How to use Blufloc Polyacrylamide?

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Application and Dosage:

The dosage range of flocculants varies from 0.2 - 3.0 ppm depending upon the type of effluent and application. It is always advised to do a jar test for evaluating the functioning and approximate dosage.

Jar Test:

To perform a jar test, put a sample of effluent in a beaker and add it as designated. Agitate for 1 minute at 100-120 rpm, and then slowly agitate at 60 rpm. Determine the floc properly at this time and note the sedimentation and clarity of the top solution.

Procedure and precautions upon dispersion and dissolving flocculants:

Dissolving time: 

The time required to dissolve the flocculant varies according to the type of flocculant, water quality, temperature, and agitation. However, most flocculants generally require around 1 hour of agitation to completely dissolve the powder. The incomplete mixture of flocculants or lumping may inhibit the performance of the flocculant.

Agitation speed: 

The ideal revolution of the agitator is between 200-400rpm. A high-speed agitator operating without reducing the revolution of a motor is not advised since it may cut the molecules of the flocculant. An ideal agitator motor should be of 1HP for a 1-2m3 mixing tank.

Dissolving concentration: 

Flocculants should be dissolved to a standard concentration of 0.1-0.2%. It is also effective to start dissolving at a slightly higher concentration and then dilute the flocculant mixture immediately before use.

Handling measures and precautions:

Proper human safety products such as splash goggles, lab coat, vapor respirator, gloves, and boots should be worn while handling and applying chemicals. Splashes on the skin should be washed off with water immediately. In case of splashing into the eyes, flush with fresh water and obtain medical attention. Flocculants should not be injected. Please refer MSDS for more details.

Created on:2023-03-27 16:41