Effluent and Sludge Settlement Tanks

Enduramaxx manufacture tanks for effluent & sludge storage from either Polypropylene or High-Density Polyethylene which is selected to suit your specific application.  Sludge is a thick soft mud or other viscous liquids that is typically the by-product of wastewater treatment, industrial wastewater solids and settled suspension from potable water treatment.

It often contains various types of pathogens as well as heavy contaminants, in the case of industrial waste, chemical pollutants. Sludge contaminated by chemical pollutants or heavy metals, demands complex treatment. Other applications are sludge settlement tanks on small sewage treatment plants, the concentration of food and agricultural waste for anaerobic digestion, and the concentration of apple mulch after cider fermentation.

Sludge tanks are a key part of operations in a wastewater treatment plant used for storage of raw effluent, treated effluent, final effluent, raw sewage and sewage sludge and can an upright tank or conical tank to aid decanting / cleaning to a system of multiple tanks. Sludge tank holds sludge after it has been removed from the wastewater treatment system, settle out sludge further so more water can be recovered and further digest the sludge before disposing of it. Some have aeration and mixing that is delivered by mechanical and electrical means which aids digestion of the sludge that has accumulated.

Customisation of these sludge tank includes welded fittings, sockets and flanges. Racking ports allow draining of the water off the sludge while leaving the sediment in the bottom of the cone tank. Other options include industrial mixers liquid level sensor assemblies, fill pipes are available.

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