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Storing Flocculation Chemicals for Water Treatment


Coagulation is one of the preliminary steps in cleaning water and when chemicals are used, a few design practices regarding the storage tank can bring safety, longevity and operational efficiency. Understanding how coagulants work in water treatment, what to do about the sludge that accumulates, and how to minimize risk will help you configure an effective and efficient coagulation tank system.

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Topics: Chemicals, Applications



Storing Bulk Food Dyes in Poly Processing Tanks

Nowadays, it seems like there are just as many options for food dyes and coloring as there are colors to paint your walls. Foods take on brighter and more vibrant colors, sometimes for health reasons, and often to entice the shopper. These dyes must all be created and stored somewhere, of course.

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Topics: Chemicals, Applications



How a Side Manway Can Be Beneficial for Paint Storage

Paint presents a few storage challenges that might be very different from other commonly stored chemicals. More often than not, paint produces some harmful fumes and has a thicker viscosity than most liquids, which can lead to some real challenges when it comes to emptying or cleaning the tank that your paint supply is stored in.

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Understanding the Barium Removal Process


Barium is a chemical found at relatively low levels in nature; however, if it seeps into the drinking water and it is consumed regularly, it can cause a variety of potential health problems. Due to these significant health risks, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has ordered all water treatment plants in areas with higher levels of barium to remove its contents from the water prior to releasing it to the public for consumption. Below is a closer look at what barium is and how the barium removal process works.

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Topics: Applications, Tank Design and Materials



How Hydraulic Fracturing Works


Hydraulic fracturing
, also known as fracking or fracing, is the process of making small cracks or fractures in underground rocks to release the oil or natural gas inside. Scientists must analyze the physical characteristics of the rocks to be fractured before fracking can begin.

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Flocculation Chemical Storage For Wastewater Treatment


Coagulation is one of the preliminary steps in cleaning water and when chemicals are used, a few design practices on the storage tank can bring safety, longevity and operational efficiency. Understanding how coagulants work in wastewater treatment, what to do about the sludge that accumulates, and how to minimize risk will help you configure an effective and efficient coagulation tank system.

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Topics: Applications



Guidelines for Effective Wastewater Treatment


Properly treating wastewater is an important, but often misunderstood process. If wastewater is not treated correctly, it can be extremely harmful to our environment, including the people and animals that live in it.

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How-To Store De-Icing Fluids for Aircrafts & Roads

De-icing fluid is an important substance that is used to break down ice and frost. It is used fairly frequently during the winters in the more northern states. One common substances used as a de-icing fluid is brine. In addition to brine, there are some slightly more complex chemicals used to complete the same task. 

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4 Poly Tank Dairy Applications for Cheese Production

From the cow to the final product, dairy production is methodical about ensuring the end user gets the best possible final product, safely. But just what steps does dairy go through to get milk products to their respective end states, that being possibly cheese or whey powder?

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The Two Main Steps of the Wastewater Treatment Process

Wastewater treatment is an extremely important part of making sure that humans treat the earth with respect. The proper treatment of wastewater is essential not only for the environment; due to the use of several chemicals throughout the process, a safe process also keeps employees and your facility safe. Wastewater treatment is usually broken down into two sections: primary treatment, which removes grease, dirt, gravel, and floatable waste, and secondary treatment, which removes even more suspended solids and pollutants by using biological processes.

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