Metso Full portfolio Larox® PF DS
Larox® PF-DS filter

Larox® PF-DS filter

Pressure filtration

Flexible filter for difficult applications enabling consistent production with reduced downtime

38m² - 94m² ​filtration area ​

Up to 16 bars ​operating pressure​

Up to 90% less water usage due to efficient cake and cloth washing

Up to 42% decreased energy use per unit output due to high unit capacity and short cycle time

Larox® product family
For more than 45 years, Larox® filters have been appreciated as quality filtration solutions for mining and industrial processes.

Our comprehensive support services help you select the correct filter model, assist with plant design, and ensure efficient and reliable operation with high quality maintenance.

  • Excellent handling of difficult and slow-filtering materials
  • Guaranteed cake discharge even with challenging material
  • Multiple cake washing options lead to superior washing result
  • Options for efficient and automatic in-situ cleaning (CIP) 
  • Ability to handle corrosive process conditions
  • Suitable for food-grade applications
  • Fully automatic for consistent results under varying process conditions
Larox PF-DS double-side pressure filter
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  • Alumina (hydroxides)
  • Catalysts
  • Fine chemicals
  • Food/pharma applications
  • Hydro metallurgical
  • Metal salts
  • Pigments
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
The Metso Filtration Services team strives to deliver the best possible availability, performance and quality whilst optimizing costs. Our filtration solutions aim to eliminate environmental and societal risks at our customer operations. Our filtration experts ensure safety and quality are built into everything we do from R&D and engineering to parts and services.

Filtration upgrades to help achieve your sustainability and production targets

Faster, easier maintenance
Increased filter availability
Improved safety
Minimized downtime
Webinar: How to handle difficult filtration applications
Get a better understanding of how double-sided filtration can maximize production and improve your operations!


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