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Frequently Asked Questions About JWI Filter Presses

How do I size the compressor for my filter press feed pump and air blow?

It depends on your process, but general guidelines are as follows:

  • A 1" pump should have a 5 hp compressor.
  • A 1½" pump should have a 10 hp compressor.
  • A 2" pump should have a 12-15 hp compressor.
  • A 3" pump should have a 20 hp compressor.


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