Centrifugation finds its most important application in our business in residual sludge dewatering (and also thickening). These two cases and the equipment concerned (mainly horizontal shaft cylindrical-conical continuous clarifiers) have been examined in section centrifugation, along with other sludge thickening and dewatering methods.
Therefore, this section only addresses :
- centrifugal separation basics;
- application to water treatment in the strictest sense and mainly oil removal;