Muez Hest provides the Pressure Leaf Filter which consist of vertical Mild Steel or Stainless Steel tank with vertically mounted filter leaves inside on a common manifold pipe, through which the filtered liquid flows out.
For dry cake discharge, the filter cake is dried with compressed air, inert gas or steam, before the cake is discharged by a pneumatic vibrator connected directly to the vibrating shaft. In the case of wet cake discharge, the filters are fitted with an oscillating sluice pipe, which is located above the leaves. The filter cake is discharged as concentrated slurry via the bottom cone.
Muez Hest also offers Jacket for hot filtration with desired over flow, vent/steam/air charging pressure gauge & safety valve are provided on the top.
Muez Hest provides the PLF with top cover having with davit arm mechanism for raising the lid for cleaning and removing the leaves. And provide 'T' bolts for quick opening and closing of top lid. A mechanical jack is provided to lift the top for cleaning and removing the leaves. Removal of the cake is via a pneumatically actuated butterfly valve, or a simple and economical manual swing type cake door.
Pressure Leaf Filter Applications:
Bleached, winterized, Deodorized, Hydrogenated Fractionized oils, Dewaxing, Catalyst, Mineral oil, Sulphur.
Pressure Leaf Filter Highlights:
- Hermetically sealed
- Less space and more filtration rate
- PLC Automated
- Automated discharge of filtered cake
- More Filtration areas in single housing
- Minimum pressure drop across the leaves