mechanical separation

mechanical separation

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ‚sep·ə′rā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
A group of industrial operations by means of which particles of solid or drops of liquid are removed from a gas or liquid, or are separated into individual fractions, or both, by gravity separation (settling), centrifugal action, and filtration.
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By means of a decanter, A mechanical separation with pre-screening and mechanical dewatering is to be carried out.
AT-E's component removal system uses a combination of infra-red tech and mechanical separation from polychloride biphenyl (PCB) - a common ingredient in electronical equipment - with high recovery rates.
She joined GEA in 1994 after working in various sales engineering and management roles, predominantly in the field of mechanical separation.
In January 2015 the business unit Mechanical Separation of GEA was awarded the first contract for equipping cruise liners with the UV ballast water treatment system BallastMaster marineX powered by Trojan Marinex.
Advanced sensing and mechanical separation techniques combined with innovative processes to recover the rare earth magnets in the WEEE.
It is called the Mechanical Separation Chip, or MS-Chip.
Our answer is the RESPA-CF Vortex HyperFLOW filtration system, which uses continuous mechanical separation to separate and eliminate particulates before they reach the filter.
The plant produces aluminium oxide from dross under Taha's mechanical separation process at the site of the New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS) plant.
The pattern in a barrier screw is much less distinct due to the mechanical separation of the solid and melt by the barrier flight.
The researchers point out that a mechanical separation method would be needed to make the process viable on an industrial scale.
The material is then introduced into a mechanical separation device such as a horizontal decanting centrifuge, which spins at speeds high enough to exert as much as 3,000 times the force of gravity on the material in order to facilitate liquid/solids separation.
This commences by sanitising the waste and breaking it down into its constituent parts for mechanical separation, all without contact with human achieves recycling levels that are far in excess of any now even visualised by local authorities or regional and national governments.

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