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Dewatering

Dewatering processes mechanically remove a significant proportion of the sludge water content to produce a concentrated sludge product, with a dry solids concentration generally between 15 and 45%. At this concentration the product, referred to as a cake, is not free-flowing and instead forms lumps which can only be transported by a conveyor belt, mechanical earth-moving equipment, or spade.

Dewatering related videos

Filter press, tons per hour Source: Crystal Lakes / YouTube

Filter press, tons per hour

A video demonstrating how a filter press for sludge dewatering works.

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How do you solve a problem like PFAS?

PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are generated from the breakdown of fluorinated polymers. The activation barrier for their breakdown is huge and the only fully commercialised processes possibly capable of destroying PFAS are thermochemical ones.

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