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Disc Stack Centrifuge - Top 10 Mechanical Issues & Fixes

Table of Contents Synopsis Like all mechanical equipment, disc-stack centrifuge users encounter mechanical issues with their machines. Some of these problems are simple to fix and don’t have any long-term effects on the centrifuge. On the other hand, some of the mechanical issues mentioned below can cause severe damage to the centrifuge if not timely […]

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6 Causes of Disc Stack Centrifuge Bad Separation

Table of Contents Synopsis Disc Centrifuge separation results depend on internal (centrifuge specific) and external (process fluid-related) factors. In this article, we discuss the common reasons behind disc stack centrifuge bad separation.  We will first discuss internal, i.e., centrifuge-related causes of bad separation results. Following this, we will discuss external factors that often affect separation […]

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Machining Coolant Recovery Centrifuge with Pasteurizing

Table of contents Synopsys A machining coolant recovery centrifuge is a 3-phase disc centrifuge that is widely used to recover water-based coolants for reuse. Coolant pasteurizing, in addition to centrifugation, is worth considering due to its benefits. This article evaluates the benefits of coolant pasteurizing together with a disc centrifuge. Machining Coolant – What is […]

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Removing Metals from Used Engine Oil | Industrial Centrifuge

Table of Contents Used Engine Oil – What is it? Where Does it Come From? Used engine oil is a term used to describe used lubricating oil from Internal Combustion (IC) engines. Lubricating oil tends to lose its lubricating properties with use. Hence, the oil is periodically replaced to prolong engine life and prevent breakdowns. The […]

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Crude Oil Tank Bottom Recovery by Industrial Centrifuges

Synopsis Industrial centrifuges offer an efficient way to recover oil from crude oil tank bottoms. In this article, we highlight the various ways in which centrifuges bring efficiency to this process. Specifically, we will discuss Dolphin Centrifuge’s Oil Recovery Systems (ORS), features, and benefits. This article includes a technical explanation of the ORS, followed by […]

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10 Causes & Easy Fixes for Disc Stack Centrifuge Vibration

Table of Contents Disc stack centrifuges contain a metal bowl that rotates at a high RPM. Any rotating mass that is not correctly balanced causes vibrations. Therefore all disc stack bowls generate vibrations to varying degrees in the centrifuge under normal conditions. Under certain conditions, the disc centrifuge may vibrate more than usual, which is […]

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6 Causes of Decanter Centrifuge Vibration and How to Fix Them

Decanter Centrifuge Vibration A decanter centrifuge, like any other rotating equipment, vibrates during operation. Also, amplified vibration is typical during startup and shut-down of the

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5 Ways to Increase Disc Stack Centrifuge Efficiency | Illustrated Guide

Users of disc-stack centrifuges often ask about ways they can increase the capacity or quality of the effluent from their centrifuge equipment. There are a

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Centrifuge RCF and RPM | Difference & RCF Calculation

RCF and RPM are standard terms in the context of centrifuges. This article explains the difference between the two terms and why RCF is more relevant to centrifuges. Though the two terms are related to each other mathematically, they are vastly different from the application’s perspective.

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Disadvantages of a Disc-Stack Centrifuge | Illustrated Guide

Table of Contents Synopsis Though there are several advantages to disc-stack centrifuge, there are some equally important disadvantages. The following are some of the main disadvantages of disc-stack centrifuges and corresponding workarounds. Particle Size in Process Liquid The stack of conical discs (disc-stack) has a preset spacing between the discs. Typically this is in the […]

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