Filtrability Study on Secondary Effluent Filtration

by Kou-Ying Hsiung, Res. Engr.; Neptune MicroFLOC, Inc., Corvallis, OR,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 3, Pg. 505-513

Document Type: Journal Paper

Discussion: Foess Gerald W. (See full record)
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Abstract: Membrane filtration technique has been applied to measure the filtrability of a secondary treatment effluent through a granular filter. The efficiency for removing suspended solids by a granular filter is related to the specific surface area of particulate matters which can be measured by membrane filtration. Also, the capacity of a granular filter to retain the suspended solids can be related to the amount of wet solids in the cake. Two parameters E and R are determined from membrane filtration test which can be used to categorize the filtrability of a suspension.

Subject Headings: Membranes | Granular materials | Filters | Solid mechanics | Effluents | Turbidity | Particle pollution |

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