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Mean Screen: BANDGUARD leaves competition behind

The official BANDGUARDTM screen test results from the National Screen Evaluation Facility (NSEF) have been released and if you are looking for the best performing band screen in the market don't look any further. 

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Innovative Automated Bin Filling System

Check out our latest solution to load difficult flowing materials in a bin evenly. Material with a poor flow pattern will build up underneath an outlet resulting in a conical stack and as a result of that a reduction of live storage.

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FINEGUARD THE LATEST INCLINED FINE SCREEN TECHNOLOGY

Relentless efforts from our newly formed screen team, with more than 80 years’ screen experience between them has meant that after only six months and after completing a series of tests and inspections in SPIRAC’s screen workshop, FINEGUARDTM is now being tested at the National Screen Evaluation Facility (NSEF) at Chester le Street.

Prior to dispatching to the testing facility Yorkshire Water’s Chris Fell visited our Assembly facility in Sheffield to have a look at our innovations and he was very impressed with what he saw.

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How to treat Wastewater

Turning waste into something clean and renewable is an amazing process. Every drop of water that we rinse down the drain or flush enters the sewer system. Most of the waste water system is gravity-fed, which means all the waste flows down toward its ultimate destination, the waste water treatment facility. As gravity helps waste flow through the system and closer to the treatment facility, it typically encounters a lift station.

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A BIT OF SHAFTLESS CONVEYOR WISDOM: Shafted vs. Shaftless Conveyors

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.

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How to design a Sludge Conveyor System

Find out what you will need to consider when you design a sludge conveyor system.

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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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Three crucial levels of grit handling

Grit handling is an important phase of the wastewater treatment process. Find out how SPIRAC's solutions can improve your facility.

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