BHS Filtration
Specializing in Thin-Cake

Typical applications for BHS as alternatives to centrifuges, filter-dryers, filter presses, and manual filters include: 

  • Chemical Process: specialty and fine chemicals, agricultural, pigments and resins, terephthalic acids, cellulose and zeolites.
  • Food and Pharmaceutical: bulk and final pharmaceuticals, APIs, nutraceuticals, vitamins, starches and cellulose, citric acid and sugars.
  • Energy, Environmental, Mining and Metallurgy: gypsum and FGD, acid gas scrubbing, specialty wastewater, fly ash and catalyst and metals recovery and bulk mining, tailings, metals precipitation and dissolution and coal.
BHS Filtration liquid process

Process & Filtration Testing 

We have a Process and Filtration Laboratory for preliminary bench top testing which can either take place in our Charlotte office or at the customer’s site. This is a unique benefit of BHS and all of our work begins with this bench top (pocket leaf filter) tests.

Liquid Clarification Systems
Turnkey skid packages for filtration, absorption, thickening and polishing.

Solid-Liquid Filtration:
Read the Book / Attend the Workshop

Book cover Solid-Liquid Filtration
Practical Guides in Chemical Engineering
Barry Perlmutter President & Managing Director
BHS-Sonthofen Inc.

Solid-Liquid Filtration Workshop
May 12-13, 2015 and Sept 28-29, 2015

In this 2-day course, you'll learn about the science of filtration, filtration technology and how to apply it. This workshop will cover pressure and vacuum filtration theory, hands-on filtration testing, process troubleshooting and much more!

BHS-Sonthofen Inc. Headquarters

workshopThe BHS-Sonthofen Inc., 14,000 ft2 facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the US headquarters for the BHS filtration, mixing and recycling divisions. It combines sales, engineering, lab testing and pilot plant rental units, spare parts and assembly operations into one location.

BHS serves the chemical, energy, environmental and pharmaceutical marketplaces as well as the concrete, pre-cast and mining industries. For recycling, the size-reduction technologies are used for e-scrap, slag, aluminum and automotive residual shredding.