Rotavac One – Compact Pilot Scale Filter Station

Rotavac One - Complete Compact Pilot Scale Filter Station

The Rotavac One is our complete, compact pilot scale filter station. The Rotavac One comprises of:-

  • 1.3m² skid mounted rotary drum vacuum filter (RDVF)
  • Filtrate receiver
  • Filtrate pump
  • Vacuum pump
  • Blower (scraper discharge version only)
  • Local control panel


With a small 2m x 1m footprint, the unit is easy to install and operate. The filter is ideal for small volume applications, process validation pilot-scale trials.

Two filter versions are available: Rotavac One S, scraper discharge and Rotavac One P, precoat discharge.

Scaper discharge filters are used where the solids being filtered form a good filter cake that discharges easily from the drum surface.

Precoat discharge are used, primarily, on applications where the liquid is the ‘product’ and the solids are gelatinous in nature.

  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Pilot-Scale Trials
  • Process Validation
  • Small Volume Applications
  • Quick and Easy Installation
  • Complete Filtration Plant
  • Easy Cleaning and Maintenence
  • User Friendly and Simple to Operate
Rotavac One with Tank - Rotary Drum Vacuum Filter
rotavac one with powder filter station
  • 1.3m² filtration area (drum Ø600mm x 700mm)
  • 12 compartment drum
  • Variable speed drum drive
  • 37.5% submergence filter trough
  • Variable speed reciprocating trough agitator
  • Scraper or precoat discharge options available
pilot filter station control panel
  • Precoat discharge with automatic knife advance system (AKAS)
  • Integrated control panel with 32A, 3ph + N + E surface mount plug
  • Filtrate receiver with level control and sightglass
rotavac one pump filter station
  • Liquid ring vacuum pump with partial seal water recirculation
  • Positive displacement filtrate pump
  • Flanged solids discharge outlet

Rotavac One S

ItemPriceMonthly Hire Rate
Filter & Skid£39,340£2,360

Rotavac One P

ItemPriceMonthly Hire Rate
Filter & Skid£43,470£2,610

Auxiliary Skid & Pipe Work

ItemPriceMonthly Hire Rate
Auxiliary Skid£14,450£870

All prices are Ex Works unpacked

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Further Information and Resources

For more information you can view our Rotavac One brochure by clicking the image below. This has all of the relevant information and can be printed in A4 or A3. If you have any other questions that are not answered on this page, then please fill in the contact form and we will get back to you.

pilot filter brochure

Rotavac One - Hire

For more information on hiring the Rotavac One, pilot scale filter station, please see our equipment hire page, or fill in the contact form and we will get back to you.