Product Focus - May 2020

Product Focus - May 2020

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Advanced Treatment Units

Anua Puraflo Dn

The Puraflo Dn peat fiber biofilter system from Anua provides enhanced denitrification below 20 mg/L through recirculating 50% of the treated effluent back to the front end of the septic tank. Flow proportioning is accomplished through simple adaptations to external plumbing, allowing for a single-pump system with no aerators. In recirculation mode, each module is rated for domestic strength at 240-gpd total hydraulic loading equivalent and 120-gpd forward flow. It can be designed and installed as a combined treatment and effluent dispersal system. Treated effluent exits the modules via weep holes around the perimeter at the module base and flows into the dispersal system situated directly beneath the modules. Available dispersal system options are in-ground pad or mounded pad. 336-547-9338; www.anuainternational.com.


Knight Treatment Systems White Knight Microbial Inoculator Generator

The White Knight Microbial Inoculator Generator from Knight Treatment Systems offers an enhanced form of aerobic treatment that introduces, cultivates and releases selected microorganisms. It is designed to be simple to install in most septic tanks. It can be used to retrofit outdated aerobic treatment units and package treatment plants and enhance the performance of community and high-strength wastewater treatment systems in addition to septage processing facilities. 800-560-2454; www.knighttreatment.com.


Norweco Singulair TNT

The Singulair TNT (Total Nitrogen Treatment) system from Norweco is an advanced wastewater treatment system designed to reduce total nitrogen by more than 68%. Certified performance data from NSF Standard 245 verifies that average effluent contains 7 mg/L nitrate, 12 mg/L total nitrogen, 4 mg/L CBOD5 and 9 mg/L TSS. The system offers flow equalization, effluent filtration and low electrical usage. It is designed for easy installation, operation and maintenance to minimize effluent nitrogen concentrations, according to the maker. Nitrogen reduction is achieved without requiring effluent recirculation or the addition of chemicals. All treatment is accomplished in the tank. 800-667-9326; www.norweco.com.


Drainfield Restoration

Arcan Enterprises Septic-Scrub

Septic-Scrub chemical additive from Arcan Enterprises is designed to help remove sludge that builds up and sticks to the stone in a drainfield, pit or sand mound to rejuvenate the drainfield. According to the maker, it works in the first 24 hours after application. It can serve as part of a maintenance program. It works with all types of systems, is safe to handle and is environmentally friendly. 888-352-7226; www.arcan.com.


Excavation Equipment

Comet Industrial Pumps EF and EFR 75/88

EF and EFR 75/88 high-pressure plunger pumps from Comet Industrial Pumps (A Division of Valley Industries) easily handle up to 23 gpm, 4,060 psi and 43 hp. Flexible setup allows for multiple gearbox mounting positions, and a symmetric crankcase allows for simple right-to-left shaft conversion. They are designed with stainless steel and aluminum alloy to provide increased durability. They come standard with heavy-duty seals that have low-pressure lubrication and a circulation chamber. They include oversized tapered roller bearings, solid ceramic plungers, stainless steel piston guides and connecting rods with thin-shell bearings. They come standard with a flange for a direct-drive mount, but they can be adapted for a hydraulic motor, a PTO connection or set up with an input pulley and clutch. 800-864-1649; www.cometpump.com.


Lift Station/Component

Hydra-Flex Marksman

The Marksman from Hydra-Flex is a 0-degree, static, linear flow nozzle designed to clean lift stations. Its accurate, controlled water flow at a long distance (over 20 feet) allows for maximum impingement on hard surfaces to remove debris. The precisely controlled flow allows the user to hit areas that need cleaning and not damage costly electrical components. 952-808-3640; www.hydraflexinc.com.


Pumps

Ashland Pump effluent pumps

Heavy-duty effluent pumps from Ashland Pump are available in multiple horsepower sizes for various performance requirements, with efficient permanent split-capacitor motors. The oil-filled pumps have an upper and lower ball bearing design and handle up to 3/4-inch solids. They are made of cast iron, with cast iron impellers and equipped with a piggyback switch (20-foot standard cord) or in manual configurations. They are offered in 3/10, 2/5, 1/2, 3/4, 1 and 1 1/2 hp models. 855-281-6830; www.ashlandpump.com.


