Plunger pump for sewage treatment. Pump was approved by consulting engineers to transfer primary sludge
Pumping sewage for a city of over eight million people can be a challenging task and that’s exactly what the City of New York and surrounding communities like Westchester County must contend with. Wastecorp completed a plunger pump sludge moving project for the Ossining Waste Water Treatment Plant; a facility located about 30 miles from Manhattan and within walking distance to Sing Sing Correctional facility. Wastecorp’s plunger pumps were approved by GHD Consulting Engineers. Mace Contracting completed the installation. See video
Ossining replaced two existing plunger pumps with next generation Wastecorp Plunger Pumps HPE Series -triplex model HPE 1142. The pumps are designed to transfer thickened sludge to loading trucks that haul it away for sanitary treatment. The pumps feature heavy duty 11” plungers with a guided stuffing box system to reduce wear on the packing, plungers and connecting rods read more about the guided stuffing box system.
Good news for plunger pumps owners, Wastecorp has launched a website, myplungerpump.com which focuses on the needs of municipal and industrial plunger pump operators. The website includes five sections about plunger pump technology, a positive displacement pump used to transfer sewage and sludge.
Plunger Pump Basics: What You Need to Know
The plunger pump basics section is a helpful resource for new pump operators, consulting engineers, maintenance staff and distributors who are new to the primary treatment side of wastewater treatment. The section briefly describes how a plunger pump operates, the average life span and more. Continue reading
BW Safety Pump Series
One of the more popular mining pumps for pumping slurry and sediment at coal mines, copper mines and silver mines for over two generations is the walking beam style diaphragm pump – Wastecorp’s Mud Sucker BW Series. We have recently launched an advanced safety package complete with a pressure relief valve and heavy duty safety cage. For producers of steel making coal including hard coking coal, seaborne coal and even thermal coal for utilities, any slurry pump must be engineered with the heavy duty components to withstand the harsh conditions and the BW Series delivers. From San Pedro de Atacama Chile to Big Creek Idaho and beyond, the Wastecorp BW Series is helping move slurry for the world’s biggest mining companies.