Baffle Systems News

  • Product Highlight – Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System

    The Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System The FTS™ system is comprised of a radial scum trough extending from the clarifier feedwell, outwards to the scum baffle.  There are two cantilevered scum skimming arms which sweep the entire clarification surface area twice per revolution.  The FTS system is a performance enhancing skimmer design, ...

  • Chronic Bee Paralysis

    A mystery disease that baffles researchers is being more commonly reported. It has eluded a treatment, but a British beefarmer has tried an ingenious method that seems to give some measure of control. Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus (CBPV) causes honey bees to have symptoms that include trembling of wings and body, jumpiness, loss of flight, loss of hair, and rejection by healthy ...


    By Vita Europe Limited

  • Baffle Ball System Water Tank Testing

    When it comes to transporting large volumes of liquid in vehicle-mounted horizontal storage tanks, road safety is of real concern. The momentum of liquids can often prevent the safe handling, manoeuvring and stopping distances of vehicles, but a very effective product that counteracts a lot of these issues is at hand. Enduramaxx provides a product called Baffle Balls; hollow plastic balls that, ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • NEFCO™ Presents “Baffle Basics”

    “Density currents” and “density current baffles” are common terms in the lexicon of clarifier design. In terms of the baffles, the inclined Stamford Baffle is generally recognized as the most cost-effective improvement in clarifier performance available. Several years ago, NEFCO undertook a detailed, multi-year study of baffle performance that resulted in some significant ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • NEFCO™ expands into eastern European markets

    NEFCO, Incorporated, a privately held company headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is pleased to announce its new strategic alliance with Ecometec Gmbh of Munich, Germany Ecometec is a trading company marketing products to the oil, medical, water and wastewater industries. It will have responsibility for promoting NEFCO’s engineered fiberglass products in the established markets of ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • Sheffield Half Marathon – Horizontal Water Tanks for Huge Volumes of Water

    As the story unfolds surrounding the Sheffield half marathon this week, the absence of water supplies seems to be down to the bill remaining unpaid, despite requests from the supplier. But the race still went ahead, albeit in an unofficial capacity, with runners taking to the street, some of whom were reportedly oblivious that the race had actually been officially cancelled. So just how would ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Herald emphasises how precious water is for Agriculture - Rainwater harvesting tanks beneficial

    The Scottish Herald this week emphasised how we must treat water as a precious resource. As water and irrigation rules in England and Wales face their biggest overhaul for more than 50 years under plans contained in a consultation by the Defra, and the EA. Of course, agriculture is a major user of ater for irrigation, accounting for about 70 per cent of water used worldwide. Modern irrigation ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Farmers Respond To Water Consultation – Rainwater Harvesting Tanks A Solution

    Farmers will have had to have responded to a government consultation by this week which aims to help agriculture get its fair share of water. Water abstraction and irrigation rules face their biggest overhaul for more than 50 years under plans contained in the DEFRA and Environment Agency consultation. The consultation is agriculture’s chance to influence how much water is available in the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Despite recent floods farming a growth sector

    The Telegraph recently reported that, according to the National Farmers Union, that despite the recent floods, farming in the UK is a growing sector that has defied the economic downturn. British farmers booster their economic output by 54 per cent between 2008 and 2012. The NFU said agriculture had contributed £24bn to the UK economy in 2012, up from just £16bn in 2007 and has proved ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Vee-Cone Blender Discharges Fully, Sanitizes Quickly

    A new Model VB-10-316S Sanitary Vee-Cone Blender with 10 cu ft (283 liter) capacity has been introduced by Munson Machinery. The smooth internal surfaces are free of baffles, shafts and bearings, allowing unobstructed material flow, as well as complete discharge through a gate valve. According to the company, the ...

  • Barr builds largest marine tank in 15 years

    The custom fabrication department at BARR Plastics Inc. has completed a notable project to manufacture the largest plastic marine wastewater holding tank in the company’s manufacturing history. Measuring 20 feet long, six feet wide and four feet deep with a capacity of 3,500 gallons, the tank was built to be installed into a barge for the marine construction and repair company, Latitude ...


    By BARR Plastics Inc.

  • AWWA announces winners of ACE13 Fresh Ideas Poster sessions

    The American Water Works Association today announced winners of its annual student poster session. The session was held during AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE13) in Denver, Colo., June 9-13. First place was awarded to Adam Markos of Black & Veatch, for his poster titled “Baffled about Water Quality? A Case Study in Clearwell ...

  • A Unique Video about NEFCO’S Next Generation Density Current Baffle

    Here’s an entertaining 3-minute video about NEFCO’S Stamford Baffle 2.0®, the next generation Stamford Density Current Baffle. SB 2.0 is the result of an in-depth study of the design features that determine baffle performance, using computer analysis and modeling. The new baffle provides the most cost-effective improvement in clarifier performance available today. SB 2.0 ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • Bag Dumping System with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    A new Flexicon Bag Dumping System with glove box, bag compactor and flexible screw conveyor, isolates bulk material from the operator and plant environment throughout opening, dumping and compaction of bags, and the conveying of material downstream. Bags are staged on a stainless steel tabletop and then transferred through ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • WTE Ltd Launches The DRAIN-X Bristle Septic Tank Filter

    WTE Ltd. has launched the DRAIN-X bristle septic tank filter onto the UK market. The DRAIN-X reduces the level of suspended solids in septic tank effluent by up to 69%, protecting the drainfield and extending its life. For use in both domestic and commercial situations, the Drain-X septic tank filter is composed of non directional polypropylene bristles that are would together with a ...

  • India's 1st net energy plus building

    REPORT ON THE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN OF OFFICE BUILDING OF CHHATTISGARH SATE ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION AT RAIPUR. CG. INDIA.   1.ABOUT THE SITE   The location of site is at Indravati colony in the heart of capital city Raipur, capital city of Chhattisgarh state , INDIA. The site is located at a distance of about 100 mts from GE ...


  • Oil water separators for the electric utility

    Mercer Clients:Con Edison, PSEG, Allegheny Energy, FPL, Calpine, PPL, KeySpan, PECO, OUC, AES, Bahamas Electricity, Orion Power, Conectiv, NRG, Reliant Energy, Entergy, Sithe, Westinghouse, Southern Service, Seimens, GE, among others with hundreds of installations in above and below ground units and exiting system retrofits. The ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Custom/Large Flow Process Separator-Petro Chemical

    Large Flow Process Separators and Custom Design for the Petro Chemical Industry Mercer has the in-house experience and design capability to custom design oil/water/solids separators of all sizes and configurations. We can build out of a variety of materials including coated carbon steel, marine-grade aluminum, 304 & 316 stainless steel, exotic stainless alloys, and plastics, such as ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • NEFCO awarded new patents

    NEFCO  has been granted two new patents for its Dual Surface Baffle System. The Dual Surface Baffle was developed from work done as a part of NEFCO’s on-going Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Density Current Baffle Study. The first, US Patent No. 7,556,157, describes a Dual Surface Baffle with a curved lower baffle segment. The second, US Patent No. 7,726,494, describes a Dual ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • The Stamford Baffle: larger baffles for improved performance

    A new CFD study indicates that increasing the size of the horizontal projection of a Stamford Density Current Baffle will improve the ability of the baffle to reduce clarifier effluent solids (TSS) by 5% to 10% or more. NEFCO’s Stamford Density Current Baffle has long been recognized as “the most cost-effective improvement in clarifier performance available today.” The Stamford ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

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