Product Focus: February 2022

Product Focus: February 2022

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Aftermarket Parts/Service

Patterson davit crane

Patterson davit cranes are manufactured with a low maintenance, easy-to-assemble design. They are available in 1/2- and 1-ton capacities with key features such as a reliable brake with long life and readily available parts, a hot-dipped galvanized finish and no plastic sheaves or pulleys. 800-322-2018;

Belt Filter/Rotary Presses

Alfa Laval AS-H KPZ belt press 

The Alfa Laval AS-H KPZ belt press is designed to allow high solids loading while maintaining a high hydraulic throughput. Performance results in ideal sludge cake dryness in a layout that allows for an operator floor-level view of the gravity deck. It is suitable for all municipal biosolids and residual sludge types and a wide variety of industrial solid/liquid separation applications, such as paper, petrochemical, mineral, food processing, pharmaceutical and chemical. It incorporates variable energy mixing, flocculation, gravity drainage and pressure filtration. The design allows for decreased civil construction costs, elevated cake discharge height and low maintenance requirements. 866-253-2528;

Bright Technologies 0.6-meter skid-mounted belt filter press

The compact 0.6-meter skid-mounted belt filter press from Bright Technologies, Division of Sebright Products, has stainless steel frame and roller construction as well as radius wedge zone and wing roller for sludge dewatering. Components include a sludge pump, polymer system and washwater booster pump. Options include a sludge flowmeter, air compressor and discharge conveyors. The compact walk-around skid design can be utilized in as little as a 10-by-20-foot floor area. The Boerger rotary lobe sludge pump has a maintain-in-place design offering ease of maintenance. Cake solids of up to 35% can be achieved. Rates of 25 to 50 gpm make it ideal for small applications or when a processor has outgrown dewatering containers. 800-253-0532;

Biosolids Handling/Hauling/Disposal/Application

BDP Industries rotary drum thickener

The rotary drum thickener from BDP Industries is a suitable solution to thicken at water and wastewater treatment facilities. Internally baffled thickening zones lead to higher solids capture and higher throughput capability, all with reduced polymer usage. A full stainless steel construction with all bearings located outside of the enclosure makes operations and maintenance activities simple and easy. 518-796-1440;

Integrity Municipal Systems I-Box Biological Odor Control System

The I-BOx Biological Odor Control System from Integrity Municipal Systems is a standardized, pre-engineered, factory-assembled odor control system for treating odors at sewage pump stations and wastewater treatment plants. Pre-engineered systems are simple to install, reducing the overall installed cost and delivery time. It uses a two-stage process with a biological stage to remove 99% of the hydrogen sulfide, followed by an activated carbon polishing stage to remove residual hydrogen sulfide and organic odors. Standard models are available to treat up to 5,000 cfm of odorous air. 858-486-1620;

JDV Equipment Level Lodor

The Level Lodor from JDV Equipment provides water quality professionals a means to dispose of processed waste, control odors and limit waste exposure to operators. It uses auto-leveling technology to level the waste material. This increases the fill percentage of a dumpster without operator intervention, slide gates or extensive control strategies, while limiting exposure to potentially hazardous material and working conditions. Made for indoor or outdoor use, it can save valuable indoor square footage or eliminate the need for additional building space by installing the system outdoors. The covers are custom made to cover standard 20-, 30- and 40-yard dumpsters, with an overall footprint barely larger than a standard dumpster. The shaftless option uses replaceable ultra-high molecular weight liners that will reduce screw wear. The shafted option can be used for increased efficiency and has easily accessible grease points. 973-366-6556;

Jim Myers & Sons bottom-discharge truck load-out stations

Bottom-discharge truck load-out stations from Jim Myers & Sons are typically loaded by conveyor, pump, or directly from dewatering equipment. These systems provide storage until biosolids can be discharged into transportation vehicles. Stations generally include a hopper and potentially additional conveyors or pumps. The discharge rate of biosolids into trucks is controlled by a combination of one type of discharge method coupled with slide or knife gates. Systems are optimized to prevent plugging, bridging, and rat-holing; and in most cases, to evenly distribute material within the hopper to fully utilize available capacity. Engineers can provide assistance in sizing custom equipment for the application, taking into account angle of repose, material characteristics, and loading/discharge points of a given project. 704-554-8397;

Paxxo Longopac Fill

The Longopac Fill continuous bag system from Paxxo can connect to the discharge point of machines used to move, dewater or compact screenings, grit and biosolids. Material is then deposited in a 90-meter-long continuous bag for odor containment and spillage control. The cassette bag can be sealed with ease, and the material and odors are trapped inside, cutting down development of bacteria and fungus spores. 770-502-0055;

Biosolids Heaters/Dryers/Thickeners

ELODE USA Electro-Osmosis Dehydrator                           

An Electro-Osmosis Dehydrator from ELODE USA can reduce can cut sludge disposal cost by 60% and landfill acceptable by having much drier sludge cake. This compact machine can easily retrofit in line with many existing presses. It doesn’t use thermal heat energy to pull water away from the sludge cake, instead using electrical potential difference to separate water to work on 95% of municipal biosolids cake. It is so efficient the sludge cake never gets too hot to the touch, all without any chemical, polymer, heat nor mechanical press. 201-568-7778;

Hurst Boiler Euro Series

The Euro Series from Hurst Boiler has a full wet-back radiant heat transfer area that promotes internal water circulation and rapid heat absorption. Separate rear tube sheets allow each pass of tubes to expand and contract at their own rate without tube-to-sheet stress. Tubes are mechanically rolled, flared and beaded, making any tube service a simple matter. The only refractory in this design is a rear plug, which allows easy access to the furnace for inspection. It is available in eight models from 100 to 2,000 bhp. It is designed for optimum fuel efficiency and has proven in certified tests to meet, and often exceed, the efficiencies of four-pass boilers. There are no refractory baffles to replace or maintain. 229-346-3545;

Hydro-Thermal NOH

The NOH, or Non-Obstructing Heater from Hydro-Thermal, has a straight-tube design that allows for unrestricted flow, prevents pressure drop, and heats slurries without plugging or fouling. Its rugged design and construction materials enable it to handle viscous slurries, particulate-filled products, abrasive/corrosive substances, stringy products and inline water heating abilities. It utilizes a smaller footprint, with direct installation into the existing system piping, and does not require special tools for maintenance. Utilizing a steam connection larger than the process connection, the max diffuser is sized to accommodate the full flow available from the steam piping. It ranges from 2 to 12 inches in size, with volume capabilities to 6,900 gpm. 800-952-0121;


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;

Chemical/Polymer Feeding Equipment

Blue-White Industries FLEXFLO

FLEXFLO municipal peristaltic dosing pumps from Blue-White Industries are offered in three model sizes to accommodate a broad range of chemical feed requirements. They are engineered to be rugged and efficient with two CNC-machined rollers and two alignment rollers for optimum squeeze and tube life. The single-piece heavy-duty rotor means no flexing and increased accuracy, with no metal springs or hinges to corrode. The pump head cover is clear acrylic annealed for added strength and chemical resistance. No special tools are required for pump head cover removal during routine maintenance. They may be equipped with heavy-duty pump head tubing — Flex-A-Prene — available in multiple sizes and materials to meet a broad range of chemical compatibility requirements. 714-893-8529;

Force Flow Tote Bin Scale

The Tote Bin Scale from Force Flow allows plant operators to accurately monitor the amount of polymer being fed from IBC-type totes for dewatering. Simply place the tote on the platform and monitoring begins, as there is nothing to install inside the tote. Monitoring systems prevent costly overfeed conditions and enable the documentation of the actual amount fed, which keeps the plant in compliance with federal and state reporting requirements. Users can remotely monitor from SCADA or PLC. The unit is available with the SOLO G2 digital display or with the advanced Wizard 4000 chemical inventory management system. 800-893-6723;

Operators Unlimited custom chemical feed systems

From wasted chemicals to permit violations, operational efficiency can be controlled and maximized through proper chemical dosing. Operators Unlimited designs custom chemical feed systems for all areas of the facility. Cooling towers, boiler water, process and solids all benefit from proper dosing. If a chemical feed system is improperly designed, the facility could face several issues including permit violations, increased operational costs, increased maintenance costs and additional labor costs. The plant could potentially overuse chemicals, thus contributing to safety issues, waste and create a system performance issue. An issue in performance can lead to more repairs and the need for replacement parts. As a result, the plant could suffer downtime with consequences for the entire manufacturing facility. Therefore, the design and implementation of a quality chemical feed system that releases the correct amount of chemicals for your exact wastewater treatment needs can be an essential component of a treatment facility. 864-228-1131;

Composting Equipment

Roto-Mix 1220-20 

The Roto-Mix 1220-20 horizontal rotary compost mixer has a mixing capacity of 1220 cubic feet and can hold a maximum load of up to 36,000 pounds. It is designed to thoroughly mix materials to ensure rapid decomposition to produce quality compost. This rotary compost mixer, equipped with a GeneRation II Staggered Rotor Mixer, will uniformly blend materials in a tumbling action that does not pack material and helps introduce air into the mix. The rotor lifts the material past the wedging point of the lower side auger, resulting in an aerated mixture while lowering power requirements. Total movement of material in the mixing chamber eliminates dead spots that are common in conventional auger mixers. Optional conveyors allow for the discharge and distribution of mixed nutrients with microorganisms into static compost piles or windrows. It is available in truck or stationary units. This size of mixer works well with large volume composting operations. 620-225-1142;

Dewatering Equipment

AQUA-Zyme Disposal Systems ADS

The ADS 30-yard open-top roll-off dewatering unit from AQUA-Zyme Disposal Systems can be filled with 22,000 to 25,000 gallons of biosolids at 1% to 2% solids in about two hours. After draining for 24 hours, the unit can be picked up using a standard-capacity roll-off truck and transported for solids disposal. Sludge volume can be reduced by 80% with reductions to 98% in BOD, COD, FOG and TSS. Effluent is clear, the unit has few moving parts, and the size of filter media can be selected according to job requirements. Standard equipment includes a roll-over tarp system; side, floor and center screens; 1/4-inch floor plate; 7-gauge side plates; four door-binder ratchets; eight drain ports; two inlet ports; and a long-handle scraper. Units are also available in a 15-yard size. 979-245-5656;

Lutz-JESCO America LJ-PolyBlend Polymer System

The LJ-PolyBlend Polymer System from Lutz-JESCO America is a dependable, motorized mixing machine with a corrosion-resistant housing, large turbine and multizone mixing chamber that provides uniform dispersion energy at the moment of initial polymer wetting. The prime mixing zone fully activates the polymer, while the second mixing zone promotes gentle polymer activation via a small turbine, lessening molecule fracturing. Its stainless steel injection valve prevents agglomerations and reduces the need for extended mixing time. The system includes a clear mixing chamber that provides visual monitoring of mixing polymer feed. Its compact design — only 1 to 1.5 square feet — means it’s light and allows for easy installation and transportation. It has automatic pump speed adjustment via 4-20mA input, water flow sensor and priming port. 800-554-2762;

Park Process Sludge King II

The Sludge King II roll-off dewatering container from Park Process incorporates an engineered design that eliminates any trapped water in the bottom of the filter cake. The second center wall filter increases filter area by 33% producing drier cakes in less time. The plastic floor panels that cover the floor space between wall filters and center wall filters serve three purposes; they hold down the bottom of the filter elements, help to eliminate standing water and facilitate the dumping of filter cake. The inlet manifold is split into three separate inlets, each with a ball valve, allowing the incoming flow to be distributed evenly into the three compartments formed by the two center wall filters. 855-511-7275;


Hydra-Tech Pumps S3SHR

The S3SHR 3-inch hydraulic-drive submersible shredder pump from Hydra-Tech Pumps continuously rips and shears solids with 360-degree shredding action. It uses an open-vane shredder impeller with tungsten carbide cutting tip. Compact size allows it to fit in tight spaces. A guide rail assembly is available for stationary applications. Combined with HT11 to HT20 power units, it handles flows up to 450 gpm. The safe and variable-speed hydraulic drive can be used where electric power is hazardous or impractical. 570-645-3779;

Vaughan self-priming Chopper Pump

Self-priming Chopper Pumps from Vaughan are designed to be easily accessed outside of the wet well while pumping waste solids at heavy consistencies, without plugging or dewatering of the solids. They eliminate the loss in production and mess, along with making it easy to service the pump to get it back in operation. 888-249-2467;

