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The system of solid-liquid separation processes slurry manure to be divided into a material that can be handled as a solid and effluent material that can be handled as a liquid. The system removes the larger particulates from the liquid. There are three types of solid-liquid separation systems: Sedimentation, Bar Screen, and Mechanical Separation. The most common form of solid-liquid separation for dairy manure in the northeast is the mechanical screw press separator. Farms may utilize this manure treatment system for ease of pumping, nutrient partition, volume reduction, or to reclaim the solid components as cattle stall bedding.

Sand-Manure Separation

Solid-Liquid Separation