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What is nutsche filtration?

Nutsche filtration is a batch filtration technique that uses vacuum and/or pressure in a closed vessel. The pressure/vacuum is used in combination with a filter plate fitted with the appropriate filter media to force liquid through the media, forming a solid bed often referred to as “cake”. Nutsche filtration is a batch process. The process steps for Nutsche filtration include:

  1. Filling/Charging
  2. Filtering
  3. Displacement Washing
  4. Reslurry Washing
  5. Smoothing
  6. Drying/Cooling
  7. Discharging