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Centrifuges

Centrifugal dewatering increases the sludge concentration by encouraging the particles to migrate to the walls of a rapidly rotating cylindrical vessel under the influence of a centrifugal force. Relatively high rotation speeds are employed to produce a cake product having a substantially higher solids concentration than the thickened sludge product produced by centrifugal thickening.

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Sludge solids separation theory Source: Judd Water & Wastewater Consultants / YouTube

Sludge solids separation theory

Sludge solids separation theory − a brief introduction to the theories around sludge sedimentation, cake filtration and cake compression.

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