ROTARY DRUM THICKENER


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<emphasis role="bold">ROTARY DRUM THICKENER</emphasis>A rotary drum thickener (also called a rotary screen thickener) basically consists of an internally fed rotary drum, an integral internal screw, and a variable- or constant-speed drive (see Figure 23.17). Both gravity belt and rotary drum thickeners allow free water to drain through a moving, porous media while retaining flocculated solids. In rotary drum thickeners, the rotating drum imparts centrifugal force to separate liquids and solids, while the internal screw transports thickened solids or s…
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Water Environment Federation: Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Fifth Edition. ROTARY DRUM THICKENER, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export