Grit Handling/Removal/Hauling

Smith & Loveless PISTA Stainless Steel Grit Chamber

The PISTA Stainless Steel Grit Chamber from Smith & Loveless is designed to offer reliable and long-lasting grit removal performance that is easy to install and can be inserted into existing tankage without the need for new concrete work, including for retrofitting aerated grit chambers. It is constructed of high-quality 316 stainless steel that is corrosion-resistant and designed to provide 50 years of paint, rust and maintenance-free service. The prefabricated system is significantly easier and more cost-effective to install for most sites than typical concrete chambers. Contracting costs are reduced or eliminated altogether, while system downtime and bypass pumping or dewatering needs are reduced. Because it is built exactly to specification, each system is guaranteed to perform exactly as designed and contractor issues are eliminated. Internals are similarly constructed of 316 S.S., including the flow control baffle that provides 95% grit removal down to 100 microns. 800-898-9122;

Septage Receiving Stations

Lakeside Equipment Raptor Septage Acceptance Plant

Remove debris and inorganic solids from septage tanks, grease traps, sludge, leachate and industrial waste with the fully automated Raptor Septage Acceptance Plant from Lakeside Equipment. The heart of the unit is the Raptor Fine Screen, which compacts and dewaters the captured screenings to a solids content of 40%. The screen’s rotating rake teeth fully penetrates the cylindrical screen bars, which prevents plugging and blinding from grease and small debris. This allows for faster unloading times to generate more revenue for your facility. The Raptor Acceptance Control System is a security access station that can be integrated with the SAP to allow authorized haulers to unload their waste at a facility. Adding the data management and accounting system with the RACS station provides administration capabilities to track and invoice customers. 630-837-5640;

ScreencO Systems Trash Master 400 Auto Screen

The Trash Master 400 Auto Screen from ScreencO Systems uses gravity to separate the trash from the flow stream through a 4-inch inlet with a fan spreader to power-offload vacuum trucks. It has an aluminum hopper with a 6-inch outlet cam and 3/8-inch gapped 1/4-inch bar screen that meets U.S. EPA 503 regulations. A stainless steel U-channel with plastic-lined titanium UHMW provides for years of wear, with a high-strength alloy steel 8 1/2-inch shaftless screw that moves trash to a waste container. The stainless steel U-channel has slotted drain holes and a center channel bar screen for cleaner and dryer trash. A custom-built stainless steel bar rake is included for easy maintenance. A front spray bar with a 1 gpm nozzle keeps the unit clean and free of buildup. A 2 hp NORD gear reduction drive with Lenze variable-frequency drive control accomplishes a variable-speed screw from 6 to 30 rpms. 208-790-8770;

Screening Systems

Duperon FlexRake IQ 

The Duperon FlexRake IQ platform provides real-time smart screening for maximum resilience at the headworks. It tackles high peaking factors due to extreme weather and difficult debris like flushable wipes, first flushes and settled solids. This is accomplished by system improvements and a sequence of operations that automatically responds in real time to optimize the screen field. The reimagined design focuses on smart enhancements to the raking device to manage heavy solids loading events with four times increased debris removal capacity, improved grit and rock handling and greater solids capture. During peak flow conditions, it adjusts the bar screen opening itself to provide additional hydraulic capacity and safety factor, matching the best capture rate to the flow volume in real time. 800-383-8479;

Federal Screen MBBR System Screens

MBBR System Screens from Federal Screen are used as a secondary treatment for a variety of municipal and industrial applications. They are designed to maximize flow rates as well as to prevent biofilm carriers from escaping in wastewater treatment applications. Manufactured with high-quality stainless wedge wire, using wastewater screens reduces environmental pollution levels and lowers operational costs over the years. They are fabricated with strong and durable resistance welding and are available in a wide range of profile wire to suit most systems. They are robust for vertical wall applications and are self-cleaning when designed to the flow rate. Screens are available in a flat, curved or cylindrical form, and are manufactured to meet specifications. 905-677-4171;

Johnson Screens Noggerath Centre-Flo Band Screen

The Noggerath Centre-Flo Band Screen from Johnson Screens is a fully customizable screen suitable for coarse and fine screening of freshwater, seawater and municipal and industrial wastewater. They utilize a honeycomb screen element, combined with hydraulic efficiency, integral bypass, and a stainless steel enclosure to meet demanding project requirements. They are typically controlled via upstream water level or differential level, allowing the band screen to remain stationary to build up a mat of screened solids, improving the overall capture rate. With proven screening capture rates of over 87%, when using 5 mm openings or less, they are suitable for pre-screening in front of delicate MBR systems. Also, the honeycomb panel provides the ideal hydraulic performance with over 90% open surface area. 800-833-9473;   


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