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Solar project at wastewater plant; PRAB renews partnership; Dow wins award – Water Technology

The litany of problems and penalties associated with discharging industrial wastewater into sewage treatment systems is a constant concern for today’s industrial manufacturers. The environmental consequences of insufficient or improper wastewater treatment run the gamut from causing corrosion and other interference within those systems to the pass-through of toxic pollutants into surface waters. Add other issues to the mix — […]

How to reduce energy waste in the manufacturing sector – Processing Magazine

Energy efficiency is top of mind for many manufacturers who are working to develop sustainable practices. Those who pursue energy cost reduction as part of those initiatives not only position their company for better margins, they promote a high-growth, low-inflation economy. And when it comes to energy waste, there is plenty of room for improvement. Industry uses more than one-third […]

Taking control of wastewater treatment – Pharma Manufacturing

The reduction of water consumption and focus on wastewater treatment is a growing trend in the pharmaceutical industry. With several motivating factors influencing this prioritization, wastewater treatment has become an increasingly critical part of pharmaceutical manufacturing business operations over the last decade. Fortunately, pharma can employ different strategies to go beyond compliance, and begin the process of positively impacting global […]

Ultrafiltration Systems with Smaller Footprints – IEN

PRAB, Inc. (Kalamazoo, MI) has introduced two compact versions of its turnkey Ultrafiltration (UF) System. PRAB’s ultrafiltration membrane technology separates organics, emulsified oils and suspended solids from process water, incoming water, wastewater and metalworking coolant to reduce haul-away costs up to 90%. All components and tank assemblies are mounted on a single skid that is configured for a smaller footprint […]

Steps to Take Control of Wastewater Treatment – Products Finishing

Wastewater treatment has become an increasingly critical part of plant operations over the last decade, and manufacturing companies across all industrial sectors are prioritizing the reduction of water consumption. At the heart of any system is the equipment. For finishing shops that are concerned about the impact their wastewater has on both the environment and their bottom line, there are […]

The Fluid Waste Management Choice – Water & Wastes Digest

Ultrafiltration (UF) excels at the clarification of solutions containing suspended solids, bacteria, and high concentrations of macromolecules, including oil and water. This is a pressure-driven process using membranes that are characterized by their molecular weight cut-off. No chemical additives are required. Ultrafiltration removes a variety of suspended solids and organic impurities from water and other solutions for optimum water management, […]

Evaporators Provide Economical Solution – Water & Wastes Digest

About the author: PRAB Inc. can be reached at www.prab.com or 888.324.2576. Evaporation is not only a natural phenomenon, but also a clean separation technology that has been recognized as a powerful technique for several industrial wastewater treatment processes to completely separate heavy metals, salts, boron, hardness ions, phosphates, surfactants and solids, which reduces wastewater volumes and produces high quality, […]

Removing Heavy Metals from Wastewater – Products Finishing

Q: What are some tips you can give our shop about the proper removal of soluble heavy metal ions from from our wastewater? A: Today’s manufacturers should be keenly aware of the problems—and especially the penalties—associated with discharging industrial wastewaters into sewage treatment systems. Corrosion and other interference with those systems, exposing workers to toxic substances and hazardous fumes, expensive […]

7 common types of industrial wastewater equipment – Water Technology

On a global level, wastewater treatment is an increasingly critical topic of discussion that has been addressed at the highest levels of government and major corporations. To find a sustainable approach, companies can employ many different strategies to help themselves go beyond mere compliance and begin the process of improving global water quality. According to http://UN.org, more than 80 percent […]