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How a Centrifugal Sand Separator Works

What Does a Centrifugal Sand Separator Do?


Water flows rapidly through the sand separator, and through centrifugal force, blasts sand, particles, debris and sludges outward against the sand separator walls, then downward in a cyclonic flow movement. The intense gravitational force created, separates the solids materials downward, past the reflector plate, and into the solids holding area below, while the clean, particle and dirt-free water rises back up and out.


Centrifugal sand separators have no moving parts and require little to no maintenance, with the exception of purge valve monitoring and release, to flush out built up solids material and sludge removal. Sludge capacity is 75% the volume of the head, for not running interference with the reflector plate between purge cycles. Sand Separators are used in agricultural, industrial, municipal and commercial water industries.


Sand Separators Are Great For:

Irrigation systems, micro irrigation, water supply systems, water conditioning systems, water treatment systems, well water treatment, oil and gas industries, mining industries, process liquid recycling, heat exchanger protection, wastewater pre-treatment, disposal wells, and more.


S1-90-V-AGR Model Shown

Centrifugal sand separators are great for protecting water systems from harsh wear and tear from abrasives, blockages, and more. At a cost-effective price point, sand separators are an ideal system implementation to keep you functioning at peak performance. They are ideal in removing suspended solids or inorganic materials down to 80 microns and rated up-to 150 PSI. Sand separators are available in both carbon steel and stainless steel construction, depending on your environment and project needs.


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