Wouldn’t it be nice to have a perfectly fitting filter cloth? With the original Metso VPA filter cloth, you can count on a perfect fit and the best possible filtration result.
“When you buy the filter and the filter cloths from one supplier, you can count on getting cloths that fit like a glove,” says Marko Salmela, Product Sales Manager, Filtration technology unit at Metso.
“Metso VPA filter cloths are tailor-made for each VPA filter type and designed for optimum productivity. As we pay attention to cloth performance already in the filter testing phase, our cloths match your filter’s requirements down to the smallest detail and provide you with the best possible filtration results,” adds Salmela.
Features that make a difference
The high-capacity Metso VPA filter cloth ensures you a clear filtrate and long fabric lifetime regardless of your VPA filter type. The cloth’s slippery surface provides an excellent cake release and its open structure helps you overcome blinding challenges. Depending on the application requirements, the filter cloths are available in needled, monofilament or multifilament versions.
Adding intelligence to cloths
“As we all know, the world is changing faster than ever and filtration is moving forward too,” states Salmela. To be one step ahead in the process Metso has developed the world’s first RFID-based filter cloth recording system, C-Files.
“This SAP-integrated system enables our customers to react faster to possible changes in the cloth by giving accurate, up-to-date information about their filter cloth in just a few seconds,” Salmela proudly presents and continues: “These intelligent fabrics are just one example of the many innovative solutions Metso can offer you.”
Long experience in filtration
Through the acquisition of Tamfelt, Metso has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technical textiles. “Our expertise lies in filter fabric manufacturing technology and the substantial opportunities it can provide for our customers’ processes,” says Salmela.
“With decades of experience in pulp and paper, chemical and mining filtration, we know filtration processes inside out and are familiar with demanding process conditions.”
Vertical plate pressure filter VPA
VPA is a filter specifically engineered for dewatering and drying of mineral concentrates and mineral tailings. The filter has simple mechanical construction and design, with few moving parts. By using a pulling hydraulic cylinder system for closing and sealing the filter plate pack, we can provide a compact layout and a light-weight support frame design.
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 placed tougher demands on efficiency and the automation of processes. This development requires reliable automatic operation and simple maintenance from heavy industry. Metso’s vertical plate pressure filter VPA has been developed to meet these requirements.