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OIL FLOTATION UNIT [1 record]

Record 1 1981-01-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Equipment and Tools (Water Supply)
  • Wastewater Treatment
CONT

Oil and grease removal as a pre-treatment process at town sewage treatment plants. ... For greater efficiency, a separate oil flotation unit is necessary; air is introduced at the bottom of the aeration zone, and clarification is ensured in a calm zone designed for an ascending velocity of 15 to 20 m/h (5 to 7 gal/[square foot] min) with a maximum speed of 25 m/h (8.5 gal/[square foot] min).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Équipement et outillage (Alimentation en eau)
  • Traitement des eaux usées
CONT

Dégraissage-déshuilage en prétraitement de station d'épuration d'eaux résiduaires urbaines. [...] Une meilleure efficacité nécessite un dégraisseur-déshuileur séparé, avec insufflation d'air à la partie inférieure de la zone d'aération et sédimentation dans une zone tranquille calculée pour une vitesse ascensionnelle de 15 à 20 m/h, avec un maximum de 25 m/h.

Spanish

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