Cyclone Degritter

The cyclone degritter uses a rapid spinning motion (centrifugal force) to separate the heavy inorganic solids or grit from the light organic solids. This unit process is normally used on primary sludge rather than the entire wastewater flow. The critical control factor for the process is the inlet pressure. If the pressure exceeds the recommendations of the manufacturer, the unit will flood and grit will carry through with the flow. Grit is separated from the flow and discharged directly to a storage container. Grit removal performance is determined by calculating the percent removal for inorganic (fixed) suspended solids.

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  • david
    How does a cyclone degritter work wastewater treatment?
    3 months ago
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    What are cycline degritters?
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