Costs for industrial waste reduced with thickener

Large Commercial Facility (Office Building)

Problem

Some office buildings and large commercial facilities have wastewater treatment facilities underground. In such case, it is difficult to take dewatered cake out, so sludge is kept in liquid form and vacuumed out by pump without being dewatered. This potential customer also had been vacuuming out the liquid sludge, and had considered how to reduce the large cost of this industrial waste disposal.

AMCON's offer for a solution

The Volute thickener solved the problem. Thickening sludge reduced the frequency of removal of sludge, thus achieving the cost reduction. Moreover, the Volute thickener mechanically concentrates sludge, differently than other devices that utilize gravity for thickening, always discharging sludge at a constant concentration rate. Also, they appreciate Volute for its advantages such as its small footprint, power savings, and minimized cleaning water for clog prevention. The thickener installed in this facility thicken the sludge from 12,000 mg/L (before thickening) to 30,000 mg/L (after thickening), which satisfied the demand of the user. The user was satisfied with the achievement.

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Dewatering low-concentration sludge

Manufacturing Plant of Synthetic Fiber Materials in Indonesia

Problem

Before installation of Volute Dewatering Press, they threw cake into their dryer after dewatering by their belt press . Drain of Synthetic Fibers purified from oil was not suitable for micro-organisms and was low MLSS. In addition , sludge concentration from thickening tank was quite low(6,000mg/L). So, Water content in Sludge cake became 92% by belt press machine. Because of throwing the soft sludge like Tofu, the load was pretty high.

AMCON’s offer for a solution

Since Volute Dewatering Press adopted the unified structure that serves two functions, thickening and dewatering in the single machinery, the low concentration sludge can be dewatered. The drum filter, because of the clog-free, realizes higher speed of filtering phenomena per filtering area as compared to the methods, and the sludge is instantly thickened by gravity. They can constantly throw sludge into the dryer by installation of Volute that can keep 85 % of water content so easily.

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Dewatering of oily sludge without clogging

Chicken processing plant in Ukraine

Problem

The chicken processing plant in Ukraine had a big issue on tremendous amount of sludge disposal costs due to direct disposal of the sludge without dewatering. They had tried to look for a suitable sludge dewatering equipment for easy dewatering of the oily sludge, however it was almost impossible to find.

AMCON's offer for a solution

The customer installed ES-303 model understanding of the advantage of Volute Dewatering Press; high resistance to oily sludge.
Customer’s comment: “We used to hesitate to install dewatering equipment due to anxiety for problems such as clogging and frequent maintenance of equipment for dewatering of oily sludge. However we are surprised at the fact that Volute hardly has clogging. The full automatic operation is very helpful for easy management. The water content in sludge cake is as good as 71.5%, which is the performance of the Volute Dewatering Press we are greatly satisfied with. We really realize that the installation of Volute is the best choice we made.”

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