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Thickening, dewatering & drying

Sludge drying refers to processes where moisture is removed from sludge as water vapour. These processes often require pre-treatment ('conditioning'). With sludge thickening or dewatering, moisture is removed as a liquid.

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Gravity belt thickener, Alfa Laval Source: Alfa Laval /

Gravity belt thickener, Alfa Laval

A video to demonstrate the workings of the Alfa Laval AS-H gravity belt thickener which can be used for municipal sludge, and industrial sludge that flocculates.

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Biosolids vs sewage sludge

Biosolids are usually considered to be the useful fraction of the sewage sludge. They are generally higher in solids concentration and lower in pathogen content, having gone through a stabilisation process such as chemical dosing, digestion and/or drying.

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