Floating decanters

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Intelligent design

Adapts to fluctuating water levels

Solids exclusion system

Scum control system

Floating decanter septic system smart long term investment
Smart investment

No maintenance

No costly parts to replace

High performance over time

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Commercial solutions

Simple to install and remove

Compact models available

Reliable pressurized discharge

Floating decanter septic system municipal and industrial solutions
Municipal solutions

Stainless steel construction

Robust knee joint prevents breakage

Highly resistant to torsion forces

What is a floating decanter?

A floating decanter is a hydraulic system that drains wastewater from the surface of basins and tanks in commercial, municipal, and industrial treatment projects.

Ecoprocess floating decanters (formerly known as SwingCanter and PumpCanter) are available in sizes up to 50 cm and feature a flexible and durable design that prevents corrosion and breakage. Each unit controls scum and excludes solids to give you peace-of-mind performance that lasts for years.

Our floating decanters are time-tested solutions, backed by our 25 years of global experience and a well-earned reputation for anticipating your unique needs.


How do our floating decanters work?

Ecoprocess floating decanters have three main components:

  • floating head assembly
  • discharging arm
  • knee joint connecting the system to a wall

The head assembly floats near the surface of the basin or tank, moving up and down with changing wastewater levels.

When the automated decant valve outside the basin or tank opens, differential pressure forces wastewater into decanting holes in the head assembly. This wastewater then flows down the discharging arm toward the knee joint (sometimes referred to as a flexible elbow). The knee joint is connected to a wall outlet that directs decanted wastewater downstream.

The head assembly draws wastewater from just below the surface to keep scum and foam out of the decanter. The decanting holes also have a unique closing function to prevent sludge and other solids from entering the system, even during aeration and mixing processes.

1-year warranty

Our 1-year warranty for floating decanters includes all:

  • original parts
  • replacement parts

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