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Reactor configuration based on a recirculating media bed, usually sand
Ratio of the recycle flow rate to influent sludge flow rate in a dissolved air flotation process
Period of time the solids or liquid are retained in the reactor
Rate at which an embedded sludge resource (water, nutrients, biogas, etc) is recovered
Liquid stream from anaerobic digestion or sludge solid−liquid separation process returned to the wastewater treatment works inlet
Sludge consolidation by allowing water to drain through a porous rotating drum
See rotating drum dryer
Dewatering technology based on a cylindrical vessel housing two slowly-rotating circular screens which are sandwiched together
Reactor configuration used for fast pyrolysis based on a rotating cone
Convective dryer based on a rotating drum through which hot air passes axially to dry the sludge particles
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