Filter Press Manufacturer & Filter Press Pump Suppliers Universal Filtration

703 Bascomb Commercial Park - Suite 103
Woodstock - Georgia 30189 USA


 Latham Unmanned Automatic Filter Presses

We now offer the Latham automatic filter press to North America and the timing could not have been more perfect. The prices are great! The British Pound is now at a 30 year low against the U.S. Dollar. The prices are down by 20% in the last few months.


Let us assist you with your filter press sizing or even the process design. We have been designing filter press systems since 1974 and we can also offer the filter press pumps or pumping systems to match your requirements. Our filter presses are available in many styles ranging from manual to semi auto to fully automated.

Our team of sales advisors and engineers will advise you on the best solution for your filtration system and filter press needs.
Latham Overhead Filter Press Design Picture
Latham Sidebar Press Picture
Latham Automatic Filter Press Design Picture


Latham Automatic Filter Press Applications

Fully Enclosed Filter Press:
Fully Enclosed for special applications
Stainless Steel Construction:
When corrosion protection is required Stainless Steel might be your solution.
Explosion Proof Construction:
We can meet specifications such as Class 1 Division 1 and ATEX.
Sewage Treatment Plants:
Municipal and industrial sludges
Water Treatment:
Alum and ferric sludges. Backwash water recovery.
Chemical Processing:
Dyes and pigments. Titanium dioxide solid-liquid separation in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry,
Plating and metal finishing, tannery waste, textiles, paint, etc.
Metals, Minerals:
Hydroxides, precious metal recovery, mining etc.
Body preparation and glaze recovery
Food and beverage:
Sugar beet and crane treatment. Brewing, edible oils, waxes and fats etc.

Filter Press Manufacturers

Filter Press Range

Latham Sidebar Filter Press push to close design
Overhead Filter Press Pull to close design
Overhead Filter Press Design

Filter press sizes:

  • 250mm
  • 300mm
  • 500mm
  • 630mm
  • 800mm
  • 1000mm
  • 1200mm
  • 1300mm
  • 1500mm
  • 2m x 1.5m
  • 2.1m x 1.5m
  • 2m x 2m
  • 2m x 2.1m
  • 2.1m x 2.1m
  • 2m x 2.4m
  • 2.4m x 2.4m


Our New Filter Presses

Filter Press Manufacturers, New Latham Filter Presses

New Latham Automatic Filter Press

A full range of filter presses are available in manual, semi automatic and fully automatic.

Range 250mm2 laboratory presses up to 2.4m2 conventional membrane or plate and frame.
Up to 30 bar
Automatic plate shifting
Automatic cloth washing
Multiple cake discharge
Photo electric light curtains
Automatic drip trays
PLC Control
Membrane inflation
Cake washing and air blow
Core blow



Filter Press Operation Animations

The Filter Press Animations below illustrate a range of Filter Press Operations our equipment provide:

Filter Press Filling

filter press feed pumps


Multi-Shake Operation

Plate Shifter with Single Shaker Operation

Standard Plate Shifter Operation on a Sidebar Press

Standard Plate Shifter Operation on an Overhead Beam Press

Continuous Plate Shifter Operation on an Overhead Beam Press


filter press feed pumps


Enclosed Filter Press

Enclosed Filter PressLatham offers several filter press enclosure options:
  • sliding doors/panels
  • hydraulic or mechanical doors
  • vapor containment with vent hoods



Enclosed press
Filter Press Applications include:
  • hot slurries
  • hazardous vapors
  • odoriferous (stinky) sludge/cake



Stainless Steel Filter Press

Stainless Steel Filter PressLatham stainless steel press industries:
  • Chemical
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Petrochemical
Sidebar Filter Press in Stainless Steel with Automatic Plate Shifter     
Filter PressPress Designs:
  • Small presses to 500mm in stainless steel or stainless steel clad
  • Medium & Large Presses to 2.4m² - Stainless Steel Clad
  • Filtration Pressures to 100 - 435 psi (7 - 30 bar)
  • Slurry Temperatures to 194°f (90°c)
  • Each Filter Press is "Custom Manufactured" to Customers Requirements
Filter Press in Stainless Steel