Parts Cleaning Articles

  • Toro Equipment install the new solid scraping system in Rotary Screens Defender TR 63 and in High Performance range HPS-M

    The system developed by Toro Equipment will be implemented in all Rotary Screen range to optimize pretreatment process From the experience and study in pretreatment equipment, Toro Equipment has developed a new adjustment system to solid scraping in Defender Self-cleaning Rotary Screens. With this improvement, the scraper clean process turns into a simple and fast operation to make easier ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Innovative bale conveyor system keeps things simple for DS Smith in Finland

    When cardboard box manufacturer DS Smith needed to replace their bale conveyor system in Tampere, Finland, they asked for an innovative solution. Presona rose to the challenge and delivered a system that uses fewer moving parts and it is easier to clean and service.  ...


    By Presona AB

  • Purolite`s Nitrate Selective Resin part of a Major Plant Upgrade in Ohio

    This February, BOSS Magazine featured an article on the capacity increase project at Dublin Road Water Treatment facility that discussed the leadership, innovation, collaboration, sustainability and best operational procedures incorporated into the plant. Purolite was invited to provide a ...


    By Purolite Corporation

  • How to Install Stainless Sanitary Ball Valves

    Here are some steps for installing a stainless sanitary ball valve. Remove the protective cap on both sides of the flange first and clean it with the valve fully open. Before installation, it should carry out the whole machine ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • CPI Installs Catalytic Oxidizer at Pharmaceutical Mfg Company

    Catalytic Products International (CPI) recently completed the installation of a new VECTOR Series Catalytic Oxidizer (CatOx) at a Western USA manufacturer of pharmaceutical products for the abatement of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).  ...

  • Central ShopRite makes recycling clean and engaging for customers - Case Study

    Recycling Gets Cleaner When the Bottle Bill container deposit system went into effect in Michigan, it became a greater challenge to ensure that the handling of dirty bottles and cans didn’t contaminate the store’s perishables. James spent countless hours throughout the years writing to his state representatives to communicate how to best recycle products in Michigan.  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • McDonald’s equipped with SmartPacks save time & money - Case Study

    Fast food restaurants like McDonald’s are known for quick service, but they also need to be clean and keep their costs down. One way that some McDonald’s save time and money is by installing a SmartPack automatic trash compactor in their restaurant lobby. C & R Restaurant Management, based in West Jordan, Utah, was ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • EU Endocrine Disrupting criteria will have various implications for industry

    In this article we examine the legal and political moves to regulate endocrine disruptors over the past 20 years and the most recent developments in this regard… ...

  • Cleaning without material loss

    Cleaning without material loss: Hydraulic Easy Cleaning-Construction reduces cleaning of the Single-shaft shredder and facilitates work processes Many materials have to be comminuted before further processing - this includes different chips and stamped parts made of plastic and metal, but also valuable precious metals such as gold and silver as well as laboratory samples. In this process, a part ...

  • Blockchain Technology Can Boost Climate Action

    Experts meeting at the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in May have said that a new technology called “Blockchain” could play a major role in tackling climate change. A Blockchain is a distributed database that is continuously updated and verified by its users. Each added block of data is “chained” and becomes part of a growing list of records, under the ...

  • Focus on Microfiltration Part 2: Filter Longevity and Filter Selection

    Last month, we described the considerations associated with predicting filter service life and how total throughput can be estimated through experimentation.  In this second installment, we will examine four filter selection strategies for maximizing service life in continuous-use applications. These aspects consider chemical compatibility, temperature, binding characteristics, and pore ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Numerical and experimental investigation for cleaning process of submerged outside-in hollow fiber membrane

    Membrane fouling has limited extensive applications for hollow fiber membranes in water treatment. Backwashing and air scouring can effectively solve this problem in the submerged outside-in hollow fiber membrane system. In this study, variation of the fouling layer on the membrane surface during backwashing and the impact of shear stress caused by air scouring on fouling removal were ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water is a key concern on Earth Day 2017

    Although the official focus of this year’s Earth Day is environmental and climate literacy, water is still very much a key concern for participants holding events across the United States — and around the world. A need for clean water for future generations was the impetus for the original event, and the need to protect water is no less important today. Earth Day was established in ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Lumen Recommendations for Common and Industrial Work Spaces

    Lumen Recommendations for Common and Industrial Work Spaces Light brightness requirements for common and industrial spaces differ greatly. To achieve consistent, bright environments, the fixture’s luminous flux (or lumen [lm], which is the SI unit of luminous flux) must be taken into consideration. By definition, the term “luminous flux” (lx) refers to ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • This polluted lake shows why we are all stakeholders when it comes to clean water

    When environmental protection gets short shrift, the price we pay can be staggering. When I visited Onondaga Lake in 1999 as part of research I did as a student at Cornell, there was no evidence the lake was once home to vibrant waterfront resorts. Yet, in the late 1800s and early 1900s, Onondaga was considered “ ...


    By Ensia

  • Controlling Fugitive Emissions, Part 2: Permanent Total Enclosure

    Fugitive emissions are the uncontrolled release of gases into the atmosphere. This is something that occurs regularly; in fact, it often happens when we fill our cars' gas tanks. The air being displaced inside the gas tank when it is being filled causes gasoline vapor emissions (hydrocarbons) to exit into the atmosphere in an ...

  • Case study - Majatta

    Project: Mars at boarding school System Type: 2x Mars 3000 – 80PE Country: Denmark Client: Marjatta Capacity: 13,6 m³/day Year of Installation: 2011. Description: 2x Mars 3000 was installed at a ...


    By BioKube A/S

  • Solar Tech could provide clean water in rural india

    University of Edinburgh researchers are working on low-cost, low-energy technologies to simply and effectively treat wastewater, which could provide clean drinking water to residents in rural, remote areas of India and also stem the spread of diseases. The central material is an inexpensive, coated plastic that relies on light to create a chemical reaction. It absorbs sunlight, then activates ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Oil Sampling Best Practices (Part 2)

    Understanding Dynamic Particle Equilibrium in Closed Loop Systems Dynamic Equilibrium Condition (DEC) is defined as a steady state condition where the normal wear rate in a machine results in no net gain or loss of particles. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Keep your Guard Up around Machines

    What’s at Stake?  Exposure to unguarded or improperly guarded machines causes over 1000 deaths and 20,000 serious cuts, crushing injuries, scalpings and amputations every year. These injuries are gruesome, painful and often disabling and happen when working with any machine or tool that can punch, spin, rotate, shear, bend, cut, roll, grind or slice. ...


    By SafetySmart

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