A loosely clumped mass of fine particles.
- PAM is a water-soluble polymer that clumps the fine, suspended particles typical of swine manure into larger particles, or flocs.
- Microsand particles and polymer are added to the floc in the same tank.
- Because of the difficulties of moving the floc, emptying the tanks could take up to six months.
1920s: abbreviation of flocculus.
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