Effective dewatering tests from solid/liquid separations lab services


Optimise your dewatering operation or determine design criteria for new equipment selection with reliable separations testing. The FLSmidth Separations Laboratory offers experienced engineers to assist you in the evaluation of new or existing processes. Services include contract testing, process engineering, bench testing, pilot testing and research and development.


Increase efficiency throughout your plant system, with improved effluent quality and a reduction in operating costs. These separations experts perform testing both in the lab and in the field. We also can commission and optimise full-scale FLSmidth equipment. FLSmidth’s global solid/liquid separations laboratories are backed by testing methodology refined through thousands of studies, combined with an encyclopaedic database that reflects more than five decades of solid/liquid separation experience.


We offer solid/liquid separations testing, including:


  • Full sample characterisation
  • Particle density and size analysis
  • Rheology
  • Sedimentation
  • Filtration

Reliable solid/liquid separations testing services to meet your needs

  • Clarification
  • Thickening
  • Counter-current decantation
  • MaxR particle growth
  • Measurements of thickened slurry flowability
  • Essential to properly design thickener type and unit drive system
  • Essential to size thickener underflow pumps
  • Pressure
  • Vacuum (including precoat)
  • Filter cake washing

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