Air Cycle provides cost-effective recycling solutions for facilities of every size. Choose from our award winning Bulb Eater® Lamp Crushers, EasyPak™ Pre-Paid Recycling Containers, and Bulk Pickup Recycling Services. Implementing a lamp, ballast, battery, or electronics recycling program is a simple and practical way to "green" your organization, benefit from resulting positive PR, and even earn your facility LEED points too! Access Certificates of recycling and dynamic recycling reports online!
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Air Cycle Corporation
Launched in 2014, PlumeStop LAC is an environmentally friendly, patented, in situ remediation substrate that quickly and effectively treats contaminated groundwater and prevents the spread of contaminated plumes. Through highly dispersible, fast-acting, sorption-based technology, which captures and concentrates contaminants within its structure, the groundbreaking product lasts for decades, pulling contaminants directly from groundwater and stimulating their biodegradation.
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Bio-Microbics, Inc. has expanded its stormwater treatment line with the d-Rain Joint Exterior Linear Drain Filter Expansion Joint designed for onsite rainwater management. Bio-Microbics, Inc. manufactures innovative, economical and practical solutions, and products that solve onsite water concerns to achieve energy efficiency, and green practices. Developed originally by Bryan White of Arvis Eco to satisfy permeable, pervious driveway requirements in Indiana, the d-Rain Joint uses the low-cost concrete medium that the homeowner wanted and started offering d-Rain Joint to his other high-end code developments as an alternative to expensive pavers.
Urban storm water runoff has become a focus in recent years. In most cities, significant amounts of water fall onto impervious surfaces, such as roads, driveways, parking lots, etc., ending up as run‑off; sheeting across surfaces and picking up more contaminants and pollutants to simply flow out unfiltered to waterways through the storm drains and greatly reduces the amount of water infiltrating the soil. The d-Rain Joint is a simple, low-cost, and robust onsite storm water management alternative compared to other permeable, pervious surface options and can be used wherever a permeable, pervious driveway, parking lot, street or walkway is needed.
The d-Rain Joint system is a highly effective and unique design that allows the use of traditional concrete, asphalt or paver type materials to construct a high performing permeable, pervious surface system. Easy to install like a standard expansion joint in a driveway or walkway, the ADA-compliant d-Rain Joint drainage channel system is less than an inch (1”) wide and is virtually undetectable between the joints of a concrete slab. The product is highly durable material and gives storm water a path to a sub-surface drainage bed; this provides an outlet for surface water to be directed to a drainage bed and collected and held or allowed to percolate back into the soil to conform to environmental conservation and protection requirements. The channel-inserted filter captures sediment to ensure continued effectiveness of the system.
The d-Rain Joint uses rebar (standard steel, uncoated/coated, galvanized, synthetic, or sleeved with heat shrink tubing) through predrilled holes in the product to stabilize and “connect” the d-Rain Joint with poured-in-place 4” concrete slab. The d-Rain Joint is placed on a 4” bed of pea-sized gravel, which is on a 1’ aggregate gravel bed. The d-Rain Joint drainage channels do not extend all the way to the side concrete forms this is so that the channel will become a completely enclosed channel after the concrete has set. The drain, which offers a flow rate of more than 2 gallons per minute per linear foot, installs at the same time as the surface installation.
- Size: 13/16” (width) x 4” (height)
- Standard Lengths: 8′
- Filter media: 10PPI
- Flow Rate: > 2 gallons per minute per linear foot
The d-Rain Joint is a new, innovative and cost effective method for creating permeable, pervious surfaces where LID (low impact development) stormwater management is needed.
Eriez' Metal Loss Monitor
The Eriez Metal Loss Monitor (MLM), part of Eriez’ SMART (System Monitoring and Reporting Technology) product line, is a powerful solution that enables operators to determine the relative quantity of valuable metals that are passing through their scrap yard unrecovered. The monitor continually scans the residue stream for metal that has escaped the process and is headed for landfill disposal.
The Eriez Metal Loss Monitor takes the guesswork out of metal recovery, giving users the ability to observe the performance of their system to spot variations over time. With the MLM in place, maintenance issues and adjustment requirements are quickly located. The data gathered also offers beneficial insight needed to properly evaluate whether additional or different separators should be incorporated to reduce metal losses to improve profitability.
The Eriez Metal Loss Monitor can be positioned upstream to provide hand-picking assistance. Alternatively, it can be placed downstream of pickers before the bunker. Downstream positioning gives supervisors the ability to track picker performance, provide incentives and accurately assess how many pickers are necessary. Metal that passes through the monitor produces an alarm signal (horn/beacon) and the event is recorded in a data file.
For more information on Eriez’ Metal Loss Monitor, visit http://en-us.eriez.com/products/metallossmonitor/.
New Pig Corp.
The Grippy Mat is a suitable replacement for heavy, worn-out floor mats and is safe to walk on while also being easy to maintain. The full-coverage Grippy adhesive backing holds tight put peels up easily without residue. The mat stays flat to help eliminate trips, slips and falls. The material also allows heavy traffic, such as carts, dollies, pallet jacks and forklifts to cross. The Grippy Mat absorbs oils, grease, water and more while removing dirt and sand from shoe bottoms to prevent tracking.
The Dakota Software Proactivity Suite features a responsive design, creating a consistent appearance regardless of browser or platform. A streamlined GUI is optimized for the small screen and dedicated to specific tasks. Some of the specific tools include mobile auditing, a regulatory library, incident reporting, task management, custom forms, dashboards and geolocation.
Brady SPC’s High Visibility Safety & Chemical Mat combines absorbency and signage in one product. Constructed from 3-ply meltblown polypropylene, this product has the durability to be used for heavy weight applications. Spunbond coverstock increases this durability while reducing linting. The bright yellow coloring serves the dual purpose of drawing attention to areas of increased risk of slips, trips and falls, and alerting the team for easy separation of hazardous waste. Lastly, “Caution” messaging in English, Spanish and French, coupled with a “Slipping Man” icon, provides that additional reminder to employees to exercise safety.
Onset Computer Corp.
Available in 13-, 30-, and 100-foot depth models, Onset’s HOBO U20L Water Level Data Loggers combine 0.1 measurement accuracy, a polypropylene housing for use in both fresh and salt water, and a non-vented design for convenient & hassle-free deployment. The U20L Water Level Loggers can be used in a range of environmental monitoring applications, from ecology studies to hurricane storm surge monitoring.
Koch Membrane Systems Inc.
PURON MP HOLLOW FIBER ULTRAFILTRATION PRODUCT
Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. has announced its PURON MP hollow fiber product line. This PURON MP ultrafiltration cartridge is designed for high-solids water and wastewater applications, including surface water treatment, reverse osmosis (RO) pretreatment, and tertiary wastewater treatment. PURON MP simplifies operation, eliminates clarifier pretreatment in many applications, minimizes downtime, and reduces chemical usage to provide a lower total cost of ownership.
The PURON MP line fills an important niche within the KMS family of ultrafiltration membranes with an average continuous solids tolerance of up to 250 mg/L. It features an advanced cartridge design for better solids management and a virtually unbreakable reinforced hollow fiber for superior reliability. The addition of the PURON MP line allows KMS to offer a more complete range of ultrafiltration products.
The PURON MP ultrafiltration system features a unique single-potting cartridge design that allows air scouring to penetrate the fiber bundle more completely and release accumulated solids to the bottom where they are easily drained away. The cartridge uses the same virtually unbreakable reinforced fiber made popular by other products in the company’s proven PURON submerged hollow fiber product line.
The combination of durable reinforced hollow fibers and unique single-potted cartridge configuration makes the PURON MP cartridge an unparalleled solution for high solids water treatment. The PURON MP design finds the perfect balance between reliable, efficient performance and high quality output.
Optan LED Technology
Crystal IS, a developer of high-performance ultraviolet (UVC) LEDs, has announced availability of Optan. The first commercial semiconductor based on native Aluminum Nitride (AIN) substrates, Optan provides a unique technology platform for increased detection sensitivity, essential for analytical and life sciences instrumentation-from monitoring of chemicals in pharma manufacturing to drinking water analysis.
