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Horizontal Belt Filters Market Segmented By Automatic and Vacuum type with application such as Chemical Processing, Mineral Processing, Food Processing, Metallurgical Ores
Belt press filters or belt filters are industrial machines used to dewater sludge in the mining, chemical, food processing, and power industries. Horizontal belt filters or horizontal belt press filters are a type of belt filters which provide high extraction efficiency. Horizontal belt filters help in achieving low cake moisture, reduced operating costs, increased production as well as maximum filtration area, as compared to other types of press filters.
At a very low cost, horizontal belt filters achieve maximum cake purity. Horizontal belt filters consist of tensioned porous belts and rollers with decreasing diameter which apply mechanical pressure on the slurry.
The dewatering operation produces a slurry cake, a non-liquid, dewatered slurry mix. Dewatering results in reduced weight and volume of the slurry, which, in turn, reduces transportation and storage costs. Horizontal belt filters are widely used in chemical, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and petrochemical industries to treat industrial and chemical slurries such as biological sludge, wood pulp, mixed slurry, and various other types.
Horizontal belt filters are used across various industries like chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing, and petrochemicals for dewatering of slurries or sludge. They are widely used in fruit juice extraction, sewage treatment, wastewater treatment, mining, metallurgy, breweries, dyeing, chemical factories, and paper industries.
Even though other industrial equipment like centrifuges, vacuum-disc filters, and frame filter presses are used for dewatering, horizontal belt filters are more efficient, cost saving, and low maintenance with a long lifespan. These are expected to be the major drivers for the market during the forecast period. The growth in food, pharmaceutical, and petrochemical industries is also expected to drive the horizontal belt filters market in the coming years.
Horizontal belt filters are ineffective at processing high grease feeds and slurry with high oil content. However, given their various advantages over conventional sludge treatment systems, the horizontal belt filters market is expected to register a significant growth rate during the forecast period.
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The horizontal belt filters market is expected to witness a huge demand worldwide during the forecast period. North America is expected to occupy a major market share in the horizontal belt filters market due to the presence of a high number of chemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries in the region.
In the Asia-Pacific region, China and India, experiencing rapid urbanization and industrialization, are expected to lead the market share in the horizontal belt filters market in the region. Europe is expected to register significant growth in the horizontal belt filters market.
Japan is expected to register significant growth rate in the horizontal belt filters market as the region has already experienced industrialization boom at the start of the century and the major industries contributing towards the growth of the market are already matured.
Africa is not expected to witness major growth in the horizontal belt filters market as the region is experiencing a slow growth rate in industrialization and urbanization due to lack of investments in the region.
Examples of some of the market participants in the global horizontal belt filters market identified across the value chain are:
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