STP207: The Use of Organic Flocculants and Flocculating Aids in the Treatment of Industrial Water and Industrial Waste Water

    Rice, JK
    Vice-president, Cyrus Wm. Rice & Co., Industrial Water Consultants, Pittsburgh, Pa.

    Pages: 12    Published: Jan 1957


    Abstract

    A study of a number of water or waste treating operations using the new organic flocculants and flocculation aids shows that these new materials are capable of increasing by as much as 100 per cent the capacity of water or waste treating equipment. In many instances the quality of the treated effluent can also be improved. Under some circumstances the use of these materials will allow a tenfold reduction in the total amount of treating chemicals to be fed. It is certain that as more operating experience is obtained using these polymers new equipment will be designed to take maximum advantage of the desirable properties they impart to the dispersed matter in water.


    Paper ID: STP39285S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D19.06

    DOI: 10.1520/STP39285S


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