Highest concentrations

But how much valuable product is still lost?

BOKELA BoCross filters use the principle of dynamic crossflow filtration in order to achieve highly concentrated suspensions in one run. In comparison to conventional crossflow processes, this can achieve five to six times higher concentration results.

The fluid flows in a shear gap with very high speed over the filter medium. This prevents clogging of the filter medium. This technology ensures that you can achieve a very high concentration in only one run. Even highly viscous and highly concentrated suspensions with up to 25.000 mPas can still be processed with a BoCross.

In comparison to the conventional crossflow process, the dynamic shear gap principle achieves a five to six times higher concentration. Additionally, BoCross also achieves particle-free filtrates efficiently and quickly. And even further, this unique filtration process guarantees a homogenous, easy to spread solids discharge and minimizes the need for thermic drying. Better yield and raised efficiency due to less product loss and higher concentrating.

Highest concentrations

Reference Application

BOKELA Filter Plastic Precursors Pigments, Fillers, and Dyes Pharmaceutical Precursors Catalyst Recovery
BoCross Dynamic
  • Acrylonitrile
  • Biopolymers
  • Resins:
  • Polyolefin Resin
  • Melamine Resin
  • Latex
  • Aluminum flakes (effect pigments)
  • Aluminum oxide
  • Barium Sulfate
  • Barytes
  • Bismuth Vanadate
  • Blue Pigments
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Ceramic Slurry
  • Kaolin
  • Nano Apatite
  • Nano Ferrite
  • Organic Pigment
  • Pearlescent Pigment
  • Red Pigment
  • Silicate Minerals
  • Silicia
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • White Glazing
  • Zinc
  • Zinc Oxide
  • Aluminum Fumarate
  • Biomass
  • Grain Fermentation Serum
  • Iron Hydroxide Complex
  • Nano Cellulose
  • Zirconium Oxide
BoCross MicroScreen
  • Polymeric Polyol
  • Aluminum Hydroxide
  • Aluminum Oxide
  • Boehmite
  • Biozide
  • Kaolin
  • Polymeric Gel Balls
  • Polymeric Particles
  • Aniline Process
  • Butynediol/ Butanediol Process


BoCross MicroScreen filter

Classification Under Difficult Process Conditions.

Dynamic sieve filtration allows the separation of coarse or fine grain fractions. Highly viscous and concentrated suspensions can be filtered in a closed apparatus with high throughput and sharp separation cut.

BoCross Dynamic filter

High Final Concentration and Clear Filtrate.

The range of services of the BoCross Dynamic filter allows micro filtration and ultra filtration of even nanoscale suspensions. The shear gap principle ensures almost ideal physical conditions for the separation process and thus, for the high concentration of suspensions.

Crossflow Filtration. For Difficult Suspensions

Macro, micro, or nano.

BoCross Dynamic and BoCross MicroScreen are dynamic crossflow filters for micro, ultra, dia or sieve filtration. With the BoCross filter series, suspensions with high concentrations or viscosities can be thickened, washed, cleared or classified.

Concentrating and Washing of Calcium Carbonate

Special PCC Product

For concentrating a fine-particulate special PCC product a BoCross Dynamic filter with 6 m² filtration area is operated.

Concentrating and Washing of a Pharmaceutical Iron Hydroxide

A pharmaceutical suspension is synthesized so that a considerable amount of salt is formed during neutralization. This microfine suspension must be cleansed (washed out) of salt and further concentrated.

Concentrating and Washing of Titanium

The BoCross Dynamic filter is used for concentrating and washing of a modified and very fine titanium dioxide which has to be further processed.

Dynamic Sieve Filtration of a High Viscous Polymeric Suspension

From a high valuable polymer dispersion coarse particles (x > 20 µm) have to be separated completely. The difference in density of the particles compared to the fluid is negligible.

Recovery of Catalysts by Dynamic Precoat Filtration

In a BDO production plant (butanediol process) 24 BoCross MicroScreen filter units of 10 m² each are applied for recovery of catalyst by dynamic precoat filtration.

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