In plant construction in general, and in water purfication
in particular, dry substances such as polyelectrolyte
and activated carbon often have to be introduced into
the water in fine suspension or dissolved in it.
Substances which are difficult to dissolve or wet can
cause problems when introduced into the water, and can
end up as lumps or simply layers on the surface of water.
This results in an unacceptable reduction in the efficiency
of the purification process. The Suspensomat makes it
possible to wet or predissolve the dry substances simply,
using the preparation water which is already to hand,
in such a way that they are distributed homogeneously
on intoduction into the container. It is also recommended
that an agitator be installed in the mixing chamber.
In the case of easily soluble substances such as calcium
hydroxide or aluminium sulphate, only a
simple downcomer without water rinsing as a dirt protector