Pentair Myers MDC cast iron pumps

MDC cast iron pumps from Pentair Myers are known for their durability and are designed to operate in a variety of installations, providing homeowners peace of mind knowing that their home, belongings and family are protected. Multiple configuration options are available, including a variety of construction types, switches, volume and horsepower choices. Every aspect of the sump pump — from the pump mechanism to the seals, valves and controls — is built for heavy-duty operation. 888-416-9513; www.pentair.com/myersresidisposal.


Polylok PL-CPE4A

The Polylok PL-CPE4A is a submersible, 4/10 hp, 115-volt, single-phase effluent pump with a 2-inch NPT vertical discharge. It has a maximum head of 38 feet and a maximum flow of 56 gpm. The pump is designed with a 3,450 rpm oil-filled permanent split-capacitor motor and has an amp rating of 6.6 for 115 volts, a rugged cast iron housing and volute equipped with a cast iron vortex impeller capable of passing 3/4-inch-diameter solids. The stainless steel shaft is supported by two single-row, oil-lubricated ball bearings. The shaft seal is an inboard design with a secondary Exclusion V seal. It has a 20-foot UL/CSA-listed power cable suitable for submersible service and fitted with a three-prong plug. The unit is supplied with an integrated clip for the included piggyback mechanical float switch and used for automatic operation. 888-765-9565; www.polylok.com.


Septic Tanks

Den Hartog Industries low-profile septic tanks

Low-profile septic tanks from Den Hartog Industries are designed to provide safe and durable storage. The tanks are furnished with multiple fitting locations for a variety of plumbing configurations and two openings for buried lids or access/inspection risers. They are available with one or two compartments with capacities of 1,000, 1,200 or 1,500 gallons. They may be backfilled empty and have sectional ribbing designed to sustain vertical soil pressures of up to 500 psf at a maximum soil depth of 36 inches. 712-752-8432; www.denhartogindustries.com.


Infiltrator Water Technologies IM-Series Tanks

Injection-molded IM-Series Tanks from Infiltrator Water Technologies are available in multiple sizes including the IM-540 pump tank, IM-1060 and large-capacity IM-1530 septic tank. Lightweight, strong and watertight, the tanks enable shallow, multiple and serial tank installation options in septic and pump applications. All have integral heavy-duty lids that interconnect with the watertight click-and-lock EZsnap riser. The tanks also have structurally reinforced access ports, reinforced structural ribbing and fiberglass support posts to provide additional strength. The two-piece tank design nests for efficient shipping, and inboard lifting lugs make delivery and handling easier. The tanks frequently house advanced wastewater treatment systems such as the ECOPOD fixed-film bioreactor system or the ECOFILTER pump vault tank filtration system. 800-221-4436; www.infiltratorwater.com.


Jet Inc. J-500-800PLT

The J-500-800PLT plastic tank from Jet Inc. offers a lightweight alternative to concrete J-1500 Series BAT Media Plants. Treatment capacity is variable from 500 to 800 gpd. They are rotational molded out of lightweight polyethylene for a seamless tank with maximum strength and durability. They are easy to transport and install in difficult site conditions. 800-321-6960; www.jetincorp.com.


Septic Tank Components

Century Chemical Bio-Tab 

Bio-Tab from Century Chemical sinks to the bottom of a septic tank where buildup problems begin. Its time-release technology is designed to gradually dissolve and create a growing area of activity at the bottom of the tank. There, self-reproducing bacteria and enzymes quickly grow as they digest and liquefy the organic waste. The tablet establishes itself by working from the inside out. Regular use, combined with routine pumping, is designed to help maintain a septic system in good working condition while also helping maintain the proper level of bacterial action and reducing odors and gases. 800-348-3505; www.bio-tab.com.


RootX chemical root control 

Chemical root control from RootX is a long-term solution to pipeline root intrusion. It stunts new root growth without damaging the pipe, clearing pipeline roots that can cause blockages and sanitary sewer overflows. The chemical won’t harm water treatment systems and is registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for both sanitary and storm use (EPA Reg. No. 68464). Simplicity of application enables crews to perform root control on demand or as scheduled preventive maintenance. 800-844-4974; www.rootx.com.  



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