- Cost-effective technology
- Small physical footprint
- Simple to operate and maintain
- Product flexibility
- Sturdy, compact design
Hydrotech Belt Filter
The Hydrotech Belt filter is made for efficient filtration and drainage of sludge and wastewater. It is an automatic, self-cleaning filter specially designed to achieve optimal performance in systems where high solids content in the dewatered sludge is essential.
How it Works
Sludge or wastewater is led into the filter (1) and passes by gravity through the filter belt (2). The belt is designed as a slowly moving conveyer installed in a stainless steel tank. As the water passes through the filter, the filtering process ensures the efficient removal of particles. These particles are drained on the belt to a high dry matter content. The dewatered sludge is removed at the top of the filter (3) and discharged through a hopper (4) for final treatment. Dewatered sludge is scraped off the belt which is cleaned by a high-pressure backwash system* (5) and the rinse water is led either back to the process or to further treatment. (*Backwash unit retracted for visibility.)
The Belt filter is typically operated intermittently, controlled by a level switch.
PR Aqua will work with you to identify the best filtration solution for your needs, whether it is a new piece of equipment or simply the right parts to maintain your existing unit.
PR Aqua is proud to be a distributor of Hydrotech belt filters in North America to the aquaculture industry. To help us begin evaluating your filtration needs, please answer the following questions. Someone will be in contact with you shortly to gather additional information.