soil cleaning industry Articles

  • Cleaning Solutions for the Food Industry

    International Products Corporation (IPC) offers a full line of free-rinsing precision concentrated cleaners that are effective in a wide range of critical cleaning applications. An economical 1-2% concentration in water is effective for most cleaning applications.  Typical uses include removing protein, starch, grease, fat, gum, oil and baked on soil ...

  • Asbestos in soil methods

    I wanted to start off this brief technical summary with an item that appeared in the January 2009 Indoor Environment Connections publication… “Asbestos in Soil; The State of the Issue, Tom Laubenthal, Sean Fitzgerald, Alan Seagrave, P.G. In this session, Laubenthal and Seagrave will describe the nature of asbestos contamination in soil. This issue has perplexed the industry for years. What ...

  • Soil Filters

    Soil filters (in german: Retentionsbodenfilter) are facilities for the removal of nutrients and/or pollutants; typically on the level of an industrial site, a quarter or a drainage system (sub-)catchment. Usually they are located at the discharge points to surface waterbodies to ensure water quality standards. Soil filters consist of two parts: The first part is a retention pond or basin for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Versatile Hot Water Pressure Washing Machines for Industrial Cleaning

    Hot water pressure washers are ideal dual purpose machines, as they can use hot water as well as non-heated water for cleaning different surfaces. Having this choice is important, because some applications do not require the additional cleaning power of hot water. Some surfaces may even become damaged by very high temperatures. On the other hand, the contractor will often come across cleaning ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Supporting the Success of Municipalities & Industrial Companies: Genesis Water Technologies and Advanced Electrocoagulation Treatment Technology

    Municipalities and industrial companies face ever-increasing challenges. There have always been the challenges of improving operational efficiency and dealing with rising maintenance and operating costs, but in the past few decades industries have also had to meet constantly changing environmental water treatment regulations. Not only are discharge regulations getting stricter, but there is ...

  • Achieve Clean…The 5 W’s (and an H) of Cleaning Food & Beverage Processing Equipment

    Keeping equipment clean in food and beverage processing plants is of primary importance for smoothly run operations. This is, however, not an easy accomplishment. Firstly, workers must understand why cleaning is so important. Next, they must learn what soils are present, what surfaces need to be cleaned, which cleaning methods are best suited ...

  • Wireless Real-Time Soil Data from Stevens Hydra Probe Soil Sensors Used In Contaminated Soil Cleanup Operation

    Up until the early 1970s when The US Congress passed The Clean Water Act, industrial chemicals and petroleum products were routinely dumped onto the ground or poured down wells. In those days, few people understood groundwater hydrology, and disposing of chemical waste underground seemed like a safe and easy solution. Depending on the chemistry, underground pollution can linger for centuries, ...

  • Fighting soil contamination with XRF

    Soil contamination Complying with new environmental regulations is a fast growing concern for companies and local officials tasked with ensuring that industries reduce pollution and clean up after themselves. It’s a particularly challenging issue when it comes to soil contamination It’s not always easy to detect as it silently contaminates crops and the ground water supply. XRF ...

  • How to Properly Clean Medical Devices

    When it comes to medical devices cleanliness is crucial. All medical devices, whether they are disposable, implantable or reusable, must be cleaned during the manufacturing process to remove oil, grease, fingerprints and other manufacturing soils. Reusable products must also be thoroughly cleaned and sterilized between each use to avoid infecting patients or causing illness. Reaching the right ...

  • Advanced Water Treatment Solutions for the Food/Beverage Industry

    The agricultural/irrigation industry is one of the most demanding users of water for process applications. The availability of a sustainable supply of clean water is a necessity. Water shortages, reduction of water quality, and environmental issues, have led to an increased awareness of the use of both treated waste water as well as the ...

  • Trailer Mounted Afterburner for Soil Remediation

    The Problem A major Vapor & Odor Control company needed a portable solution to clean the soil leftover at old fuel stations. The Process Soil Remediation Afterburners & Oxidizers are manufactured to treat soil containing contaminates such as petroleum hydrocarbons, with diesel oil, gasoline, aromatic hydrocarbons, solvents and many other ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Portable belt skimmer cleans up contaminated groundwater

    Chemviron Midwest, Inc. an industrial consulting and remediation firm in Wooster, Ohio frequently needs to recover hydrocarbons from groundwater. Typical situations include remedial studies, soil contamination, groundwater studies, environmental compliance, permitting applications and environmental site assessments during property transfers. Because of the variety of situations encountered, the ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Case Study: Heavy Industrial Laundry

    This facility washes heavily soiled towels from the ink printer and furniture polishing industries. The wastewater generated is very concentrated with metals and hydrocarbons making it difficult to treat in their DAF pretreatment system. The facility was using conventional chemistry with sulfuric acid, organic/inorganic coagulant, metal precipitant,flocculant, and Harborlite (filter press ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Detecting Arsenic in Soil using Field Portable X-Ray Fluorescence

    Abstract Rapid, accurate on site determination of arsenic and heavy metal levels in soil is a powerful tool in efforts to rebuild and revitalize abandoned and under-utilized industrial properties. The EPA is actively spearheading initiatives to encourage assessment, clean-up and re-use of these industrial properties. In the case of heavy metals (often the eight RCRA metals Pb, As, Cd, ...

  • How to Handle the Challenges of Conveyor Belt Cleaning?

    Conveyor belts, the ubiquitous pulley operated machines found in assembly lines, baggage checkouts, freight loading and unloading vehicles, escalators, and ski carriages, require a lot of maintenance. These machines must be in top condition for optimal performance and safety.  Much of the damage to conveyor belts can be attributed to deposits of dirt and grease on them. Therefore, cleaning ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • How do I Choose the Best Detergent for My Cleaning Application?

    It’s easy to see that you have a dirty surface that needs to be cleaned. Figuring out what type of cleaner to use can be tricky! Choosing the right product from the outset will make your cleaning task easier, quicker and more efficient. So, how do you know which detergent to use? Dirt is Dirt, Right? Absolutely not! All soils are different and need to be treated properly. A detergent that ...

  • Low Flow Upholstery Cleaners for Quicker Cleaning

    Upholstery cleaners make the complicated task of cleaning upholstery easy, simple and quick. Chairs, sofas, fabrics in automobiles, draperies and other such items catch dust and dirt pretty fast. Cleaning them manually can be extremely time consuming. Soiled upholstery can be an unappealing sight for people visiting your establishment or your home. Advanced upholstery cleaners meet the ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Remediation of mercury contaminated industrial site for future expansion - case study

    70,000 tons of mercury contaminated soil and building rubble have to be cleaned in an industrial facility in the south of France until 2013. For the realization of this remediation work, an econ industries VacuDry® 12,000 has been in operation since early 2011. After the treatment the mercury free soils can be re-used on-site as building material. A similar but smaller econ industries ...

  • Formulated Cleaners…The Best Recipe for Safe, Powerful Cleaning!

    What makes one cleaning product different from another? Aren’t they all the same? You may be surprised to learn that there are many different types of cleaners, each designed for varying purposes. Choosing the right cleaner for the job isn’t a “one size fits all” proposition, but rather a well thought out process in which ...

  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry - Pollution Prevention Guidelines

    Introduction Pollution Prevention Guidelines to provide technical advice and guidance to staff and consultants involved in pollution-related projects. The guidelines represent state-of-the-art thinking on how to reduce pollution emissions from the production process. In many cases, the guidelines provide numerical targets for reducing pollution, as well as maximum ...


    By The World Bank

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