The Western States Machine Company has been designing and manufacturing high performance vertical filtering and decanting centrifuges for solid – liquid separation for the chemical, fine chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries since 1950. From the very beginning Western States has focused entirely on the innovative design of vertical centrifuges to offer our customers cost-effective separation solutions.

Our engineers have flexibility to adapt and custom design state-of-the-art centrifuges and automation systems to meet each customer’s specific requirements with finite element analysis and advanced 3-D modeling.

Every Western States Centrifuge is manufactured in accordance to the latest GMP standards, requirements or directives and is backed by superior support and service.

Since 1950, Western States has custom designed and manufactured over 1,000 vertical filtering and decanting centrifuges. Many well-known producers from the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries have come to trust the Western States brand of vertical centrifuge to provide trouble-free solid-liquid separation.

Whether your product is in laboratory development stage, pilot plant testing stage, small scale production or full scale processing; Western States can provide the equipment for your separation, clarifying or drying needs.

  • Solid – Liquid Separation
  • Liquid – Liquid Separation
  • Solid – Liquid – Liquid Separation
  • Instantaneous Drying
  • Particle Reduction


Click below to download and complete our Centrifuge Application Form. Email the completed form to or FAX the form to +1 513.863.3846. We will contact you as soon as we receive your form.

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