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Cloth Media Static Disc Filters

Description and Working Principle

The Cloth Media Filter consists of a series of polygonal discs fixed on a central shaft. Each disc consists of a number of stainless steel frame covered in a pile cloth media. The inlet wastewater enters the tank (steel or concrete) under gravity. The discs are cleaned by rotating vacuum arms which are activated according to a pre-set time or head loss increase.


Performance and Technical Features

  • Discs are stationary
  • Only the cleaning arms rotate
  • Cleaning is by suction from the cloth service
  • Filter media is long pile cloth with collected solids sucked from surface
  • Cloth life of 18 months to 3 years
  • Removal rates 80 mg/l to 5 – 10 mg/l