Pressure filter plants for removal of iron, manganese, ammonium, arsenic, etc.

Pressure filter plants type TFB 35 with primary and secondary filters for reduction of iron, manganese, and ammonium at waterworks.

This type of plants is used for treatment of ground water and surface water typically for reduction of iron, manganese, ammonium, and aggressivity in waterworks, companies, and private households.

Pressure filter plants can also be used for special fields of application such as dechlorination of water, reuse of process water, filtration of seawater, percolate filtration, final filtration of industrial or municipal waste water.


The flexible system with many standard modules results in favourable prices and makes countless applications possible. The plants are uncomplicated and at the same time extremely efficient and reliable. The design makes installation and maintenance relatively easy.

Plant description

Flow rates of standard modules: Up to 100 m³/h per unit. The plants come with manual or automatic backwash. The tanks are made either of steel or stainless steel. Inside, the tanks are protected against corrosion according to job and likewise, the choice of filling is based on individual considerations.



Flow rate: Up to 12 m³/h per unit.

Ideal for small and medium-sized drinking water supplies. Supplied as standard in a painted and a galvanized type. Equipped with distributor section. CE labelled.



Flow rate: Up to 100 m³/h per unit.

Type TF/TFB has many capabilities and can be custom-made. Equipped with distributor section. CE labelled. Can be delivered custom-made - see more under Filtration plants.


Efficient backwashing for continuous and trouble free operation 

In the lower part of the pressure filters there is a nozzle plate with special nozzles. The design offers some significant advantages:

  • Even distribution of load for optimum utilization of the filter medium.
  • Good filtration quality.
  • Efficient and even washing of the filtering media with air and water ensuring high filtration capacity.
  • Long service intervals between each backwash.
  • Long life-time of the filter media.

Click the illustration to see animation of how the filter works; 1) in operation, 2) backwash with air, and 3) backwash with water...

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