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Distributor / authorized representative that deals with supply & delivery of band filters to industrial enterprises of Russia

Engineering company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), Russia, has been successfully working with a number of Russian industrial enterprises at the local market for more than 20 years. Since the company’s founding, it has acquired immense engineering experience, market reputation, and has realized more than a hundred large-scale projects at the industrial plants in Russia. Our company is continuously in search of new business partners, who consider Russian market investment-attractive and want to boost their sales in the region, as well as expand their field of activities and enter a new international level.

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We are interested in cooperation with the manufacturers of band filters, who are looking for an official and reliable distributor to deal with supply & delivery of their equipment to the industrial plants in Russia.

The company’s top management and sales team are well acquainted with the Russian market, its mentality and laws; they also understand industrial specifics of the financial and economic activities of the Russian customers. All our sales managers have a large customer database, extensive experience of successful sales and well-established connections with the potential buyers of your band filters. This allows our managers to promptly set out the most promising directions for promotion and to ensure a rapid entry of the products into the promising Russian market. Our employees, who are fluent in English and German, are focused on working at the international market with the supplies of foreign equipment.

Our team of experienced engineers, who can handle the most serious technical problems, constantly keeps in touch with the Russian customers, holds meetings and delivers presentations regarding the latest achievements of our manufacturing partners. They point out the engineering challenges and actively communicate with all the departments at Russian plants. That is why the specifics of doing a business in the Russian Federation are well-known to us, and we also know the equipment of the local industrial plants and their up-to-date modernization needs.

Once we become your authorized representative in Russia, our marketing staff will carry out a market research in order to check the demand for band filters, will submit a market overview for band filters that you offer and evaluate the needs for this type of equipment at local plants. Our specialists will also estimate the potential and capacity of this market at local industrial plants. Our IT-team will start developing a website for your products in Russian. Our experts will assess the conformity between your band filters and customer needs as well as analyze the common reaction to the new goods in general. We will look into the categories of potential customers, and pick out the largest and the most promising plants.

Upon becoming your authorized agent on the territory of Russia, ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), will obtain certificates, if required, for a batch of the goods, for various types of band filters in compliance with Russian standards. We can also arrange the inspection in order to obtain TR TS 010 and TR TS 012 Certificates. These certificates provides permission to operate your equipment at all industrial plants of the EAEU countries (Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan), including the hazardous industrial facilities. Our company is eager to assist in issuing Technical Passports for band filters as per Russian and other EAEU countries’ requirements.

Our engineering company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), collaborates with several Russian design institutes in various industrial segments, which allows us to conduct preliminary design as well as subsequent design works according to the standards, construction rules and regulations that are applicable in Russia and other CIS countries. It also enables us to include your band filters into the future projects.

The Company has its own logistics department that can provide packing service, handling as well as the most efficient and cost effective mode of transportation of the goods (incl. over dimensional and overweight goods). The goods can be delivered on DAP or DDP-customer’s warehouse basis in full compliance with all the relevant regulations and requirements that are applicable on the Russian market.

Our company has its own certified specialists who will carry out installation supervision and commissioning of the delivered equipment, as well as further guarantee and post-guarantee maintenance of band filters. They will also provide necessary training and guidance for the customer’s personnel.

Band filters. A brief overwiew

Band filters are efficient and reliable equipment, the primary goal of which is continuous mechanical dewatering of household and industrial effluent pre-treated with macromolecular water-soluble substances called flocculants.

Band filters allow achieving a high degree of cake dewatering consistently affecting it by gravity, vacuum and gradually rising pressure. They are able to process suspensions different in their nature and properties that’s why they are widely used in many industries: petrochemical, coalmining, metal mining, metallurgy, food-processing, paper and pulp, as well as in public services at local waste treatment plants.

Band filter drawing

Band filter

Band filter operating principle

Suspension pretreated with flocculant is fed to the filling tray tightly mounted on the filter screen. Then it goes to the filter screen driven by the driving drum. There is a special gate at the filling tray output that equally distributes the cake over the surface of the filter screen and adjusts the thickness of its layer.

Liquid component of the cake is directed into the chamber under the effect of gravitational forces or vacuum, where it is removed from the equipment. Then the cake is moved to V-zone of low mechanical pressure formed by two screens (supporting and squeezing), which includes a large tubular drum and a smaller pinch roller. This area enables pressure adjustment using a special device that can increase or, conversely, reduce the degree of roller pressing to the screen and drum.

Then the cake enters pre-squeezing zone where mechanical pressure gradually raises by cake passing through metal balls, diameter of which increases according to their movement. Metal balls placed in the box made in the form of separator can be positioned either between the special supporting rollers or over them.

