Waste and Recycling Vehicles Articles

  • Strategically located balers reduce internal transports - Case study

    ABB Cewe-Control, a business unit within ABB, has 500 employees and a large production facility. Most components are delivered in boxes, resulting in daily accumulation of large amounts of cardboard. It is challenging and places high demands on handling used packaging material in a safe and cost effective way. Before three small dumpsters were placed indoors and a press container provided low ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Signs You Need a New Water Pump

    Motor vehicles are built upon small parts doing big jobs. Consider your engine. It is likely the most important machine within your car, truck, or SUV, but it is not made up of one or two components, but thousands. Some engines have over 14,000 different parts to keep them operational. If just one of these parts, such as the water pump, fails, then the entire engine could grind to a halt. ...


    By IndustrialZone

  • Removal of chromium(III) from aqueous waste solution by liquid–liquid extraction in a circular microchannel

    A new circular microchannel device has been proposed for the removal of chromium(III) from aqueous waste solution by using kerosene as a diluent and (2-ethylhexyl) 2-ethylhexyl phosphonate as an extractant. The proposed device has several advantages such as a flexible and easily adaptable design, easy maintenance, and cheap setup without the requirement of microfabrication. To study the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Vacuum Truck Customization

    When it comes to vacuum trucks, we understand that businesses need them for many different purposes, whether they’re for car washes, septic systems, restaurants or different types of fuel, just to name a few. Here at Amthor International, we offer vacuum trucks that can be used for any of these applications. ...


    By Amthor International

  • Can You Avoid Workplace Injuries? What You Need to Know.

    Perfection is an admirable goal but an unattainable standard. While you can’t completely eliminate workplace injuries, you can effectively reduce risk by following these safety tips that apply to any business or industry. 1. Maintain a Clean Workplace ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Options for customizing your Amthor Vacuum Trucks

    There is no other vacuum truck manufacturer as highly regarded in the industry as Amthor International. The reason for this is simple – few manufacturers offer the customization options that we do. Instead of just offering a basic model vacuum truck with a couple of different options, we give our clients the opportunity to fully ...


    By Amthor International

  • Phosphorus removal from aqueous solution using a novel granular material developed from building waste

    In this study, a granular material (GM) developed from building waste was used for phosphate removal from phosphorus-containing wastewater. Batch experiments were executed to investigate the phosphate removal capacity of this material. The mechanism of removal proved to be a chemical precipitation process. The characteristics of the material and resulting precipitates, the kinetics of the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Utilization of two agrowastes for adsorption and removal of methylene blue: kinetics and isotherm studies

    Fresh water streams contaminated with synthetic dye-containing effluents pose a threat to aquatic and human life either by preventing aquatic photosynthesis or by entering into the food chain. Adsorptive removal of such dyes with potent biosorbents is an important technique to reduce bioaccumulation and biomagnifications of the dyes in human life. We report use of betel nut (BN) husk and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Cold Weather Maintenance

    Brrrrr! It’s cold out there! In severely cold weather, it is important to remember that your equipment maintenance regime should be even more vigilant. Some special attention is needed for machines that are actually used during these cold months. Your lawn mower, brush cutter, and wood chipper will likely be fine sitting in the shed all winter, but machines such as snow blowers will ...


    By DR Power Equipment

  • What’s Living in “Bourbon Gumbo” Street Water?

    Bourbon Street in New Orleans frequently has stagnant water sitting along the curbs at all hours of the day rain or shine. This phenomenon is somewhat unusual and is likely due to inadequate drainage as the street is more than 100 years old and doesn’t slope adequately in many places. Due to the nature and atmosphere of Bourbon Street it begs the question of what exactly is in that water. ...

  • Choosing Antifreeze: Helpful Tips

    When the first autumn cold comes, many drivers face the problem of frozen water in their washer tanks. It is not a disaster, but this situation can be nasty enough, especially if one is in a hurry. Some drivers are luckier: by virtue of their vehicle design, the fluid can thaw relatively quickly, others are not that lucky, though. The second case is typical for vehicles with washer tanks located ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Amthor International Toilet Truck

    The portable toilet industry is one that is consistently stable. Businesses always need portable toilets for their outdoor events. Some businesses need portable toilets for their workers – for example, construction businesses. Either way, if you’re in the portable toilet industry, you’re going to need toilet trucks in order to safely and effectively deliver and pick up your ...


    By Amthor International

  • Amthor International Vacuum Truck

    Vacuum trucks are a type of tank truck that boast heavy duty vacuum pumps. This allows you to load all kinds of substances, including liquids, solids or sludge,through the vacuum pump’s suction lines. Most vacuum pumps use rotary vane vacuum pumps. Here at Amthor International, we provide our clients with a variety of vacuum trucks in the Matador line. Our Vacuum Tank Trucks ...


    By Amthor International

  • Amthor International Tanker Truck

    If you need a tanker truck, then you’ll have a large selection of different types of tanker trucks to choose here at Amthor International. We are a fourth generation company that can meet your tanker truck needs no matter what they are. Not only do we have floor models of our many different tank trucks available, we also offer pre-owned units and can customize tanker trucks to your unique ...


    By Amthor International

  • Quick Bitumen Unloading at NCC

    NCC is installing pumps for unloading bitumen at the plants in Denmark to ensure that the truck drivers can unload bitumen quickly and safely, which is very important to both the drivers and the NCC management. Carsten Lundhøj, NCC, chose DESMI as pump supplier for NCC’s plants in Denmark. The chosen pump is ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • How to Assess Fall Hazards

    Fall hazards are an ongoing concern in most workplaces and include both falls from heights as well as falls from the same level. Slips, trip and falls from both categories consistently rank among the top causes of both disabling injuries and deaths in all types of workplaces, from construction sites, to manufacturing operations to warehouses to offices. In fact, the only other category of ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Dam Removal, Gob Fire - Case Study

    Coal Gob Fire Quenching – Wellston, Ohio Removal of a dead lake from a former coal mine in Southern Ohio. While working on removal of a dead lake we uncovered a burning gob fire. We moved 45,000 cubic yards of cut to fill and cut to waste, installed 36" reinforced concrete pipe to relieve the dam, and dewatered over 100 million gallons. We moved over 16,000 cubic yards of earth to ...

  • Document shredding as an economic mainstay for workshops for the disabled - Case Study

    Secure document shredding Document shredding is an important economic mainstay for the workshops for disabled persons at Lammetal Werkstätten GmbH. Now the company can continue to expand this service area with a “social commitment” thanks to two high performance shredders from HSM in Frickingen at Lake Constance / Germany. The Lammetal workshops could be ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Fecal indicator and Ascaris removal from double pit latrine content

    Since May 2006, the BRAC Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Programme in Bangladesh has enabled more than 30 million people to achieve hygienic sanitation, contributing to an increase in sanitation coverage from 33 to 83% in programme areas and rapid progress towards universal access. In rural areas, most families have single pit latrines that need to be emptied when full. Since 2007, BRAC ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Adsorptive removal of As(III) from aqueous solution by waste litchi pericarps

    The present study investigated the removal of arsenite anions (AsO33−, referred to as As(III)) from aqueous solutions by waste litchi pericarps (LPs). Influential factors such as the adsorbent dose, contact time, solution pH, and initial As(III) concentration were investigated. The optimum conditions for As(III) adsorption by the LPs occurred at a contact time of 60 min, adsorbent dose ...


    By IWA Publishing

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