centrifugal filtration

centrifugal filtration

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl fil′trā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
The removal of a liquid from a slurry by introducing the slurry into a rapidly rotating basket, where the solids are retained on a porous screen and the liquid is forced out of the cake by the centrifugal action.
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This technique includes cooling tower air inlet screens, chemical or ozone water treatment-appropriately sized strainers and centrifugal filtration.
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