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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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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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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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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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Belt Conveyors vs Screw Conveyors in Municipal Wastewater Plants

Belt Conveyors vs Screw Conveyors in Municipal Wastewater Plants

Municipal Water and Waste Water Treatment plants need to use conveyance for solids, screenings, and grit. Plants choose between belt conveyors and screw conveyors. The choice between belt conveyors vs screw conveyors comes down to what materials you are conveying.
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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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Stainless Steel vs Painted Carbon Steel Construction for Biosolids Storage

Stainless Steel vs Painted Carbon Steel Construction for Biosolids Storage

Misconception and budget pressure quite often influences specified materials of construction for various wastewater treatment plant equipment. The goal of the entire Project Team is to deliver the Owner a quality design, then quality equipment, provided within budget, delivered compliant
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Shafted Screw Conveyors vs Shaftless Screw Conveyors

Shafted Screw Conveyors vs Shaftless Screw Conveyors

Over the years, the use of screw conveyors in municipal wastewater plants has been popular for a combination of reasons. The full enclosure of the screw conveyor helps with two big housekeeping issues at the wastewater treatment plant; spilling of
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Paddle Wheel Flocculators vs. Impeller Flocculators: Best Choice for Flocculation?

Paddle Wheel Flocculators vs. Impeller Flocculators: Best Choice for Flocculation?

Flocculation is an important part of the Water Treatment process.  “Flocculate is a verb meaning to form flocculant masses, as a cloud or a chemical precipitate; form aggregated or compound masses of particles.” Why would I want to flocculate? The
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