ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches new low-profile belt press: significant reduction in investment costs combined with further decrease in operating costs

International technology Group ANDRITZ is offering its customers worldwide a new, innovative belt press for dewatering in municipal and industrial applications, based on a new low-profile design and flexible modular construction.

The main benefit of the new belt press is that size and weight were reduced by around 50% each compared to the previous machine generation. This means lower investment costs for the customer but achieving the same machine performance. Another advantage is easier access to the machine. With an overall height of only 150 cm (approximately 60”), the gravity zone is at the ideal working height, resulting in reduced time and costs for operating and maintenance work, as well as increasing the availability of the machine.

The machine will be officially launched at the WEFTEC trade fair, starting September 29, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

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For further information, please contact:
Oliver Pokorny
Head of Corporate Communications

The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 24,100 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world. The ANDRITZ GROUP ranks among the global market leaders in all four of its business areas. One of the Group’s overall strategic goals is to strengthen and extend this position. At the same time, the company aims to secure the continuation of profitable growth in the long term.

The business area is one of the leading suppliers of technologies and services in the solid/liquid separation and thermal treatment areas for the environmental sector (particularly treatment of municipal and industrial waste-water), for mining and mineral processing, the chemical industry, and for the food and beverages industries. The extensive portfolio covers centrifuges, filters, thermal systems, screens, thickeners, separators, and conveying equipment. The business area also supplies equipment for the production of animal feed pellets. Based on 150 years of experience, ANDRITZ SEPARATION is a long-term service partner for the entire life cycle of customer plants, including delivery of wear and spare parts, modernization, and process optimization.


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