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Radial Flow Settler

WMT is pleased to offer a comprehensive line of Radial Flow Settlers.

WaterTek Radial Flow Settlers are fabricated in the USA and to the highest standards.

Radial Flow Settlers (RFS) are employed in wastewater and aquaculture applications where the particles have a low specific gravity; > 1.0. Swirl Separators are effective in applications where the particles (sand and grit) to be removed are > 2.0. Because aquaculture solids typically have a low specific gravity the RFS is the preferred settling device in most aquaculture applications. This makes RFS ideal for intake, Re-circulating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and effluent treatment applications. In RAS and Intake Applications the RFS is always upstream of the Microscreen Drum Filter. In Aquaculture Effluent Treatment Applications the RFS can be upstream of the drum filter to reduce TSS or downstream of the microscreen accepting the backwash from the drum filters and thickening the solids concentration for further treatment.

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For more technical information on RFS and how they differ from Swirl Separators please read the downloadable Aquaculture Engineering article “Solids removal from a coldwater recirculating system — comparison of a swirl separator and a radial-flow settler”. [Acrobat PDF, 256K]

Radial Flow Settler Diagram
Technical Data
WMT / HEP - Radial Flow Settler (RFS)
Model Number Ø Max Flow H LI LO SO Ship Wt
(in) (gpm) (lpm) (in) (in) (in) (in) (lbs)
A more detailed Radial Flow Settler Technical Datasheet
is available in downloadable PDF file format.
RFS-012 12 2.9 11.1 30 0.75 1.0 1.0 94
RFS-018 18 7.2 27.1 36 1.00 1.5 1.0 111
RFS-024 24 11.8 44.7 36 1.50 2.0 1.5 148
RFS-030 30 21.0 79.6 42 2.00 3.0 1.5 190
RFS-036 36 28.8 109 42 3.00 3.0 2.0 222
RFS-042 42 37.5 142 48 3.00 4.0 2.0 280
RFS-048 48 47.7 181 48 3.00 4.0 2.0 324
RFS-060 60 77.7 294 54 4.00 6.0 2.0 422
RFS-084 84 170 642 66 6.00 6.0 3.0 626
RFS-096 96 235 889 72 6.00 8.0 3.0 754
RFS-108 108 311 1176 75 6.00 10.0 3.0 985
RFS-120 120 397 1503 84 8.00 10.0 4.0 1103
RFS-132 132 494 1869 90 8.00 10.0 4.0 1397
RFS-144 144 601 2276 96 8.00 10.0 4.0 1579
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