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.
This facilitates applications spanning pharmaceutical, biotechnology and academic research such as routine processing of sample preparation, pelleting extraction, purification, phase separation, spin column and centrifugal filtration of nano particles.
The centrifugal filtration system is designed to be especially effective at removing soot and very small particles between 1 and 5 microns, the company said.