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Disc dryers

Disc dryers operate in a manner similar to paddle dryers. A series of vertical discs or rings mounted on a single shaft within a cylindrical vessel rotate in a mass of sludge passing through the vessel. The shaft and discs are externally heated by steam or hot oil. For disc dryers, unlike paddle dryers, a proportion of the dried product sludge is often recycled to avoid the formation of the sticky phase.

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PFAS molecule
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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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