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filter cake

[′fil·tər ‚kāk]
(engineering)
(materials)
A concentrated solid or semisolid material that is separated from a liquid and remains on the filter after pressure filtration.
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To reduce of the protein hydrolysate content we included washing of the filter cake. Enzyme hydrolysis is environmentally friendly.
Among the important functions of water-based drilling fluid were to form filter cake on the wall of the well bore, prevent water leakage, and maintain the stability of the well wall [5].
The unit uses deep filter cakes for optimal performance in grinding and metal cutting machining operations where very fine chips are generated.
In Swaziland, the country's four sugar mills produce large quantities of waste, including filter cake. These sugar mills are expected to declare their production of halogenated filter cakes and spent absorbents (Anon., 2004b).
These stages are invariably encountered in compressible filter cakes that are formed when fine and colloidal suspensions are filtered.
Over the next six months, however, it will be expanded with additional equipment including: swirl fluidiser and spray fluidiser technology specifically for drying pastes, filter cakes and highly viscous liquids.
Special form, which disperses into offset medium in kneaders or extruders, and can replace filter cakes to allow wider formulation freedom.
Materials having high moisture contents, such as filter cakes and slurries, are conditioned and prepared for introduction to the drying system by using the Raymond Double Paddle Mixer.
The filter produces up to four-inch-thick dry filter cakes and clean filtrate in as little as 60 seconds and can be configured for flow rates of 1 to 10,000 GPM, producing up to 115,000 cubic feet of dry solids per day.
Solids can he separated from suspensions, filter cakes further dewatered and dissolved impurities washed out by a displacement cycle for a better quality end product.