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1. (WO2018087544) SEPARATOR APPARATUS AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/087544    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2017/053365
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B03B 5/40
B03B 5/62
B03B 11/00
Applicants: COULTON, Richard Henry
Inventors: COULTON, Richard Henry
Title: SEPARATOR APPARATUS AND METHOD
Abstract:
A separator for separating sand from organic matter comprises a first compartment (11) for receiving and separating a mixture of sand, organic matter and liquid, a plurality of liquid inlets (29) in a bottom region of the first compartment (11) for introducing liquid into the bottom region of the first compartment and generating an upward liquid flow in the first compartment, means (47) for removing organic matter from the top of the mixture in the first compartment (11), an outlet in an upper region of the first compartment (11) for the discharge of organic matter and liquid, and an outlet (9) in a lower region of the first compartment for the discharge of sand and liquid.