CMC - Polymer Systems
Polymer selection is one of the most important decisions in assuring the proper performance of any belt filter press. Charter offers sludge sample testing to assist toward that goal.
One size does not fit all.
Charter Machine Company offers both dry and emulsion polymer systems. Our most popular units are the L-1 system (shown) and the L-2 system, which are utilized with emulsion polymers. The range of polymer systems necessary to accommodate every facility’s application is lengthy. Charter can design and customize the polymer system to meet any clients requirements.
Organic flocculants (also called polyelectrolytes or polymers) are used to aid in the settling of solids and thickening of dewatering of sludge. There are dry, emulsion and liquid (e.g. mannich) types of polymers. Polymer solutions must be properly prepared and aged so that the polymers achieve their full potential by unfolding their long molecular chains. Aging is required for emulsion polymers and especially important for dry polymers. Improperly prepared or insufficiently aged polymer solutions result in higher polymer consumption and costs.