Automotive Application: Turnkey Solution

An international automotive parts company was building a new die-casting plant that would generating wastewater in volumes of approximately 30,000 gallons per day during the manufacturing process.  They came to FRC for a solution to remove Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) from their wastewater before they could send it to the local municipality. FRC provided a turnkey solution including designing and manufacturing the system as well as mechanical and electrical installation it to ensure wastewater compliance.

Design Data

FRC Solution

  • Equalization – Homogenize wastewater for consistent for consistent wastewater characteristics. Aeration mixing is provided to prevent anoxic conditions and formation of ammonia. Two tanks are used for batch operation for the multiple number of products that client produces weekly. This simplifies the downstream chemical dosing regimen.
  • Flocculator – Coagulant, acid, caustic, and flocculant dosed in flocculator to precipitate the emulsified oils and colloidal solids.
  • High-Rate DAF – Float the precipitated oils and solids, yielding clean effluent water
  • Sludge Dewatering – Increase dry solids content of the DAF sludge, thereby reducing sludge hauling costs.

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