Pipe Cleaning News

  • Bleeding Money in Plain Sight

    Chillers represent over 15% of a typical building’s energy use, but chiller efficiency is curiously often ignored as an opportunity to improve efficiency—pouring money down the drain via undetected fouling-related inefficiency. Manual cleaning of chiller tubes has represented the status quo for decades for chiller maintenance, even though our modern ...


    By Innovas Technologies LLC

  • Sponge Ball Tube Cleaning System Saves the Day!

    Facing a unique set of challenges associated with water treatment. The PeaceHealth facilities team in Springfield, Oregon employed sponge ball tube cleaning innovation to their front lines……with game-changing success! PeaceHealth was restricted from using chemical water treatment due to their proximity to a blue ribbon trout stream. Their non-chemical water treatment ...


    By Innovas Technologies LLC

  • Getting the Best Performance From Vibrating Screen Machines

    VibraScreener is a leader in the manufacture of high-quality round and rectangular screeners, vibratory sieves and gyratory sifters for a range of industries, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage, chemical, nutraceutical, cosmetics, ceramics, metal powder, powder coating and more. We engineer our products to deliver maximum quality, reliability and cost effectiveness compared to other ...


    By VibraScreener Inc.

  • Blue Sphere Teams With Stern Brothers

    Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCQB: BLSP)(the “Company” or “Blue Sphere”), a clean-tech independent power producer that develops, owns and manages waste-to-energy facilities globally, announced today that the Company has engaged Stern Brothers & Co. to assist it with project level activities, including transaction structuring and capital raising. The Blue Sphere pipeline of ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • Feeding Technology “Magic Feed“

    Until now, farmers always had to tie themselves down to one system when feeding – multiphase, double pipe, stub or no-residue feeding – with all advantages and disadvantages of the respective solution. Such kinds of compromises, however, are now a thing of the past because WEDA Dammann & Westerkamp are putting an innovative feeding combination, “Magic Feed“ on the ...

  • Choosing a more reliable method than batch tracking

    Oil and gas pipeline owners routinely conduct inspections of their assets by using inline inspection pigs. These tools are used to identify defects within the pipeline and need to be tracked throughout an inspection. Pipeline owners have several options to track a pig such as legacy tracking, remote tracking, and batch tracking, which is sometimes considered as a viable alternative to legacy or ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • New ModMAG M7600 Electromagnetic Flow Meter Provides Ideal Solution for Concrete Batching Applications

    Badger Meter announces the introduction of the M7600 electromagnetic flow meter, an addition to its accurate, high-performance ModMAG® family. The Badger Meter M7600 Flow Meter combines the most advanced electromagnetic flow metering technology, with a simple, yet robust output, providing an easy-to-use flow measurement solution for use in a wide range of concrete batching applications. ...


    By Badger Meter, Inc.

  • Precise pig tracking from start to finish

    The most common form of pipeline integrity used by oil and gas pipeline owners is inline inspection (ILI). Inspection pigs are widely used to clean pipelines, as well as identify areas of damage along the pipe wall to ensure the safe delivery of energy products. Historically, once a pig is deployed in a pipeline, a technician confirms the tool’s arrival time at various tracking locations ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Oregon’s Clean Water Services Adopts SWMMLive and InfoMaster Technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart water infrastructure, today announced that Clean Water Services (District), Oregon, has chosen the company’s industry-leading and award-winning InfoMaster and SWMMLive ...


    By Innovyze

  • Ili Pigs Can Still Be Precisely Tracked Despite Unexpected Speed Excursions

    Inline inspection (ILI) of oil and gas pipelines has been common practice for asset owners since the 1970s. Historically, companies have tracked these ILI tools with field teams to confirm its location and ensure that the pig reaches the trap. While tracking a tool seems simple in concept, several misconceptions have become conventional wisdom when it comes to the challenges of pig tracking. ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • asepticSU single use technology eliminates cleaning validation

    A Cancer Research facility in Hertfordshire is among a growing contingent of clinical trial sites that have adopted asepticSU™ single use fluid path technology from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group. Used in conjunction with two Flexicon ...

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico Agrees to Make Investments in Clean Water

    Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Municipality of San Juan has agreed to make substantial upgrades to its storm sewer systems throughout the city. The upgrades and related cleaning activities are aimed at eliminating or minimizing daily discharges of large volumes of untreated sewage from the Municipality’s storm sewers, ...

  • Innovyze Releases InfoWater Generation V12 With Advanced Pipe Break and Leakage Modeling

    In its ongoing quest to equip the global water industry with the world’s most powerful and comprehensive GIS-centric infrastructure modeling and management solutions, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide availability of the V12 Generation of ...


    By Innovyze

  • EPA Settlement with New York Electronics Recycler Protects Public from Potential Lead Exposure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with ECO International, LLC of Vestal, New York, which will ensure the proper disposal of more than 26 million pounds of lead-containing crushed glass. Until 2013, ECO International was a recycler of discarded electronic devices (“electronic waste”), such as older televisions and computer monitors, which can contain ...

  • Hydropath technology serves up juicy savings for Hilton meats

    In September 2009 Hydropath were approached to offer a solution in the scale management of tray washers in Hilton Meats, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire” an area renowned for its very hard water. Weekly acid cleanings of the heating equipment and pipe system were failing to control scale in the spray jets and it was continuing to build up in the tanks. Regular use of these chemicals was also ...


    By Hydropath Holdings Ltd

  • CPI and Air Pollution: Important message for every operator with a clean air permit

    EPA has been instituting new levels of enforcement even in absence of new official standards.  They are doing this under the guise of Environmental Research and calling it Community Air Monitoring.  Basically EPA is engaging and training the public to identify suspect emitters.  Here is a link to the “research” ...

  • Recurring hazards at Wegmans Food Markets Inc. bakery in Rochester, New York, injure 2 workers

    Wegmans Food Markets Inc. bills itself as an industry leader and innovator. However, recurring hazards at its 1500 Brooks Ave. store in Rochester - and injuries to two workers in the store's bakery - suggest a need for the supermarket chain to address workplace safety for its employees. In March 2015, a sanitation crew member lost his fingertip when it caught in the pinch point of an operating ...

  • Can rain clean the atmosphere?

    Original story at MIT News As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is coagulation, a natural phenomenon that can act to clear the air of pollutants like soot, sulfates, ...

  • First flush diverters for improving rainwater quality

    A first flush diverter helps maintain your rainwater tank clean by removing debris, dust and any solid excretory product that accumulates on your roof as well as in your gutters around rainfalls to be expelled out at the very start of the water assemblage process. The more refined your rainwater is entering to your system, the less polluted your water will likely be when you utilize it. ...


    By Superwall Systems

  • Making clean, high-quality fuels from low-quality oil

    Original story at MIT News New findings released by MIT researchers could help energy companies implement a long-recognized process for converting heavy, high-sulfur crude oil into high-value, cleaner fuels such as gasoline without using hydrogen — a change that would reduce costs, energy use, and ...

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