Extremely robust automatic filter
The Filterautomat boasts an extremely robust design and excellent backwash performance. The rotating filter drum distributes any solids uniformly over the entire filter surface and filters it out effectively.
Due to its robust design, larger particles such as branches can be crushed and safely discharged.
- High cleaning speed (4-10 m/s)
- 100% cleaning of the entire filter area
- Shredding of coarse particles
- Fine filtration ≥ 5 μm possible
- Uniform feeding of the entire filter area
- Fitted with wedge-wire screens, wire mesh or perforated plates
- Inline design
- Completely wired and tested unit
The raw water enters the filter via the inlet flange and is distributed in the outer ring of the housing. Then the raw water rises upwards in the filter housing and flows into the three-part filter drum. In order to guarantee a uniform feed of solids on the filter element, the filter drum rotates at about 5-7 rpm. The solids in the raw water are retained in the segment-like openings on the outer part of the filter drum located on the outside of the filter element. The purified water leaves the filter through the clean water outlet.
A differential pressure measurement made between the raw water inlet and clean water outlet determines the degree of contamination of the filter element. At a defined differential pressure, the backwash process is activated. An adjustable time relay in the electrical control system additionally enables the backwash process. At the start of filter cleaning, the motor-driven backwash valve opens, generating atmospheric pressure in the backwash line and the flushing channels in the filter housing.
Due to the excess pressure inside of the filter drum on the clean water side, the solids retained on the outside of the filter element are now forcibly backwashed into the atmosphere against the direction of filtration. The rotation of the filter drum past the flushing channel guarantees the 100% cleaning of the filter basket. The flushing process is complete after 15-20 seconds and the backwash valve is closed automatically. Filtration is not interrupted during backwashing.
The filter drum consists of a sturdy inner and outer support basket. The filter element is located between these support baskets. The conical design allows the three individual parts to be fixed and screwed together with perfect dimensional accuracy. To give them special protection against corrosion, a high-quality powder coating is applied to the support baskets.
During assembly, the upper part of the filter is inserted into the filter housing, with the lower part of the filter drum being centered in the filter housing by a ring surface.
Wedge-wire screen filter element
The segment-like openings of the outer part of the filter drum can also retain coarser particles. These are then flushed out of the system
during the backwash process.
The filter housing contains two flushing channels situated opposite to each other. To prevent raw water from entering the flushing channels during the backwash process, the flushing openings are sealed off all around with sealing surfaces. The filter housing is coated with a standard two-part epoxy resin.
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We will make sure that you get the filter that is perfectly tailored to your application. Our engineering office will design the filter to match your operating parameters. Our product is thus tailored specifically to your application.
All DANGO & DIENENTHAL filters are handled by specially qualified and regularly trained staff. Our mechanical production and assembly departments possess extensive expertise.
Our certified quality management system allows seamless monitoring and control of all production steps. This always ensures early detection and eliminating faults, enabling us to provide the highest-possible quality level for you.
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If you require employees for training or maintenance at your company, don't hesitate to contact us. Our specially qualified staff is happy to assist you.
Ideal production conditions
Since 1941, we have executed all production and machining in our factory in Siegen, Germany. Our continuously improved, state-of-the-art range of machinery and our modern factory buildings provide an environment that is essential for manufacturing high quality products.