Minimising the impact of wet waste & associated effluent on the environment

Sludge Separation & Resource Recovery

We supply high-quality decanter centrifuge-based systems for the separation and recovery of oil, water and solids.

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A Scaleable, Modular Solution

Separo's Industrial Waste Services (IWS) Division specialises in the supply of high-quality decanter-centrifuge based systems for the treatment of wet waste such as sludge and associated effluent.

Sludge Separation Projects of Any Size, Scope and Complexity

As a result of modular design, our treatment systems can accommodate projects of any scale, scope and complexity. With our roots firmly in the oil and gas industry, we are specialists in the supply of equipment designed for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Achieving an Average 90% Reduction in Offsite Disposal Requirements

To date, Separo has processed over 1/2 million m3 of industrial waste sludge and in the process reduced the volume requiring offsite disposal by an average of 90%.

Equipment and Services:

Subject to the nature of the waste stream our systems will typically comprise: 

  • Holding tanks and feed pump(s)
  • Pre-treatment (screening, heating & homogenisation)
  • Chemical conditioning (flocculation & coagulation)
  • Primary solid-liquid separation
  • Solids conveyance system
  • Secondary separation / effluent treatment
  • Safety interlocks, audiovisual alarms and auto shutdown
  • Local exhaust ventilation

Brochures, specifications and field results available on request.

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Featured Case Studies

Separation, Recovery & Recycling of Solid Material Containing Precious Metals

The project was based at a materials technology and recycling facility in Belgium. The facility…

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Treatment Of Hydrocarbon Sludge From Large Ballast Storage Tank

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