Industrial wastewater treatment systems for metal industry - Metal
Removal of heavy metals (chrome, cadmium, zinc) suspended solids, oils and grease from aircraft stripping, painting and maintenance operations.
Client was batch treating with typical chemical methodology and filtering through a filter press precoated with diatomaceous earth. Process generated approximately seventy-five drums of sludge (per treatment) for offsite disposal in a hazardous landfill.
Ecolotron, Inc. installed a continuous electrocoagulation system and treated wastewater when a sufficient volume was collected.
Wastewater discharges were in compliance with limits set by the regulating authority and sludge volume was decreased to eight drums of non hazardous material for disposal.