Flottweg SE

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial centrifuges

Flottweg Separation Technology – Engineered For Your Success

Flottweg is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial centrifuges. The company, headquartered in Vilsbiburg,achieves an annual turnover of over 179 Million Euros with an export rate of more than 85 %. Flottweg has own subsidiaries and branch offices with service centers in the US, in People’s Republic of China, in Russia, Italy, Poland, France,Australia and Mexico. Concentration on customer requirements, keen sense on how markets will develop, and the ability to come up with creative solutions have helped to make Flottweg one of the world’s leading producers of centrifuges for separation technology. In order to secure the market position for the future,Flottweg will continue to upgrade its technology, provide the highest quality products and provide 24-hour aftermarket service.


Beverages: Whether during the production of fruit and vegetable juices, beer, coffee, vine, or spirits – mechanical liquid-fluid separation is a decisive process step in the beverage production. High quality,optimum yields, and – what is getting more and more important – gentle treatment of natural resources are thereby critical factors. Flottweg machines meet these demands to a great extent.

Chemicals/Pharmaceutical/Foods: In chemistry as well as in biotechnology mechanical separation processes are an important component of many processes. In these applications Flottweg decanters and disc stack centrifuges assume key functions: They clarify liquids, separate two solids,sort solid mixtures, and de water liquid-solid suspensions.

Edible fats and oils/biofuelsFlottweg centrifuges are used for the recovery and processing of oils, fats and biofuels. Whether as single machines or as complete systems – Flottweg equipments contribute to increase the efficiency of current processes and to utilize renewable energy sources.

Municipal sewage sludgeDecanter centrifuges are used for the thickening and dewatering of a variety of sludges at different stages of wastewater and water treatment .Sludge dewatered in a decanter centrifuge is typically suitable for reuse or disposal, whether for agriculture, incineration or landfill.

Industrial waste/Mineral oil: Oil residuals, including sludge from lagoons, sedimentation ponds, or storage tanks are processed using Flottweg Decanters, Tricanters® and Discstack centrifuges. Due to Flottweg Know-How, both things are possible: Treating our natural resources with respect and consideration and making high profits.

Our machines:

Flottweg Decanter: Hygienic, gas-tight (Atex) and wear-protected according to the application.

Flottweg Sedicanter®: The ideal connection of disc stack centrifuges and decanters, for highest separation and yields.

Flottweg Tricanter®: Continuous three phase separation in one step, economic and efficient.

Flottweg Sorticanter®: Unique decanter for continuous separation of plastics.

Flottweg disc stack centrifuges: Fully automatic disc stack centrifuges for clarification and separation, efficient and effective.

Flottweg belt presses: Continuous pressing of mashes and dewatering of solids – high yields and high cake dryness, low operating costs.


Industriestrasse 6-8
84137 Vilsbiburg

+49 8741 301 0
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