KLINKAU - WHO WE ARE?
Klinkau is a leading manufacturer of compression-molded polypropylene and polyvinylidene fluoride filter plates. Klinkau filter plates are designed for use in liquid/solid separation processes utilized in polishing, filtration, dewatering and recovery applications in a wide variety of industries.
Klinkau GmBH and Co., located in Marktoberdorf, Germany, provides filtration solutions to the European Community and worldwide markets. Its US-based sales and manufacturing facility Klinkau Inc. services North, South and Central America, and Klinkau Asia services the Pacific rim.
For over 20 years, Klinkau has built its reputation on high quality workmanship, paralleled with a commitment to customer satisfaction and environment-friendly applications. Thousands of companies have relied on our rigorous technical and quality
standards to support a multitude of applications worldwide.
Klinkau offers a wide range of filter plates (elements) and options, as well as filtration accessories:
1. Membrane Filter Plates
- Membrane filter plates.
- Recessed chamber filter plates.
- Filter plates and frames.
- Filter plate accessories.
Klinkau membrane filter plates are primarily used in applications that require reduced
cycle times, increased cake dry solids and improved cake wash capability. The Klinkau
membrane filter plate offers a significant advantage over conventional filter plates
when the degree of dryness of the filter cake and the quality of the filter cake composition cannot be compromised.
We offer three standard membrane filter plate designs:
Klinkau membrane filter plates are available in sizes ranging from 470 mm to 2000 mm and are designed for operating pressures in excess of 225 psig (16 bar). Materials of construction include: polypropylene, polypropylene modifications, EP (santoprene), and PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride).
- Fixed Welded.
- Fixed Welded, "Empty Chamber" Design.
- Replaceable Membrane, "Empty Chamber" Design.
All designs are available with a variety of options. Contact us for information on your specific application.
2. Recessed Chamber Filter Plates
Suitable for most standard filtration applications, Klinkau recessed chamber filter plates are manufactured with a fixed-volume recessed depth and area, formed on both sides of the filter plate. Cake and plate thickness are determined by the application requirements in design pressures in excess of 225 psig (16 bar).
Our recessed chamber filter plates are supplied with standard non-gasket machined sealing
surfaces to ensure durability and long service life. Recessed chamber filter plates can also be supplied with a caulking groove and gasket seal (CGR) to eliminate cloth wicking or leaking of filtrate from the filter plate stack. Advantages of Klinkau recessed chamber
filter plates include:
Klinkau recessed chamber filter plates are available in sizes ranging from 250 mm
to 2000 mm (also 12î to 59î). Contact us for information on your specific application.
- High volume capacities.
- Ability to withstand extreme temperatures.
- High solids filling and fast filtration rates due to increased feed eye size.
- Optional caulked and gasketed design (CGR).
3. Filter Plates and Frames
We manufacture a complete line of plate and frame filter plates to
accommodate the basic, yet unique applications of the filtration
industry today. Customers utilise Klinkau filter plates and frames
because of their excellent cake washing and air blow-down capabilities,
ease of use, and their ability to provide cake thicknesses ranging
from 10 mm to 60 mm. Please contact us for information on your specific
4. Filter Plate Accessories
| ||We offer a complete selection of filter plate
accessories including spigots, liner pipes, grommets, handles
and cake scrapers. Ask us about the availability of these
and other filtration accessories.
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