A giant screen changer of 170 mm diam. with six pistons and 12 screens was made by Erema in Ipswich, Mass., to provide up to 5000 lb/hr throughput of recycled PET. Piggybacking six of Erema’s one-piston/two-screen models provides high filtration area of 422 in.2 while using relatively small, easy-to-handle breaker plates. Erema has built larger screen changers (over 600 in.2), but this model SW 12/170 RTF has smaller breaker plates and takes less screen area off-line during automatic backflushes and screen changes. (978) 356-3771 • www.erema.net
EREMA North America
23 Old Right Rd. #2 Ipswich, MA 01938-1164
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