A FILTRATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

Preben Bøje Hansen (Inventor), Hanne Birch (Inventor), Peter Reimer Stubbe (Inventor), Kirsten Grønning Sørensen (Inventor)

    Research output: Patent

    Abstract

    The present invention concerns a method and an apparatus for separating dry matter from liquid, comprising providing an enclosed separation environment capable of being pressure regulated, and in said enclosed separation environment contacting at least one filter with a suspension accumulating dry matter on the at least one filter and passing the at least one filter through at least one set of rollers, whereby liquid is removed from the at least one filter, followed by removing the substantially dry filter cake from the at least one filter, wherein the above is performed in the same enclosed separation environment either under vacuum or overpressure.The invention further relates to obtaining a dry filter cake and the use of said filter cake, method and apparatus in, for example the food industry.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO2003055570
    Filing date10/07/2003
    CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

    Bibliographical note

    International application published under the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

    Cite this

    Hansen, P. B., Birch, H., Stubbe, P. R., & Sørensen, K. G. (2003). A FILTRATION METHOD AND APPARATUS. (Patent No. WO2003055570).