Short Course I – Solid-Liquid Separation


8.30 h Welcome Coffee

Introduction and Overview

9.00 h Systematic survey of separation processes, apparatus examples and separation strategies.

Particle Characterization

10.00 h Characterization of single particles, particle collectives and particle separation.

10.45 h Coffee Break

Density Separation – Static Thickeners and Solid Bowl Centrifuges

11.00 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.

Depth and Cross Flow Filtration

12.00 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.

12.45 h Lunch

Cake Filtration – Formation, Washing, Demoisturing

13.45 h Separation mechanisms, consequences for practical use.

14.45 h Coffee Break

Cake Filters

15.00 h Equipment, mode of operation, application.

Filter Media

16.00 h Overview and fields of application, influence of media properties on separation results.

Suspension Pretreatment to Enhance Separation Properties

16.30 h Additional techniques for enhancing solid-liquid separation processes, physiochemical influences on slurry stability, flocculation.

Apparatus Combinations, Alternative Solutions and Apparatus Selection Criteria

17.00 h Strategies for process optimization and selection of suitable separation techniques.

FILTECH 2021 - Short Course - Solid Liquid Separation

Course Presenter

Dr.-Ing. Harald Anlauf was till March 2020 Academic Director at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics and since more than 40 years active in the field of solid liquid separation technology. He earned his academic degrees as Chemical Engineer 1980 and 1985 at Karlsruhe University. 1999-2006 he was Chairman of the VDI-GVC working party „Mechanical Liquid Separation“, since 2000 Co-Chairman of the FILTECH Congress Scientific Committee. 2004-2008 he was Chairman of INDEFI and President of the 10th World Filtration Congress 2008 in Leipzig, Germany. He published more than 190 technical papers, books etc. and is internationally active in giving consultations and lectures.

This 1-day Course will emphasise practical aspects and present theoretical information as necessary.

Short Course I

22 February 2021 – 9:00-18:00 h
KölnMesse – Cologne – Germany


Participation Fee: 480 €

Early Bird Rate until 10 December 2020
Normal Rate from 11 December 2020 on: 580 €
Price already includes German VAT!

Short Course I Presenter:

Dr.-Ing. Harald Anlauf – Consultant

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Solid-Liquid Separation

22 February 2021

9 am – 6 pm

KölnMesse – Cologne


Participation includes:

Extensive Course Notes

Access to the Exhibition

Cologne Public Transport Ticket

Welcome Coffee & Lunch

Refreshments during Breaks

Get-Together Reception on 23 February 6 pm