Horizontal vacuum belt filters are utilized with slurries that require high efficiency of cake washing, with slurries with high solid content and slurries with thixotropic characteristics.

They are available in two main types.

  • Continuous belt filters
  • Indexing belt filters (Step operating filters)​​​​​​​

The filters are used for cost-effective separation of liquid solids in demanding process environments.

Typical applications are organic acids, fine chemicals, pigments, minerals, pharmaceutical specialties, fertilizers, gypsum, palm oil, etc.