At flottere

English translation: to float

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Danish term or phrase:At flottere
English translation:to float
Entered by: Steen Johnsen

14:32 Mar 7, 2012
Danish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Environment & Ecology / Vandrensningsanlæg
Danish term or phrase: At flottere
"I flotationsanlægget flotteres de dannede flokke og afskrabes på overfladen med en slam-skraber til en slamtank."

Jeg er ikke bekendt med verbet "at flottere" er der mon nogen der kan hjælpe mig?

På forhånd tusind tak!

Mvh
Steen
Steen Johnsen
Denmark
Local time: 13:59
to float
Explanation:
flottere (vb.)  [tekstil] float (L&H Teknisk).
Although this is from the textile field, could it not also be used here?
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Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 12:59
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3 +1to float
Diarmuid Kennan
Summary of reference entries provided
the forming flocs rise to the surface forming a floating froth layer
andres-larsen

  

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to float


Explanation:
flottere (vb.)  [tekstil] float (L&H Teknisk).
Although this is from the textile field, could it not also be used here?

Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 12:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 15
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Tak

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Reference: the forming flocs rise to the surface forming a floating froth layer

Reference information:
Flotation - Huber Technology Middle East (FZE) - World's No.1 in ...
www.huberme.com/show_category.php?cid=15&tid=1
The wastewater enters the flotation tank via the inlet line. ... ***forming solids/gas flocs which are lighter than water and rise to the surface forming a floating layer***. ... or further transported by an eccentric screw pump to further treatment steps ( sludge dewatering RoS 3). ... ***The floating flocks are now removed by a scum scraper***.

Dissolved air flotation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissolved_air_flotation
Dissolved air flotation (DAF) is a water treatment process that clarifies wastewaters ... chemical plants, natural gas processing plants, paper mills, general water treatment ... The feed water to the DAF float tank is often (but not always) dosed with a ... ***causing the suspended matter to float to the surface and form a froth layer*** ...

andres-larsen
Venezuela
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