September 2008, Vol. 20, No.9


Process Management System
Booth No. 20676

The IntelliPro® process management system is designed to fit the needs of plant operators utilizing biological processes, membrane systems, and cloth media filters. The system features power efficiency, operator input, instrumentation feedback, process variable trending and status response, a BioAlert™ operator notification and guidance system, and online O&M support and instructions. Aqua-Aerobic Systems Inc. (Rockford, Ill.).

Ball Valve
Booth No. 15079
The Halar® true union ball valve can operate as a manual valve or be mounted on all Asahi/America pneumatic or electric actuators. Designed to allow flow and pressure in either direction, the valve contains corrosion-resistant thermoplastic material designed for handling high concentrations of sodium hypochlorite, 98+% sulfuric acid, and temperatures ranging from cryogenic to 300°F. It is available in sizes ranging from 0.5 in. to 1 in. and contains about 80% chlorotrifluoroethylene. Asahi/America Inc. (Malden, Mass.). 

Gauge and Differential Pressure Transmitters
Booth No. 27083
The GC51 and GC52 gauge and differential pressure transmitters operate as network process transmitters when a digital protocol is not required. The transmitters are designed with a National Electrical Manufacturers Association 4X/IP65 enclosure diameter of 2.65 in. They have stainless steel wetted parts, an LED display, and a 4-20mA output for both local indication and remote signaling. The GC51 is available in ranges from 0 to 7500 psig, and the GC52 offers differential pressure ranges up to 400 in. of water. The transmitters are suitable for measuring fluid levels in tanks and across differential pressure membranes in water purification systems. Ashcroft Inc. (Stratford, Conn.).

Double Wall Tanks
Booth No. 27183
This line of double wall tanks is designed to provide primary and sondary containment for hazardous and corrosive chemicals in one unit. Tanks are available in 20-, 40-, 65-, 85-, 120-, 150-, 165-, and 250-gal units. Each unit includes a molded-in, recessed pump shelf in the top of the primary tank that is designed to contain small chemical spills. The tank also features a recessed lower fitting flat that allows fittings to penetrate through the sondary containment wall and into the primary tank’s sump, which allows full flooded suction for outlet assemblies. Assmann Corp. of America (Garrett, Ind.).

Graphical User Interface
Booth No. 26163
The SewerCAD V8 XM Edition graphical user interface has been redesigned to provide additional flexibility and a better user experience. The automatic design features and presentation tools are designed to help users focus on engineering better collection systems and invest capital improvement funds wisely. Suitable for system design and rehabilitation, this edition offers a workspace that can be customized by dragging and resizing windows. Bentley Systems Inc. (Watertown, Conn.).

Water Contamination Warning System
Booth No. 18053
The Toxscreen Online, a bioluminescence-based instrument, is designed to reliably identify low-probability and high-impact chemical contamination events in source water or distribution systems, in time to allow an effective local response. The instrument is designed to provide continuous, accurate, and reliable real-time information and enable remote operation and control. CheckLight Ltd. (Qiryat Tiv’on, Israel).

Mechanical Connections
Booth No. 35047
ChemFlare™ connections are mechanical connections between Teflon tubing and PVC valves designed to solve the problems of leakage and problems with PVC threaded and solvent welds on sodium hypochlorite dosing panels. Offered for ball valves, relief valves, and dosing pumps, the connections are designed to not add volume to the system, and to be easily installed and disassembled. Chemline Plastics Ltd. (Thornhill, Ontario).

Variable Frequency Drives
Booth No. 21015
VLT® series variable frequency drives are designed to deliver high-power performance and facilitate ease-of-use by sharing a common platform with smaller Danfoss drives. Available with power up to 1350 hp in 460 and 690 volts AC, the drivers are designed for reliable operation and easily assessable component for easy serviceability and maintenance. F1 frame models deliver power up to 1050 hp in an 86.8-in. × 55.1-in. ×  23.9-in. footprint, while F2 frame models deliver up to 1350 hp in an 86.8-in. ×  71.0-in. ×  23.9-in. footprint. Danfoss Drives (Milwaukee, Wis.).

Valve-Turning System
Booth No. 13047
The ERV-750 is a valve-turning system designed to allow a single operator to reach any valve and turn in, even in extremely high-torque situations. The system is designed to be fully automated and intelligent so the proper amount of torque always is applied, and automatic shutdown occurs when torque limits are reached. The system also is designed to allow single operators to obtain critical information including valve health, type, open–close status, and torque requirements, while simultaneously logging and storing information. E.H. Wachs Co. (Lincolnshire, Ill.).

Amperometric Sensors
Booth No. 18084
The in-line chlorine probe and in-line chlorine dioxide probe are designed to monitor free chlorine and chlorine dioxide in the water treatment flow stream. These sensors mount directly into the treatment flow stream at operating pressures up to 115 psi and temperatures up to 122°F. This design is meant to eliminate the bypass, saving up to 135,000 gal of water per sensor, per year, and to eliminate the discharge to drain large amounts of water. EMEC Americas (Ashby, Mass.).

Floating Cover
Booth No. 28102
The Defender floating cover is designed to improve lagoon treatment performance, maintain optimum temperature levels to improve treatment efficiency, provide protection from ultraviolet (UV) light penetration to control algae growth, and prevent the discharge of fumes to contain odors. The cover is manufactured from UV-stabilized geomembrane modules encapsulating thermal insulation to form buoyant panels that connect together to cover the lagoon surface. The cover is designed to reduce installation time, eliminate costly field fabrication, maintain efficient operating temperatures, improve water quality, and reduce treatment costs. Environetics Inc. (Lockport, Ill.).

Core Sampler
Booth No. 23219
The DipStick-Pro™ core sampler is designed to take reliable and accurate grease and solids core samples to determine the amount of solids and scum in septic tanks and digesters. Designed with corrosion-resistant machined aluminum and impact-resistant resin, the sampler features a replace-able wear tip and a new quick-release system. It is available at a standard 10-ft, 2-piece length with custom sizes, and a carrying case with a 6-ft cleaning brush also is available. Environmental Biotech International (Sarasota, Fla.). 

Carbon Sources
Booth No. 14012
The MicroCTM and MicroC GTM are proprietary wastewater treatment chemicals designed to be used as carbon sources for denitrification applications. The products are designed as an alternative to methanol and other carbon sources for increased safety, price stability, quality control, fast denitrification rates, and environmental sustainability. The MicroC GTM is composed of entirely renewable components while the MicroCTM has only one nonrenewable component (5.5% methanol by weight). The freezing point for MicroC G™ is approximately 18°F while the freezing point for MicroC™ is -4°F. Environmental Operating Solutions Inc. (Bourne, Mass.).

Remote Mount Flowmeter
Booth No. 35147
The ST50 remote mount flowmeter is designed to allow engineers to avoid hazardous or difficult-to-reach areas with an accuracy of +1% of reading, +0.5% of full scale, and repeatability of +0.5% of reading. The transmitter includes a full digital display and can be mounted up to 50 ft away from its thermal mass flow sensor in the process piping and connected through two 0.5-in. cables. The meter operates at temperatures from 40 to 100°F and measures air flow from 1 to 125 standard ft2/sec, nitrogen from 1 to 150 standard ft2/sec, and compressed air from 4 to 400 standard ft2/sec. The meter is designed for long life in outdoor conditions and reliable measurement over a wide temperature range with almost no pressure drop. Fluid Components International (San Marcos, Calif.).

Cantilever Pumps
Booth No. 24098
The 7530 series close-coupled cantilever pump is designed to be a corrosion-resistant, dependable pump suitable for handling industrial wastewater. Currently available in five sizes with flows to 600 gal/min and total dynamic heads to 230 ft, the pump features fiber-reinforced plastic components, 316 stainless steel shaft, no submerged bearings, and vapor seal with leakoff. Fybroc Division, Met-Pro Corp. (Telford, Pa.).

Laboratory TOC Analyzer
Booth No. 24055
The new Sievers InnovOx laboratory total organic carbon analyzer is designed to offer robust oxidation, dynamic linear working range of 0.5 to 50,000 ppm, and calibration curve stability for industrial waste and environmental or process water samples. The analyzer is designed to consecutively handle thousands of samples such as brine and cellulose with quick system uptime, and to offer calibration curve stability for industrial waste and environmental or process water samples. GE Analytical Instruments Inc. (Boulder, Colo.).

Metal Magmeter
Booth No. 24170
The new model 2552-3 Signet metal magmeter is an insertion flow sensor that permits hot-tap access to the pipe stream. It is designed to measure flow in fluids containing a high content of particles, solids, and fibers, to allow maintenance without system shut-down, and to provide accurate flow sensing in harsh environments. The magmeter can be mounted in pipe sizes ranging from 2 in. to 102 in., and has a flow range of 0.15 ft/s to 33 ft/s. GF Piping Systems (Tustin, Calif.).

Flow Sampling Package
Booth No. 30140
This flow sampling system is a compact, portable water monitoring package that includes a lightweight composite water sampler, an open channel flow monitor with duel displays and outputs, and a data recorder with both Windows and PDA software. Designed for field installation and to be customizable to meet monitoring needs, the package measures, totalizes, and samples water flows and is suitable for wastewater, industrial, and environmental sampling. The system includes an automatic 15-sec backflush cycle to prevent contamination, a 2-gal polyethylene sample bottle for collecting composite samples, a rechargeable gel cell battery, and more than 20 preprogrammed flue and weir tables designed for ease of use and flexibility. Global Water Instrumentation Inc. (Gold River, Calif.).

Portable Meter
Booth No. 28042
The 9828 multiparameter portable meter with GPS receiver monitors as many as 13 different water quality parameters. Measurements from specific locations are tracked with coordinate information that can be viewed on the display or viewed by GPS mapping software. A Fast Tracker™ tag identification system monitors and records data using iButtons® that can be installed at any number of sampling sites. Hanna Instruments (Woonsocket, R.I.).

Hydraulic Conditions Profiler
Booth No. 22087
The AquaProfilerTM is designed to measure hydraulic conditions in difficult conditions, such as low head, short intake, and bends and elbows in the pipes. Using acoustic profiling, individual velocity cells (as many as 256) are opened, and spatial velocity readings are recorded in a 2-D profile to record exact velocity profile and calculate average velocity. The system also offers measurement of 3-D flow profile by using a sonde sensor. HydroVision GmbH (Kaufbeuren, Germany).

Polyethylene Perforated Panel
Booth No. 26066
This high-molecular-weight polyethylene perforated panel is designed to be highly abrasion-, wear-, and corrosion-resistant to reduce debris “stapling” (or hair-pinning). Less debris sticking to the panels reduces the use of panel cleaning brushes and maximizes spray-wash system efficiency. Each panel is designed to fit into the frame and can be removed and replaced without removing the entire panel assembly from the screen, for easy maintenance. JWC Environmental (Costa Mesa, Calif.).

Biosolids Drying System
Booth No. 24021
The Komline–Sanderson biosolids drying system uses indirect drying technology to convert municipal and industrial solids into a sterile, free-flowing granular product. The resulting EPA-approved dry material is suitable for reuse as a slow-release nitrogen fertilizer, soil amendment additive, or green fuel in a boiler or cement kiln. The technology is designed to be adaptable for small, medium, and large wastewater treatment facilities ranging in size from less than 2 mgd to more than 125 mgd. Komline–Sanderson (Peapack, N.J.).

Level Transducer
Booth No. 23127
The series 705 submersible level transducers are designed for an accuracy of +/- 0.25% full-scale output and to address the harsh operating conditions found in wastewater lift station applications. With their wide sensing area and flush-mounted, Teflon®-coated, elastomeric diaphragm, they are suitable for highly viscous or slurry environments. They are available in custom level ranges from 6 ft to 115 ft of water and have analog outputs of 4-20 mA or 0-5 VDC. With a standard housing construction of 316 stainless steel and titanium available as an option, the transducers are designed to be virtually maintenance-free with a SuperDry™ vent filter. KPSI Transducers Pressure Systems Inc. (Hampton, Va.).

Pulley Alignment Tool
Booth No. 23099
The SheaveMaster® GREENLINETM pulley alignment tool features a green line laser designed to optimize visibility under bright sunlight conditions. The battery-powered tool also is designed to be waterproof and mount magnetically on the face of a pulley. The green laser beam fans out, striking three magnetic targets on the opposite pulley, and measures angular, offset, and twist misalignment of the drive. Ludeca Inc. (Doral, Fla.).

Booth No. 22162
The XL series pumps feature crown gear joint-connecting rod assemblies designed to handle highly viscous materials including municipal wastewater and lime slurries. The pumps are available in 16 sizes and produce flows up to 742 gal/min at discharge pressures up to 180 psi. The pumps are designed to be dimensionally interchangeable with traditional 1- and 2-stage gear joint pumps and parts. They are available in cast iron construction with a variety of rotor and stator materials to suit individual applications. Monoflo Division/NOV (Houston, Texas).

Dewatering Pump
Booth No. 24147
This stainless steel double diaphragm pump is designed to be versatile and capable of working in numerous applications and industries. MWI Corp. (Deerfield Beach, Fla.).

Polymer Blending System
Booth No. 18012
The POLYFEEDER emulsion polymer blending system is designed to eliminate the problem of clogged injectors and stuck valves. The system features a patent-pending antisiphon and anticlog polymer injection quill. It also includes a shear energy mixing chamber designed to hydrate without damaging polymer chains and a polymer injector that is always visible to verify the blender operation. The system arrives on a preassembled stainless steel frame. Pulsafeeder Inc. (Rochester, N.Y.).

Booth No. 25203
The PF-4000 and PF-8000 Pulse-Flow respirometers are designed to measure oxygen uptake for aerobic biological reactions and gas production from anaerobic and anoxic biological reactions. The modular system design allows for easy expansion. The 8-position PF-8000 units can be expanded to 16 and 24-position units. The 4-position PF-4000 units can be expanded to 8-position units. Respirometer Systems and Applications LLC (Springdale, Ariz.).

Wireless Modem
Booth No. 13057
This machine-to-machine wireless modem is designed to connect various machines with a communication network. Through a wireless communi-cation network, a link between the remote device and the computer server is established. Through a software agent, the collected data are processed and integrated and compared to the preloaded operational data for analyzing. The package is designed to automate available information by programming the flow of data to the correct people and systems. Satel NA (Elmhurst, Ill.).

Programmable Logic Controller
Booth No. 16039
The Modicon M340 compact programmable logic controller for wastewater process control is designed to reduce the overall enclosure footprint, runs from AC or DC current, and includes USB ports, and two communication ports that can be used for Modbus, Ethernet, or CANopen. The controller also has a Secure Digital card slot to allow expansion and memory backup, is made from recyclable materials, and is designed to be 70% lighter than its predecessors. Schneider Electric (Nashville, Tenn.).

Gas Sensors
Booth No. 26216
The IT series toxic gas sensors are network-enabled detectors that continuously monitor hazardous gas conditions throughout waste-water treatment plants. The sensors provide digital display, 4-20 mA output, SentryBus output, integral relay contacts, and Modbus RS-485 output, and are designed to provide easy interface to any plantwide safety monitoring system. Sierra Monitor Corp. (Milpitas, Calif.). 

Butterfly Valves
Booth No. 28134
These polyvinyl chloride and chlorinated polyvinyl chloride wafer butterfly valves are designed for direct replacement of cast iron valves and for chemical and corrosion resistance. The valves are pressure rated to 150 psi with built-in Santorprene® thermoplastic elastomer flange gaskets, and type 316 stainless steel stem. They are available in sizes ranging from 2.5 in. to 8 in., with either a lever handle or gear operator and a choice of three different types of seats. Spears Manufacturing Co. (Sylmar, Calif.).

Booth No. 14024
Trumbull stainless steel mud valves feature type 316 stainless steel components for corrosion protection in submerged service. The valves include a Buna N seat that is mechanically retained and field-replaceable with heavy-duty design, generous stem diameters and wall thickness. The valves also are available with stainless steel stem guides and extension stems. Trumbull Industries Inc. (Youngstown, Ohio).

Corrosion-Defiant Door
Booth No. 12014
The corrosion-defiant door is designed to be immune to magnetism and rust; insulate against heat and cold; resist chemicals, salt air, physical abuse, chronic moisture, bacteria, and radiation; and never delaminate, chalk, craze, or warp. The door features a homogenous glass fiber-reinforced isophthalic polyester resin shell and a polyurethane isocyanurate core. Universal Pultrusions LLC (Marshall, Ariz.).

AC Drives
Booth No. 26213
The Vacon X5 AC drives feature National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) 4X/IP66 up to 100 hp and NEMA 12/IP55 up to 200 hp, and are designed to operate in harsh environments for long service. The drives are designed to endure dirt, dust, humidity, and liquids. They include a real-time clock to schedule operation and data collection, a USB port to transport or copy data, a 25-step programmable logic controller application to automate internal and external actions, a keypad to provide flexible control, a terminal strip, an optional 115 VAC or fieldbus, and wireless infrared programming. Vacon Inc. (Chambersburg, Pa.).

pH Sensor
Booth No. 23091
The pH glass formulation GXV is designed to streamline inventories and to be used in low-ionic-strength solutions as well as high-pH applications. The sensor is designed to have fast response time with superior accuracy and repeatability. The sample pH is registered in less than 20 sondes, the result is correct to within 0.02 pH units, and the pH value is reproducible over the entire pH range from 0 to 14 pH. Van London–pHoenix Co. (Houston). 

Ion-Selective Sensor
Booth No. 30140
The VARiON® Plus ion-selective online sensor is a combination sensor designed to enable continuous concurrent measurement of ammonium and nitrate in wastewater. The sensor features four flexible electrode connection slots, two for measuring nitrogen parameters, a third for measuring ions that could potentially falsify the measurement result, and a fourth for the reference electrode. The digital data output is designed to transmit to the IQ Sensor Net for quick online process control. WTW (Golden River, Calif.).

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