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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 /

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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Biosolids vs sewage sludge

Biosolids are usually considered to be the useful fraction of the sewage sludge. They are generally higher in solids concentration and lower in pathogen content, having gone through a stabilisation process such as chemical dosing, digestion and/or drying.

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