Chapter Sixteen


Measurement of Filtrate and Supernatant Quality?

John Bratby     Brown and Caldwell, Golden, CO, USA


In many industries the concentration of particulate matter is important for quality control and process optimization. Particulate matter can adhere to heat transfer surfaces such as those found in heat exchangers, cooling ducts and radiators and interfere with the rate of heat exchange. In cooling towers and many municipal applications, suspended solids can shield microorganisms or create a disinfection demand that interferes with effective disinfection.


Instrument calibration; Natural organic matter (NOM); Nephelometric turbidimeter; Relative Standard Deviation (RSD); Styrene divinylbenzene (SDVB); Total suspended ...

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