• synonyms

filter press

  1. an apparatus used for filtration consisting of a set of frames covered with filter cloth on both sides, between which the liquid to be filtered is pumped
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Historical Examples

  • The original residue from the filter-press, if it does not contain indigo, may be at once put to similar use.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884


  • Stir well together, allow all sediment to settle, or better, filter-press the mass.

  • By the introduction a few years ago of the filter-press, their value has been considerably enhanced.