Lesson Code: PEF-1204. The principle of filtration. Describes the operation of a Plate and Frame Filter Press and outlines equipment control parameters and safety precautions.

  • Category: Finished Dose - Equipment


This Lesson is aimed at personnel who require an introduction to how a plate and frame filter press operates, the equipment control parameters used, and the relevant safety precautions.

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

  • Explain the purpose of filtration
  • Describe the main type of filter press used in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Explain how a filter press operates
  • List the parameters that must be controlled during the filtration process
  • Describe the safety precautions that need to be taken when operating a filter press

Keywords: Assembly Procedures, Control Parameters, Filter Type, Filtrate, Insoluble Solid, Plate and Frame, PPE, Pressure, Quantity, Slurry