Waste water

Saxlund Foreign Object Separator makes debut at IFAT 2022

Saxlund Group – the European environmental technology group - has introduced a purpose-designed product at IFAT, the World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management May 30–June 3, 2022 | Messe München (Stand No. B1.526).

The ‘Saxlund Foreign Object Separator’, the engineered solution – available in two versions – is manufactured at Saxlund International GmbH – the Groups’ German subsidiary based at Soltau, south of Hamburg.  

According to Remo Schultz, CEO of Saxlund Germany: “Our separator protects systems from unwanted objects in material to be processes, including dewatered sludge cake.

“By early filtering out of contaminants that are too large for further processing, plant component parts are protected and system failures, and potentially expensive repairs are avoided.”

The ‘Saxlund Foreign Object Separator’, screens out all unwanted materials, only letting through material that is required for further processes, such as sludge cake dryers.


Key benefits include:

  • Low maintenance costs
  • Reliable in continuous operation
  • Low energy consumption
  • One separator for a wide variety of sludges
  • Adjustable degree of separation

“This additional product innovation underlines our commitment to developing products and processes in tandem with our proven solutions. Germany has become a centre of excellence for a number of market segments including our wastewater treatment technologies, that enable customers to adhere to the demand driven by the law enacted in Germany that requires the recycling of phosphorus from sewage sludge. We are positioned ideally to supply solutions in this dynamic ad fast growing sector ,” explains Stefan Wallerman, CEO of Saxlund Group AB

Saxlund is an environmental technology group that develops, manufactures, and services plants and equipment for the production of environmentally friendly and resource-efficient energy across a broad spectrum of market segments.

The company designs and manufactures its own proprietary products from Push Floors, Sliding Frames, and Trailer Docking Stations to Transportable biomass centres, Chain and Screw Conveyors and Solids Pumps.