04931186 is referenced by 79 patents and cites 17 patents.

A method of concentrating solids in a liquid suspension using a filter having a plurality of hollow, microporous, elastic fibres with a shell or housing, comprising applying the suspension to an outer surface of the fibres whereby a portion of the suspension passes through the fibre walls and at least a portion of the solids is retained on or in the fibres; and discharging the retained solids by stretching the fibre pores and washing out solids retained in the pores by application of gas under pressure.

Title
Concentration of solids in a suspension
Application Number
6/939121
Publication Number
4931186
Application Date
October 27, 1986
Publication Date
June 5, 1990
Inventor
Clinton V Kopp
New South Wales
AU
Eric W Anderson
New South Wales
AU
Douglas L Ford
New South Wales
AU
Agent
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt
Assignee
Memtec
AU
IPC
B01D 13/00
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