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THICKENING GRAVITY [1 record]

Record 1 2001-02-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Waste Management
CONT

Mechanical processes mechanically force water out of the sediment using filtration (belt filter presses, chamber filtration, vacuum filtration), centrifugation (solid bowl and basket centrifuges) or gravity thickening (continuous flow tank).

Key term(s)
  • thickening by gravity
  • settling thickening

French

Domaine(s)
  • Traitement des eaux usées
  • Gestion des déchets
CONT

[Dans le cas des procédés mécaniques], l'eau est extraite des sédiments par pression mécanique à filtration (filtre à bande, chambre de filtration, filtration sous vide), par centrifugation (centrifugeuse à panier, à cuvette solide), épaississement par gravité (réservoir en écoulement continu) [...]

Key term(s)
  • épaississement gravitaire

Spanish

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