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FPS filter

FPS filter

Pressure filtration

The FPS filter press offers efficient solid-liquid separation in a broad range of standard applications such as filtration in bulk mining, metallurgical refineries, industrial minerals, food, pharma, and biotechnology.

Up to 850 m² ​filtration area ​

Up to 16 bars ​pressing pressure​

Up to 130 chambers ​installed​

Shorter technical ​time than ​traditional filter press​


The filtration areas range from 18 m2 to 850 m2. FPS is supported by Metso’s long filtration experience and expert technical services for reliable process performance and long equipment lifetime.

  • Wide variety of applications
  • Improved process results
  • Long filter-plate lifetime
  • Standard design reduces CAPEX
  • Short lead time
  • Designed for harsh environments
Metso FPS filter
Testing capabilities

Metso’s filtration expertise is built on almost one hundred years of R&D and process knowledge, and is supported by the company’s globally unique Dewatering Technology Center (DTC) in Lappeenranta, Finland. The DTC plays a crucial role in Metso’s filtration solution innovations and acts as a hub for close university cooperation related to separation technology research. Metso has performed over 14,000 filtration tests and has delivered over 5,000 filters around the world.

Testing capabilities

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