609 1st Street
Worthington, KY 41183
(606)-834-1545

1. How long until the press is full?

This is dependent upon the process and the material being caked. Time can range from a few minutes to several hours. Call 606-834-1545 for additional information and discussion.

2. What do I do if my press is dropping sloppy cake?

This could mean it is time to change your cloths or the membranes are blinded. Cleaning the cloth will sometimes resolve this issue.

3. Why is my press making bad cake?

There are several possible causes. Please call 606-834-1545 to discuss your specific needs and application.

4. Can I take plates out of my press?

In short, No. There are options to reduce capacity but this should be discussed with our staff at 606-834-1545.

5. Can I feed above the recommended pressure of the press provided at delivery?

No, over pressurizing will cause damage to the plates and hydraulic system. This could also result in severe injuries.

6. What flow rate do I need to precoat my filter press?

~.25 gpm/sq.ft. of filter area.

7. How do I precoat my press?

Call 606-834-1545 for precoating recommendations.

8. How can I tell when my filter cloths are dirty?

Typically your cycle time will increase or you will have a sloppy cake.

9. How do I clean my filter cloths?

Call 606-834-1545 to discuss your cleaning options.

10. How often should I change the oil in my hydraulic system?

Under normal conditions, annually or every 1500 – 2000 operating hours. When you change any oils it is always good to change those filters as well.


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