Benchtop Nutsche Filter-Dryer with Agitator

To minimize contamination and exposure, high purity chemicals, pharmaceutical intermediates, speciality solids, etc., are efficiently
filtered, washed, reslurried and dried in this portable lab scale
Nutsche filter device with special manually turned agitator. Design
allows withdrawal of filter cake utilizing removable bottom head and
filter support assembly. The unit can be pressurized to aid solvent removal.
Drying can be enhanced by adding vacuum and heating capability.
Unit size as shown is 6" in diameter with 4 liter capacity - alternate sizes
are available. ASME certification is optional. Offered in stainless steel,
Hastelloy, or alternate metals; pharmaceutical grade mechanical
and electro-polish finishes; Teflon or alternate coatings. Custom design
features include temperature control options, jacketing, valving, special porting,
sprayers, sight glasses, instrumentation, pumps, alternate mixer types, etc., plus
a wide variety of filter media.


During use, it is typical for lumps to
develop after the wet filter cake has begun
to dry, resulting in inefficient drying. To break
up the lumps, the agitator is able to be slowly
lowered down into the cake by a lockable
hand wheel while rotating it in one direction
with a top mounted handle. The cake is
broken up and churned using the specifically
designed blade to break and churn in one
direction. After raising the agitator, it is
reversed in rotation and lowered down to the
top of the cake, re-smoothing it into an
even, crackless form. This process can
be repeated until the filter cake is dried
to the required specification.

has been providing chemical processing
and laboratory equipment worldwide for
over 40 years - with specialized
technical expertise in design and
manufacturing of chemical
processing equipment, as well as toll
processing services. Our ability to
work with a wide variety of customer
applications providing off-the-shelf or
customized products has made
Pope known internationally.
Consult with our experienced staff
about your application.

Solution Driven(TM) is a trademark of Pope Scientific Inc.

For more information, contact

Pope Scientific Inc, 351 N Dekora Woods Boulevard,

Saukville, WI, USA, 53080.

Telephone - +1 - 262-268-9300;

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