sludge interface News

  • Pulsar’s Sludge Finder 2 – twin channel, versatile interface measurement

    Remote measurement with Sludge Finder 2 means you can put an end to tedious, time consuming, potentially unhygienic and hazardous manual measurements using gap switches or vacuum tubes. Sludge Finder 2 is a major update to Pulsar’s successful Sludge Finder, designed to reliably measure interface levels in primary, secondary or tertiary sludge tanks and SBR systems. A twin channel device, Sludge ...

  • The Sludge Gun®: Target Your Sludge!

    This Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector measures solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons, and helps provide valuable silt and sludge level profiles. It allows users to monitor sludge bed depth for regulatory compliance and prevention of carryover, and to eliminate unnecessary pumping/dredging. Using high-intensity infrared light, it detects sludge densities ranging ...

  • Controlling Sludge in Lamella Clarifiers

    This month we are focusing on the control of sludge blanket build up in Lamella Clarifiers. Lamella Clarifiers, also known as Inclined Plate Separators (IPS) are in common use at Waste Water Treatment Sites as small footprint plant settlement units and are often employed in place of conventional settling tanks. Controlling Sludge Blanket Build up Effluent ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • SludgeWatch 715 Sludge Blanket Detector

    For our Partech instrument product focus this month, we’re looking at our portable 715 sludge blanket detector. It’s one of our most popular products with distributors all over the world and it’s not surprising as to why people like it so much… This little ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Thicker sludge saves time and money

    Recent improvements in pump technology prompted Severn Trent Water (STW) to initiate a de-sludging trial to reduce costs and energy consumption by producing thicker sludge in the Primary Settlement Tank (PST). Advanced monitoring instrumentation from HACH LANGE played a key role in the trial which, nine months after it began, has been heralded a success. STW's Mark Bryan summarises the objective ...


  • Pulsar's Sludge Finder 2 the Clear Choice for Wessex Water

    Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd have been awarded a five-year exclusive framework contract to supply Wessex Water with Sludge Finder 2 Sludge Interface measurement equipment. Sludge Finder 2 uses an acoustic sonar technology to measure crucial sludge interface levels, drawing on Pulsar's knowledge of echo processing and analysis to identify the changes in density that represent the sludge ...

  • Pulsar Sludge Finder 2`s, Wirelessly Helping with Final Treatment Compliance

    Pulsar have supplied 14 Sludge Finder 2 sludge blanket detectors to Severn Trent for their Barnhurst STW near Wolverhampton, automating the critical final treatment process to aid Compliance and reduce out of hours call-outs. On this large, well-established site, it would have been impossible to cable the units back to the control ...

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Pulsar's Sludge Finder 2 Helps Severn Trent to Generate Extra Electricity

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied eight Sludge Finder 2 sludge interface monitors to Severn Trent's Stoke Bardolph site as part of a process improvement project that has allowed the company to significantly increase electricity generation on site and return energy to the National Grid In common with many large sewage treatment works, Stoke Bardolph uses the gas produced in the digesters to ...

  • Sludge Monitors and the Top Three Ways they can Help your Business

    One of our recent blogs discussed how wastewater could be used to make money in treatment plants. As a result, we thought we’d take a look at the benefits of sludge monitors and how they can help your business in the water industry. We’ve listed our top three ways sludge blanket can help in the everyday treatment of water. Stop Sludge Escaping! By ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Pulsar are exhibiting at the WWEM Exhibition during 2-3 November 2016 at the Telford International Centre, UK.

    Pulsar will be demonstrating their extensive level and flow measurement, pump control and sludge interface measurement product range. Visit the stand to see fully functional demonstration rigs for new products such as MicroFlow and Ultimate Controller. For more information about the exhibition please visit www.wwem.uk.com. We look forward to seeing you ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • The right formula for Mogden

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and build an extension to the existing Sludge Pasteurisation Plant at Thames Water’s Mogden Sewage Treatment Works. The work is part of a major upgrade that will see Mogden’s process capacity increased by 50%. The increased throughput means more sludge production at the works, and this will be digested to produce biogas fuel which ...


  • Blanket Success

    Partech's production team have been working flat out to supply Severn Trent a company wide suite of portable Sludge Blanket Detectors. The order for 380 units is the largest single contract for this type of product in the company's 48 year history. Severn Trent made the decision to move away from the traditional dipping tube type alternative for a variety of reasons. These included the safety ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • New Ad Plant’s Complete for Rushmoor Growth Project

    KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL, part of KIRK GROUP, was chosen by the e5 Consortium as one of their key delivery partners for Severn Trent’s Anaerobic Digestion Upgrade & Improvement Programme in AMP5. ...

  • BONO ARTES and ALSTOM POWER for respect of the environment

    Throughout more than 30 years of experience in water applications CANNON BONO ARTES has developed solutions for Civil & Industrial applications to cater for all water treatment needs. In the course of these years, continuous research for innovative technical solutions has directed the technical and sales teams more and more towards the development of complex projects often associated with ...


    By Artes Ingegneria SpA

  • NOV Mono EZstrip Muncher minimises ragging for United Utilities

    A revolutionary EZstrip TR Muncher from NOV Mono has been specified by United Utilities to increase process efficiency at its Warrington North (Gatewarth) wastewater treatment works (WwTW) by preventing pump blockages and minimising down time. The site was experiencing problems with two of its Flygt pumps which ...

  • Small but nice: New IQ SENSOR NET for 2-4 sensors

    Up to 4 sensors, up to 20 parameters The new controller is available as a 2- (DIQ/S 282) or 4-channel (DIQ/S 284) version. Besides the reagent free measurement of COD, all other common parameters can be measured. By the combination of multi-parameter sensors, up to 20 different values can be recorded and displayed. So everything is ready to monitor and control your small- or ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches new decanter generation

    ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has developed a new generation of decanter centrifuges that are suitable for industrial, chemical, food, and environmental applications. The new generation will complement the existing A-series for industrial, F-series for food, and D-series for environmental applications. The key advantage of the new ANDRITZ decanter ...

  • 50 Years of WTW at the IFAT

    The history of the IFAT began in 1966 with 147 exhibitors and 10,200 visitors. 50 years later, these numbers are quite a bit more impressive: As a world fair for environmental technoloqy, the IFAT welcomed 138,000 visitors from 170 countries between May 30 and June 3. WTW was an exhibitor fifty years ago and has been every year since. In our booth, together with our sister company MJK under the ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Flow Pulse – A major advance in non-invasive flow measurement.

    Easy to install and simple to set-up, Flow Pulse uses an acoustic technique never before seen in flow measurement to deliver reliable results across an amazing range of pipe materials and sizes. At a fraction of the installation cost of an equivalent magflow meter, Flow Pulse delivers repeatable, accurate flow measurement. Pulsar Process Measurement's Flow Pulse is a compact and cost-effective ...

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