Rotary Table Vacuum Filter
Similar in general operation to the rotary drum vacuum filter, the rotary table vacuum filter (RTVF) is particularly suited to rapid-settling, fast-filtering crystalline suspensions. Rotary table vacuum filters are continuous filtration units and able to handle large flow rates. The orientation of the rotary table enables a thick filter cake to form on the surface. As the table rotates, the filter cake is cut from the table surface using a specially designed auger. A small, residual heel of solids is retained on the filter which helps to protect the filter medium.