Zinc material


Demand for base metals used in manufacturing never diminishes. Our customers increasingly rely on our proven product range, as an essential part of their production of zinc and lead. Clear Edge has been serving many zinc and lead producers across the world for decades and is widely considered as having the best available filtration solutions. Our filter cloth is manufactured to exacting standards using highly technical raw materials. Specialized finishing techniques ensure that our filtration and diaphragm filter bag meet the tight tolerances demanded from the varied refining processes.

Clear Edge’s range of filter fabrics are designed with the rigors of the modern ore processing plant in mind. Each product within our mining and minerals portfolio has a specification to optimize filtration depending on which stage of production they are used.

  • Increased filter efficiency for mining CONCENTRATES
  • Higher flow rates and water recovery for TAILINGS DEWATERING
  • Lower energy consumption in the ELECTROLYTIC REFINING process

Each product is optimized for weight, permeability, weave pattern, polymer and yarn type to ensure it gives the best performance regardless of the position it takes in the process flowsheet. Our customers continue to depend on our filter cloth to be robust and in addition, as easy to install as possible, reducing health and safety risk.

Filtration products within the base and precious metals applications include FILTER PRESS CLOTHSHORIZONTAL VACUUM BELT FILTERS, Twin Wire Presses, ROTARY VACUUM DISC FILTERS and ROTARY VACUUM DRUM FILTERS as well as LINEAR SCREENS.  Clear Edge has developed a range of replacement hardware spares for your FILTER PRESS PLATESULTRAFLO™ DISC SECTORS and PRESSURE FILTER LEAVES.

Clear Edge have designed filter fabrics from highly technical polymers that can withstand the aggressive conditions that can be encountered. Fabric selection is scientifically based on our extensive knowledge of the thermal, chemical and mechanical conditions found in the applications. Vertically integrated manufacturing ensures the highest standard of quality at every stage.

For full product specifications, download the Clear Edge Zinc brochure: