A Hi-Pass™ static mixer is specifically used for handling non-fouling and no-plugging sludge. The design of the mixers is specifically for mixing polymer solution with sludge flows prior to the dewatering process.
The Hi-Pass™ Sludge Mixer design is to explicitly achieve polymer savings in excess of 25%. This savings is because of effectively mixing polymer solution into sludge flows prior to the dewatering process.
The Komax Hi-Pass static mixer design is to be extremely resistant to fouling or clogging. The edges of the element set contouring are smooth with a large radius for high fouling duty. The basis for the mixer design is a set of right rotation elements. Then followed by a set of left rotation elements set at 90 degrees from each other.
The Hi-Pass™ static mixer design is to be extremely resistant to fouling or clogging. The edges of the element sets are smoothly contoured with a large radius for high fouling duty. The basis for the mixer design is a set of right rotation elements. Followed by a set of left rotation elements set at 90 degrees from each other.
This is a non-clogging design as the municipal sludges contain solid and fibrous materials of sufficient quantities and types to accumulate and cause fouling or plugging conditions in standard mixers.
The Hi-Pass™ sludge mixer can efficiently perform pressure-sensitive applications. It is capable of handling and mixing municipal sludges with solids up to 5%, and of passing individual solid items with a nominal major diameter up to 25% that of the mixer.
It prevents “stapling” of stringy materials in the flow and has a relatively lower pressure drop.
They design the injector manifold of the mixer to present the diluted polymer solution to the sludge flow for optimum efficiency. It achieves better dispersion of the small amount of solution through the sludge mixing elements.
The Hi-Pass™ Sludge Mixer will reduce polymer consumption and costs and will produce dryer cake solids in dewatering operations. It is particularly suited for use on the feed line to devices such as belt fiber presses, plate filter presses, gravity belt thickeners, centrifuges, and pressure or vacuum filters.
They also use Hi-Pass™ mixing elements in various other Komax products where high fouling can occur, or large debris needs to pass through. Klean-Wall Heat Exchanger and Open Channel Mixers are two additional units that use the Hi-Pass™ mixing elements.
Komax is an industry leader in advanced inline static mixing and direct injection steam heating technologies. Creating world-class solutions for clients across a spectrum of industries. For this reason, Komax is continuously innovating and developing new solutions for a variety of mixing and heat transfer applications. If you need a custom solution for your business’s needs that will improve productivity while being cost-effective contact their engineers today.