Unique Degrees of Purity

But how many wash steps do you need?

The BOKELA BoCross filters thicken, wash, and clear in continuous operation with a permanently high throughput which is up to ten times higher compared to classical crossflow filtration. This special process principle allows exceptionally intensive, effective, and continuous product washing with a small number of cycles.

Due to the dynamic shear gap principle, there are almost ideal physical conditions for the separation process. Even with high suspension concentrations, the undesired soluble substances can be washed out without dilution. In consequence, elaborate, multistage washing processes (i.e. mixer/ settler) can be omitted, resources can be saved, and processes can be simplified.

A BoCross filter also provides a solution if your washing process has reached the fringes of what is technically achievable because the particles no longer sediment (i.e. in settling tanks or centrifuges) or because they cannot be separated with a filter fabric (i.e. in a filter press). If your filtration process is linked to key terms such as clearing, washing, conductivity, solvent exchange, dissolved salts, diafiltration, or wash water demand, a BoCross filter probably can do more for you – in the very sense of the word.

Unique Degrees of Purity

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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