Celatom® FW-50, made from diatomaceous earth, functions as a filter aid with applications in biodiesel purification, dewatering, industrial water treatment, sludge treatment, suspended solids removal, wastewater treatment, and wax removal. It features BOD reduction, flow resistance, high strength, a large surface area, and a large pore volume, offering non-explosive, non-flammable, and odor-free benefits essential for effective filtration processes across various industrial applications.

Chemical Family: Diatomaceous Earth

Applicable Processes: Biodiesel Purification, Dewatering, Industrial Water Treatment, Sludge Treatment, Suspended Solids Removal, Wastewater Treatment, Wax Removal

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

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Properties

Physical Form
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Sieve Analysis (150 Mesh (> 105 microns))22.8%Tyler
Median Particle Diameter42µm-
pH (at 10% Slurry)10--
Free Moisture (as H₂O)max. 0.5%-
Density (Wet Bulk)320g/l-
Density (Dry Bulk)240g/l-
Permeability3780mDVEL 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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