Development of a test bench for liquid phase filtration case studies: Basket and self-cleaning filters

E. Ricco jr.*, F.A. Cunha, P.S. Hashimoto, Apexfil Trade and Industry Ltd.; l. F. Moura,. L. Aguiar, Federal University of São Carlos, Brasil

Filtration is a unit operation widely applied in industries, however there is a lack of scientific studies on certain varieties of filters, such as the basket and the self-cleaning. This deficiency of more specific knowledge leads to misguided applications with excessive energy and monetary expenditure.
Therefore, the aim of the paper was to analyze and compare the performance of these two filters and, in order to do that, a test bench was designed to study the liquid phase surface filtration...

Session: L21 - Backwashing Filtration, Media Regeneration
Day: 13 October 2016
Time: 14:45 - 16:00 h

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