Basic Maintenance Of Belt Filter Presses

Basic Maintenance Of Belt Filter Presses

by Water Environment Federation (Wef)


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Meet your current training needs with this new belt filter presses module! Basic Maintenance of Belt Filter Presses provides informative material on the basic operation and maintenance of belt filter presses (BFPs) at municipal wastewater treatment plants. This blend of operations and maintenance will help establish the best system for your plant and ensure that the process is reliable and cost effective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572782631
Publisher: Water Environment Federation
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Pages: 76
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 33,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation.

Table of Contents




1 Introduction to the Belt Filter Press

  • The Belt Filter Press
  • Components
  • Principles of Operation
  • Operational Parameters
  • Additional Sources of Information

2 Belt Filter Press Support Systems

  • Sludge Feed Pumps
  • Polymer Preparation and Feed System
  • Polymer/Sludge Mixing Device
  • Air Compressor
  • Belt Washwater Booster Pump
  • Dewatered Cake Conveyor
  • Start-Up/Shutdown Sequencing
  • Electrical Control Panel

3 Process Control Parameters

  • Introduction
  • Feed Sludge Concentration
  • Feed Sludge Type
  • Sludge Throughput
  • Polymer Concentration/Dosage
  • Flocculator Speed
  • Aging Time
  • Filtrate Quality/Capture Efficiency
  • Belt Speed/Tension
  • Cake Dryness/Sludge Production
  • pH
  • Sludge Volume Index
  • Volatile Solids
  • Oil and Grease
  • Laboratory and Process Control Tests
  • Belt Filter Press Process Calculations

4 Preventive Maintenance Schedule

  • Introduction
  • Lubrication Recommendations
  • Roll and Drum Alignment
  • Troubleshooting Problem Areas
  • Mechanical Improvements
  • Safety Considerations
  • LOCKOUT/TAGOUT Procedures


Appendix: Belt Filter Press Troubleshooting Guide

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