frame filter press / platform / automatic
Vertical Plate Pressure Filters (VPA) Metso Corporation



  • Type:

    frame, platform

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The Metso Vertical Plate Pressure Filters VPA are heavy duty machines, developed for filtration of metallic minerals, industrial minerals, coal and tailings. VPA is also very environmentally conscious and has various cost saving features.

Environmental awareness has been the major driving force in the rapid development of the filtration and dewatering technology. Also increasing energy and personnel costs have made tougher demands on efficiency and automation of processes.
This development requires reliable automatic operation and simple maintenance from heavy industry. Metso's vertical plate pressure filters VPA are developed to meet these requirements.

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.

Applications: Metallic minerals, industrial minerals, coal and tailing

Metso also supplies ancillaries:
Slurry feed pump and slurry feed tank
Cloth wash water pump and tank
Compressed air system
Filtrate pumps and tank

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