ANDRITZ Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge


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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge Vertical peeler centrifuge, VZU 3 Fine chemicals characterisitics 5

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge The Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical basket centrifuge has been specifically designed for processing intermediate products in the pharmaceutical and fine chemicals industry. The requirements established for minimum product loss, such as optimal cleaning ability, minimum dead zone design, and inspection capability, are all fulfilled in this development. Operating benefits include flexibility to adapt to a wide variety of product requirements, effective solids washing, and optimized solids discharge. In addition, the vibration damping system developed for...

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge Process advantages I Simple assembly and maintenance Homogeneous product distribution Reduced space requirement Machines delivered full assembled, quick- Product distribution independent of the due to the improved machine geometry on action closure rings, hydraulically operated slurry concentration and flow rate, using the the one hand, and the vertical filtrate dis- cover hinge, housing cover opens fully. dynamic feed system. charge on the other hand. This allows a simpler and more space-saving arrangement of Efficient product discharge Result-oriented...

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge Fine chemicals characteristics The entire process area boasts generous This allows inspection of the entire process radii. Parts are installed from the inside and area and also exposes the solids dis- When changing the product, the equipment sealed with an exposed O-ring. The solids charge chute. As an option, CIP nozzles are has to be cleaned to such an extent that discharge chute beneath the basket ex- arranged in such a way that the cleaning there can be no contamination between the tends in a kidney-shaped design over the agent can reach all areas...

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge Operation Advancements in control and instru- mentation enable enhanced flexible During the feed process the slurry is fed into After the main filtration process, the cake is the centrifuge basket through the feed dis- often washed once or several times. For this continuous filter centrifuges. tributor. This usually takes place in several purpose a wash liquid is fed into the bas- stages so that the slurry does not flow ket trough the feed pipe or, in the event of pharmaceutical industries the individ- over the basket rim. The feed level is meas- bad...

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Residual heel removal Bearing cartridge At the beginning of the peeling procedure In order to protect the filter media a thin The bearings and main shaft assembly can the centrifuge basket is reduced to the re- layer of filter cake remains in the filter bas- be removed easily as a single unit, thus the quired speed. The peeler knife moves radi- ket. This layer is called the residual heel and bearings can be replaced in a remote main- ally into the filter cake and peels off the is used as an additional filter medium. The tenence shop instead of on the production cake. In order to to achieve...

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge Centrifuge controls Result-oriented control Ultrasonic feed controller (UFKR) In order to deal with frequent product Only Krauss-Maffei centrifuges are fitted changes, Krauss-Maffei vertical peeler cen- with the ANDRITZ KMPT patented contact- trifuges are equipped with appropriate free ultrasonic feed controller. An ultrasonic measurement and control systems. The fol- sensor emits a measuring signal in the di- lowing parameters are measured continu- rection of the charge in the basket. The ul- trasonic signal reflected by the charge is Filling level in...

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ANDRITZ KMPT Process automation Perfection in process engineering requires Machinery directives, ATEX, hazardous lo- perfection in process automation. Individual adaptation – we can incorporate cation regulations – there are many regula- The superior performance of our process the automation concepts for our machine tions to be met at the plant site. We are equipment is based on perfecting the interface into your existing control system. there to serve as your knowledgeable advi- between equipment hardware, electrical com- sor for the safety of your plant. ponents, electronics, informatics,...

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge Foundation/installation Rotation of a centrifuge basket not Important installation criteria are: only generates the centrifugal forces necessary to separate solids from liquids, but also high dynamic forces due to the acceleration of substantial masses, such as the weight of the Keep all supply and discharge lines short and with a maximum possible gradient. basket and its filling with product. Uneven distribution of the product inside the The feed pressure should be around 0.5 All attachments to the centrifuge must be flexible. Provide for fast...

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Krauss-Maffei VZU vertical centrifuge Dimensions and weights Centrifuge Technical data Centrifuge Basket inside 1) Basis: Density of saturated filter cake 1,250 kg/m³ at T=50°C All technical data are approximate and subject to change without notice.

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ANDRITZ KMPT Test centers Test center in Vierkirchen, Germany Production works in Florence, USA Based on these tests, we will provide equipped test centers in Germany a complete report which will recommend and the USA, offering both bench and the best solution for your solid/liquid sepa- pilot scale equipment. ration process, including scale-up informa- Our experienced engineers will consult with tion for the production equipment. you to determine the equipment most appropriate for your product, then will per- We can also assist in running long-term tri- form the necessary trials to...

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ANDRITZ KMPT Services Refurbished equipment Spare parts Our goal is to provide our customers with fast and reliable service, from the Our service centers are ready to provide you You can reach our skilled and experienced first process consultation throughout with regularly scheduled maintenance or service team around the clock. the entire service life of your ANDRITZ emergency service at your site. Our experts KMPT process equipment. provide assistance including assembly Maintenance contracts To assist our global customer base, we op- work, installation support, commissioning, We offer you...

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