Chain & Flight Sludge Collectors

«Mecana Umwelttechnik GmbH has been designing and supplying Chain & Flight Sludge removal systems for over 25 years.»

Rectangular Sedimentation Tanks

  • As a primary sedimentation tank sludge removal device
  • As a secondary sedimentation tank sludge removal device
  • A sand and grease trap removal device
  • In the intermediate clarifier

Systems for new build facilities or renovation of existing premises.

Basin widths ≤ 12 m

Tank lenghts ≤ 80 m

Design Features

  • Self-lubricating flight system
  • Power supply 0.18 to 0.37 kW
  • Submerged telescopic drive shaft manufactured from synthetic material or stainless steel, possible for basins below or equal 12 m wide
  • Corrosion free plastic drive chain
  • Deflections without continuous waves
  • No clamping stations required
  • Flights spaced at a distance of 3 m - 6 m
  • Flight speed 0.6 - 3 cm / s
  • Return rails mounted on wall brackets

Settled sludge and scum collection; 4-shaft

Settled sludge collection; 3-shaft

Scum collection; 2-shaft

Special Advantages

  • Complete scraper systems made of high strength, specification matched plastic components
  • Very long operational life
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • High resistance to wear
  • Suitable for large tanks up to 12 m width and 90 m length
  • Low weight
  • Safe winter temperature operation
  • Over 25 years experience

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