Acquaint yourself with all aspects of the solid-liquid separation process

Short Course I – Solid-Liquid Separation


8.30 h Welcome Coffee

Introduction and Overview

9.00 h Systematic survey of separation processes, apparatus examples and separation strategies.

10.30 h Coffee Break

Particle Characterization

10.45 h Characterization of single particles, particle collectives and particle separation.

Density Separation – Static Thickeners and Solid Bowl Centrifuges

11.30 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.

12.15 h Lunch

Depth and Cross Flow Filtration

13.15 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.

Cake Filtration – Formation, Washing and Demoisturing

14.00 h Separation mechanisms, consequences for practical use.

14.45 h Coffee Break

Cake Filters

15.00 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.

Filter Media

15.45 h Overview and fields of application, influence of media properties on separation results.

16.30 h Coffee Break

Suspension Pretreatment to Enhance Separation Properties

16.45 h Additional techniques for enhancing solid-liquid separation processes, physiochemical influences on slurry stability, flocculation.

Apparatus Combinations, Alternative Solutions and Apparatus Selection Criteria

17.30 h Strategies for process optimization and selection of suitable separation techniques.

Short Course I

12 March 2018

KölnMesse – Cologne – Germany

Participation Fees

Registration until 10 Dec. 2017: 470 €

Registration from 11 Dec. 2017: 560 €

short-course FILTECH

Course Presenter

Dr.-Ing. Harald Anlauf is Academic Director at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics and since 35 years active in the field of solid liquid separation technology. His academic degrees as Chemical Engineer he earned 1980 and 1985 at Karlsruhe University. 1999-2006 he was Chairman of the VDI-GVC working party „Mechanical Liquid Separation“, since 2000 Co-Chairman of the FILTECH Congress Scientific Committee. 2004-2008 he was Chairman of INDEFI and President of the 10th World Filtration Congress 2008 in Germany. He published 170 technical papers, books etc. and is internationally active in giving consultations and lectures.

This 1-day Course will emphasise practical aspects and present theoretical information as necessary.