Sie sind auf Seite 1von 2

M.W. WATERMARK, L.L.C.

4660 136th Avenue Holland, MI 49424

ph 616.399.8850 fax 616.399.8860 www.mwwatermark.com

M.W. WATERMARK SLANT PLATE CLARIFIER


The M.W. Watermark Slant Plate Clarifier is designed to provide low cost, efficient solids removal from a wide range of waste and process liquids. The inclined plate design allows the total gravity settling area to be as much as ten times more than the actual floor space occupied by the clarifier. Features
Utilized to separate suspended solids leaving effluent clear for discharge Compact size for limited space Internally designed flocculation/mixing tanks for increased efficiency Heavy duty 1 /4" steel construction Dye-Pen tested, sandblasted and two coats of epoxy applied to ensure full coverage and superior chemical resistance 1 /4" PVC removable settling plates Oversize dual sludge outlet flanges Large access hatch Sludge sampling ports

A reduction of the required floor space is acquired by diminishing the separation between the horizontal plates to a few inches and stacking the settling surfaces. Inclining the plates at 55 to provide self-flushing reduces the available horizontal projected area (effective settling area) by a factor equivalent to the cosine of the angle. The surface area diagram (below) graphically compares the floor space requirements of a slant plate clarifier with the equivalent horizontal projected settling area. Slant Plates Ideally Suited for:
Chemical processing Foundries Industrial wastewater solids Metal finishing operation Mining industry fines Power plants Steel & aluminum plants Water clarification

Horizontal Projected Area

Floor Space Requirement By a Horizontal Clarifier

M.W. WATERMARK, L.L.C. Resources For All of Your Water & Wastewater Needs Service Experience Expertise Savings

M.W. WATERMARK, L.L.C.


4660 136th Avenue Holland, MI 49424

ph 616.399.8850 fax 616.399.8860 www.mwwatermark.com

System Design Influent is fed into the clarifier downward through a feed channel between the laminar plate sections. As the velocity of the influent decreases near the bottom of the channel, larger particulate settles to the clarifier bottom. The influent enters the lower area of the laminar plate sections from the bottom of the influent channel. The liquid is then distributed across the entire width of the plates, and flows upward under laminar flow conditions. Particulates settle onto the plates and slide down to the clarifier bottom. The liquid exits the plate sections over weirs at the top that are designed to develop adequate pressure drop to maintain balanced flow through the plates. The liquid then flows into effluent channels, and out of the clarifier.

Principles of Slant Plate Clarifiers

A particle carried forward by the velocity of the liquid flow must settle at a rate that allows it to reach the bottom before passing through the clarifier. Thus, particles beginning at a point "A" must traverse some route lying between AB and AB' in order to avoid being carried over the outlet. If V is the horizontal velocity of the liquid, S the solids particle vertical settling velocity, L the length of the settling device, and D its depth, then particles entering at point A will settle to the bottom of the device only if V does not exceed: S(L/D) Since Vmax / S = L / D then, Vmax = S (L / D) Therefore, the velocity at which a horizontal clarifying device may be operated successfully is directly proportional to its length and inversely proportional to its depth.

Options
Mixers for Floc / Flash Tanks Coal-Tar Epoxy interior coating Feed Pumps Custom Design Sludge Removal Pumps

Contact us for more information. Your local Representative is:

M.W. WATERMARK, L.L.C. Resources For All of Your Water & Wastewater Needs Service Experience Expertise Savings