure filter VPA has been developed to meet these requirements.

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The Vertical Plate Pressure Filter VPA is a heavy duty machine, suitable for:

  • Metallic minerals
  • Industrial minerals
  • Coal and tailings.


Main benefits of the vertical plate pressure filter VPA are:

  • Light weight construction with machined polypropylene filter chambers.
  • Compact design with pulling hydraulic cylinders for reduced space requirement.
  • Filter cloth change, a one minute operation.
  • Available in several pressure ratings for different applications.
  • Few moving parts for low maintenance and high availability.
  • "Smart" PLC-control system for fully automatic filter operation
  • Load cell weighing system integrated to the PLC, for process control of the filter performance.


Main features of the vertical plate pressure filter VPA are:

  • Slurry thickener with automatic discharge
  • Feed slurry buffer tank
  • Flow and density meters for filter feed
  • Slurry feed pump
  • Cloth wash water pump and tank
  • Compressed air system
  • Product weighing system for production monitoring
  • Filter cloth damage detector
  • Process controller for complete automatic operation
  • Service platform


 


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