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From blogs, and technical briefs to case studies and application reviews – read and download some of our valuable examples of metalworking waste stream solutions, new technology and the challenges facing others in your industry with today’s material handling applications. To see how you can join our other customers who are profiting more from properly managing their scrap and fluid handling processes, contact us.

Wringing Value from Hazardous Waste

This white paper will address how: • Inadequate scrap and fluid handling processes contribute to revenue losses and raise expenses • Separating hazardous metal and fluid waste improves compliance and benefits the bottom line • Extending the life of hazardous fluids lowers costs and improves compliance How Metal Scrap Processing and Fluid Recycling Equipment Turn Hazardous Waste Compliance […]

PRAB Tramp Oil Separator Saves Manufacturer Over $60,000 Annually by Recycling Wash Water

Challenge: Reduce labor and wastewater disposal costs from a wash system Solution: PRAB Tramp Oil Separator Results: Annual Savings of $67,440 Project Background A global manufacturer of components for hydraulic systems needed a high-quality solution that would streamline oil removal from their small tunnel washer for its cleaning line. Their current process was compromising the company’s ability to […]

The Benefits and Proof Behind Metal Scrap and Fluid Handling Equipment

Without processing metal scrap and recycling cutting fluids in-house, metalworking operations do not get the maximum value for their chips from the scrap dealer and cutting fluids are substantially wasted. However, with the right scrap and fluid handling equipment metal scrap can be a great source of revenue and recycled fluids can drastically cut the costs of new fluid purchases, […]

Concrete Additives Facility Reduces Wastewater Disposal Costs Through Vacuum Evaporation

Challenge: Reduce haul-away costs for tanker washdown wastewater Results: Lowered wastewater disposal costs by ~$250,000/year Return on Investment: Less than one year Project Background A global specialty chemicals company utilizing tanker trucks to deliver its product was producing about 3,000 gallons of wastewater each day tankers are washed. This resulted in about $250,000 in annual costs to haul […]

What Chips Say About the Overall Machining Process

Chip control issues often lead to shortened tool life, conveyor stoppages, poor surface finishes, and increase safety hazards—greatly reducing production time. However, there are ways to recognize these issues before they occur by paying attention to the appearance of the metal chips produced. Metal chips created during the machining process are often a great indicator of overall process conditions. The […]

Maintenance and Technology Considerations When Selecting a Metal Scrap Conveyor

When choosing the right conveyor to manage metal scrap, maintenance and technology should heavily influence the decision—to increase the conveyor life and reduce maintenance issues. One of these maintenance issues is belt tension. From the time of installation, the belt stretches the longer it runs, creating slack and wear issues. Typically belts also must be visually checked for wear and […]

Financing A Stronger Future

Download Leverage Favorable Lending Conditions and Automated Equipment’s ROI to Limit Impact on Cash Flow By Mike Hook, Sales & Marketing Director, PRAB   Introduction For many manufacturers, 2020 was a crash course in operational survival. What do we need to do to keep employees safe from a pandemic? How do we rectify supply chain disruptions? How do we maintain […]

Achieving Economic Recovery & Resilience To Future Disruptions

Download Automated Systems and Domestic Sourcing Will Contribute to Sustainable U.S. Production By Mike Hook, Sales & Marketing Director, PRAB   Introduction Global health events. Trade wars and tariffs. Political discord. Rising foreign labor costs. External factors such as these have had a major impact on U.S. manufacturing. Many companies were challenged in 2020 just to complete ordinary day-to-day production […]

THE PRAB WASTEWATER SOLUTIONS ADVANTAGE

Download The PRAB Difference is built on excellence, integrity, and sustainability—backed by proven results. Long Lasting Equipment PRAB Ultrafiltration systems are still operating in the field that were installed 31 years ago. EXCEPTIONAL RETURN 21 times in the past two years PRAB has provided water and wastewater treatment solutions that have saved our customers nearly $2.6 million annually. Industry Experts […]

Wastewater Sustainability through Innovative Treatment Technology

CHALLENGE Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC needed a wastewater treatment technology that would treat alkaline cleaner and alkaline cleaner rinse water. They use an RO System to treat the incoming city water to reduce the conductivity because high conductivity in the wash and rinse waters negatively effects the processing of parts after the washer. CUSTOMER Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC […]