Product Focus - January 2020

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Asset Management

Flottweg Separation Technology Xelletor

Xelletor series separators from Flottweg Separation Technology include a rotor and scroll designed to reduce the consumption of polymer while also reducing energy consumption. Depending on biosolids quality, the centrifuge can save about 20% on energy while providing significantly better performance. It can increase throughput by up to 15%, reduce the volume of biosolids by as much as 10% and save up to 20% in energy and polymer consumption. 859-448-2331;


AdEdge Water Technologies InGenius

InGenius control panels from AdEdge Water Technologies are custom-engineered programmable logic control panels designed to meet site specifications for monitoring and integrating treatment systems with auxiliary equipment and controls for water systems. The panels integrate the process in one place for safety, monitoring, ease of service and installation. They are NEMA 1-4, 4X, 12 and 13 certified and constructed from thermoplastic, stainless steel, painted steel and fiberglass. They have a hand on/off selector, backwash indicator, LED lamps, a security key latch and probe-mounted displays for flow, pH, chlorine, TDS and turbidity. They include level and relay controls, auxiliary power supplies, power converter (110- to 24-volt or 12-volt and AC to DC), surge protection, Ethernet networking, audible/visual alarm indicators and a SCADA interface. 866-823-3343;

AllMax Software Operator10

Operator10 operations data management software from AllMax Software is designed to centralize operational data into one database. Whether from plant rounds, SCADA and Historians, LIMS or other sources, the database can store operational data for easy review later. Calculations, reports, trending and review of data from any time period make it quick and easy to make sense of plant operation and efficiency. Technical support, program setup and training all combine to make it a trusted and reliable software solution in the water and wastewater industry. 800-670-1867;

Anua Quanics AeroCell

Quanics AeroCell for wastewater treatment from Anua utilizes synthetic media housed in an engineered pod. The open-cell foam cubes have high surface area and porosity, which balance water movement and oxygen availability. The media will not degrade over time. Pretreated effluent is sprayed over the media using specially designed helical spray nozzles, which provide uniform distribution over the entire surface area within the pod. The treated effluent is recirculated through the media multiple times, ensuring optimum treatment. The media properties and timed dosing allow for large loading rates, ensuring a small footprint. It provides BOD, TSS, ammonia and total nitrogen reduction. 877-782-6427;

Gorman-Rupp Integrinex Advanced

Integrinex Advanced lift station controls from Gorman-Rupp are custom-engineered to meet unique system requirements. When equipped with FloSmart technology, the control system can detect a pump obstruction and run a cleaning cycle until the debris clears. Upon detection, the device initiates a cleaning operation without interfering with the operation of the pump station. When the cycle is complete, the pump is ready to return to normal operation. If the clog remains, the cleaning sequence repeats until the blockage is cleared. FloSmart helps maximize uptime while reducing maintenance costs. 419-755-1011;

Markland Specialty Engineering Suspended Solids Density Meter

The Suspended Solids Density Meter from Markland Specialty Engineering provides real-time knowledge of primary, secondary and return activated sludge concentrations in pipes, clarifiers and tanks, and automates biosolids removal. It allows users to program underflow pumps to shut off before biosolids density becomes too thin and to optimize polymer dosing and equipment variables for enhanced dewatering. This ultrasonic meter provides continuous suspended solids percentage readings, unaffected by the color of particulates or fluid, and enables calculation of mass flow rate. It is available in two versions: a nonintrusive sensor within an in-line pipe spool-piece and a throw-in-style probe. Each style is simple to install, calibrate and clean. 855-873-7791;

Veolia Water Technologies AQUAVISTA Plant

AQUAVISTA Plant from Veolia Water Technologies provides a holistic digital solution for optimization of the consumption of energy and chemicals, biological and hydraulic capacity enhancement, stable operation and increased compliance of wastewater treatment plants and sewer networks. With advanced analysis of online sensor measurements in real time, it continuously determines optimum setpoints and updates those settings in the plant control system automatically through a dedicated portal. Significant gains in performance, capacity and efficiency have been verified in wastewater systems using its advanced controls. The system is suitable for small and large municipal and industrial wastewater systems and is applicable to a wide variety of systems including complete collections systems, CAS/biological nutrient removal systems, biofilters, moving bed biofilm reactor/integrated fixed film activated sludge, oxidation ditches, UASB systems and deammonification. 919-677-8310;


JDV Equipment Double Membrane Biogas Holder

The Double Membrane Biogas Holder from JDV Equipment is easy to install, has low upfront capital costs and requires low operating capital. Its design allows for variable biogas storage within the inner membrane at constant pressure during gas production and utilization, while the air-inflated outer membrane provides gas pressure and protection. The outer membrane is constructed of a high-tech, cross-woven fabric that’s coated with PVC- and UV-ray protection, proven to endure the weather elements. Sensors monitor the volume of gas present, giving operators full control of optimizing the utilization of biogas to feed generators and/or heating systems. Storing digester biogas can eliminate flaming from the digester, and it can help reduce or completely eliminate the need for electric grid power when generators and/or hot-water boilers are incorporated into the facility design. 973-366-6556;


Schneider Electric Altivar Process ATV6000

The Altivar Process ATV6000 from Schneider Electric is a smart, connected product that can help optimize businesses by enabling process optimization, improving energy management, enhancing asset management and providing a tailored engineering solution. Equipped with EcoStruxure Asset Advisor, it provides a solution to optimize the operation and maintenance of installations. It allows businesses to plug into the Industrial Internet of Things to manage maintenance tasks on assets with preventive and predictive management based on real-time assessments and predictive analytics. This service-oriented drive delivers greater energy management through smart data collection, real-time performance information and lifetime energy monitoring to reduce consumption. It provides a high level of customization to meet specific purposes, offering flexibility for modifications and extensions. This means that no matter the challenge, electrical or mechanical, Schneider Electric’s application specialists and design engineers will provide optimized solutions resulting in Capex and Opex savings. 888-708-2733;

High-Efficiency Motors/Pumps/Blowers

Aerzen Turbo G5Plus

The Aerzen Turbo G5Plus is the most compact and efficient turbo in its class. It offers Aerzen airfoil bearings with double coating and multilevel frequency converter technology, which reduces the heat loss in the motor to a minimum and, consequently, improves the total efficiency significantly. 610-380-0244;

All-Star Products regenerative blower motors

All-Star Products regenerative blower motors exceed the efficiency standards established by the U.S. Department of Energy EISA (Energy Independence and Security Act) standard and European IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) standards IE1, IE2 and IE3. The high-efficiency standards became mandatory for all electric motors manufactured and installed worldwide and within the U.S. after Jan. 1, 2017. These standards also include a requirement to meet a minimum power factor as well. In addition to the usual motor nameplate, to assure that the motors on the regenerative blowers meet the new high-efficiency standards, the company applies two labels to the motor stating “High Efficiency Design” and the motor power factor. 901-755-9613;

Boerger BLUEline Rotary Lobe Pump

The BLUEline Rotary Lobe Pump from Boerger is a self-priming, valveless, positive displacement pump used to convey viscous and abrasive materials. There are 21 pump models in six series with pulsation-free operation, fully reversible rotation, dry-run capabilities and flow rates up to 7,500 gpm. The pumps are stable and wear-resistant with a maintenance-in-place design that allows for all wetted parts to be easily replaced through the front cover without the removal of pipe or drive systems. 612-435-7300;

Eurus Blower ZG blower package

The ZG blower package from Eurus Blower includes an internal sound-dampening feature lowering both sound and pulsations in blower packages with or without a sound enclosure. The package includes an integrated silencer, base frame, inlet filter/silencer with automatic belt tensioning and vibration isolators. Other components include a motor, drive, valves, flex connections and controls that are provided site specific and interchangeable. The complete blower skid package does not need to be sent to a blower repair facility in the event one item fails or needs rework. All critical components may be quickly replaced, substituted or repaired directly by the original supplier. 630-221-8282;

Howden 827 DVJ

The 827 DVJ dry-vacuum blower from Howden is a heavy-duty unit with integral ductile iron impellers. The casing headplates, gear cover and drive-end are gray iron. Carburized and ground spur timing gears are taper-mounted on the shaft and secured with a locknut, cylindrical roller bearings, splash lubrication on both ends, and easy-to-read sight glasses for maintenance. The blower is capable of handling high inlet temperatures for rough applications. An efficient discharge jet plenum design allows cool atmospheric air to flow into the cylinder, so the blower continues to run under blank-off conditions. It comes in a compact, lightweight package and delivers more than 5,700 cfm in an 8-inch gear diameter frame, as well as 28 inches Hg. 800-557-6687;

Inovair IM-20

The Inovair IM-20 geared centrifugal blower package is designed for applications ranging from 20 to 75 hp and flow ranges of 300 to 1,800 scfm. The compact footprint of the unit allows it to pass through a conventional man-door and offers customers up to 50% in space savings compared with competing technologies. Additionally, the high-efficiency geared centrifugal design provides energy savings of up to 40%. This reliable and robust design is ideal for demanding applications with fluctuating discharge pressures and/or frequent starts and stops. It has low maintenance requirements and standard components such as off-the-shelf variable-frequency drives and standard motors, as well as the proven, reliable Inovair 2200 series gear head. 855-466-8247;

Kaeser Compressors PillAerator

PillAerator turbo blowers with magnetic bearing technology from Kaeser Compressors have direct-drive, active magnetic bearing motors and intelligent control systems that help boost energy savings. They have single-unit flows up to 10,000 cfm and are available in two model ranges with three designs within each. For flow rates up to 4,700 cfm, there is the 200 hp series; and for flow rates up to 10,000 cfm, there is the 400 hp series. Each impeller design delivers different pressures and flow rates. Pressures are available from 4.4 to 20.3 psig. 866-516-6888;

NamWon Turbo One blowers

Blowers from NamWon Turbo One are equipped with high-speed permanent magnet synchronous motors, boosting their maximum efficiency of around 98%. They include the latest innovations in air bearing, precision, machining impeller, high-speed high-efficiency permanent magnet motor, high-speed control inverter, automatic control logic and system design. They use an airfoil bearing that employs air as a lubricant, meaning they do not need separate lubricant and have a long service life. Maintenance costs are low because only the suction filter is replaced. There is no vibration and no need for separate sound proofing with a noise of 70 to 80 dB. 821-544-2280;

Robuschi Robox Screw blower package

The Robuschi Robox Screw blower package offers pressures up to 36 psi and flows up to 5,625 cfm. The efficient rotary screw blower offers energy savings of up to 30% when compared to previous blower technologies. The package offers the widest efficient turndown capability in flow to save energy. All enclosed packages come standard with the AirSmart G2 controller. This offers 24-hour monitoring and provides flexible data output via Ethernet or RS-232 port. 866-428-4890;

Vaughan conditioning pump

The Vaughan conditioning pump is a Vaughan submersible chopper pump mounted on a portable stand that’s fitted with a high-velocity mixing nozzle. The unit recirculates the contents of the wet well, chopping and mixing to produce a homogeneous mixture that is more easily pumped out. Floating mats are removed, and solids accumulated on the floor are resuspended. The pump is mounted on a portable stand, easily used in multiple applications at a single job site, facility or municipality. 888-249-2467; 

Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc.||Separator||AdEdge Water Technologies, LLC||Control Panel||AllMax Software, Inc.||Data Management Software||Anua||Wastewater Treatment||Gorman-Rupp Company||Control||Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd.||Density Meter||Veolia Water Technologies||JDV Equipment Corporation||Biogas||Schneider Electric / Square D||Aerzen||All-Star Products||Motor||Boerger, LLC||Rotary Lobe Pump||Eurus Blower, Inc.||Howden||Blower||Inovair||Centrifugal Blower||Kaeser Compressors, Inc.||Turbo Blower||NamWon Turbo One Inc.||Robuschi||Vaughan Company, Inc.||Conditioning Pump


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