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Larox® FFP3716 filter

Larox® FFP3716 filter

Proven dewatering solution for difficult tailings applications

Designed and proven dewatering solutions for difficult Tailings applications

1980m² filtration area


120 chambers installed


Up to 16 bars operating pressure


Advanced control system

Larox® FFP3716 filter – A trusted solution with high volume processing and improved design

Driven by growing volume of tailings and water scarcity, the mining industry is seeking sustainable solutions to address rising costs, regulatory compliances and increasing global resource footprint. The risk of tailings dam failure could be completely avoided by dewatering and dry stacking the tailings.

At Metso Outotec, our goal is to provide holistic tailings management solution by bringing a step change in the way we view, handle, and manage tailings. Backed by proven technology and industrial knowledge, our efficient dewatering solutions help in maximizing water recovery and reuse.

The new Larox® FFP3716 combined with Metso Outotec’s optimized filtration plant design offers a reliable and cost-efficient long-term solution for tailings handling even in difficult environment.

Proven plate pack design

With substantial increase in total filtration volume coupled with our rich experience, the Larox FFP3716 uses the most optimum plate pack design leading to reduced wear on plate pack and cloth components along with ease of spares holding. The new design also ensures familiarity with previous type of filters ensuring ease of operation for the mining companies.

Smart automation for large plate pack

The advanced Larox FFP3716 filter is equipped with latest technology filter plates designed for mining conditions to meet highest throughput. The newly designed closing and sealing mechanism with individual controlled sealing cylinders, ensures squared plate pack at any time, resulting in long lifetime of plate pack.

Enhanced feed inlet design

The enhanced slurry inlet design removes need of feed shoe handling, increasing reliability as reducing operating costs.

High performance equipment

The robust and high capacity Larox FFP3716 filter leads to high performance with increased operational pressure for handling difficult tailings applications

Safety paramount

Our Larox FFP3716 filter has been designed from bottom to top with optimal safety in mind.

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The Metso Outotec Filtration Services team strives to deliver the best possible availability, performance and quality whilst optimizing costs. Our filtration solutions aim to eliminate environmental and societal risks at our customer operations. Our filtration experts ensure safety and quality are built into everything we do from R&D and engineering to parts and services.

Filtration upgrades to help achieve your sustainability and production targets

Faster, easier maintenance
Increased filter availability
Improved safety
Minimized downtime
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