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Screw Conveyor Horsepower

Screw Conveyor Horsepower

Once it has been determined that a Screw Conveyor will best fit your application, and the type of screw conveyor you will use (shafted or shaftless), a calculation will be completed to specify the horsepower that will be needed to
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Grit Classifier Maintenance

Grit Classifier Maintenance

The Grit Classifier is a key piece of equipment for most wastewater treatment plants.  This equipment is located in the Headworks area of the facility. It receives a grit slurry from the process and through separation and removal action removes
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Typical Cost of a Lamella Plate Settler

Typical Cost of a Lamella Plate Settler

Lamella Plate Settlers are one of the most important pieces to any water treatment system. Sedimentation is a key process to any water treatment plant. Depending on the process, plant age, and plant size, increasing plant capacity can become costly
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Biosolids Storage Selections: Hoppers, Silos, Bins

Biosolids Storage Selections: Hoppers, Silos, Bins

Biosolids require storage for all types of materials from dried biosolid to dewatered sludge. When deciding on a biosolids storage solution there are 3 main options; hoppers, silos, and bins. Selecting the right storage solution can help keep a project
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When to use a Vertical Screw Conveyor

When to use a Vertical Screw Conveyor

Screw conveyors are compact in design and easily adapt to congested locations for conveyance of materials in a horizontal, inclined, or vertical screw conveyor. Inclined screw conveyors are widely used, however they are not recommended for inclines over 25 degrees.
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Slide Gate Actuator for Biosolids Sludge Storage

Slide Gate Actuator for Biosolids Sludge Storage

Some storage vessels are meter discharged to downstream conveyors or pumps; however, a large percentage of hoppers are discharged to truck beds. They are called “Truck Outloading Hoppers”, or Systems. Live bottom screws and slide gates facilitate outloading. The hopper
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Should Scum Pipes Rotate in Both Directions?

Should Scum Pipes Rotate in Both Directions?

Scum pipes represent one of the simplest and most economical ways to remove scum and other floating materials from the water surface in a municipal water or wastewater treatment plant. They typically operate intermittently from day to day, either manually
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Typical Cost of a Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Typical Cost of a Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculators (VPWF) are the most popular and economical flocculator used in water treatment plants. These flocculators are designed with 10 State Standards in mind. Plants are concerned, not only about the cost of the equipment, but also
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Grit Classifier Internal End Bearing vs External End Bearing

Grit Classifier Internal End Bearing vs External End Bearing

Most grit classifiers employ an inclined shafted screw conveyor that rotates at a quite slow RPM and conveys grit from a hopper up and out of the water and then discharges into a dumpster or container. This shafted screw requires
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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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