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Metso VPA filter​

VPA filter​

Pressure filtration

Reliable and optimized dewatering solution with high volume processing for difficult tailings applications and concentrate filtration

Up to 515 m² filtration area

Up to 10 bars operating pressure

30, 40 or 50 mm chamber depth

Up to 90% less water usage compared to conventional filter press

  • High capacity with proven efficiency and reliability
  • Low overall operating and maintenance costs
  • Competitive total cost of ownership
  • High availability
  • Fully automatic operation and self-diagnostics
Metso VPA pressure filters have many useful features.


  • Concentrates
  • Bulk mining
  • Tailings
  • Industrial minerals
  • Coal and metallurgical refineries
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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