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<emphasis role="bold">RECESSED-PLATE FILTER PRESSES</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">RECESSED-PLATE FILTER PRESSES</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">Introduction</emphasis> Although pressure filter presses have successfully dewatered solids in several wastewater treatment facilities since the mid-1800s, it was not until 1970 that filter presses received widespread consideration and use in the United States. Since 1970, the filter press has evolved from a labor-intensive batch process to a partially automated operation. The reduction in overall labor requirements has made the filter press a more practical solids dewatering option.
Water Environment Federation: Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Fifth Edition. RECESSED-PLATE FILTER PRESSES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export