Two Devices for Removing Sludge From Bioreactor Wastewater
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
Thursday, November 01 2007
These devices can operate continuously and are self-cleaning.
Two devices — a magnetic separator and a special filter denoted a self-regenerating separator (SRS) — have been developed for separating sludge from the stream of wastewater from a bioreactor. These devices were originally intended for use in microgravity, but have also been demonstrated to function in normal Earth gravity.
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