Separation methods: filtration
During filtration, solid particles are separated off by a filter medium from a flowing suspension. Suspensions contain insoluble solids finely distributed in a liquid. Usable filter media are sieves, cloths, papers or bulk solids.
Cake and depth filtration
Fundamentals of filtration: Darcy’s equation.
Flow through particle layers
Investigation of the properties of fixed and fluidised beds subjected to liquid flow.
Plate and frame filter press
Discontinuous cake filtration for separation of solids from suspensions.
Drum cell filter
Continuous cake filtration for separating solids from suspensions.
Nutsche vacuum filter
Discontinuous cake filtration by negative pressure.
Nutsche pressure filter
Discontinuous cake filtration by positive pressure.
Demonstration of depth filtration and backwashing of filters.