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Centrifuges

Centrifugal thickening 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. Thickening centrifuges employ relatively low speeds, compared to dewatering centrifuges, such that the product sludge retains the free-flowing properties of the feed and can therefore still be pumped

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Solid bowl decanter centrifuge, GEA Group Source: GEA Group / YouTube

Solid bowl decanter centrifuge, GEA Group

A video to demonstrate the principles of the GEA Group's solid bowl decanter centrifuge.

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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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