Lesson Code: PUA-1240. This e-Lesson is aimed at operations personnel in API manufacturing and provides an overview of the theory of filtration, the types of equipment used, and the key process parameters.

  • Category: API Manufacturing - Processes


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe the process of filtration as it is used in API manufacturing
  • Name the commonly used equipment in a filtration process
  • List the main parameters that affect filtration
  • Explain the importance of drying products

KEYWORDS: Centrifuge, Filter Cake, Filter Dryer, Filter Medium, Filter Press, Filtrate, Mother Liquor, Slurry