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Shaftless Screw Conveyor Used to Convey Dewatered Grit for Lower Perkiomen Valley Regional Sewer Authority (Oaks, PA)

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Lower Perkiomen Valley Regional Sewer Authority: Shaftless Screw Conveyor Used to Convey Dewatered GritPlant Name and Location

Lower Perkiomen Valley
Regional Sewer Authority

Oaks, PA 19456

Consulting Engineer

Bursich Engineering
Pottstown, PA 19464

Contractor

Michael F. Ronca
Bethlehem, PA 18020

General Description of the Application

Shaftless screw conveyor used to convey dewatered grit at a municipal wastewater facility.

Design Parameters of Application

  1. Capacity: 50 ft3/hr of dewatered grit with lime for stabilization
  2. Length: 25′
  3. Incline: 15 degrees
  4. Duty: 6 hours per day, 7 days a week

Advantages Provided by KWS

Engineered product for unique and highly abrasive conditions. Ability to combine the inherent benefits of shaftless screw conveyors and eliminate the problems with this technology in a highly abrasive application.

Special Features of KWS Design

Shaftless screw conveyor with extra tough, KWS340 spiral with ceramic liners

Testimonial

"The conveyor has worked without a single problem since is started up in 2006. We inspect the spiral and liner regularly and it still looks like new. It has been a huge improvement over our previous method of handling grit in terms of ease of operation, improved housekeeping and odor control and maintenance."

Bill Roshong, Lower Perkiomen Valley Regional Sewer Authority

Grit

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