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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
"Previously, half of our output went through the dryer and half went to the dewaterer. With the new line, all the pulp goes to the dryer, eliminating the need for the dewaterer."
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.