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This pilot allows the study of unit processes used for the production and control of drinking water. The processes can be studied separately with a synthetic solution, or be connected to treat, for example, river water.


Teaching objectives

Analysis with industrial sensors of chlorine, turbidity at the output of the decanter or filters, pH measurement.


Technical specifications

- MP50ABC and MP32 equipments
- A turbidity sensor and transmitter.
- Four solenoid valves.
- Three tanks.
- Three peristaltic pumps.
- A stirrer.
- Decanting tank adaptor for installing the turbidity sensor.
- Adaptor at the base of the filtration column for the turbidity sensor.
- Tank for treated product.
- Alarms with two levels on high and low alarms.
- Control panel with all controls.
- Alarms with two levels on high and low alarms.



about 4000 x 800 x 2000 mm


Essential requirements

- Solution of CuSO4 10-3 M with lime (50 mg/l),
- Sand bed : H = 60 cm - Int diam = 10 cm Granule size : 0.8 < d < 1 mm
- Flocculation – Decanting of CuSO4 with lime. Starch – FeCl3.
- Power supply : 220 V / single phase / 50 Hz


CP155 diagram - click to enlarge :

CP155 SA