The present invention relates to the field of filtering, more precisely the present invention concerns an apparatus and a method for the separation of dry matter from a medium and the use of said apparatus. One embodiment discloses an apparatus for the separation of dry matter from a medium, comprising a pressure regulated separation chamber defined, in cross section, by a plurality of rollers mounted between opposing sidewalls, each of said rollers having a shaft adapted to be engaged with the sidewalls, a filter arranged so that it passes between at least one set of said rollers consisting of a pore roller and one other roller, means for establishing a pressure difference across the filter, means for passing filter and filter cake through the set of rollers, and a closure mechanism configured to control the transverse tension between the rollers.
Original languageEnglish
IPCB01D33/044; B01D33/073; B01D33/37; B01D33/64
Patent numberWO2014198907
Filing date18/12/2014
Country/TerritoryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date13/06/2013
Priority numberEP20130171833
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2014


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