Thickening and Dewatering Innovations | Alfa Laval

Solutions and innovations in mechanical thickening and dewatering

In this narrated presentation, we explore several of the most common and utilized solutions in water and wastewater for thickening and dewatering applications.  Each of the solutions is explained in how they operate as well as how they compare against each other in several key factors.  We also introduce some of the newest innovations becoming available on the market today. 


What you'll will Learn:

  • Basic operating principles of a belt thickener, belt filter press, decanter centrifuge, drum thickener, and plate press
  • How top solutions compare on performance, capacity, footprint, and other parameters
  • What some of the newest market innovations are in mechanical thickening and dewatering

How can we help?

With industry-leading wastewater technology and expertise based on the experience from thousands of installations, we can help analyze your unique situation and select the optimal equipment model, configuration and services for your needs and budget. Get in touch by reaching out directly to the local contact for your area or submitting a general inquiry on the contact form. 

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Local contacts

Chuck Shaw
Regional Sales Manager – Water Separation Sales – Midwest
Phone: (317) 345-5512
Coverage area:  IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI


Jose Carpio
Director of Sales – Water & Wastewater
Phone: (804) 852-9340
Coverage Area: CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV


Roger McKinney
Regional Sales Manager – Water Separation Sales – Northwest
Phone: (559) 317-8551
Coverage area: WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, CO, NM


Marc Arquit
Regional Sales Manager – Water Separation Sales – South
Phone: (713) 882-1286
Coverage area:  AR, LA, MS, TX, OK

Mark Schlitzkus
Regional Sales Manager – Water Separation Sales – Southeast
Phone: (713) 906-0505
Coverage area:  AL, DC, FL, GA, NC, SC, VA


Marc Perratore
Regional Sales Manager – Water Separation Sales – Southwest
Phone: (201) 388-8393
Coverage area: CA, NV, AZ, UT