clarifier

June 4, 2019
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Problem: An engineer consulting with a railroad called with an application at a locomotive repair facility. Over time, lube oil and diesel fuel leaked from the locomotives into an inspection pit. Periodically, the oil along with sand and dirt collected in the pit was discharged into a retention pond. The oil was then skimmed from the surface of the pond and the water discharged to the sewer.

The roe skimmer wasn’t quite doing a good job so he asked us for suggestions on how to better treat the water before discharging to the sewer.

Solution: We recommended installing a SPT-20 Clarifier Oil Water Separator System with our standard air-driven pump and control system to treat the water. The clarifier section of the SPT-20 would remove all of the settleable solids while the coalescing media would remove all of the oil from the waste stream.

The SPT-20 did an excellent job of cleaning up the water during the week. The only issue reported was that their sump overflowed with water every weekend so their staff was met with too much water on the pad every Monday morning.

Our maintenance manager trouble-shot the entire system with their staff through Facetime, phone calls, and emails. A local electrician also tried to find the source of the problem since there were other issues at the facility. They tried multiple modifications but the problem persisted.

Finally, we engineered and assembled a hybrid control system just for their particular location and sent it out to them. The control system worked and the system is now fully operational and the client is very pleased.


April 9, 2019
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Problem: A car dealer moving into a new facility with a limited time lease. The property owner did not want them to cut concrete or substantially alter the property but the dealer needed to be able to wash dozens of cars per week onsite, contain the water and discharge it properly to the sewer.

Solution:  For a complete wash system, we recommended installing a SPT-10 Clarifier Oil Water Separator System, a cold water pressure washer with a portable hose reel, and a portable wash containment pad. This allows them to wash as many cars as possible without any major modifications to the property.  They will also be able to move the entire system to a new facility at the end of their lease. With their input, we helped them layout the system to maximize their space.

After installation of the pad, however, they noticed the concrete floor slope much slighter than originally thought and that the wash water was not moving off the pad well.  This flat slope left his staff working in standing water and the SPT-10 not being able to process the wash water properly.

To improve this drainage issue, our staff developed a low cost under layer for the wash pad which created a slight slope for the water.  We then installed this under layer and re-piped the in-take piping for the SPT-10 so the wash water flows freely.  The general manager of the facility is very pleased with our systems and service.


October 8, 2015

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RE-FURBISHED EQUIPMENT – For Sale or Lease

SPT-10 Clarifier Oil Water Separator System
Buy or Lease a SPT-10 Clarifier Oil Water Separator System

SPT-10 Clarifier Oil Water Separator System – The SPT-10 was designed for use in heavy industrial washing operations as a pre-treatment system to remove free oils, grease and high TSS from the waste stream. It is a two-part system designed to be simple to operate but very effective in its ability to remove oil and solids from the waste stream. The first clarifier section will trap and remove coarse amounts of oil from the waste stream and remove as much Total Suspended Solids (TSS) as possible. The plates will also capture larger bubbles of oil and liberate them from the waste stream before they get to the secondary oil water separator section. In that section, coalescing media will remove essentially all free and dispersed non-emulsified oils to an effluent concentration of less than 5 ppm. The entire system can be easily cleaned and maintained.

Standard Features:

  • 1-10 GPM Capacity
  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Advanced coalescing media designed to remove oil droplets greater than 20 microns
  • Projected plate inclined plates to direct the flow to the surface
  • Sludge hopper to capture and contain settleable solids.
  • Adjustable rotatable pipe oil skimmers
  • Air diaphragm transfer pump and pneumatic level sensor
  • Utilities Required: Air 14 CFM @ 40 psi
  • Approximate dimensions: 7’ L x 2’ 6” W x 4’ 10” H

Dual stainless steel floating skimmers
Extra Feature Includes a Dual stainless steel floating skimmers

Extra Features Available:

  • pH Control System
  • Dual stainless steel floating skimmers
  • Ozone System to Control Odors, 120V

This equipment has been re-furbished following less than a year’s use at an industrial washing facility. It is priced to sell or available for lease. Call us at 800-453-8639 for pricing information.


October 8, 2015

[box type=”alert”]SOLD – NO LONGER AVAILABLE
PLEASE CALL 800.453.8639 FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON OUR PRODUCTS[/box]

RE-FURBISHED EQUIPMENT – For Sale or Lease

SPT-50 Clarifier Oil Water Separator System
The SPT-50 was designed for use in heavy industrial washing operations as a pre-treatment system to remove free oils, grease and high TSS from the waste stream.

SPT-50 Clarifier Oil Water Separator System – The SPT-50 was designed for use in heavy industrial washing operations as a pre-treatment system to remove free oils, grease and high TSS from the waste stream. It is a two-part system designed to be simple to operate but very effective in its ability to remove oil and solids from the waste stream. The first clarifier section will trap and remove coarse amounts of oil from the waste stream and remove as much Total Suspended Solids (TSS) as possible. The plates will also capture larger bubbles of oil and liberate them from the waste stream before they get to the secondary oil water separator section. In that section, coalescing media will remove essentially all free and dispersed non-emulsified oils to an effluent concentration of less than 5 ppm. The entire system can be easily cleaned and maintained.

Standard Features:

  • 1-50 GPM Capacity
  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Advanced coalescing media designed to remove oil droplets greater than 20 microns
  • Projected plate inclined plates to direct the flow to the surface
  • Sludge hopper to capture and contain settleable solids.
  • Adjustable rotatable pipe oil skimmers
  • Air diaphragm transfer pump and pneumatic level sensor
  • Internal oil storage tank
  • Utilities Required: Air 30 CFM @ 40 psi
  • Approximate dimensions: 9’ 8” L x 4’ 10” W x 5’ 10” H

Extra Features Available:

Clarifier Oil Water Separator System
Clarifier Oil Water Separator System For Sale or Lease

  • pH Control System
  • Dual stainless steel floating skimmers
  • 3-way skimmer selector valve and piping manifold
  • Control panel, 4 float switches and wiring harness
  • Automated 2 and 3-way valve systems
  • Ozone System to Control Odors, 120V

At Wash Bay Solutions, our emphasis is on quality. These systems are exceptionally well-engineered and designed for heavy-duty commercial and industrial operations. Simple to operate and maintain, they will run for years in the harshest environments.

This equipment has been re-furbished following less than a year’s use at an industrial washing facility. It is priced to sell or available for lease. Call us at 800-453-8639 for pricing information.


April 22, 2014
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Industrial Process Water Clarifier Oil/Water Separators
By removing 99.9% of the free oil and settable solids, our oil/water separators systems will extend the life of the cleaning baths and improve the quality of the process waters.

Many industrial processes use large amounts of water for a variety of reasons including cooling and cleaning. To assure continuous production, this water has to be clean and free of contaminants such as oil and particles.

The cost of chemicals and downtime to re-charge the spent baths can be expensive. By removing 99.9% of the free oil and settable solids, our oil/water separators systems will extend the life of the cleaning baths and improve the quality of the process waters.

Available in a range of dimensions and flow rates, these separators can be constructed of stainless steel or carbon steel that is coated for corrosion protection. All of our systems are constructed of heavy-duty components for maximum life and performance. They can be integrated into existing process lines and customized with hoppers or oil storage compartments and a variety of skimming, monitoring, and pumping packages.

Benefits

  • 99% Removal of all free oil
  • High solids removal and storage capability
  • Small foot-print
  • High flow rates in a compact design
  • Low maintenance costs

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