This plate is used to connect fitting pipes of the filter press to the filtration pack. It is generally bolt on directly on the fixed head of the press.
This type of plate is required where the configuration of the filter pack is different than that of the fixed head of the filter press. This plate allows to deflect the slurry inlet or the filtrate outlet.
This plates allows to reduce the length of the length of the plates pack. The configuration of the plate is generally thick allows to resist all operating forces during filtration phase.