• ANDRITZ Decanter Centrifuges D
  • ANDRITZ Decanter Centrifuges A
  • Krauss-Maffei Peeler centrifuge HZ
  • Krauss-Maffei Pusher centrifuge SZ
  • Krauss-Maffei Vertical centrifuge VZU
  • Separators

ANDRITZ Decanter Centrifuges D

Each machine in the ANDRITZ decanter centrifuge family benefits from an application-specific design. Whether your goal is to separate solids from liquids, two liquids from each other, or even to accomplish both tasks at the same time, our application specialists have an optimal design for you. Thanks to decades of experience with continuously evolving machine designs, our top-of-the-class decanter centrifuges ensure reliable and efficient performance.


ANDRITZ decanter centrifuge for environment


Application:Municipal wastewater

  • Thickening biological sludge with and without polymers
  • Thickening primary and tertiary sludge
  • Dewatering membrane sludge
  • Dewatering fresh, blended sludge
  • Dewatering digested sludge
  • Pre-thickening and dewatering of hydrolyzed sludge
  • Classification of sludge
  • Sand removal
  • Potable water

Application:Industrial wastewater

  • Manure and animal waste
  • Dairy
  • Food and beverage
  • Pulp and paper
  • Steel and stainless steel
  • Power plants
  • Slop oils and lagoons
  • Drilling muds
  • Sand and aggregates
  • Mining effluents, etc.

ANDRITZ Decanter Centrifuges A

ANDRITZ decanter centrifuges A are specifically suitable for the chemical and also the mining and minerals industries. ANDRITZ offers two-phase and three-phase decanter centrifuges with continuous adjustability in operation to accommodate variations in feed conditions. Based on long-term relationships with our customers, our product solutions have been optimized to manage the most demanding process situations while maintaining high performance and ensuring long lifetime of the machinery. The robust design of the machines results in a service life of several decades. Customers benefit from a wide choice of different materials of construction (MOCs) to handle even the most demanding corrosive environments. The delivery of EX-certified equipment is not an issue.

ANDRITZ Decanter Centrifuge

ANDRITZ Decanter Centrifuge A


Your benefits

  • Highest efficiency
  • High availability
  • Highest capacity overall in the market
  • Superior dewatering performance for best centrate/filtrate quality
  • Lowest flake content of end product
  • Lowest maintenance costs

Krauss-Maffei Peeler centrifuge HZ

Krauss-Maffei horizontal peeler centrifuges are batch operated filtration centrifuges known for their reliable performance at high capacities. They are used in many processes, primarily in the bulk chemicals, fine chemicals, and food industries.


Peeler centrifuge HZ 125/3.2


Your benefits

  • Krauss-Maffei peeler centrifuges can be adapted easily to changing process requirements
  • Different control recipes can be used to select the optimum operating speed and cycle sequence to yield the highest product quality at peak capacity
  • Lower residual cake moisture due to high centrifugal forces
  • Adjusted to your product
  • Excellent wash results due to even distribution of wash liquid, achieved with a horizontal basket configuration and feed via distributor or spray bars

Krauss-Maffei Pusher centrifuge SZ

In continuous solid/liquid separation, Krauss-Maffei pusher centrifuges successfully combine the features of high availability with minimum maintenance and reduced specific space requirement. Especially suited for fast filtering products at high throughput rates, our pusher centrifuges are the right choice for reliable and effective dewatering. A variety of washing modes and machine sizes are available in order to meet the individual quality requirements of your final product. Krauss-Maffei pusher centrifuges were launched on the market over 80 years ago and have been applied since then in over 5,000 installations around the globe.

With these numbers comes a wealth of experience gained in industrial applications from food to bulk chemicals, plastics, fiber, or mining and mineral applications, and the track record keeps on running.

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Krauss-Maffei SZ pusher centrifuge


Main Applications

Bulk chemicals

  • Sodium sulfate
  • Soda
  • ZLD
  • Lithium hydroxide
  • Many more


  • Ammonium sulfate
  • Monoammonium phosphate (MAP)
  • Potash
  • Many more


  • ABS
  • Paraxylene
  • Polycarbonate
  • Adipic acid
  • Many more

Food stuff

  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Sodium chloride
  • Citric acid
  • Many more

Construction materials

  • Austenitic steels
  • Duplex steels
  • Nickel-based alloys
  • Titanium

Krauss-Maffei Vertical centrifuge VZU

The Krauss-Maffei vertical basket centrifuge VZU has been specifically designed for processing high-quality products in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries. The requirements established for minimum product loss, such as optimal cleaning ability, minimum dead zone design, and inspection capability, are all fulfilled in this development. Operating benefits include flexibility to adapt to a wide variety of product requirements, effective and even filling, intensive solids washing, and optimized solids discharge. In addition, the vibration damping system developed for this unit using four column supports results in smooth operation and minimal downtime for maintenance.


Krauss-Maffei Vertical centrifuge VZU


Main Applications

  • Amino acids
  • Agrochemicals
  • Fine and special chemicals
  • Pharmaceutical products (e.g. API and antibiotics)
  • Vitamins
  • Food products

Materials of construction

  • Various grades of stainless steel
  • Nickel-based alloys
  • Special metals with or without lining