clean pipe Articles

  • Modeling fats, oil and grease deposit formation and accumulation in sewer collection systems

    Fats, oil and grease (FOG) deposits in sewer systems are responsible for approximately 25% of all annual line blockages in the United States and lead to the release of 3–10 million gallons of untreated wastewater to the surrounding environment. Considerable effort has been made to maintain the conveyance of wastewater by cleaning pipes that have a significant FOG deposit accumulation. Changes ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Installation Steps of Sanitary Ball Valve

    The sanitary ball valve uses a special molding process to allow a dense sealing surface to achieve zero leakage. Its sphere and shank are fused as one to remove the valve stem from pressure due to pressure changes within the possibility of pressure pieces and, therefore, achieve the fundamental guarantee of safety. It uses a full metal hard welding process that is resistant to strong corrosion. ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • REC SiLICON - case study

    REC Solar Grade Silicon LLC is the world’s first dedicated producer of poly-crystalline silicon for solar applications. They installed a BirdBuffer in 2008 to gain bird control for their pipes and equipment that were costing too much to clean. Each quarter they paid about $20,000 to have a company come out and clean the pipes. Two weeks later, the birds had made as much a mess as to render ...


    By BirdBuffer, LLC

  • Methodology for sampling drinking water discolouration loose deposits at low velocities

    The occurrence of discoloured water at the tap is one of the most frequent reasons for customers to complain. Water discolouration arises from the re-suspension of loose deposits (LD) that accumulate in drinking water pipes, due to velocity increase. Because of its typical brownish/reddish colour, discoloured water is traditionally perceived as a consequence of cast-iron pipe corrosion, even in ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The cleaning method selected for new PEX pipe installation can affect short-term drinking water quality

    The influence of four different cleaning methods used for newly installed polyethylene (PEX) pipes on chemical and odor quality was determined. Bench-scale testing of two PEX (type b) pipe brands showed that the California Plumbing Code PEX installation method does not maximize total organic carbon (TOC) removal. TOC concentration and threshold odor number values significantly varied between ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Client - Automotive Part Casting Manufacturer, Kentucky, USA

    As part of its energy review this global multi-national sought a means by which it could reduce its aluminium furnace running costs. After a period of technical consultation an Econotherm® GA 330 Gas to Air smooth pipe heat exchanger was selected for the installation. The original business case was approved on the basis of a $100K per annum saving against a total estimated project costs of ...


    By Econotherm UK Limited

  • Expandable Pipe Plugs – How to Avoid Misuse

    Industrial products need cautious implementation to avoid any misuse that might result in dangerous results. As an industrial product, expandable pipe plugs -as well- require attention before-during-and-after implementation. Here is a checklist of dos and don’ts for proper use. Prior to using the pipe plug, read our article  ...


    By PlugCo

  • Typical Matters Appear in the Flotation Process

    Ore flotation equipment is suitable for sorting non-ferrous metal black, and applied for non-metal, such as coal, fluorite, talc. The ore flotation equipment is driven by an electric motor triangle driving the impeller rotating, resulting centrifugal effect and forming negative pressure, on the one hand inhalation of sufficient air and slurry mixture, while stirring the slurry with drugs, at same ...


    By Fote Machinery

  • Steel Pipe Shot Blasting Machine for Singapore Customer

    Qingdao Qinggong Machinery delivered the steel pipe shot blasting machine to Mexico. This customer want to blast steel pipes, the diameter of pipes from 1’’ to 18’’, length from 3m to 9m. And ...

  • Comprehensive services are key to turnaround success

    Petroleum and chemical plant turnarounds present both project management and technical challenges and it is important to get both sides of the equation right. With the purchase of Eveready Energy & Industrial Services, Clean Harbors acquired industrial services assets, expertise and staff that have served the petroleum and chemical industries for decades. Clean Harbors brings its turnaround ...


    By Clean Harbors

  • Putzmeister 42M Concrete Boom Pump

    Our own number: 723 1. Re-manufactured Putzmeister 42m concrete pump, Volvo chassis, 4RZ boom form with x-leg. First-level standard maintenance. High working stability. 2. Approximate to New putzmeister used pumps standard. Safety issues should be paid attention to in the construction of putzmeister ...

  • Putzmeister 42M Concrete Boom Pump

    Our own number: 723 Re-manufactured Putzmeister 42 meters concrete pump, Volvo chassis, 4RZ boom form with x-leg. First-level standard maintenance. High working stability. Approximate to New putzmeister used pumps standard. Safety issues should be paid attention to in the construction of putzmeister used putzmeister pump Keep the water tank full of clean water, and check and deal with it ...

  • Petroleum Management case study

    Service performed: Underground storage tank removal Summary: Our environmental team responded to a request from the General Services Administration (GSA) to determine the size and contents of an underground storage tank (UST) that was no longer in use at a facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. After subsurface investigations, the tank was identified to contain ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Latex Paint Manufacturer-1

    The paint manufacturing facility was using 1 MGD of fresh water in the manufacturing process with a majority of the water being used for tank and pipe cleaning. As a cost cutting measure, the facility wanted to reduce the water consumption and reuse part, if not all of the wastewater. They tried several different combinations of coagulants and flocculants with limited success. Integrated ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Putzmeister 42M Concrete Boom Pump

    Our own number: 723 1. Re-manufactured Putzmeister 42 meters concrete pump, Volvo chassis, 4RZ boom form with x-leg. First-level standard maintenance. High working stability. 2. Approximate to New putzmeister used ...

  • Putzmeister 42M Concrete Boom Pump

    Our own number: 723 1. Re-manufactured Putzmeister 42 meters concrete pump, Volvo chassis, 4RZ boom form with x-leg. First-level standard maintenance. High working stability. 2. Approximate to New putzmeister used pumps standard.   Model Whole machine profile Condition Remanufactured Model Putzmeister 42M S.N.   Brand ...

  • 7 Tips for Maintenance of Small Wheel Loaders

    Purpose of Preventive Maintenance of Small Wheel Loader 1. By tracking and inspecting the operation of small wheel loaders, stop the machine in a planned way, and arrange the maintenance and repair of gearboxes. 2. Prevent major mechanical faults and damage to related parts and components, and repair them before they occur, to save a lot of maintenance costs. 3. Improve the service life of ...

  • Why it’s time to elevate groundwater

    Groundwater stored in the earth’s crust underpins all our lives – the ultimate source of freshwater for billions has become victim of over-extraction and the ultimate sink for pollutants.   For too long, not enough has been done to regulate the use of this precious, on-demand resource and manage disposal of waste. If rates of groundwater depletion have tripled in the past 3 ...


    By The World Bank

  • Checklist for Boiler Maintenance

    Boilers play a crucial role at industrial facilities and it is imperative that they be safely and properly maintained. Routine boiler maintenance can help prevent unplanned shutdowns and outages, increase the efficiency of the boiler and cut operating costs, and ensure that the facility is in full compliance with all laws and regulations governing boiler safety. What follows is a boiler ...


    By STI Group, Inc.

  • Side Load Forklift Electric Repair And Maintenance Forklift work safety requirements

    1. There shall be no deformation or weld seam de-welding. The rolling clearance between the inner and outer gantry shall be adjusted reasonably. It shall not be greater than 1.5mm. The rotation of the roller shall be flexible. The roller and shaft shall be free from cracks and defects. The amount of wheel groove wear must not exceed 10% of the original size.  2. The tension of the two ...

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