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Fällning av kisel från avloppsvatten vid Hellisheidarvirkjun - experimentell studie
KTH, School of Chemical Science and Engineering (CHE).
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Experiments with precipitation of silica from waste water at Hellisheiðarvirkjun (English)
Abstract [en]

This report is about the experiments with mixing of the separated water and the vacuum pump seal water at Hellisheiði power plant. This is done to prevent silica scaling and clogging in pipes and reinjection wells as well as eliminating vacuum pump seal water from the plant. The experiments were done in four stages: the first stage comprised of tests with different flows of separated water at 70°C, the second stage was carried out by mixing the separated water at 70°C and the seal water with different amounts of the seal water, the third and the fourth stages were like the first and second but with the separated water at 120°C. The results show that this method is good if the mixture is around 50/50 separated water and seal water, to control the silica scaling in the separated water and to be able to reinject the seal water with the separated water. This does not eliminate the silica scaling in all of the separated water because the amount of separated water is much more than the amount of seal water that comes from the plant.


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2015. , 70 p.
Keyword [en]
Silica, Precipitation, Experiments, waste water, Hellisheiði power plant
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Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-170628OAI: diva2:839272
Available from: 2015-07-02 Created: 2015-07-02 Last updated: 2015-07-02Bibliographically approved

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