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Depth Filtration, What is it?

What is depth filtration? Depth filtration utilizes the thickness (depth) of a cellulose based filter media.  This “depth” matrix is used to trap suspended particles; separating them from their carrying fluid.  Depth filtration is most commonly applied in polishing filtration applications including, but not limited to: Essential oil and extract clarification Haze removal in distilled spirits […]

How Does a Filter Press Work?

To best understand how a filter press works we will discuss the main components of the filter press and their function, then we will discuss the filtration cycle. A filter press has three main components: the carriage, the filter pack, and the filter media. The Carriage The carriage (also referred to as the skeleton or […]

What is a Filter Press

What is a Filter Press A filter press is a piece of equipment designed for batch process filtration intended to separate solids and liquids using pressure filtration driven by slurry feed pumps. Filter presses have been widely used since the mid-1800’s in many industries including Waste-water, Metals and Mining, Chemicals, Cosmetics, Flavors and Fragrances, Pharmaceutical, […]

2015 Craft Spirits Conference and Expo

Louisville…Here We Come!!! ErtelAlsop is excited to be packing our bags, and flying out to the 2015 Craft Spirits Conference and Expo in Louisville, KY. If you’re heading to the conference, or if you’re already in Louisville just sitting around watching your bourbon age, then stop by booth 434 and see what great filtration options ErtelAlsop has for you. We’ll […]

12 Inch Industrial Filter Housing for Silicone

ErtelAlsop built and shipped four, 12 inch industrial filter housings for specialty chemical filtration and silicone production in the North East. These four, 2-high industrial filter housings, each have a 2 inch flanged head, and max operating conditions of 150 psi at 180 degrees fahrenheit. Each filter housing will fit two ZetaPak depth filter cartridges. […]

Sealed Disc Plate and Frame Filter for Witch Hazel

ErtelAlsop built and shipped a 40 sheet Sealed Disc Plate and Frame Filter for witch hazel production in the North East. This unit is mounted with a pump and piping on a stainless steel base with adjustable legs. ErtelAlsop Plate and Frame filters are available in wide range of options. In addition to our sealed […]

Plate and Frame Filters for Whiskey

ErtelAlsop just helped a large whiskey distillery in Tennessee remove the carbon and char from it’s small batch, single barrel whiskey with 4 plate and frame filters for whiskey. Each of these plate and frame filter have 42.7 square feet of filtration area for a total of 170.8 ft² of filtration area. With that much […]

3 High Pak Lenticular Filter Housing

ErtelAlsop ships a 3 high domed filter housing for a company in NJ who is using an API solvent based solution to remove platinum from a carbon catalyst. This filtration process is being done in the specialty chemical market. ErtelAlsop filter housings are available in vertical domed, Sanitary Pharmaceutical Housings, Industrial Chemical Filter Housings, or horizontal […]

EA 102 mm Lab Scale Filter Press

ErtelAlsop ships a rental laboratory scale filter press to a Biotechnology company in USA to filter cell debris. Full specifications below. ErtelAlsop lab filter presses are perfect for high solids capture and removal.  Available in 4 inch (102 mm), and 8 inch (203 mm) models.

1500 mm Filter Press For Wastewater Treatment

ErtelAlsop just completed shipping eight Model EA1500 Membrane Squeeze Filter Presses providing 283 cubic feet of solids capacity (8.01 m³) to a wastewater treatment facility in Mexico. Each filter press has 152 chambers providing 5,981 square feet of filtration area (555 m²) with 32 mm cake thickness. These 1500 mm filter presses are built on a […]