Chopper Pumps Articles

  • Peach Processing Wastewater Treatment

    A major fresh pack operation of peaches and nectarines needed a screening system to remove the labels and peach fuzz from their wash water before it was pumped from the pond for irrigation use. Flow to the pond is a steady flow of 50 gpm, rising to 600 gpm during periodic draining of the peach coolers and washing systems. The water is a combination of wash water, labels and fuzz from the fruit, ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Chopper Pumps: Pumping of septic sludge

    Landia chopper pumps have a great record of application in septic sludge. Septic sludge is raw unscreened sewage often delivered by tanker trucks from remote sites such as summer houses, camping sites, harbours, etc. Septic sludge contains many different solids tending to clog up pumps, everything people possibly can flush down a toilet! At this particular plant, a DG-I 4,0 kW –1500 kW was ...


    By Landia a/s

  • Chopper Pumps: Chopping and pumping of vegetable wash water

    Especially when carrots were processed, the waste water containing pealings, sand and pieces of carrots presented a major problem to this customer. Landia delivered a MPTK-I 7,5 kW pump with customised chopping system in hardened steel which solved the ...


    By Landia a/s

  • Bio®Chop: Fish by-products and waste chopped, pumped and mixed

    Landia has launched an innovative new silage tank with an integral chopper pump, for the fast and efficient maceration and processing of fish by-products and waste. Designed in acid-proof stainless steel, Landia’s highly effective chopper pump has a shredder propeller and extended knife system, which can handle guts, heads and even whole fish - without the downtime of breakdowns or delays caused ...


    By Landia a/s

  • Chopper Pumps: Pumping and mixing of fat from poultry processing plant

    Fats were seprated from the effluent at a poultry processing plant and stored in a reception pit. From there, they had to be pumped to a tanker truck and transported to a biogas plant every time the pit was full. The pit was 3 m deep with a diameter of 3 meters, total volume 22 m³. The fats formed a thick top layer and needed to be mixed efficiently before they could be pumped into the tanker. A ...


    By Landia a/s

  • Chopper Pumps: Chopping and pumping of paper rejects at paper mill

    Do we need a pulper to handle paper rejects? No not necessarily! In many cases the rejects can be repulped by means of a Landia chopper pump. At present we have 11 Landia Stainless Steel Chopper Pumps, model MPTKR-I 105 15.0 kW in operation at a Danish paper factory. All pumps are equipped with the unique Landia knife system. Rejects from the paper machine are efficiently comminuted by the pump’s ...


    By Landia a/s

  • Chopper Pumps: Digester Mixing at Esbjerg WWTP, Denmark

    Experience with Landia Chop-per pump type MPTK-I obtained at the Esbjerg Eastern Treatment Plant Till now two centrifugal pumps of a different brand have been operating at the plant, in order to re-circulate the sludge in the two digesters. This has been well-functioning. After a period of much rainfall, part of the inlet wastewater was led past the grid system. The result was problems ...


    By Landia a/s

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