As an enabling technology, Optan allows developers to fully exploit the power of UV-based technology to improve productivity, increase accuracy and create greater flexibility in product designs. The superior light output and spectral quality of the Optan UVC LED technology, made possible by the unique, low defect AIN substrate, delivers best-in-class reliability, and longer lifetimes, a game changer for life sciences and analytical instrumentation, including environmental monitoring.
Immediate use cases include:
- HPLC (high-performance liquid chromatography), a powerful tool in analysis for detecting chemicals and compounds in life sciences.
- Spectrometers, used in multiple applications in testing and analysis across biotech, life sciences and environmental monitoring.
- Water quality monitoring sensors, becoming increasingly important for detecting chemicals in water from fracking, water security and the use of treated wastewater.
The Optan LEDs are currently available in peak wavelengths from 250 nm to 280 nm and power bins from 0.5 mW to 2 mW, ideal for spectroscopic applications because of their high spectral quality and reliability. Full availability for all bins under 3 mW is anticipated for next quarter with higher power bins (3-4 mW) available this Fall, 2014.
Electro-Chemical Devices, Inc.
DO90 Dissolved Oxygen Sensor
Engineers responsible for maintaining boiler operations will find the Model DO90 Trace DO2 Sensor from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) is designed for the continuous and highly accurate measurement of trace levels of dissolved oxygen, helping to maintain oxygen-free boiler feed water and reducing corrosion.
ECD’s Model DO90 Trace Dissolved Oxygen Sensor offers reliable and effective monitoring of boiler feed water. Oxygen should only be present in trace quantities in boiler feed water, as excessive concentrations of oxygen can result in corrosion damage to the components of the steam cycle. Boiler feed water is thermally and chemically degassed to achieve oxygen-free water, a state which must be maintained throughout the steam cycle.
The Model DO90 Trace DO2 Sensor is a lead-silver galvanic sensor with a durable PFA Teflon membrane. As a digital sensor, all of the signal conditioning, calibration and diagnostic functions are performed inside the sensor. Its signal is noise-free and it features zero calibration and air calibration.
The Model DO90 flow cell has been specially designed for use with the Model DO90 Sensor. The orientations of the inlet and outlet sample lines automatically purge air from the flow cell. The measurement chamber is optimized for fast response and all wetted parts are 316L stainless steel. The DO90 sensor is also compatible with ECD’s T80 Analyzer, which also works with all Model S80 Sensors.
The DO90 Sensor offers a large measurement range, from 0.001 to 20.00 mg/L.
Long-term stability means that drift is less than 1 percent per month. Needing virtually no maintenance, the DO90 sensor has an easily replaceable electrode cartridge, eliminating the need for messy electrolyte/membrane replacement kits.
The Model DO90 Trace DO2 Sensor is available as separate components, sensor, fittings, flow cell, Model T80 Transmitter or as a complete panel mounted system. The panel mount system is a complete plumb-and-play device. The system is also available as a complete kit, less the panel, for mounting to an existing water panel. Installation of the flow cell is also easy, using either the clamp style holders for wall mount or the two 10 x 32 threaded ports on the backside of the flow cell for panel mounting.
Watson-Marlow Pumps Group
Qdos 60 Metering Pump
Watson-Marlow Pumps’ Qdos 60 peristaltic metering pump is designed to reduce chemical metering costs compared to conventional solenoid or stepper-driven diaphragm metering pumps. The Qdos range of pumps eliminates the need for ancillaries, boosts productivity, and cuts chemical wastage due to its highly accurate, linear and repeatable metering.
Simple installation and easy, tool-free maintenance ensures that total cost of ownership is minimized. Watson-Marlow's patented ReNu pumphead technology provides a single, safely contained component for rapid maintenance without the need for tools.
Qdos pumps are ideal for disinfection, pH adjustment and flocculation of drinking water, wastewater and industrial process water, as well as reagent dosing and metering in mineral processing tasks. The Qdos 60 is especially suited to chemical metering applications found in larger water treatment plants where flow demand is greater than that provided by the existing Qdos 30 model.