Celatom® FW-14, containing diatomaceous earth, functions as a filter aid with diverse applications, including biodiesel purification, dewatering, fat and grease removal, industrial water treatment, oil and sludge treatment, and suspended solids removal. It boasts features such as BOD reduction, flow resistance, high strength, high surface area, and a large pore volume, providing non-explosive, non-flammable, and odor-free benefits crucial for effective filtration across various industrial processes.

Chemical Family: Diatomaceous Earth

Applicable Processes: Biodiesel Purification, Dewatering, Fat Removal, Grease Removal, Industrial Water Treatment, Oil Removal, Sludge Treatment, Suspended Solids Removal, Wastewater Treatment

Features: BOD Reduction, Flow Resistance, High Strength, High Surface Area, Large Pore Volume

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses


Physical Form
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Sieve Analysis (150 Mesh (> 105 microns))7.1%Tyler
Median Particle Diameter28µm-
pH (at 10% Slurry)9.5--
Free Moisture (as H₂O)max. 0.5%-
Density (Wet Bulk)336g/l-
Density (Dry Bulk)224g/l-
Permeability1450mDVEL permeameter
Specific Gravity2.33--
Chemical Analysis
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Silicon Dioxide89%-
Aluminum Oxide4.1%-
Iron(III) Oxide1.5%-
Calcium Oxide0.6%-
Magnesium Oxide0.3%-
Titanium Dioxide0.2%-
Sodium Oxide4%-
Diphosphorus Pentoxide0.02%-
Manganese(II) Oxidemax. 0.01%-
Potassium Oxide0.2%-
Chromium(III) Oxidemax. 0.01%-
Loss on Ignition0.1%-

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