The complete KLINKAU membrane
product line ( fixed welded –standard , fixed welded- "empty
chamber", replaceable membrane- "empty chamber") has
been successfully utilized for over 15 years in the
fractionation process of palm oil filtration.
Refined bleached palm oil is
being cooled to approximately 20 degrees centigrade by the
crystallization process to crystallize the saturated fatty
The crystallization suspension
is then filtered utilizing the membrane filter press.
The filtration process will
yield the valuable oleon ( filtrate ) and stearin ( filter cake
An evenly formed filter cake
during the filtration phase and a uniform movement of the
membrane during squeezing has a great influence on the
separation of the oleon.
The operation and results of the
membrane filter plate system are a major economical factor in
the fractionation process.
The method of construction on
the KLINKAU membrane product line guarantees an even cake
formation and therefore a defined squeeze result that produces
high yield and quality product.
The latest development is the
special KLINKAU anti-static membrane to eliminate electrostatic
energy within the filter press.
This 70 chamber, 1450mm x 1450mm
palm oil filter press utilizing the KLINKAU fixed welded –
standard membrane filter plate system has been in operation
since 1988. The plate system includes the corner feed design
with 40mm cake thickness.