Patent Number: 6,248,055

Title: Housing structure for use in a horizontal solid-bowl screw decanter centrifuge

Abstract: A housing structure adapted for use in a horizontal solid-bowl screw decanter centrifuge, includes an outer housing body having a bottom area formed with an assembly opening which extends over a substantial length of the housing body and is destined for insertion of a tubular inner bowl. The inner bowl is secured to the housing body at opposite end faces of the housing body and is formed for discharge of solids and liquids with connection ports which extend radially with respect to an axis of rotation of the centrifuge. The outer housing body has opposite axial ends formed with access openings for insertion of a rotor and a transmission into the interior space of the inner bowl.

Inventors: Ostkamp; Wilhelm (Oelde, DE)

Assignee: Westfalia Separator AG

International Classification: B04B 7/00 (20060101); B04B 1/00 (20060101); B04B 7/02 (20060101); B04B 1/20 (20060101); B04B 007/02 ()

Expiration Date: 06/19/2018