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MeTasis filter presses are complete with modular design that makes it easy to adapt to different operating conditions. Types of filter presses includes plate and frame filter press, recessed chamber filter press and membrane filter press. All available with either manual, semi-automatic or fully automatic hydraulic system to suit various process requirements. The standard range includes plate size of 300, 500, 630, 800,1000, 1200, 1500 and 2000mm. Other plate sizes are available upon request.


Metasis Engineering's technology can be integrated into the filter presses to further improve the overall process results such as higher filter cake dryness; shorter cycle time; and higher filtration throughput. Operation and maintenance work are made easier with Metasis advance technical feature such as automatic cloth washing system and corrosion protection.

  • Frontal piping and process valves
    Frontal piping includes elbows, tees, flanges, and pipes in various materials, complete with set of process valves for the control of filtration process sequence
  • Mechanical plate shifter
    Stainless steel plate carrier activated by hydraulically driven chain system.
  • Mechanical swivel plate
    Hydraulically driven swivel plates collect filtrate leakages from the filter plate pack during filtration
  • Cloth washing system
    High pressure cloth cleaning system improves the lifetime of filter cloth, thus ensuring consistent process performance
  • Automation system
    Metasis filter presses utilize advance PLC and HMI systems for optimal process control
  • Snatch & latch plate opening system with cake shaker
    Multiple plates opening system with cake shaker system to reduce the downtime during cake discharge.
  • Membrane squeezing station
    High pressure liquid squeezing station including tank, high pressure squeeze pump and inter-connecting piping and manifold
  • Corrosion protection
    Stainless steel claddings as well as special paint system can be applied for highly-corrosive application
  • Straddle cloth
    Consists of a scissors opening look-alike mechanism complete with springs to ease the discharge of filter cakes


MeTasis Enginering provide filtration test services for full-scale process evaluations on site. MeTasis test reports indicate the most suitable filter type / configuration and potential process improvements to meet all possible process requirement. Testing can be conducted at MeTasis Engineering facility or at the client's facility

Pilot Filtration System


MeTasis Filter Presses are designed and built for a wide range of applications and industries as following:

  • Edible Oils
  • Oil & Gas
  • Food & Beverage
  • Chemicals, Oleo-chemicals and petrochemical
  • Minerals and Mining
  • Industrial and municipal wastewater treatment