Water & Wastewater Treatment Systems & Technology News

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Aries Starts Up New Dissolved Air Floatation (DAF) Clarifier at Cheese Processor

Aries recently built and started up a new 200 gpm Dissolved Air Floatation (DAF) Clarifier at a Cheese Processor. The DAF was installed to allow the facility to meet a new phosphorous discharge limit. The DAF used coagulants and polymer flocculants to clarify biological solids from an extended aeration lagoon and precipitate phosphorous. The DAF is designed to operate at 200 gpm with a 1,000 mg/l TSS loading. It is constructed with 304 SS to…

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Aries Designs, Builds And Installs A Rotary Drum Vacuum Filter (RDVF) For A Specialty Paper Mill

A specialty paper mill needed to replace an aging Rotary Drum Vacuum Filter (RDVF) that filtered its wastewater prior to discharge to the local municipal treatment plant. The paper mill produced specialty paper that contained dyes, pigments and latex saturant. The mill also coats specialty paper with a variety of coatings. A RDVF was used to filter treated wastewater, because it was best suited to handling the adhesive laden wastewater. Aries was selected to supply…

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2023 TAPPI–PIMA Winter Conference

Aries Chemical was at the Empire State TAPPI–PIMA Winter Conference on March 2, 2023. Aries’ Gavin Knickerbocker and Mike Hensler participated in the event that had a great turn out of papermakers and suppliers.

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210 gpm MicroFilter Softening System For Water Recycling

Aries recently designed, built and started up a 210 gpm MicroFilter (MF) system for water recycling softening at a major Mexican manufacturing plant. The microfilter system softens concentrate (reject) from a pure water Reverse Osmosis (RO) system. The MF permeate (softened water) is RO’d again to further increase the RO’s recovery rate thus allowing the plant to minimize its water consumption. The pure water (RO water quality) is used in the plant for a variety…

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Are High Caustic Soda Prices Messing With Your Budget?

Caustic Soda prices have risen to unprecedented levels. Truckload costs for Caustic Soda (sodium hydroxide) are currently greater than $1,000 to $1,200 per dry ton. Just a year ago costs were one–half of this amount. Aries Magnesium Hydroxide may be your answer. It can reduce your wastewater neutralization costs dramatically. That’s because you will typically use 27% less Magnesium Hydroxide than Caustic Soda/sodium hydroxide. That’s on top of the fact that Magnesium Hydroxide will cost…

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Aries Chemical In 2022 And Beyond

With 2022 just around the corner, it’s a good time to remind you of all the water treatment systems, chemicals and solutions that Aries Chemical has to offer. As you plan for your company’s future, whatever the needs are, be sure to keep us in mind. We have the team to provide you with custom, innovative solutions to whatever challenges you face. This includes: Wastewater treatment chemicals Boiler water treatment solutions Pulp and paper industry…

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Dissolved Air Flotation Clarifier For Biofuels Processor

Aries designed and built a covered Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) clarifier for a biofuels processor that desired better control. Stainless Steel DAFM with flash mix and flocculation tanks for best chemical treatment.

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MF / RO System For Metal Plater

Here are some photos as we prepare to ship a new 150 gpm Microfiltration / Reverse Osmosis system to Northeast Metal Plater. Aries designed and built the large MF / RO system. Our mechanical group will install this upgrade without interrupting operations at the plating company. The MF / RO system allows the plating company to recycle 80% of its wastewater.

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Ion Exchange System For Metal Plater

Aries upgrades ion exchange system for wastewater recycling system for metal plater. Aries built and installed a 40 gpm ion exchange system to increase capacity. Cation / Anion Ion exchange system allows recycling of process rinse wastewater. Regeneration waste stream is processed by RO and evaporator system to provide for zero discharge wastewater system.

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304 Stainless Steel Tank

Check out these photos from the Aries Equipment Group. This is from when we custom fabricated a 3,000 gallon 304 Stainless Steel Tank. The tank was used in specialized wastewater treatment process.

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