mechanical sludge thickener News

  • Thicker sludge saves time and money

    Recent improvements in pump technology prompted Severn Trent Water (STW) to initiate a de-sludging trial to reduce costs and energy consumption by producing thicker sludge in the Primary Settlement Tank (PST). Advanced monitoring instrumentation from HACH LANGE played a key role in the trial which, nine months after it began, has been heralded a success. STW's Mark Bryan summarises the objective ...


  • Three Sludge Dewatering Lines for Baiyun, China

    On October 25, 2010 three sludge dewatering lines left our Düren plant en route to our customer Zhumadianshi Baiyun Paper, a pulp and paper mill situated in the north of China. This consignment is the largest order in the history of BELLMER KUFFERATH as a supplier of screw presses for sludge dewatering purposes. Each of the three lines basically consists of an FR flocculation reactor, an ...

  • Phosphorus recovery from sewage sludge using Aquacritox supercritical water oxidation process

    Sewage sludge is a potential source of energy. A kilogram of dried sewage sludge contains approximately 20,000 BTU’s of energy. The challenge with releasing this energy is that sewage sludge, when collected from the bottom of a clarifier is 99% water. In order to release the energy present through gasification, pyrolysis or incineration, the water must be removed before oxidation in air can ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Continuous innovation – another new decanter size from Alfa Laval

    Alfa Laval Booth 29017, Hall B Visit Alfa Laval, Stand #29017, Hall B at the upcoming WEFTEC 2008 show in Chicago, Illinois, October 18-22, 2008 The Swedish multi-national engineering group, Alfa Laval will feature its recent developments and solutions within water and waste water treatment during WEFTEC 2008. From the beginning, Alfa Laval's ALDEC G2 decanter family managed to set a new ...


    By Alfa Laval

  • Sewage Treatment Plant in Vienna Decides on Flottweg Decanters

    As part of a Europe-wide call for tenders, Flottweg was awarded a contract from the ebswien main sewage treatment facility for five model Z92 decanter centrifuges. The total order volume is over three million Euros. The main sewage treatment plant in Vienna will be equipped with five Flottweg Decanters. "E_OS – Energie_Optimierung-Schlammbehandlung" (energy optimization and sludge ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Flottweg at WEFTEC 2016 in New Orleans

    From September 26 to 28, Flottweg will present its latest trends in mechanical separation technology at WEFTEC in New Orleans. Die Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference is the largest trade show of its kind in North America.  Visit Flottweg at WEFTEC 2016 – booth number 2001! Since 1928, WEFTEC has offered its visitors ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Nov mono provides a sizable solution for welsh water

    Three revolutionary maintain-in-place EZstripTM progressing cavity (PC) pumps from NOV Mono have been installed at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s sewage treatment works (STW) in Ruthin to improve process efficiency by reducing maintenance downtime at the site. Commissioned by Imtech Process Ltd, one of the NOV Mono EZstripTM pumps has been installed as a thickened sludge transfer pump to ...

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co Offers New HG Separator™ Options

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., of Louisville, Kentucky, has expanded the range of hydrocyclone options in its HG Separator™ line for aggregate wash plants. The HG Separator™ is a mechanical separation system combining hydrocyclones with dewatering screen technology. It produces a dewatered, marketable, solid-phase product from previously discarded fines slurry without using chemical flocculants ...

  • JWC Environmental names Jesus Rodriguez Business Development Manager

    We are pleased to announce that Jesus Rodriguez has been named business development manager for the Monster Screening Systems (MSS) products. This newly-created position continues to expand JWC’s commitment to the company’s line-up of wastewater screening products, including in-channel headworks screens, rotary drum screens, drum sludge thickeners and Screenings Washer Monsters ...


  • Compact automatic filter enables final effluent recycling

    A compact Rotork actuated automatic backwashing filter is providing reliable, efficient and economical filtration of final effluent for drum thickener washing duty at a sewage treatment works on the south coast of England. Using filtered final effluent is saving the operator the considerable cost previously incurred by the use of mains water for this duty. The Cross Phoenix Type R filter is ...


    By Rotork

  • Asian Investment in wastewater infrastructure creates an expanded opportunity for flow and filtration equipment

    The expansion of sewage transport, primary treatment and secondary treatment in Asia is creating market opportunities for suppliers of pumps valves, scrubbers, chemicals, controls, filters and other water pollution control equipment. These opportunities have been quantified in a number of McIlvaine reports. The amount of the world's wastewater which will be collected (sewage transport) will ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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