From then on the cake passes high-pressure squeezing system, which is formed by the rows of rollers, the diameter of which gradually decreases according to the sediment moving. Depending on the rheological (flexibility, viscosity, elasticity) properties of the moving cake, the upper rollers can be located like metal balls either between the lower rollers or over them. Before the cake will be removed with a knife, filter screens pass a small guide roller at first and a big driving drum after that, where their spreading occurs. The position of the knife that cuts off the cake can be changed.

The sensor and control rollers are in charge of the correct position of filter screens. Screens tension is provided by other rollers and direction of the bands movement is adjusted by the system of reversible rollers. Band filters can be equipped with special devices necessary for filter screens regeneration, i.e. restoration of their filtration properties, thereby providing stable performance and moisture of the cake.

All liquid from V-zone and squeezing zone as well as liquid generated after filter screens restoration is removed to the pallet system.

Band vacuum filters

Band vacuum filters are continuous filters. The aggregates have a horizontal work surface, which is a drainage flexible endless band. The band is made of rubber-fabric material and passes over vacuum-chambers located between the driving and tension drums. There are the mats fixed on the band having the same design as the mats in the drum filters. To avoid mats damaging when the band is running, they are fixed with only one side by means of riveted joint. There are filtrate diverting windows under the mats. They are located along the band and are aligned with the windows in the spool-type gates of the table, over which the band moves. The lower (empty) band strand is located on supporting drums. Band edges are raised by the table borders in a manner to form grooves – suspension from the feeder and washing liquid from the trays is fed by them.

Band vacuum filter drawing

Band filter

An endless converging sheet passing over the mats along working band strand is used as a filter membrane in a band filter. The sheet is moved together with the band after starting of suspension feeding and turning of vacuum system on. The filter design includes rollers that perform different functions: discharge, control, tension and a number of supporting ones. Screw-type roller is designated for smoothing of wrinkles formed on the cloth. Removal of the cake is carried out by a knife. Washing liquid is supplied from the nozzles and is fed from the inner side of the sheet. After washing the filtrate drains into the pallet, and the cake is taken out through the charging spout.

Apart from filters with convergent sheet, general-purpose filters are used. Their design is simpler and filtration cloth is attached to a rubber band, which has a special slotted profile.

Band filters are generally used for work with suspensions, the solid phase of which contains particles of different size, especially if the cake requires thorough washing. Elutriation system can be co-current or countercurrent.

The main advantages of band filter:

  • simplicity of design due to absence of distribution head;
  • possibility to get a thin cake.

Capillary band filters

An endless band made of fabric and stretched on the guide rollers is used in band filters, an example of which is shown in the figure below.

Capillary band filter

Band filter

As a result of friction the cloth moves along the endless band made of batt or felt. Such bands are stretched on the guide rollers too. They are driven by a pair of beads, which are used to remove moisture from the capillaries of suction felt band. A part of filter cloth positioned below is supported by the supporting gate moving the same direction as the cloth.

The suspension gets onto a band moving on the inclined tray. The liquid contained in the suspension is absorbed by capillaries of the felt band. Whereby solids remain on the filtering band and then are directed to the elutriation zone. Under the effect of capillary forces washing liquid is sucked in by the bands and the cake remained after washing adheres to the endless band, when the roll is passed round by filter cloth. Removal of the cake from the band occurs by means of a knife. To remove liquid from the band their blowing with hot air is used. Therefore, capillary forces are used instead of vacuum in such filters.

Band filters can be used for filtration of suspensions containing a small amount of solids. Such filters favorably differ from drum filters thanks to their simple design and high performance, if filtration of inhomogeneous cakes is necessary, as the band of this filter fits best to settle large particles.

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Upon becoming the official distributer of band filters, our company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), carries out the following: finds the buyers of your products on the market, conducts technical and commercial negotiations with the customers regarding the supplies of your equipment, concludes contracts. Should a bidding take place, we will collect and prepare all the documents required for the participation, conclude all the necessary contracts for the supply of your equipment, as well as register the goods (band filters) and conduct customs clearance procedures. We will also register a certificate of transaction (Passport of Deal) required for all foreign trade contracts in the foreign currency control department of the authorized Russian bank so that currency transaction could be effected. If required, our company will implement an equipment spacing project in order to integrate your equipment into the existing or newly built production plant.

We are convinced that our company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), will become your reliable, qualified and efficient partner & distributor in Russia.

We are always open for cooperation, so let’s move forward together!

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