drum filter

drum filter

[′drəm ‚fil·tər]
(mechanical engineering)
A cylindrical drum that rotates through thickened ore pulp, extracts liquid by a vacuum, and leaves solids, in the form of a cake, on a permeable membrane on the drum end. Also known as rotary filter; rotary vacuum filter.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of drive head for thickner tank agitator, reclaim tank agitator and agitator for drum filter
as a basis of safety the Osprey drum filter system will not require explosion protection (i.
Instead, all filtration is provided by a Polygon drum filter, whose 70-micron screens are finer than the 150-micron screens used in standard systems.
The "Smart Sponge 55" has been designed as a self--contained, disposable 55-gallon drum filter system.
This Smart Sponge 55 has been designed as a self-contained, disposable 55 gallon drum filter system with many advantages to the new product offering, including no human contact with the hazardous spent filter material and low capital cost.
The product has been designed as a self-contained, disposable 55-gallon drum filter system.
Each four-tank system includes a microscreen rotating drum filter and protein skimmer for removal of solid and suspended wastes, a moving or static bed biofilter for ammonia and nitrite removal, supplemental oxygenation that is monitored and controlled using oxygen sensors and PLCs, micro-bubble aeration diffusers, centrifugal pumps and propeller pumps for water movement, UV sterilizers for return water disinfection, and degassing columns for [CO.
The filtration system consists of a buffer tank in which a rotating drum filter is placed.
The small disposable rotary drum filter has a drum size of 3" diameter by 4.
Any remaining fines entrained on the drum filter media are removed when it indexes in front of the internal backflush spray bar.
Disposable rotary drum filter measures 6" D x 7" L and has complete shipping weight of 2 lbs.
Ludwig's plan also calls for growing rotifers and copepod nauplii in ponds or indoor tanks and redesigning a device called a rotating drum filter to harvest them.