Self-Cleaning Candle Filter

self-cleaning candle filter



Enclosed filter system improving health, safety and environmental (HSE) performance


  • No moving parts, bright filtration results and low operational costs.
  • Can be employed for polishing applications without the use of a pre-coat
  • Fully automated
  • Custom-made
  • Different types of filter cloths can be used
  • Reproducible and reliable filtration process
  • Cut-off of certain manifolds from filtration in case of bypass
  • Low maintenance cost

Candles are made of:

  • Polypropylene, PVDF, C-PVC, 316SS, other alloys on request

Can be used for:

  • Dry cake discharge or wet cake discharge applications
  • As stand-alone, manually operated unit or complete skid mounted either semi-automatic or fully automatic
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How does a Self-Cleaning Candle Filter works?

1. Pressure filter with vertical hanging candles in a vertical tank. A cone bottom or drop door for dry cake discharge.

Self Cleaning Filter

2. The flow is directed from outside to inside.

3. The cake will be retained on the filter media surface.

4. During the back flush cycle, the filter media expands and changes shape. The cake cracks and drops.


Self-cleaning candle filter suitable for:

You can use our self-cleaning candle filter in various industries.


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Pressure vessel code and inspections:


Design code according PED 2014/68/EU with CE marking or ASME VIII with “U”-stamp.

Certifications: for JIL, Customs Union Technical Regulation (CU TR), SQLO, AS1210 Inspection by Lloyds, TÜV, SVDB and others.


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