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Aquamont® For effective performance in water loop treatments

Aquamont® is an ideal solution for the treatment and purification of process water, wastewater and effluents in de-inked pulp (DIP) production.

Aquamont® bentonite consists of smectite clay minerals such as montmorillonite which are layered alumino-silicates that swell when in contact with water. Bentonite is capable of absorbing up to 10 times its own weight in water making it a valuable additive in the treatment and purification of process water, wastewater and effluents. 

Aquamont® has been specifically designed for use with dissolved air flotation (DAF) and micro-flotation techniques in deinked (DIP) pulp production.

Operating in concert with flocculation agents, Aquamont®:

  • Agglomerates filler materials and colloidal constituents into stable flocs that can easily be skimmed after micro-flotation or sedimentation
  • Forms colloidal dispersions which, due to their high specific surface area and layer charge, possess strong adsorptive power
  • Perform as flotation agents when combined with suitable polymers.

Agglomeration principle of Aquamont®

Aquamont agglomeration principle

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