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Solid-Liquid Filtration : a user's guide to minimizing cost & environmental impact, maximizing quality & productivity.

Author: Trevor Sparks
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2011.
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Exploring the success factors that combine to deliver this performance. Finding ways to get more from your processes, with examples, case studies and scenarios. Solid-Liquid Filtration is a crucial step in the production of virtually everything in our daily lives, from metals, plastics and pigments through to foods (and crockery) and medicines. Using a practical and applied approach, Trevor Sparks has created a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sparks, Trevor.
Solid-Liquid Filtration : A user's guide to minimizing cost & environmental impact, maximizing quality & productivity.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Sparks
ISBN: 9780080971155 0080971156 0080971148 9780080971148
OCLC Number: 768081870
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Solid-Liquid Filtration: A users' guide to minimizing costs andenvironmental impact; maximizingquality and productivity; Copyright; Contents; Preface; List of Figures; Chapter 1 --
Introduction; 1.1 SCOPE; 1.2 SUMMARY; Part I Background; Chapter 2 --
History of Filtration; 2.1 ORIGINS; 2.2 INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION AND ONWARDS; 2.3 RECENT HISTORY; 2.4 CURRENT TRENDS; 2.5 SUMMARY; Chapter 3 --
Physical Phenomena; 3.1 BASIC NARRATIVE OF A FILTRATION PROCESS; 3.2 STEP-BY-STEP NARRATIVE; 3.3 OTHER NOTABLE PHENOMENA AND THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR; 3.4 SUMMARY; Part II Competitive Advantage. Chapter 4 --
Competitiveness in Processing4.1 PRODUCTION COST; 4.2 PRODUCT QUALITY; 4.3 PRODUCTIVITY; 4.4 SAFETY, HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT; 4.5 SUMMARY; Chapter 5 --
The Outcomes of Filtration Processes; 5.1 FILTER CAKE OUTCOMES; 5.2 FILTRATE OUTCOMES; 5.3 SLURRY OUTCOMES; 5.4 FILTRATION COSTS; 5.5 EXAMPLES OF FILTRATION AS A PART OF A PROCESS; 5.6 SUMMARY; Part III Filtration Process Success Factors; Chapter 6 --
Slurry Filterability; 6.1 THE NATURE OF THE SLURRY TO BE FILTERED; 6.2 PRETREATMENT OF THE SLURRY; 6.3 SLURRY HANDLING; 6.4 SUMMARY; Chapter 7 --
Filter Design. 7.1 VACUUM FILTRATION: CONTINUOUS7.2 PRESSURE FILTRATION: CONTINUOUS; 7.3 PRESSURE FILTRATION: DISCONTINUOUS; 7.4 CENTRIFUGAL FILTRATION; 7.5 SUMMARY; Chapter 8 --
Filter Installation; 8.1 HUMAN CONSIDERATIONS; 8.2 PROCESS CONSIDERATIONS; 8.3 SLURRY SYSTEMS; 8.4 CAKE HANDLING; 8.5 SUMMARY; Chapter 9 --
Filter Cloth; 9.1 DESIRED OUTCOMES; 9.2 CLOTH DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE; 9.3 CLOTH SUPPORT GRID; 9.4 CLOTH IN OPERATION; 9.5 SUMMARY; Chapter 10 --
Filter Maintenance; 10.1 PARTICULAR ISSUES WITH FILTRATION EQUIPMENT; 10.2 SPEED VERSUS MACHINE SYMPATHY; 10.3 COMPONENT PLANT TRIALS; 10.4 SUMMARY. Chapter 11 --
Filter Operation11.1 OPERATIONAL CHOICES; 11.2 SUMMARY; Part IV Creating and Sustaining a Competitive Advantage; Chapter 12 --
Process Testing; 12.1 TEST EQUIPMENT; 12.2 TESTING PROGRAM; 12.3 DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS; 12.4 SAMPLING; 12.5 EXAMPLE METHOD; 12.6 DATA ACQUISITION; 12.7 ARCHIVING DATA; 12.8 CAKE WASHING; 12.9 ANALYSIS; 12.10 SUMMARY; Chapter 13 --
Getting the Most from Filtration Processes; 13.1 PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND PROCESS DESIGN; 13.2 EQUIPMENT SELECTION; 13.3 PROCESS OPTIMIZATION; 13.4 SUMMARY; Bibliography; Appendix A --
Useful Expressions; A.1 SLURRY RELATIONSHIPS. A.2 CAKE RELATIONSHIPSA. 3 BALANCES ACROSS THE FILTER; A.4 SUMMARY; Appendix B --
Flow Through a Growing Porous Filter Cake; B.1 FILTRATION EQUATION; B.2 FILTRATION UNDER CONSTANT PRESSURE; B.3 FILTRATION WITH CONSTANT FLOW; Appendix C --
Forms and Templates; Appendix D --
Sample Test Method; ASSESSMENT OF SLURRY FILTERABILITY; Index.

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