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Lamella Clarifiers

Are used for settling of wastewater in treatment plants. The system consist of no. of tanks with inclined plates or tube packs on the top portion. In a Lamella Clarifier the settling takes place on the media surface and the effective settling area is the media surface area. LAMINAR FLOW regime is maintained between the two layers of the media. Lamella Clarifiers are modular units and can always be scaled up in future. The Sludge handling in Lamella Clarifiers can be done with a scraper mechanism or without scraper in a hopper bottom tank. In the former scraper mechanism similar to that for a standard clarifier is provided.

Why is Lamella Clarifier is preferred?

• Sedimentation tank size smaller
• Plates prevent sludge carry over while
• High efficiency separation