settling tank


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settling tank

[′set·liŋ ‚taŋk]
(engineering)
A tank into which a two-phase mixture is fed and the entrained solids settle by gravity during storage.
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The roe deer got stuck in a steep-sided former settling tank and began to panic.
The roe deer got stuck in a steep-sided former settling tank, and, with no access to any water or food, she began to panic.
23] investigated the effect of the baffle position on the performance of a primary settling tank experimentally and numerically.
Joseph Jordan said a six-wheeled dump truck was carrying material cleaned from a massive settling tank at the city's wastewater treatment plant around 1:30 p.
PARSONPOXY SEL-80 is a 100 percent solids, two-component modified epoxy coating which provides excellent protection to concrete and steel sewage structures such as manholes, digesters, clarifiers, settling tank troughs, sluiceways, filter beds, concrete tile and weirs.
Police said they decided to conduct Tuesday's inspections after confirming that radiation levels in the building were safe enough following JCO's removal last month of highly radioactive uranium solution that had remained in a settling tank after the accident.
On the south side, the existing facilities were incorporated into the new facilities consisting of a new pump station, one new primary settling tank, new operations building, new digester building, and new digester.
Maintaining coolant temperature in a machine tool's settling tank is extremely difficult.
There are two commonly used settling tank configurations, namely, circular and rectangular.
According to the agency, some 37 liters of solution remaining in the settling tank and the buckets, and boric acid solution remaining in a hose, which was used to prevent a criticality incident, will be poured into more than a dozen stainless steel containers by the end of this month.
It is then pumped to a storage tank before being moved to a settling tank.