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A problem on filtering a solution of acid and solid particles

  1. Sep 30, 2008 #1
    Hello everybody, I have the following problem: I have a batch reactor were I have solid particles reacting with acid. The reactor is stirred. The solid particles are in the range 150-250 micron. I'd like to let them react for a short time, and then quickly remove the liquid face and dry up the solid particles. If I use a normal filter the particles will be attached to the filter and difficult to remove.
    If you have any ideas please contact me.
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  3. Oct 1, 2008 #2


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    Can you use a centrifuge?
  4. Oct 2, 2008 #3
    Hello and thanks for the answer,
    no i guess the centrifuge is not available here and i dont know if it would be good to use that since I'd like the particle to conserve their shape. May be I should warm up a bit and increase the surface to separate the water. I will think about it
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