Tilting pan filter

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A tilting pan filter is a chemical equipment used in continuous solid-liquid filtration.

Schematic drawing of a tilting pan filter. Tilting pan filter.svg
Schematic drawing of a tilting pan filter.

It is formed by a number of trapezoidal pans arranged in circle. At the center of the equipment there is the main valve which is connected to every pan through pipes. The pans are rotating continuously around the main valve, which provides the air or the vacuum necessary for the operation. In each pan it is carried out the filtration in a cyclic process that involves these stages: [1]

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