centrifugal clarification

centrifugal clarification

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ‚klar·i·fə′kā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
The removal of solids from a liquid by centrifugal action which decreases the settling time of the particles from hours to minutes.
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