The Groundhog mechanical Slurry Separator operating principle is based on the proven technology of the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering design for Slurry Separators. The fibre rich solids produced from the slurry can be stacked for easy storage and the now reduced volume of nutrient rich liquid can then be managed more easily than when it was in slurry form.
The Separator is used around the world for gross solids Separation in all types in Industries. Typical applications for the Separator are on Livestock farms, Digestate produced from Biogas plants, Vegetable processing, Slaughterhouse waste, Livestock Auction markets etc. The list of applications is endless (it has even been used in coffee bean processing).
A new advanced version of the separator is now available. The Groundhog ‘Superdry’ Separator will produce an even drier solids fraction than the standard machine.
Low running and maintenance cost associated with a Separator that was designed by us to be as trouble-free as possible to operate and maintain ensures that over the last 30 years it has been the Separator of choice for many Industries.
The Groundhog Mechanical Separator produces an easily stackable and valuable fibre, plus a free flowing (fibre free) nutrient rich liquid in an uncomplicated and efficient process. Both factions are suitable for application to land allowing for better nutrient control. The Separator is designed to handle both Cattle and Pig Slurry. The Separator is also suitable in Industrial processes to remove gross solids from effluent.
The Separator operates on a simple two screen principle: After mixing (pit mixer or mixer pump) the liquid slurry is pumped to the Separator inlet weir box, and flows on to the first perforated screen where the separation process begins. The slurry is slowly brushed the full length of the screen to remove most of the liquid before being presented to the second screen where remaining fibre is pressed and brushed the full length of the perforated screen to ensure the maximum amount of liquid is removed
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Pollution Control supply a complete range of slurry handling and recycling equipment with systems currently in use throughout the UK and Europe. The range includes pumping equipment and GROUNDHOG field distribution systems.
The SD Groundhog mechanical Separator produces an easily stackable solid plus a free flowing liquid. Effluent or slurry enters the Separator inlet chamber and is slowly brushed the full length of the perforated screen to remove most of the liquid before entering the second stage where the remaining solids are double pressed to ensure the maximum amount of liquid is extracted.
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Pollution Control (UK) Ltd can help you to manage your effluent treatment requirements efficiently, effectively and with minimum damage to the environment. A full range of biological and aeration treatment systems designed to meet the most stringent discharge consents are available.