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Larox® RT Horizontal Vacuum Belt Filter

Larox® RT filter

Horizontal vacuum belt filter

Larox® RT horizontal vacuum belt filter offers safe and optimized multi-step processing in a single unit for a wide range of complex Industrial & Chemical Processing Industry applications

1.6 – 63 m2​ filtration area​

High availability ​with low OPEX​

Up to 30% less water usage with counter current washing

Up to 35% saving in energy usage compared to drum filters

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Larox® RT and Larox® RT-GT filters offer fully continuous multi-step processing in a single unit for various different applications.
Larox® product family
For more than 45 years, Larox® filters have been appreciated as quality filtration solutions for mining and industrial processes.

The cloth is supported by a rigid vacuum tray and the filter is capable of cake washing in both co-current and counter-current modes. The filter handles a wide range of feedstocks and produces high-purity products cost effectively.

  • Separates slurries into filter cake and clear filtrate continuously
  • Washes co-current and counter-current filter cake
  • Increases dry solids content through mechanically compressing the filter cake
  • Uses hot gas (air or steam) and infrared energy for thermal drying of the cake
Larox RT horizontal vacuum belt filter


  • Bio-processing
  • Chemicals
  • Foodstuffs
  • Metallurgy
  • Petrochemical
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Rubber and plastics
  • Waste processes
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


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