The Aquatec Maxcon gravity sludge thickener is a simpler alternative to sludge thickening than D.A.F.

In most cases the thickened product is suitable for direct feed to belt presses and in all cases is suitable for discharge to drying beds.

The AquaThickener is available in centre or peripheral driven mechanisms with over 40 years of Research and Development behind them both.

Although up to 5% solids may be achieved, performance is largely dependent on influent sludge quality.

Polyelectrolyte dosing may be used to enhance performance but this feature is not usually required.


Design Features

Vertical pickets rotate within the circular tank gently flocculating the sludge particles. Flocculated sludge settles to the tank floor and is scraped to the centre hopper for periodic discharge

AquaThickener- CD (Centre Drive System)

AquaThickener- PD (Peripheral Drive System)

Design Advantages


Aquathickener PD: Peripheral Drive System


Aquathickener CD: Centre Drive System




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