microstrainer

microstrainer

A fine sieve used in the initial stage of water filtration.
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A microstrainer is a continuously working self-cleaning filter screen of high mesh stainless steel or other corrosion resistant fabric incorporating automatic washing and wastewater disposal.
The term "microstrainer" is applied to such devices and their primary use is for potable water treatment or exceptionally high degree of wastewater effluent polishing.
Microstrainer construction and manufacturers are discussed in Section D-3; and diatomite filters and diatomaceous earth in Section C-2 of this manual.
Hire of Temporary Plant, including SAF Plants, Lamella Settlement Tanks, Microstrainers
Lot 4 - Hire of Temporary Plant including SAF Plant, Lamella Settlement Tanks, Microstrainers
See: Aeration; Carbon, activated; Clarifiers & accessories; Clarifiers, upward flow; Degasifiers; Demineralizers; Desalination; Digesters, aerobic; Digesters, anaerobic; Feeders; Filter controls; Filter media, wastewater; Filters, automatic backwash; Filters, diatomite; Filters, pressure; Flocculators; Grease interceptors & concentrators; Iron reduction; Manganese reduction; Meters, flow; Microstrainers; Plants, complete wastewater; Plants, complete water; Reverse osmosis; Rotating biological contactors; Screens; Sludge removal equipment; Softening, lime; Softening, zeolite; Tube & plate settlers; Washers, filter surface; Wastewater flotation units
Thus tertiary treatment may take the form of solids removal facilities, such as multi-media filters or microstrainers; carbon filters or columns to adsorb nitrogen and organics; ion exchangers; phosphorus removal techniques; or combinations of these.