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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How to use filter press in a sentence
Another application of the filter press is in the Porter-Clark process of softening water, which is shown in operation.
By the introduction a few years ago of the filter-press, their value has been considerably enhanced.Manures and the principles of manuring | Charles Morton Aikman
Having obtained this clear solution, agitation is stopped, and the contents of the tank passed through a filter press.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture | W. H. Simmons
The original residue from the filter-press, if it does not contain indigo, may be at once put to similar use.
Stir well together, allow all sediment to settle, or better, filter-press the mass.The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics | Franklin Beech