Peter E Petersen
Technical Division Membership:
Technical Division Membership Emeritus:
Scientific Instrument Donation Coordinator for the American Chemical Society
Chair of Production Subcommitte for American Chemical Society's Great Lakes Regional Meeting
Research and Special Interests:
Treats oily industrial (metalworking fluids) wastewater using the metal hydroxide precipitation method to remove the heavy metals.
Uses different types of coagulants/ polyelectrolytes and polymers, such as polyalumium chlorohydrate and cationic starch, anionic and cationic polyarcylamide polymers to removes emulsified oils.
Develops and implements benchmarks to jar test batches with appropriate coagulants/ polyelectrolytes and polymers -; calculating these quantities to the processing tanks.
Area of Expertise:
Industrial wastewater pretreatment - management/ operations
Years of Expertise: