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: 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

  • Chopper Pumps: Pumping of waste oil from mechanic workshops

    Treatment of waste oil is done at several Danish Waste Water Treatment Plants. The oil is delivered in drums, which are emtied into a reception pit. Traditional pumps often clogged due to rags, lumps of twist or even small pieces of metal contained in the oil. Landia chopper pumps solved the ...


    By Landia

  • Chopper Pumps: Danish Crown, Sæby, Denmark - Pig Slaughterhouse

    Waste water from the production line, containing blood, small pieces of bones, fat and meat, hairs and intestines. Landia had to ensure proper mixing of the total volume and pumping to a RotoSieve rotating screen. In the tank, a submersible pump with recirculating nozzle, type DG-I 5,5 kW with one fixed knife and a submersible mixer type POP-I 4, 0 kW – 300 rpm. were installed. The system has ...


    By Landia

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chopper Pumps: Treatment of bakery by-products

    Treatment of co-products is becoming a very important issue. Co-products often can be transformed into valuable components to be added to animal food, e.g. for pets or pigs. Here is an example of a industrial bakery, delivering their surplus and waste cakes and cookies to a pig farm. The co-products are transported to the farm by truck, tipped into a large reception pit, where water is added. ...


    By Landia

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