BELT PRESSES


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<emphasis role="bold">Introduction</emphasis> Belt filter presses continuously dewater solids using two or three moving belts and a series of rollers. The filter belt separates water from solids via gravity drainage and compression. Belt filter press machines evolved from paper-making applications to dewatering municipal wastewater solids. The belt filter press was introduced to North America in the 1970s as a lower-energy alternative to centrifuges and vacuum-filter equipment. Belt presses are used throughout the United States and are available from more t…
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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. BELT PRESSES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export