Cricket filter dry cake discharge Septum plate

Cricketfilters with dry cake discharge are used e.g. for the  filtration of activated carbon or animal fat. These systems create  the least product waste (residual liquid content can be reduced to 20 % for specific applications). Cricketfilters with dry cake  discharge can also be used, when the solids are the product and  the customer wants it as pure as possible (washing is an option) the big valve at the bottom guarantees a proper discharge of the
dried cake.

Description

Cricket filter dry cake discharge Septum plate

Cricketfilters with dry cake discharge are used e.g. for the filtration of activated carbon or animal fat. These systems create the least product waste (residual liquid content can be reduced to 20 % for specific applications). Cricketfilters with dry cake discharge can also be used, when the solids are the product and the customer wants it as pure as possible (washing is an option) the big valve at the bottom guarantees a proper discharge of the
dried cake.

The Cricket filter® element

  • Unique, patented filter elements on internal filtrate manifolds
  • small internal volume
  • Cake release with minimum backwash liquid
  • No solids are disposed of in the filter element
  • Wide choice of many different filter media (1-80 µm)
  • intensive cleaning of the filter medium possible
  • FDA/EU/bSE/TSE declarations available

Amafilter LFC Lochem – Filtration Group Process Systems Cricket filters are based on the current leading technology for cake filtration. The newly developed septum plate range unifies the advantages of PTS polish and Cricketfilters by using the standard type I Cricket element with 1500 mm length, proven drain and top cloths can be used. The range is an excellent solution for processes where space is limited, high flows are combined with limited amounts of solids or for limited flows. Also, this range is the answer for most processes where a polish filter is needed. No internal manifolds, therefore no spray nozzle or height indication needed. this results in lower investment and less maintenance.

  • Side outlet, ensuring a completely drainable septum.
  • improve safety by reducing the use of bag filters.
  • The risk when opening bag filter housings are eliminated.
  • space saving through an excellent surface/volume ratio
    because of the unique Cricket element design.
  • improved cloth mounting thanks to using of the proven Cricket type I element construction.
  • Easy to connect several filters, saving space and investment.
  • Easy to automate, therefore low maintenance required.
  • Very high cleanability due to less internal parts.

Brand

amafilter

In the 1930’s Mr. L. Benjamins started a company in the Netherlands which sold filtration consumables and parts. After WW2 Mr. L. Benjamins and his son started importing and not much later the manufacturing of “Niagara filters” branded as “Amsterdamse Machine- en Apparatenfabriek” (amafilter®). The main products were vertical pressure blades for the food & beverage industry. Soon after amafilter started exporting it’s products worldwide. Due to rapid growth amafilter® moved from Amsterdam to Alkmaar. The new location in Alkmaar expanded multiple times to offer more production capacity. In those years many filter types were developed. Many filters were added to the amafilter scope of products. The amafilter® brand is a well established name in the global market for solid-liquid filtration serving customers worldwide.

LFC Lochem

In 1979, three employees of Machine Factory Arnhem in the Netherlands started their own company to manufacture pressure leaf filters and named the company “Liquid Filtration Consultants“ or “LFC Lochem®”. The company quickly gained an outstanding reputation as an innovative engineering and manufacturing company that specialized in liquid filtration technology. Over the years, LFC Lochem® developed and perfected many filtration products. This resulted in a high quality, comprehensive standard range for widely diverging industries. LFC Lochem® has an excellent reputation in the field of filtration technology and on its ability to quickly respond to specific customer requests.

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