The Pressure Leaf Filter is a MS/SS Vertical Vessel with Filter Leaves inside. The leaves are mounted vertically on a common manifold pipe, through which the filtered liquid flows out. On the top, the leaves are held by a vibrating shaft . A mechanical vibrator driven by electric motor/pneumatic vibrator is provided for vibrating the leaf shaft for cake discharge. Jacket for hot filtration can be offered if desired Over flow, vent/steam/air charging, pressure gauge & safety valve are provided on the top.
The top cover is provided with devit arm mechanism for raising the lid for cleaning/ removing the leaves. “I” bolts are provided for quick opening and closing of top lid. A mechanical jack is provided to lift the top for cleaning/removing the leaves. Lugs are provided for mounting the PLF.
The Filter leaves filter on both sides and hence a large filtration area is obtained in a relatively small vessel.