A static filter is a very simple machine for batch filtration, using only pressure or vacuum as its driving force. Static meaning there are not moving parts and it is a totally manual vessel, normally used for small pilot batches or for small product campaigns where it is possible to have the assistance of an operator.
A static filter is composed of the following elements:
- a cylindrical body, equipped with a convex top head and a flat bottom
- a filtering sheet, installed on the flat bottom head, where a supporting frame is mounted Alternatively a filtering bag can be used to line the vessel.
Depending on customer needs, the static filter can be equipped with different devices/options: