settling tank


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settling tank

[′set·liŋ ‚taŋk]
(engineering)
A tank into which a two-phase mixture is fed and the entrained solids settle by gravity during storage.
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The roe deer got stuck in a steep-sided former settling tank and began to panic.
The roe deer got stuck in a steep-sided former settling tank, and, with no access to any water or food, she began to panic.
[15] showed that installation of the intermediate vertical baffle was effective on the velocity and concentration fields for a rectangular settling tank. Ahmed et al.
Joseph Jordan said a six-wheeled dump truck was carrying material cleaned from a massive settling tank at the city's wastewater treatment plant around 1:30 p.m.
PARSONPOXY SEL-80 is a 100 percent solids, two-component modified epoxy coating which provides excellent protection to concrete and steel sewage structures such as manholes, digesters, clarifiers, settling tank troughs, sluiceways, filter beds, concrete tile and weirs.
Police said they decided to conduct Tuesday's inspections after confirming that radiation levels in the building were safe enough following JCO's removal last month of highly radioactive uranium solution that had remained in a settling tank after the accident.
There are two commonly used settling tank configurations, namely, circular and rectangular.
According to the agency, some 37 liters of solution remaining in the settling tank and the buckets, and boric acid solution remaining in a hose, which was used to prevent a criticality incident, will be poured into more than a dozen stainless steel containers by the end of this month.
It is then pumped to a storage tank before being moved to a settling tank.
However, Morita said that the exact amount of uranium which had actually been put into the settling tank was not immediately known.