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Paddle Wheel Flocculator Maintenance

Paddle Wheel Flocculator Maintenance

You just don’t think about flocculator maintenance too often as flocculators are proven pieces of equipment and seem to run day in and day out for years, even decades.  Flocculators are, however, rotating equipment with moving parts both above and
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Shafted Grit Classifier vs Shaftless Grit Classifier

Shafted Grit Classifier vs Shaftless Grit Classifier

Grit Classifiers, also known as a grit screws or grit separators, are used at wastewater treatment plants at the headworks (front end of the plant) to help separate the grit from organics and water.  Grit removal needs to be performed
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Types of Vertical Flocculators

Types of Vertical Flocculators

One of the key components in the water treatment process, flocculation, is most effective when the functions of fluid motion, differential settling, and velocity gradient (during each stage of the process) work in harmony to achieve the ultimate goal: maximizing
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Typical Cost of Material Handling Systems

Typical Cost of Material Handling Systems

Municipal Utilities are increasingly investing in automated material handling systems to solve simple to complex bio-solids management challenges. JMS Bio-HANDLING Systems utilize a combination of material handling products, processes and experience together to provide a cohesive material handling solution. Common
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Screw Conveyor Basics: Screw Conveyor Fill Rate

Screw Conveyor Basics: Screw Conveyor Fill Rate

Screw conveyors are a standard means of conveyance in Water and Waste Water Treatment (W&WWT) plant applications. They are completely enclosed, have few moving parts, and have a relatively small cross-sectional area as opposed to belt conveyors which are typically
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Top Paddle Wheel Flocculator Manufacturers

Top Paddle Wheel Flocculator Manufacturers

Paddle wheel floccutors are one of the most popular style of flocculators used in water treatment plants around the world. Flocculators are used to help with large size particles known as flocs have a higher density, and hence a higher
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Key Equipment for the Separation Process Presentation

Watch this JMS Presentation on “Key Equipment for the Separation Process” presented by Jim Brettman, Product Manager with JMS. Jim talks about some of the key equipment used for separation processes in a wastewater or water treatment plant and addresses
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Estimated Life Span for Flocculator Bearing Components

Estimated Life Span for Flocculator Bearing Components

Simple bearings just don’t sound exciting.  But don’t let the word “simple” fool you.  There is a lot more to bearing technology than appears on the surface, and a poorly operating bearing can result in less than optimal performance, and
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Types of Flocculators for Water Treatment Plants Presentation

Watch this JMS Presentation on “Types of Flocculators for Water Treatment Plants.” Josh Franks, P.E., Senior Application Engineer from JMS, talks about the current flocculator technologies, the pros and cons of each, and which technology to use to satisfy your
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Scum Pipe Basics: Does your scum pipe need an intermediate support?

Scum Pipe Basics: Does your scum pipe need an intermediate support?

A rotating scum pipe system typically extends the entire width of a basin. It is typically located at the far end of the basin, with flow towards the scum pipe, and supported at each end with an end bearing assembly
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