Processing Magazine

Solids Contact Clarifier

March 6, 2012

The Layne solids contact clarifier combines chemical addition, mixing, flocculation and clarification functions in a single, flexible and space efficient unit. Layne solids contact clarifiers treat suspended solids, turbidity, color, iron, metals, hardness and minerals. Organic particulates are removed through precipitation. The efficient design provides clarified and conditioned water that can be applied directly to the final filters resulting in optimum plant performance and improved final water quality, according to the manufacturer.