Metering pump with automatic vent

22 May, 2008 | Supplied by: ProMinent Fluid Controls Pty Ltd

Gas-emitting media in metering applications can often reduce pump output or even prevent the pumped medium from being delivered. To avoid this situation, the pumps generally need to be bled manually in such applications. This procedure can be performed simply, conveniently and safely by the delta diaphragm metering pump with the new venting module.

Nano-solution to clean drinking water

15 May, 2008

UniSA scientists have discovered a simple way to remove bacteria and other contaminants from water using tiny particles of pure silica coated with an active nano-material.

Flow measurement

23 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Measuring And Control Equipment Pty Ltd

The FloPro Series 3 uses ultrasonic technology to measure water flows practically anywhere. Insertion probes can be used to measure flow in full pipes or strap-mounted sensors do the job in partially full pipes or channels, making it suitable for wastewater plants.

Oxygen analyser

25 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Novatech Controls Pty Ltd

The 1630 oxygen analyser has been redesigned to take advantage of advances in solid-state electronics. The new series 1730 has a greater range of features while still retaining its ease of use.

Data acquisition and analysis

23 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Dimension 4i from LDS Test and Measurement is a data acquisition system that combines high-speed, gap-free data recording with real-time FFT analysis. The time and frequency domain system brings together the technologies of Nicolet, Gould and Dactron.

Backflow prevention device

23 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Philmac Pty Ltd

The Watts Water Technologies range of backflow prevention devices stops the reverse flow of contaminated water in piping systems from entering the potable water supply.

Sweeter smell for wastewater

18 December, 2007

A UK water-company project is using natural elements such as bark, wood chips, seaweed and seashells lining water-filled tanks to provide a solution to a smelly problem - the unpleasant odour that can come from wastewater treatment works

Mass flowmeters

23 November, 2007 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The ST series flowmeter is designed for rugged environments typically found in the oil/gas, chemical, electric power, pulp/paper and wastewater treatment industries and applications. Its no moving parts, non-clogging flow sensing element provides direct mass flow output and features built-in temperature compensation. It is suitable for use in a wide range of process and plant gas applications, including compressed air, hydrocarbon gases and inert gases. The ST98 flowmeter has a reliable thermal mass flow sensor in a smart electronics package. It operates over a wide flow range from 0.21 to 172 NMPS in air with a standard flow accuracy of ±1% of reading, ±0.5% of full scale. It is suitable for a wide range of air/gas flow measurement applications, including natural gas or methane monitoring, compressed air metering, industrial HVAC systems, nitrogen blanketing and combustion air.

On-site bacterial count

23 November, 2007 | Supplied by: B2P Australia Pty Ltd

Watercheck is a rapid field test kit that enables users to obtain quantification for total coliforms and E.Coli on site and within a day.

Corrosion-resistant refrigerated sampler

23 November, 2007 | Supplied by: John Morris Scientific Pty Ltd

The Isco 4700 refrigerated sampler for municipal and industrial wastewater applications features a powerful ½ hp compressor with software-controllable temperature settings. The controller displays the sample compartment temperature and logs a 24 h summary to confirm proper cooling and sample preservation.

Radical approach benefits slime control technology

22 November, 2007

Two Australian research centres are joining their forces in a radical approach to biofilm control.

Effluent review on dairy

22 November, 2007 | Supplied by: Active Research Pty Ltd

A study conducted on the effluent stream at Department of Primary Industry's dairy, Ellibank in Victoria, has provided a better understanding on how to improve the potential for energy recovery, energy savings, water and nutrient recovery

Rapid in-field detection of pathogens

08 November, 2007

A combination of biotechnologies has been used to design sensors that can detect the presence of pathogenic organisms or chemical contamination in water, food, industrial or point-of-care situations in less than six hours.

India, Australia joint venture for contamination research

31 October, 2007

Australia’s Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) have joined forces on research and training for contamination risk assessment and clean-up.

Membrane filtration for wastewater

22 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Adilam Technologies

Sumitomo has released a range of PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) membranes designed for water microfiltration and sewage treatment. The MBR (membrane bioreactor) module is suitable for water purification applications such as recycling water for farming and gardening, recycled drinking water, sewage wastewater treatment and recycled industrial water.

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