Success Story: Putsch® Filter Press in sugar refining.

29.06.21

Since 2020, Mexican cane sugar mills has been successfully operating the Putsch® PKF-140 NG Filter Press in the clarified liquor filtration stage with activated carbon in its sugar cane refining process.

The main advantages that the Putsch® PKF-140 NG Filter Press brings to sugar refining are:

  • Rapid return on investment, given its operating autonomy, absence of sugar losses and energy savings.
  • Elimination of insolubles from your sugar.
  • Color reduction thanks to activated carbon.
  • High filtration capacity 140 m² and long filtration cycles.
  • Minimal use of inputs, activated carbon and diatomaceous earth thanks to their efficient distribution in the filtration chambers.
  • Minimal energy consumption.
  • Fully automatic.
  • Self-cleaning, eliminates the inconvenience of manual washing.
  • Self-diagnosis, incidents are clearly displayed on the monitor.
  • Robustness, the German design stands out for its reliability and durability over time.
  • Minimal maintenance between harvests/campaigns.
  • After-sales service, customer service by Putsch® filtration specialists from Spain.

                                                 

       Resultant waste cake                                Top view of filtration filter                             Top view with washing system