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
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
15.00 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.
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
Registration until 10 Dec. 2017: 470 €
Registration from 11 Dec. 2017: 560 €
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.