Ultra-small VOLUTE™ Dewatering Press ES-051 largely solves all the costs and maintenance problems.

Septic Tank in Ukraine

Problem

In the year of 2004 in Ukraine, there was no compact sludge dewatering equipment suitable for small-scale wastewater treatment facilities like septic tanks. As for septic tanks, it had been common that liquid sludge was disposed by tanker truck and delivered to central sludge dewatering facilities for post treatment. For that reason, the annual sludge disposal cost was extremely high, which had been a major issue among user and maintenance service company.

AMCON's offer for a solution

Upon the request from our Ukrainian distributor to solve this issue, AMCON succeeded in the development of ES-051 model with its throughput as small as 1kg-DS/h with minimum footprint. Installing this model, the end-users have succeeded in reducing their sludge disposal cost by 1/3, even with the operating cost of VOLUTE™ included. The longstanding maintenance trouble was simultaneously solved. At the time of 2009, there are more than 10 small-scale wastewater treatment plants in Ukraine with ES-051 model installed.

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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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