Chapter Eight

Electric (Electro/Dielectro-Phoretic)—Force Field Assisted Separators

Morgane Citeau1, Olivier Larue2,  and Eugene Vorobiev3     1CREOL, Pessac, France     2Solvay, Center for Research & Technology of Shanghai, Xin Zhuang Industrial Zone, Shanghai, China     3Département de Génie des Procédés Industriels, Laboratoire Transformations Intégrées de la Matière Renouvelable, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Centre de Recherche de Royallieu, Compiègne, France

Abstract

In the electric field assisted separation, an electric field is superimposed to a conventional mechanical process. Namely, a material (mixture of liquid and solid: suspension or semisolid material) which is placed in mechanical separator (ex: filter) is placed also between ...

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