March 1, 2004
Agro Dynamics now offers corrugated bolt-together steel tanks. Tank panels are galvanized steel and preformed. No welding or drilling is required for construction.

Tank packages

Agro Dynamics now offers corrugated bolt-together steel tanks. Tank panels are galvanized steel and preformed. No welding or drilling is required for construction. Tank packages are complete with one-piece chemical resistant liner, liner pad, nuts/bolts, liner pipe sleeve, algae cover and step-by-step assembly instructions. Tank packages are shipped on pallets.
Agro Dynamics Inc.
Coppell, TX
Tel: 800-872-2476

Grease, oil removal

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Abanaki's new and improved Grease Grabber removes up to 160 gph of floating grease and oil under the harshest conditions – freezing temperatures, fluctuating levels, even turbulent liquids. The latest updates include a new modular design, increased hopper capacity, elevated hopper heat range, stainless steel tail pulley, and a stainless steel belt retainer. Using only a 28'' x 7'' mounting area, the unit elevates skimmed grease and oil 100 feet or more for easy discharge.
Abanaki Corp.
Chagrin Falls, OH
Tel: 440-543-7400

Chlorine photometers

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Hanna Instruments has introduced a new line of chlorine photometers. Each portable photometer is splash proof and features a long battery life ideal for spot checking around the facility or in the field. This new line of instruments covers multiple measurement ranges for free, free & total and trace chlorine applications. These applications include: In-line Analyzer Maintenance, Cooling Tower Maintenance, RO System Maintenance and Design, and Wastewater Treatment. The line of photometers has an advanced optical system based on a special tungsten lamp and a narrow-band interference filter that allows accurate and repeatable readings.
Hanna Instruments
Temecula, CA
Tel: 888-426-6222

Access doors

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Ideal for use in most corrosive environments, the Bilco J-AL access door includes many standard anti-corrosion features such as 5086 aluminum cover material, advanced composite spring tube assemblies, electrostatically coated compression springs, forged aluminum hinges and a high strength aluminum hold-open arm. A standard debris gasket reduces the amount of dirt and debris that enter the channel frame, improving drainage and lowering maintenance.
Bilco Co.
New Haven, CT
Tel: 203-934-6363

Y-pattern valve

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For industrial process water/wastewater applications, Burkert's Type 2000 Y-Pattern Valve serves as an alternative to ball valves. Field proven to 5 million cycles, the 2/2-way valve provides three to five times the cycle life of ball valves (flow rates for both valve types are similar). In addition, it is 50% more economical than ball valves, thanks to lower acquisition, installation and operating costs (e.g. minimized air consumption). The externally piloted valve is available in two basic versions: 1) a standalone on/off unit with a single- or double-acting piston actuator, 2) a complete on/off or proportional process control valve with Burkert's Type 8631 TOP Control head.
Irvine, CA
Tel: 800-325-1405

Windsock kit

Airport Windsock Corp. now offers a complete windsock kit for use in determining wind direction in the case of chemical spills or bio-terrorism. The kit consists of the windsock, frame, windsock ties, brackets and pole. The kits provide an inexpensive and effective means of detecting wind direction. The fabric is a UV protected urethane coated nylon. The frames are configured with 3/4'' pipe thread that makes it easy to install on an existing pole, or the customer can use the supplied pole and brackets.
Airport Windsock Corp.
Littleford, MN
Tel: 800-579-5135

Spill prevention

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The patented Blacoh Spill-Stop® is designed specifically to prevent chemical spills caused by diaphragm failure in air-operated diaphragm pumps. The device features a patented design which captures leaked product and pneumatically shuts off the pump automatically. It may also be equipped to trigger a warning alarm for immediate response or to automatically turn on a standby pump, minimizing down-time while protecting personnel from the hazards of airborne chemicals.
Blacoh Fluid Control
Riverside, CA
Tel: 909-342-3100

CPVC pipe

Corzan™ Industrial Systems – comprised of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) pipe, sheet, duct, fittings and valves – are designed for use with highly corrosive fluids in a wide range of industrial environments. The material is inert to most mineral acids, bases, salts and aliphatic hydrocarbons and compares favorably to other non-metals in these chemical environments. In addition, the material offers exceptional mechanical strength, flame spread and smoke performance characteristics, and excellent life cycle economics in a single package.
Noveon IP Holdings Corp.
Cleveland, OH
Tel: 888-234-2436

Hydrant tags

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Assured Flow's Hydra-Tag is a custom tagging system for hydrants. This durable identification system is made from corrosion resistant brass. Steel stamps are available for custom numbering or lettering. The tags attach securely to bolts on hydrants for a virtually tamper proof installation. They can also be used on valves, pumps, backflow preventers and other equipment. Identification systems are important for emergency locations, maintenance and repairs, security and mapping and performance evaluations.
Assured Flow Sales, Inc.
Sarasota, FL
Tel: 800-388-0678

Sewage pumps

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Patterson's Forceline® NCS Series non-clog sewage pumps are now offered with a sealing arrangement which requires no flush water. This new technology features EnviroSeal's SpiralTrac® throat bushing and Chesterton's Model 442 split mechanical seals and provides substantial savings in areas of maintenance and seal flush water. Maintenance can be performed to the seal and stuffing box without taking the pump out of service.
Patterson Pump Co.
Toccoa, GA
Tel: 706-886-2101

Water filters

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Self-cleaning water filters by Orival provide an ideal solution for cooling systems, equipment protection and wastewater. Line pressure powered, the filter cleans itself without external power, and does not interrupt system flow. Installs easily in any position, even upside down. Individual units available from 10-10000 gpm.
Orival, Inc.
Englewood, NJ
Tel: 800-567-9767

Spill cleanup

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New Pig has introduced the Pig® MRO Spill Caddy for contingency planners seeking a quick response aid for non-corrosive spills of up to 14 gallons. The highly visible caddy (KIT244) is easy to locate and self-contained to provide quick access to absorbent materials, personal protection items, and reference materials.
New Pig Corp.
Tipton, PA
Tel: 800-468-4647

High rate filter

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The Schreiber Fuzzy Filter is a high rate compressible media filter. 1 MGD can be processed by a 5' x 5' filter. The media bed is composed of fibrous balls that are compressed to achieve variable particle removal down to four microns. The system is fully automated, requires a very small footprint and the media is reusable for many years. The media is renewed by air sparging that fluidizes and expands the media bed to mechanically release captured solids and achieve total media cleaning.
Schreiber, LLC
Trussville, AL
Tel: 205-655-7466

Stormwater filtration

Stormwater Management has introduced the StormFilter® for industrial markets. The modular, siphonic media filtration system provides a solution for the treatment of polluted water flows created by runoff at industrial sites. It removes particulate and dissolved metals, hydrocarbons, oils, and suspended solids. The system requires no electrical power or chemicals, and it has sufficient pollutant removal capacity to extend the maintenance interval. It is reliable because it uses sustainable gravitational energy and has only one moving part.
Stormwater Management, Inc.
Portland, OR
Tel: 800-548-4667

Sway braces

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TOLCO™, a brand of NIBCO Inc., now offers contractors an in-line longitudinal sway brace attachment for bracing against sway and seismic disturbances. The one-piece design allows swivel in only one direction insuring "in-line" assembly, reducing eccentricity in sway brace assemblies. TOLCO's Figure 4L is designed for easy installation.
Carona, CA
Tel: 800-786-5266

Chemical pumps

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Progressive cavity pumps in exotic materials, resistant to aggressive chemicals, are now available from seepex. These pumps are designed for metering NaOCl, FeCl3, H2SO4, NaOH, HCl and strong acids and bases. Pump bodies are constructed of HDPE or cast metal with Halar® linings. Wetted rotating parts can be constructed of AISI 316ti, duplex stainless steel, Hastelloy® or titanium. These pumps do not pulsate and can be fitted with a variety of variable speed drives.
seepex, Inc.
Enon, OH
Tel: 937-864-7150

Grease reduction

Novozymes has announced the award of United States Patent # 6,649,401, on a unique, stable microorganism strain that degrades the long-chain fatty acids responsible for grease-related problems in wastewater collection and treatment. This strain is the first in a new series of specialized microorganisms produced by proprietary selection techniques. This series is considered so unique, that new strains are being branded as "BioS™" technology. Not only does this new strain, BioS 3112, rapidly degrade long-chain fatty acids, its lipophilic nature makes it adhere to grease deposits for maximum contact and retention time.
Novozymes Biologicals, Inc.
Salem, VA
Tel: 540-389-9361

Membrane contactor

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Membrana has introduced a New 14 x 28 Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactor to its product family. This is the largest integrally potted Membrane Contactor available today for removing dissolved gasses from a variety of liquids. It contains 2370 ft2 or 60% more membrane area than the current 10 x 28 Liqui-Cel Membrane Contactor and it is more cost effective in higher liquid flow rate applications. This contactor is currently being bid and selected for systems with flow rates as large as 8806 gpm.
Charlotte, NC
Tel: 704-587-8596

Silica analyzer

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Hach's Series 5000 Silica Analyzer can improve process control in applications such as power generation, high-pressure boilers, semiconductor manufacturing, and pharmaceutical processing. The analyzer delivers reagents without a pump. Instead, pressurized reagents are released by microprocessor-controlled solenoid valves in precisely measured volumes, increasing reliability and minimizing maintenance. The automatic calibration feature allows operation for 30 days.
Hach Co.
Loveland, CO
Tel: 800-227-4224

Inclined plate separators

The USFilter Zimpro Products group has announced its latest offering in inclined plate separator technology - the CSF, or channel supported frameless, plate separator. The CSF system offers several unique features which enhance the hydraulic flow and distribution through the plates and reduce basin depth requirements by eliminating the need for support beams under the plates. The design uses all stainless steel materials.
USFilter Inc.
Rothschild, WI
Tel: 847-706-6947

Membrane bioreactor

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GPS-X is a dynamic modeling and simulation package for the treatment of wastewaters in both the industrial and municipal sectors. The latest addition to this product is the inclusion of a new Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) unit process. This new dynamic MBR model was constructed using a mechanistic approach which combines the robust IWA activated sludge models (ASM1, ASM2d, etc.) with a sophisticated membrane resistance model.
Hydromantis, Inc.
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Tel: 905-522-0012

Leak detection

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Sensistor's leak detection instrument, the H2000™, uses a hydrogen gas tracer system to detect leaks in underground cable runs, gas-filled power cables, gasoline stations, gas pipelines, heating systems, and water pipes. It is a compact system that is sensitive to hydrogen gas and can be used to detect leaks that are difficult to find with techniques currently available. Using a safe, non-hazardous 5% hydrogen in 95% nitrogen mixture, it offers flexible detection solutions for difficult industrial leak testing applications.
Sensistor Technologies
North Billerica, MA
Tel: 978-439-9200

Down-hole meter

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Ideal for profiling down-hole conductivity and temperature, and for salt-water intrusion investigations, the new TLC Meter is mounted on a Solinst reel, using accurate flat-tape and an intelligent conductivity sensor with platinum electrodes. A light and buzzer indicate water. Level is read off the tape. Conductivity and temperature measurements are displayed on the LCD screen.
Solinst Canada Ltd.
Georgetown, ON
Tel: 905-873-2255

Peristaltic pump

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Watson-Marlow Bredel has introduced its all new 520 Du peristaltic pump. Designed to handle the most corrosive fluids, the pumps are suited for environmental processing applications. They are equipped with a microprocessor controlled drive ensuring a higher range of flow rates up to 875,000:1 turn down ratio. The large swept volume of the pumphead provides greater volumetric displacement per revolution, resulting in longer tube life.
Watson-Marlow Bredel Pumps
Wilmington, MA
Tel: 800-282-8823

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