Open drum vacuum filters

Continuous operation, easy control and simple maintenance

Vacuum filtration is considered a proven technique for separating fines from liquids. Because rotating vacuum filters can be fitted with various cake discharge systems, they are successfully applied in all branches of the process industry ranging from pharmacy to waste.

By continuously developing the filtration process and technique as one of the few suppliers, SiccaDania obtained a leading position in the market

By mean of vacuum filtration starch is dewatered, water is taken out of the final starch slurry and is prepared for drying.

In this stage, the amount of water is reduced mechanically by filtration by means of a vacuum filter. Starch de-watering by vacuum filters is generally preferred for their continuous operation, easy control, and simple maintenance. SiccaDania Vacuum have a state-of-the-art design and can run with full capacity flexibility, contiguous system and come with a wide range of food-grade options

Benefits of SiccaDania vacuum filters

  • Low consumption of electrical energy and no peak currents
  • High starch de-watering quality
  • Internal cleaning
  • Variable drum speed control
  • Adjustable scraper with stellite cutting edges
  • Highest dry substance
  • Continuous adjustable level control
  • Full stainless steel
  • Sustainable and a long lifetime


  • Movable continuous cleaning nozzles
  • Pneumatic scraper knife/through cleaning device
  • Pneumatic cake knock off/through spray pipe
  • Movable scraper knife increasing the pre-coat lifetime and increasing the length of up-time