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FILTRATION ON ACTIVATED CHARCOAL (CHLORINE DISINFECTION) MP35

This pilot complements the gravity filtration on sand unit ref MP31 in order to produce drinking water. It enables filtration with the help of activated charcoal to remove micro-organisms and residual colloids from the water coming from the sand filter and classic chlorine disinfection.

MP35

Teaching objectives

- Study of mechanical and chemical filtration
- Study of the parameters of the filtration :
- Sizes of the filter surfaces, shapes of the filtered particles, filtration speed.
- Influence of the feed flow on the filtration efficiency

 

Technical specifications

- Altuglass column.
- Manometer.
- Feed centrifugal pump.
- Two polyethylene tanks.
- Transparent PVC tank.
- A chlorine measurement pump.
- A feed pump of the chlorine measurement chamber
- Two flowmeters
- Two low level switches for the pumps (high tank security is ensured by overflows).
- Continuous chlorine measuring probe and transmitter with 4-20 mA output and two relay outputs.
- The control panel includes the motor protection of the pumps.
- The unit is mounted on an stainless steel frame with aluminium nuts, the piping is in PVC.
- Two specific activated charcoals

 

Dimensions

1500 x 800 x 2000 mm

 

Essential requirements

Power supply : 220 V / single phase / 50 Hz -
Solution of CuSO4 10-3 M with lime (50 mg/l)

 

MP35 diagram - click to enlarge :

MP35 SA