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FLOTTWEG – "Engineered For Your Success"
Flottweg SE, headquartered in Vilsbiburg, Bavaria, is one of the internationally leading manufacturers of industrial centrifuges for solid/liquid separation. Residues containing oil are created wherever oil is extracted or processed. Flottweg Decanters, Separators, Tricanters®, and Systems represent an environmentally friendly solution for applications including:

Processing of wastewater containing oil

  • Processing of oil sludge from ponds and lagoons
  • Processing of residues containing oil from the cleaning of crude oil tanks
  • Processing of drilling slurry, drilling emulsions and drilling muds
  • Processing of ore and minerals
  • Processing of sand washing water and gravel wash water
  • Cleaning wastewater and exhaust gases in steelworks
  • Cleaning and processing of tar in coking plants

Flottweg Machines are engineered and produced exclusively in Germany.

Products and services

DECANTER TRICANTER® Disc Stack Centrifuge (Separator)

Disc Stack Centrifuge (Separator)

FLOTTWEG developed the AC series of disk stack centrifuges. They are equipped with the SoftShot® discharge system and feature an accurate partial discharge and smooth operation.

Further reading


FLOTTWEG DECANTERS are used for continuous separation of suspended solids from liquids, clarification of liquids, classification of fine solids, etc.
FLOTTWEG provides a broad range of decanter sizes, from pilot scale or small production up to industrial scale with capacities with product of 250m³/h (1 100 gallons per minute).

Further reading


FLOTTWEG TRICANTERS® enable three-phase separation with simultaneous separation of two immiscible liquids with different densities and one solid phase, provided that the liquids have a different density and the solid phase is the heavies phase.

Further reading

Flottweg SE
Industriestr. 6 – 8
84137 Vilsbiburg

Phone: +49 8741 301-0
Internet: www.flottweg.com
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Peter Thaler
Sales Engineer Industrial Waste Water and Mineral Oil
Phone: +49 8741 301-206
E-mail: Send message

Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc.
10700 Toebben Drive
Independence, KY 41051

Phone: +1 859 448-2300
Fax: +1 859 448-2333
Internet: www.flottweg.com
E-mail: Send message

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