• ANDRITZ GROUP
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  • Filter presses
  • Filter press, sidebar and overhead design

ANDRITZ sidebar and overhead filter presses

Better performance and maximum flexibility for dewatering and filtration processes

ANDRITZ offers the broadest and unmatched filter press portfolio of both sidebar and overhead filter presses: A complete range from laboratory scale, to standard, to heavy duty, and from chamber, to membrane, to heated filter presses. Maximum flexibility as different energy sources can be used combined with low power consumption, easy operation and the most innovative automation solution on the market today - Metris addIQ - enables our customers to achieve their target figures: Overall equipment efficiency, minimum production costs, transparency and short training times.

The intelligent filter press by ANDRITZ: Be ready for industry 4.0!

With ANDRITZ filter press technology, you are prepared for the challenges of digitalization and IIot – All to the degree that fits your individual needs. IIoT for filter presses ensures that productivity is maximized and bring our customers with the following advantages:

  • Increased capacity
  • Optimized process parameters (e.g. dynamic squeezing time, ideal filling level of press)
  • Just-in-time detection of batch faults (e.g. filtrate quality, unexpected pressure changes)
  • Ensures ideal process conditions for downstream equipment (e.g. dryer system, mixer, extruder)
  • Process reliability
  • Fewer unexpected production losses
  • Remote plant management with interconnected, intelligent filter presses
  • Less manpower needed for operation

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ANDRITZ filter presses with sidebar technology

ANDRITZ offers a wider range of filter presses with sidebar technology suitable for both standard and medium duty, and for heavy-duty performance levels. Maximum flexibility is provided by choosing between simple manual to fully automated ANDRITZ sidebar filter press designs. ANDRITZ sidebar filter presses are upgradable in terms of modules and features and can be customized to your specific needs.

The product range comprises frame, sheet, chamber, and membrane filter presses up to a size of 2,000 x 2,000 mm and an area of approx. 1,300 m². The filtration pressures range from 7 to 30 bar

Benefits

  • Simple design
  • Customer-oriented process solutions through modular designs
  • Lower costs due to optimized structural weight
  • From manual to fully automatic operation
  • High operating availability and reliability
  • Maintenance-friendly
  • Easily upgradable in terms of volume and filtration area
ANDRITZ Filter press

Sidebar filter press

Overhead Filter Press

ANDRITZ filter presses with overhead technology

ANDRITZ overhead filter presses are used for processing media where high throughputs are required per machine and free access to the plate pack is also necessary. ANDRITZ overhead filter presses are upgradable in terms of modules and features and they can be customized to your specific needs. In overhead filter presses, the plates are shifted via the overhead beam. Thus, free access to the plate package is ensured from the side.

The product range of ANDRITZ overhead filter presses comprises chamber and membrane filter presses up to a size of 2,500 x 2,500 mm and an area of 2,000 m². The filtration pressures range from 7 to 30 bar.

Benefits

  • High degree of automation
  • Enhanced operating safety
  • Longest life cycle
  • Excellent durability due to sturdy design
  • Maintenance-friendly
  • Easily upgradable in terms of volume and filtration area
  • High operating availability and reliability

Filter element technologies

Our filter element technologies ranges includes:

  • Chamber filter presses
  • Membrane filter presses
  • Plate and frame filter presses – sheet filters
Membrane filter press

ANDRITZ membrane filter press

Plate and frame filter presses

ANDRITZ plate and frame filter presses – sheet filters

Mobile filter press

ANDRITZ mobile filter press unit

Filter press feed port

ANDRITZ filter press available with various feed port positions

Fully customizable filter press for every possible application

For the most sophisticated separation tasks, a fully engineered design might be the best solution. These technical solutions are especially suitable for food and pharmaceutical applications, rough environments, and hazardous suspensions, and include:

  • Various feed port positions
  • Scraper
  • Vibrating device
  • Second feed inlet
  • Safety guards
  • Splash guards
  • Raised press frame
  • Second filtrate outlet

For some filtration challenges, especially sophisticated applications in the food and chemical industries, a fully engineered design might be the best solution. ANDRITZ offer includes:

  • Stainless steel cladding
  • Rubber lining or PP coating
  • Mobile filter press units

MINING & MINERALS

  • Tailings
  • Battery minerals
  • Coal
  • Iron ore
  • Aluminium
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Clay
  • Copper
  • FGD (Flue Gas Desulphurization)
  • Phosphate
  • Potash
  • Salt

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ENVIRONMENT

  • Industrial wastewater and sludge (textile, food, iron and steel, and other industries)
  • Metal hydroxide
  • Potable water treatment
  • Sewage treatment
  • Solid waste and biomass treatment
  • Stone processing sludge

CHEMICALS

  • Agrochemicals
  • Mineral oil
  • Natural rubber and bioplastics
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
  • Pigments and dyes
  • Soda ash
  • Specialty chemicals

FOOD

  • Animal processing
  • Beverages (beer, mash filtration for craft beers, wine, juice)
  • Dairy, baby bood
  • Functional ingredients
  • Industrial fermentation
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Starches and protein
  • Sugar
  • Vegetable oil

Optimize efficiency and maximize profit with the ANDRITZ intelligent filter press

ANDRITZ filter press sidebar SP – air over oil (trailer)

ANDRITZ filter press sidebar SP – air over oil (operating video)

ANDRITZ reference waste water treatment plant in Liège, BE - Fully automatic sidebar filter press SE

Metris addIQ ACE: Highest performance with optimized multiple filter press lines

Download area
  • ANDRITZ overhead and sidebar filter presses for mining and minerals

    Excellence in filtration even under roughest conditions

    PDF : 1.2 MB
  • ANDRITZ sidebar and overhead filter presses PDF : 2.6 MB
  • ANDRITZ Overhead filter presses

    A4 1500 - A4 2500, A4 F 1500 - A4 F 2500

    PDF : 985 KB
  • ANDRITZ Sidebar filter press

    ME 1500 - ME 2500

    PDF : 645 KB
  • ANDRITZ Sidebar filter presses

    SE 470 - SE 2000, SE 630 V - SE 1500 V

    PDF : 962 KB
  • ANDRITZ Sidebar filter presses

    SP 470 - SP 1200

    PDF : 3.2 MB
  • ANDRITZ Overhead filter press

    AE 1200 - AE 2500

    PDF : 631 KB
  • The key to efficient zero-liquid discharge (ZLD) PDF : 1 MB
  • Mash filtration

    Flexibility for artisan craft beers

    PDF : 610 KB

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Filter cloth for filter presses

High-quality filter cloths to increase your filter press productivity up to 20%

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Metris addIQ control system for filter presses

The Metris addIQ control system is one of the most innovative automation solutions on the market today

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Service Level Agreements

Secure the availability of your processes! Together and with the support of today’s communication technologies, we can support you via remote connection. This enables you to have emergency support when you need it and keep your machines running.

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SmartLIFT lifting device for filter press maintenance

Hydraulic lifting device for filter press maintenance.

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SmartFEED

Exchange the filter cloths in your filter press with up to 40% less downtime.

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SmartSIM

Simulation-based operator training

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Put our 150 years of OEM experience to work!

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Intelligence for machine and process control

The brain behind your operation: Metris addIQ control systems

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