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Smart Filter Press

The next generation of filter presses. Flowrox Smart Filter Press™ (SFP) is a sophisticated little giant reaching up to 10 times higher capacity compared to conventional recessed filter presses of the same size. Flowrox Smart Filter Press has various new and innovative features including fully automatic cake discharge and trouble-free operation without operator involvement. Unique design with smart self-monitoring system makes the SFP filter the safest and the least labour demanding filter press at the market.

Applications for Flowrox Smart Filter Press:

Flue gas desulfurization
Chemical applications
Process water recycling in:

  • Metal finishing
  • Electrochemical machining (ECM)
  • Concrete recycling
  • Industrial effluent treatment
  • Municipal sludge dewatering


New degree of automatic operation

  • All stages of operation are fully automated.
  • Unmanned availability above 98 %, only periodical inspections required.
  • For safety and performance filter is equipped with several error detecting functions.
  • Comes with Flowrox Malibu™ online portal for remote monitoring and performance analysis.


Flowrox Smart Filter Press runs self-diagnostic in each filtration cycle.

Clean and safe

Filtration with gasketed filter plates behind enclosed and interlocked doors:

  • No slurry sprays.
  • No human contact with filter cakes or fumes.
  • No operator involvement near moving parts.

Self-diagnostic in each filtration cycle:

  • Online examination of the equipment pressurization during all the stages.
  • Leak-testing before each filtration cycle ensures cleanliness of the filter in traditionally dirty applications.

Low maintenance and low environmental impact

  • Gentle and optimised process cycle minimises consumption of utilities as well as amount of required wear & spare parts.
  • Advanced washing system provides extra mileage for filter clothes.
  • Automated failure analyses support preventative maintenance.
  • Advanced diagnostics and remote support enhance troubleshooting.

Filter size / Filtr. area (m²)

SFP-1 / 1,2
SFP-3 / 3
SFP-6 / 5,9
SFP-10 / 9,9
SFP-15 / 14,9
SFP-22 / 22,3

Plate format (mm)

470 x 470
470 x 470
630 x 630
800 x 800
1000 x 1000
1200 x 1200

Number of plates


Filter volume (l)



Fully automatic operation with enhanced safety

High capacity with minimized footprint

Lower operation & maintenance cost

Interested in hearing more?

For further information, please contact your local representative or fill the form.

Matti Luoma
Commercial Business Manager, Filters