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September 2014 Edition

September 2014 Edition

Featured Articles

Remote Diagnostics for Water Filtration Systems

By selecting the proper equipment and instrumentation in the first place, the OEM, machine builder, or system integrator, can set the packaged water or wastewater treatment module up for implementation of remote diagnostics. Festo’s Craig Correia, dives deep into this topic with this interesting.

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Kaeser Rotary Screw Blowers for Wastewater Aeration

Kaeser Compressors has launched their new line of EBS and FBS series rotary screw blowers. The wastewater treatment market has become an important market for their technologies and “system splitting” philosophy. We had the opportunity to speak with Kaeser Compressors President Frank Mueller and Blower Product Manager Stephen Horne about this recent launch which they say offers up to thirty-five percent efficiency improvements over conventional rotary lobe blowers.

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Process Simulator Evaluates Blower and Valve Control Strategies for WWTP Aeration

With almost all applications, the real trick to energy savings is figuring out present and future demand. It’s not easy. According to Steve Kestel, Tilo Stahl (BioChem Technology) and Matthew Gray’s article in this issue (Keystone Engineering Group), with proper influent and operational data, process engineers can use a commercially available process simulator with activated sludge and aeration models to calculate temporal and spatial oxygen requirements.

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Establishing the Energy Incentive Benchmark - The Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy® Program

Utility incentives do make a big difference in industry’s willingness to invest in energy conservation. Please read our article titled, “Establishing the Energy Incentive Benchmark-the Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy® Program”, to see how an extremely effective program is structured to optimize compressed air systems. From compressed air retro commissioning (our favorite) to custom incentives, Ameren Illinois compressed air related Trade Allies have jumped on this excellent program to the great benefit of industry in central and southern Illinois.

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