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Typical Shafted Screw Conveyor Wear Parts

Typical Shafted Screw Conveyor Wear Parts

Screw conveyors are available in both shafted and shaftless configurations.  The type of conveyor that is best for your application is determined upon the needs of your individual process.  For this discussion, we will concentrate on the Shafted Screw Conveyor
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Wastewater Plate Settlers Case History

Wastewater Plate Settlers Case History

Both water and wastewater projects are often challenged to make the most of their process (optimize solids removal) using existing infrastructure. The more population, the greater the need is for liquid solids separation. But, greater population can also mean less
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Top Belt Conveyor Manufacturers

Top Belt Conveyor Manufacturers

Since the nineteenth-century belt conveyors have been used as an effective method for transporting bulk materials, and are now one of the most widely used and efficient means of transporting compactable and granular solids. Water and wastewater treatment facilities have
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Typical Wear Parts for a Horizontal Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Typical Wear Parts for a Horizontal Paddle Wheel Flocculator

A couple of months ago, we put together an article on Flocculator Maintenance, outlining the importance of routine flocculator maintenance.  The correct maintenance on your flocculator can result in decades of useful life. To add to those comments, we would
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Methods of Operation for a Rotating Scum Pipe

Methods of Operation for a Rotating Scum Pipe

Rotating scum pipe system is the most popular and most common option employed for collecting floating scum at municipal treatment facilities. There are numerous customized options available in the design of a system, both in materials of construction and the
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Pilot Testing for Water Treatment Plants Presentation

A pilot unit is designed to replicate an entire flocculation and sedimentation basin. This unit is a portable complete system that can be delivered to a plant site. A pilot unit is used for multiple applications in testing such as
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Stainless Steel vs Fiberglass Troughs

Stainless Steel vs Fiberglass Troughs

Troughs are a key component in water management for water and wastewater operations. They can be supplied in straight or circular configuration for use as effluent troughs, filter troughs, clarifier troughs, and sluice troughs. Careful design to meet the needs
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Design Considerations for Conveyors and Storage

All material handling systems in a wastewater treatment plant need two things; conveyors and storage. These are two pieces of equipment that need to be designed correctly in order to operate optimally.  Common questions for a material handling system are: 
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Inclined Plate Settler Rules of Thumb

Inclined Plate Settler Rules of Thumb

Inclined Plate Settlers are used in the sedimentation process of both water treatment and wastewater treatment plants. In this process there are two popular styles used, tube settlers and inclined plate settlers. Both of these styles use the same theory
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Submerged Grit Collection Screws Presentation

Submerged grit collection screws are used in Municipal Wastewater Treatment plants. Grit screws are used in a classification process most often in aerated grit tanks to remove grit from water. These screws are conveying grit from the tanks/basin into a
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