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Membrane thickeners

Membrane technology provides separation of suspended solids from liquid through a highly-selective permeable polymeric or ceramic material under positive or suction pressure. Membranes can therefore be used to thicken sludge by allowing water to pass through through the membrane, leaving the thickened solids on the unpermeated side.

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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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Anaerobic digestion optimization through thermal hydrolysis pre-treatment

Pre-treatment of sludge by thermal hydrolysis upstream of anaerobic digestion is used to improve AD efficiency. A study looked at (pre-)commissioning data for a full-scale AD installation undergoing upgrading with TH to assess the basis for optimisation.

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