Definition of filter press in English:

filter press


  • A device consisting of a series of cloth filters fixed to frames, used for the large-scale filtration of liquid under pressure.

    • ‘In its vertical configuration, the system has been adapted successfully as a filter press for cost-effective sludge dewatering.’
    • ‘We can professionally service any wastewater belt filter press.’
    • ‘Another effective filtration method is the filter press.’
    • ‘If the company cannot get the filter press working, he said the city will sue.’