Recessed Type Filter Plate on Filter Press
Acid, alkali, abrasion, heat and chemical resistant.
Zhongda Bright produce a wide range of PP filter plate. These are available in different shapes, sizes, and models as per the requirement and specifications of the clients. They are ideally suited for filter pressing duties. Zhongda Bright PP filter plates are available at market's leading quality and price.
ForewordThis Operating Manual is intended to help you familiarize yourself with the membrane filter Plates and to exploit the possibilities presented by their proper use. Important safety precautions and hazard warnings assist you in operating the membrane filter Plates safely and properly.
Please take time to read and understand this Operating Manual to familiarise yourself with the operating parameters of our membrane filter Plates before you initiate any operations. Observe these instructions, for they will help to protect your filter Plates from damage.
We will not be held liable for damages, especially when caused by improper handling, by failure to follow this Operating Manual or by repairs that were not authorised by us.
Our products are constantly being further developed. Please understand that we reserve the right to make changes in design, equipment and engineering. Therefore, no claims can be made with regard to specifications, illustrations and descriptions contained in this Operating Manual.
This Operating Manual does not replace the operating specifications of the filter press manufacturer or other suppliers. Following this Operating Manual does not necessarily guarantee proper functioning of the entire system. The liability of Zhongda Bright Filter Press Co.,Ltd.is therefore limited to the scope of delivery of the membrane filter Plates.
InformationWe urgently recommend that you carefully read this Operating Manual and observe its contents, in particular the safety precautions. Regulations for components of filter systems which have been prepared by third parties should always be observed independently of this Operating Manual.
Prevailing legal regulations and the state of the art must also generally be observed, whether or not they are specified in the Operating Manual for Membrane Filter Plates.
Following these instructions will help you to use the filter plates and frames as safely and reliably as possible. The recommendations contained in this Operating Manual are examples and do not necessarily cover all possible situations.
NoteAll information, illustrations and specifications in this Operating Manual are based on information valid on the day of printing. We reserve the right to make changes at any time without prior notification.
1 Safety Precautions
Please observe the notes in the operating manualIt is a prerequisite for the safe handling and trouble-free use of the filter Plates that you are familiar with the fundamental safety regulations.
This Operating Manual contains the most important information on safe use of the filter Plates.
The Operating Manual, and in particular the safety information, must be observed by all persons working with the filter Plates.
In addition, basic rules and regulations for accident prevention applicable to the operating site must also be observed.
Obligations of the operator
The operator undertakes only to allow persons to work with the filter Plates if they
are familiar with the regulations on health and safety at work and the prevention of accidents and have been given instruction in handling the filter Plates;
have read and understood the chapter on safety and the warnings in this Operating Manual and confirmed this with their signature.
Safety-conscious work habits of the personnel will be checked at regular intervals.
Obligations of the personnelPersonnel instructed to work on the filter Plates undertake, before commencing work, to observe the regulations on occupational safety and accident prevention to read and understand the chapter on safety and the warnings in this Operating Manual and confirm this with their signature.
Hazards when using the membrane filter PlatesThe membrane filter Plates have been constructed according to the state of the art and recognized safety rules. The filter Plates are only intended for proper use to be used when they are in perfect condition regarding technical safety.
If they are used improperly, hazards to the life and limb of the user or third parties or damage to the machine or other property may occur. Faults which may impair safety must be eliminated immediately.
Proper useThe proper use of the membrane filter Plates is specified when the order is placed. The selection of the membrane filter Plates is based on the application specified by the customer or the application developed and defined in agreement with Zhongda Bright. Any other or additional use of the membrane filter Plates is considered improper. ZHONGDA BRIGHT is not liable for any damage or injuries resulting from such improper use or due to incorrect procedures. Proper use also includes observing all instructions from the Operating Manual and adhering to the assembly and commissioning instructions and the inspection and maintenance work.
Warranty and liabilityThe "General Conditions of Sale and Delivery" of ZHONGDA BRIGHT basically apply. These will be made available to the operator at the latest when the contract is concluded. Warranty and liability claims for injuries to persons and property damage are excluded if they are the result of one or more of the following causes:
•improper use of the membrane filter Plates
• incorrect assembly, commissioning and maintenance of the membrane filter Plates
• operation of the membrane filter Plates with defective and/or non-functioning safety and protective equipment
•failure to observe the instructions on the transport, storage, assembly, commissioning, operation or maintenance of the membrane filter Plates contained in this Operating Manual
•unauthorized design changes to the membrane filter Plates
•unauthorized changes to the drive ratios (output etc.)
