RM-10 Clay-Based Flocculant - HPE Environmental Solutions

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Flocculants

RM-10®

Clay-Based Flocculant

CETCO provides a comprehensive line of world-renown RM -10 clay-based flocculants. These granular, semi-granular, powdered and liquid varieties are formulated to treat a vast array of industrial and municipal wastewater. The RM -10 products are a non-hazardous blend of naturally occurring bentonite, pH adjusting agents, polymers and other exclusive components.

Applications
One-step removal of emulsified oil, heavy metals and suspended solids from wastewater streams

Applications & Basic Mixing Instructions for
All Listed Dry Formulations
• Fill reaction vessel with wastewater and start mixer
• 2-3 minutes; observe large floc forming
• Stop mixer and allow floc to settle for 3-5 minutes
• Start mixer and mix for approximately 30 seconds
• Stop mixer and allow floc to settle for 3-5 minutes
• Open effluent valve to allow clean water to pass through filter media
• Open sludge valve to allow solids to be filtered over filter media
and further de-watered
• Clean water is collected and typically discharged to Publicly Owned
  Treatment Works (POTW) or recycled back into the process
• De-watered solids collected for disposal at local land fill

Features & Benefits
• System meets POTW discharge limits various particle sizes
• Lower overall costs
• Treat onsite
• Dry chemical versions for easy storage, movement and minimal dusting
• Decreased process time
• Versatile technology with consistent results
• Safe and cost-effective mean of treatment and disposal for various wastewater streams






How RM-10 Treatment Works
• Chemical components adjust the pH of the water to enhance the precipitation 
   of metals and breaks oil emulsions.
• Bentonite clay particles attract and encapsulate precipitated metallic ions.
• The polymeric portion of the formulation attracts remaining oils and 
   suspended solids then forms  a floc, which settles to the bottom of the treatment vessel.
• The bentonite clay and polymer work together to create a strong filterable floc, 
   which will encapsulate and contain heavy metals through a pozzolanic reaction while 
   allowing the floc to readily release water resulting in a drier sludge cake.
   The entire process is completed in just a few minutes, resulting in clear water that can be                                
   discharged directly to a POTW or recycled. 
   The sludge and its encapsulated contaminants  are highly resistant to leaching and 
   can be generally disposed of as a non-hazardous waste.



Technical Specifications

Formulation #
Particle TypeBulk Density (lbs./ft³)pH (5% dispersion)
2001Semi-Granular
30 - 405.5 - 6.5
2002Semi-Granular
42 ± 25.5 - 6.5
2003Semi-Granular
45 - 556.5 - 7.0
2004Semi-Granular
55 ± 26.5 - 8.5
2005Powder
66 ± 2
2.5 - 4.5
2006Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 4.0
2008Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
2.5 - 4.5
2009Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
2.5 - 4.5
2013Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
8.5 - 10.5
2014Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
2.4 - 4.5
2015Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
4.0 - 6.0
2017Powder
70 ± 2
10.0 - 12.0
2018Powder
66 ± 2
2.5 - 4.5
2019Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
6.5 - 8.5
2020Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 4.0
2021Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 5.0
2022Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
2.5 - 4.5
2025Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
2.5 - 4.5
3001Granular
62 ± 2
8.5 - 10.5
3204Granular
62 ± 2
8.5 - 10.5
4001Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
6.5 - 8.5
4003Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 5.0
Technical Specifications

Formulation #
Particle TypeBulk Density (lbs./ft³)pH (5% dispersion)
4004Granular
70 ± 2
4.0 - 6.0
4005Granular
70 ± 2
6.5 - 8.5
4006Granular
70 ± 2
3.5 - 5.5
4007Granular
70 ± 2
6.5 - 8.5
4008Granular
70 ± 2
6.5 - 8.5
4009Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 4.0
4010Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 4.0
5001Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
5002Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 5.0
5004Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
5005Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
3.0 - 5.0
5006Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 3.5
5007Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
5008Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 3.5
5009Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 3.5
5010Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
5011Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
5012Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
5501Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
6001Granular
65 ± 2
2.5 - 4.0
Eveready
Powder70 ± 2
5.5 - 7.5
NS121
Semi-Granular
70 ± 2
7.5 - 9.5
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