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Solid/Liquid Separation

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Multotec has been in the solid/liquid separation (dewatering) business for over 40 years and supplies and manufactures world-leading solutions to increase the rate of your separation and increase overall process efficiency.  

As global solid/liquid separation specialists, Multotec’s extensive range of industrial filter presses, centrifuges and polishing filter solutions reduce waste and are energy-efficient.

Multotec’s team of skilled engineers are experts in process flow sheets and have the expertise to supply solid/liquid separation equipment that can be seamlessly integrated into new and existing applications to lower your overall cost per ton.

Multotec provides solid/liquid separation solutions for chemical and mineral processing, as well as solutions for coal or water treatment plants.

Market leaders in solid/liquid separation:

  • Turnkey solid/liquid separation solutions including design, manufacture, supply, installation and maintenance
  • Fully-automated filling, pressing, material discharge and self-cleaning functions
  • All solid/liquid separation solutions are manufactured according to ISO 9001 standards
  • Lower capital and operating costs
  • Increased environmental compliance
  • Lower drive pressures prolong apparatus life and improve safety

Multotec is a specialist in solid/liquid separation and a global leader in processing equipment with over 40 years of experience and application knowledge.


Seprotech solid/liquid separation products and services 

As a market-leading solid/liquid separation specialist and mineral processing equipment company, Multotec’s solutions are supplied by Seprotech, a member of the Multotec Group. Multotec offers customers a complete solution for all solid/liquid separation applications and requirements.

This range of solid/liquid separation products includes Siebtechnik centrifuges, Ishigaki filters and Ishigaki Rapid Polishing Filters. These international brands are locally supported by experienced and competent engineers with extensive application specific knowledge. A valuable addition to the Seprotech range is the locally-developed and manufactured rapid filter press.

Contact a Multotec consultant by filling out the enquiry form.

The role of CIF® in solid/liquid separation

Multotec has a partnership with Clean TeQ, an Australian company, through which it has introduced continuous counter-current ion exchange technology into the African market for solid/liquid separation, process water treatment and metals recovery. Continuous Ionic Filtration (CIF®) can achieve water recoveries of up to 95% and higher in various applications such as mining, industrial and municipal process water treatment.

Features of CIF® when used for solid/liquid separation

  • Modular and mobile
  • Self-cleaning
  • High solids handling capabilities
  • Flexible with changing feed conditions
  • Achieve zero liquid discharge
  • Potential to recover valuable by-products
  • Robust, with the ability to operate in high scaling and fouling conditions
  • Optimised resin inventory

Benefits of CIF® in your solid/liquid separation operation:

  • High water recovery
  • Reduced brine production
  • Reduced chemical consumption
  • Reduced maintenance
  • Smaller plant footprint
  • Lower capital and operating costs

 Contact a Multotec consultant here to find out how we can manufacture a performance-enhancing solid/liquid separation solution for you!


The role of Clean-iX® in solid/liquid separation

Clean-iX® for solid/liquid separation is built on the foundations of continuous ion exchange technology. The Clean-iX® process uses the principles of continuous counter-current ion exchange, providing you with highly-efficient and cost-effective extraction, concentration and solid/liquid separation processes.

Clean-iX® is tailored for recovering, among others, gold, uranium, rare earths and base metals and makes use of Continuous Resin-In-Column (cLX) for extraction from clarified leach solutions; Continuous Resin-In-Pulp (cRIP) for extraction from leached pulp; Continuous

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Multotec increases the rate of solid/liquid separation, lowering your overall cost per ton

In the News

Mato Builds On 30 Years In SA To Grow Range, Footprint (March 2018)

Wth three successful decades of supplying mining and industrial customers in South Africa, Multotec Group company MATO Products is set to spread its wings in terms of both its product range and its southern African footprint.


Clean-iX® for Metals Recovery

Multotec Clean-iX® technology combines the most efficient form of extraction with the best resin to provide an optimum solution for metals recovery applications

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CIF® For Process Water Treatment

Continuous Ionic Filtration (CIF®) can achieve water recoveries of up to 95% and higher in various applications such as mining, industrial and municipal process water treatment.

View CIF® For Process Water Treatment Product Details

Filter Press

Filter presses from Multotec have unique designs so discharged minerals can be reclaimed. Multotec is a specialist in filter press equipment, which forms part of its range of equipment for solid/liquid separation.

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Industrial Centrifuges

Industrial centrifuges supplied by Multotec is used for all your solid/liquid separation applications.

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Ishigaki Rapid Polishing Filter

Ishigaki rapid polishing filters for high-capacity, energy-efficient filtration

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 Partner with Multotec today to achieve your mineral processing goals


We provide piece of mind with real-time supply, installation and asset management and flow sheet solutions with emphasis on plant availability, and service support to mines, project houses and a growing OEM client base. 


Multotec's mineral screening equipment is used in over 300 mines across Africa. This is because we understand the industry, have refined engineering techniques and offer professional field service maintenance.

A range of mineral processing equipment designed to achieve optimal productivity in the world's primary industries, including: 
Coal, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Copper, Iron Ore, Chrome, Mineral Sands and Power Generation