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Ishigaki Rapid Polishing Filter

Multotec’s Ishigaki Fibre-Wakishimzu Polishing Filters, with a large filtration area that maximises filration velocity, are ideal for industrial dewatering applications. These include industrial water, sewage, wastewater treatment, seawater, pool water, chemical water and industrial mining applications wordwide.

A Seprotech eco-friendly, high velocity polishing filtration system, this industrial filtration unit is highly efficient, compact and relatively lightweight. It requires considerably less floor space compared to similar filter types, leaving a much smaller footprint. 

  • High-capacity filtration system with lowered labour requirements
  • Lessened energy requirements due to smaller sized pump
  • 3 to 5 times smaller footprint compared to sand filtration
  • Stable operation with unique recovery system of filter media
  • Reliable fibre media washing system
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As filter press suppliers, Multotec has a range of filter press accessories. Each of them is designed to: 

  • extend the versatility of your Ishigaki filter press systems, and 
  • lower your downtime with their quick, simple replacement qualities

3 concise steps for high capacity, energy-efficient filtration

The unique rapid filter media washing cycle of the Ishigaki polishing filter consists of 3 key steps in the water treatment process that enable the energy-efficient isolation of solids and liquids: 

  • agitation 
  • washing the filter media
  • returning slurry to filtration

Small filter footprint 

The Ishigaki filter press, as an alternative solution to sand filter systems, leaves a much smaller site footprint compared to sand filters.

Sand Filter (left) and the Fiber-Wakishimizu FW-120

Fiber-Wakishimizu FW-120     Capacity: 2 500 m³/d

Standard Ishigaki Rapid Polishing Filter specifications 

As filter press manufacturers, Multotec specialists will assist you with your filter press sizing according to your requirements and plant size.

The filtration cycle and general arrangement 



International mining houses such as Glencore Xstrata, Anglo Coal, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto use Multotec equipment to reduce running costs and optimise plant performance.
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