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Old or Broken OEM knife advances waste precoat by cutting too deep. Or, they don't cut at all. They can be hard to adjust and hard to find parts for.

EDG-trac Knife Advance System from TriStar features precision control which allows cutting rates as low as 0.003 inches/drum revolution at a drum speed of 0.1 RPM. EDG-trac can be retrofitted to most existing precoat filters. PLC or Manual control. Single-motor VFD mechanism.

Retrofit your Precoat Drum Filter with Efficient EDG-trac Knife Advance System

Pipe, Valves, Fittings

We started as a pipe, valve, fitting and instrument distributor. Today, our Distribution Division carries full PVF lines from manufacturers such as Century, Cla-Val, Contromatics, Hayward, Goulds, Sharpe, Smith-Cooper, Spears, and Watts.

TriStar specializes in sanitary valves and fittings for the Food Processing, Pharmaceutical, and Specialty Chemical industries.

Washdown Equipment from Streamline Valve is our latest addition.

Process Equipment

Formed in 1985 TriStar Ltd. serves the Chemical, Food & Beverage, General Manufacturing, Municipal, O.E.M., Oil & Gas, and Power Industries.

We build many types of liquid heating equipment such as Hot Water Sets and Boiler Systems.

Other Process Equipment includes Pump Bases, Pumping Systems, Mixer Skids, Precoat Skids, and Water Treatment Systems.


TriStar Ltd. is a rebuilder of Rotary Vacuum Drum Filters, Belt Filters, Vacuum Belt Filters, and Filter Presses. We rebuild, refurbish, and repair all brands to like-new or upgrade them to better-than-new condition. Our rebuilt filters typically cost 60% - 70% of new and our delivery times are usually 6-12 weeks. Every remanufactured filter comes with a one year warranty.

Our own line of Rotary Drum Vacuum Filters offer full automation or manual operation Lab testing and pilot program ensure success.

30 Years of Process and Filtration Experience


TriStar LTD was formed in 1985 to serve the chemical, O.E.M., municipal, power generation, and general manufacturing industries. Since then we have grown into the leading company for Rotary Vacuum Drum Filter and Belt Filter remanufacturing and rebuilding.