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All about the SPIROGUARD® Screen test results

During September and October 2016,  SPIROGUARD® was tested at the National Screen Evaluation Facility (NSEF), Durham, UK. The screen was put to the test with screen curtain aperture sizes of 3mm to 6mm. The test procedure used for evaluating a Screening Capture Ratio value was initially developed by Northumbrian Water as part of their Screen Evaluation Programme, and subsequently adopted by all the UK Water Companies for use at the NSEF.

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Understanding your screening options

Screening is often the first step in the material handling system process. Which type of screen is right for your facility?

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Pretreatment Success Story at the Glenelg WWTP

The Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant in South Australia was originally built in 1932 with a number of subsequent capacity upgrades to accommodate increasing demand. This treatment plant is part of the key infrastructure required to provide a reliable and secure wastewater service to the southwest region of metropolitan Adelaide. The plant receives sewage from a drainage area of over 9,200 hectares and is designed for annual average flows of 60 megalitres per day and serves an equivalent population in excess of 200,000 people.

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The benefits of shaftless screw conveyors for wastewater

Solids handling systems are essential pieces of equipment for the process industries.

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Choosing reliable screenings dewatering solutions

SPIRAC offer two dewatering solutions to be able to meet strict industrial and municipal requirements.

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Importance of removing grit from wastewater

Wastewater processing is the key to ensuring water is clean enough for discharge into a river or ocean. Grit is a problem for wastewater plants, causing damage, inefficiency and maintenance costs throughout the network and treatment process.

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SPIRAC was asked to design, manufacture and install equipment at the Veviba abattoir in Belgium to be able to increase their capacity to 200 cows per day and to reduce costs. The expansion of the plant had to be completed within 6 weeks.


Wishing you and yours a festive holiday and a very happy new year


Take a look at our infographic to find out more about the advantages of a shaftless spiral versus a shafted screw. The shaftless spiral is intended for the transport of difficult, stringy, spongy, sticky, wet, lumpy materials – suitable for a wide range of moisture contents and viscosities.

Food waste receival and transport at SYSAV Biogas pre-treatment plant

SYSAV pre-treatment plant for food waste, Malmö:

Goodtech was entrusted with the delivery and installation of a receival and pre-treatment organic waste solution for biogas production at SYSAV in Malmö. The overall goal is to maximize recycling of material to energy and reduce the amount of landfill to a minimum. Goodtech assigned SPIRAC to provide a 45 m3 live bottom receiving bin as well as ten shaftless spiral conveyors used for the transport of food waste to and from waste equipment.


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