Complete dewatering station which is suitable for removal of solid waste from various water solutions. This is originally designed for Kieselguhr waste water treatment.
Dewatering Station with Membrane Filter Press for Kieselguhr Sludge
This complete dewatering station was designed by Limburg for Kieselguhr waste dewatering in to semidry cakes for easy waste disposal. The process is suitable also for dewatering other type of sludges. Actual dewatering is made with Latham side bar membrane filter press which reaches over 50 % dry (by weight) content of waste cake, inlet sludge being between 10 and 20 % dry content Filter press is equipped with an automatic cloth washing system and an automatic cake discharge. Shaker bars for discharge and plate opening and closing functions are hydraulically operated (Limburg Cake Release Control System). Cloth washing is made in cycles and during the wash cycle, wash arm will individually wash one chamber at a time. Process includes a sludge tank with agitation, sludge and water pumps, filtrate water tank with pump, filter press with auxiliaries, supporting structures and control cabinet with Siemens Simatic S 7-400 PLC and Siemens OP 7 display. Equipment was delivered in year 2000 and it is still installed and in good operational condition.