•insufficient monitoring of the machine parts subject to wear
•incorrectly conducted repairs
•catastrophes caused by foreign bodies and acts of nature.
2 Safety Regulations
Explanation of symbols and warningsThe following designations and symbols are used for hazards in the Operating Manual:
This symbol indicates an immediate danger to the life and health of
persons. The results of a failure to observe this notice range from serious health-endangering effects to life-endangering injuries.
This symbol indicates a potentially threatening danger to the life and
health of persons. The results of a failure to observe this notice range from serious health-endangering effects to life-endangering injuries.
This symbol indicates a potentially dangerous situation. Failure to observe this notice may lead to minor injuries or to property damage.
This symbol provides important information on the proper use of the
system. Failure to observe this notice may lead to malfunctions in the system or in the surrounding area.
This symbol is used to attract your attention to helpful suggestions,
operating tips and useful information. They will help you to use functions on the machine correctly and optimally.
This symbol provides information on what to observe and check when installing or using the system. Non-observance of this information can lead to damage to the system.
You will find calculation examples under this symbol.
2.1 Organizational measuresThe necessary personal safety equipment is to be provided by the operator.
2.2 Safety equipmentAll safety equipment must always be properly mounted and operable before putting the machine into operation.
Safety equipment may only be removed
-during maintenance and repair work and after separation from the power supply.
-after securing the machine against restarting.
2.3 Informal safety measuresThe Operating Manual must be permanently kept at the operating site. In addition to the Operating Manual, the generally applicable and the local regulations on accident prevention and environmental protection are to be provided and observed.
2.4 Training of personnelOnly trained and instructed personnel may work with the membrane filter Plates. The responsibility of the personnel for commissioning, operation, maintenance and service must be clearly defined. Trainees may only work at the membrane filter Plates under the supervision of an experienced person.
2.5 Particularly dangerous pointsThe membrane filter Plates have been designed and manufactured with the greatest care and according to the very latest state of the art and science. Nevertheless, residual risks during handling cannot be completely excluded. The remaining risks are pointed out in the following.
In addition to the dangers considered in this Operating Manual, all safety precautions in the operating manuals of the filter press manufacturer and of the devices in which the membrane filter Plates are used must be observed.
Danger resulting from improper use
Membrane filter Plates that are not properly installed or are located outside of the filter press may not be charged with pressure.
Membrane filter Plates that are properly installed may only be pressure charged for the designated purpose of filter cake draining when the filter press closing force required for this is applied (see Section 6 "Operating the Membrane Filter Plates").
Danger from substances
• Through contact with or inhaling of:
-vapors -biological and microbiological Plates
Danger from careless use of personal protective equipment
• Check your personal protective equipment at regular intervals.
When replacing used filter cloths and membrane filter Plates, always observe the current health and safety regulations of the employer's liability insurance associations. When replacing used filter cloths and membrane filter Plates, for safety reasons always wear:protective goggles,protective gloves,dust protection mask,appropriate protective clothing
Dangers from improper assembly, mechanical dangersObserve the safety precautions of the filter press manufacturer.
Always maintain a sufficient margin of safety to moving parts.
Do not reach into the pallet conveyor or between the filter Plates while they are in motion.
Dangers and residual risks from incorrect behavior by the operating personnelMake sure while performing any work on the machine that the danger of accidents is not unnecessarily high due to excessive physical exertion. Therefore, use suitable aids to be able to carry out this work safely. Ensure a proper, safe stance. During set-up and operation, unexpected machine movements may occur. Therefore, never place any part of your body within moving parts.
2.6 Maintenance and service, troubleshootingfor Zhongda Bright's own designs: see separate instructions in the following sections
for parts from other manufacturers: observe the instructions in the manufacturers' operating manuals.
2.7 Structural modifications to the membrane filter PlatesNo changes/modifications may be made to the membrane filter Plates without the manufacturer's approval. All changes/modifications require written confirmation from ZHONGDA BRIGHT. Any membrane filter Plates not in proper condition must be replaced immediately.
2.8 Cleaning the system and disposalThe required substances and materials must be used and disposed of properly.
Cleaning work may only be carried out in accordance with the instructions in Chapter 8 of this Operating Manual.
Use only suitable cleaning agents. Watch for possible chemical reactions between cleaning agents and the dirt deposits of the filter Plates/filter cloths.
Dispose of the cleaning waste properly. The waste may be toxic and must be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations.
Plastic and compound waste are to be completely recycled and/or returned to the raw material circulation. If necessary, have resulting plastic waste disposed of properly by a suitable disposal firm.
If possible, packaging is to be reused. The packages can be disposed of properly by a suitable disposal firm if necessary.