Bentonite Clay

Waste Water Treatment Coagulation and Flocculation, Using a Bentonite Clay – Body Feed

It seems counter-intuitive, but the cleaner the waste water the harder it is to treat. When a coagulant is added to nearly clear waste water it will often form a very tiny floc known as a Pin Floc. In waste water treatment Pin Floc is to be avoided. Pin Floc tends to not settle and can cause filter problems. To produce a more robust floc that will settle and can be separated and filtered out, a Body Feed is often added. A common Body Feed for industrial waste water treatment is Bentonite Clay. Bentonite Clay is inexpensive and can be ... » Read More