dewaterer


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dewaterer

[dē′wȯd·ər·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Wet-type mechanical classifier (solids separator) in which solids settle out of the carrier liquid and are concentrated for recovery.
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This investment is exclusively to enable the drying of pulp, with the purchase of a dewaterer and dryer for Ripasa unit 1, located in Limeira.
Installed after a dewaterer, the Witte pre-dryer removes the outer layer of moisture that causes the particles to stick together and/or to the drying section, permitting smooth movement from the Teflon-coated pre-dryer deck into the vibrating fluid bed drying section.
They also supply the Hydro-Press dewaterer and complete details of this unit can be obtained from the company at Charterland House, 2251 Coventry Road, Sheldon, Birmingham B26, tel: 021-742 0622.
The Xpress cascading roller press system squeezes liquid from the solid reject of a dewaterer, processing raw scraped manure or digester effluent to produce a material suitable for bedding or compost.
Food waste comprises around 77% liquid, so the processing stations employ a food waste disposer to grind the waste into small particles and then use a dewaterer to extract the solids, allowing the grey water to drain.