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Flow Rate 4 Times Faster than Conventional Ones

High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)

Why Toshiba's High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)?

Generally, in the fields of industrial water treatment, the conventional clarifier (sedimentation tank) needs a large space due to low speed of TSS(Total Suspended Solid) sedimentation which causes the low flow rate of treated water.

Toshiba has developed a high-speed clarifier (sedimentation tank) of which flow rate is 4 times faster than conventional ones by finding the suitable flow dispersion using the latest fluid simulation.

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Advantages of Toshiba's High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)

High Flow Rate

Separate TSS from the waste water by sedimentation at the high water liner velocity of more than 4m/h.(4 times faster than conventional ones)

Construction Cost Reduction

Lower the construction costs by reducing diameter and height of the tank.

Footprint Compactness

Footprints are 4 times smaller than conventional ones due to higher flow rate.

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Original Structure

Toshiba developed the original structure by using latest simulation technology, which leads to higher sedimentation efficiency and flow rate than conventional ones.

Battery-operated Electromagnetic TOSAQUA -Sedimentation tank -

  • 1 The Structure to Distribute Flocs Raw water from the feedwell are distributed uniformly into the clarifier (sedimentation tank).
  • 2 The Structure to Prevent Most Flocs from Carrying Over Flocs along the wall are prevented from carrying over.
  • 3 The Structure to Re-feed Flocs into the Feedwell Some flocs which have been carried over are fed into the feedwell again.

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Configuration Example of Toshiba's High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank) Combined with Pre-treatment System

Configuration Example of Toshiba's High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank) Combined with Pre-treatment System

Process Flow

Pre-treatment and high-speed sedimentation are provided.

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Chemicals are added to the raw water, and small particles are formed into flocs which can be separated by sedimentation.
pH control is applied when necessary.


High-speed Sedimentation Treatment

Flocs are separated from pre-treatment water by sedimentation. This equipment can treat more than 4 times as much flow rate as conventional ones.
The sludge are pulled from the bottom of the tank and sent to the sludge treatment process.

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High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)  TOSAQUA™ Leaflet

Please download High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)  TOSAQUA™ Leaflet of Toshiba.

High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)  TOSAQUA™ PDF Leaflet


  • 1) Why Toshiba's High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)?
  • 2) Advantages of Toshiba's High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)
  • 3) Original Structure
  • 4) Configuration Example of Toshiba's High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank) Combined with Pre-treatment System

High-speed Clarifier (Sedimentation Tank)  TOSAQUA™ Leaflet (PDF:396KB)
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