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Separation Systems

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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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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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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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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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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Scum Pipe Intermediate Supports and When to do use them

Scum Pipe Intermediate Supports and When to do use them

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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Scum Pipe Basics: How to Size a Scum Pipe System?

Scum Pipe Basics: How to Size a Scum Pipe System?

Constant and/or intermittent skimming and removal of floating scum from the surface of process basins has been a necessity in municipal water and wastewater treatment processes to remove this material from the water so it can continue downstream scum free.
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Floating Scum Removal – Scum Skimmer Options Presentation

Watch this JMS Presentation on the types of floating Scum Skimmers that are available.  Jim Brettman, Senior Application Engineer at JMS, talks about skimming solutions available in the market and the pros and cons of each system. Scum skimmer styles
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JMS Delta-CLASSIFIER (Grit Classifier) Overview Presentation

Watch this JMS Presentation on the JMS Delta-CLASSIFIER (Grit Classifier). Jim Brettman, Senior Application Engineer of JMS, talks about the basics of a Grit Classifier and how JMS has made some improvements to the Grit Classifier design. Grit Classifiers or
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