What are the different functions of a nutsche filter/dryer agitator?

This specially designed, slow speed, robust agitator assembly features “S” type agitator blades that perform different movements designed to carry out specific operations

· Counterclockwise rotation – for smoothing and compacting cake surface during filtration

· Clockwise rotation – for stirring to prevent sedimentation near filter media, reslurrying while washing, drying, and automated discharging

· Upward movement – for assisting mixing

· Downward movement – for assisting cake compression, drying, and discharging