Introducing the all new TASKMASTER® TM6500. This unit packs powerful twin shaft grinding performance in compact design. The TM6500 offers excellent grinding performance for protection of pumps, valves, centrifuges and more in sludge and raw sewage applications. Like the larger TM8500, this unit features Cutter Cartridge® Technology for high strength. Other features include small footprint to fit into tight plant locations, a drop-in housing design for easy maintenance, heavy 2” hex shafting and more.

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The DEFINER® DF2000 is a precision, knife mill designed for reliability and ease of use. This lab ready processor features all stainless steel construction in contact with product. Its precision, tool steel knives cut materials to desired output size without overgrind or excessive heat build-up. As a result, this unit produces the utmost in product quality and optimizes yield. Designed with ease of maintenance in mind, the DEFINER can be quickly cleaned or disassembled, saving you valuable production time.

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Across the United States, the cannabis industry is expanding rapidly. Legalities and policies vary by state, with each state having its own laws and regulations regarding the medical and recreational use of cannabis. While cultivators are well aware of these laws, there is another part of the regulatory puzzle that is causing major headaches for industry professionals.

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Titan TM20 Grinder

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) was having a difficulty with their sewage grinders. They were running four grinders supplied by a well known manufacturer at two of their pump stations, with each station processing approximately 10 mgd. Unfortunately, their first set of grinders turned out to be problematic. They created a lot of down time and generated excessive maintenance costs. ECUA needed a new solution to solve their problems and get their pump stations functioning properly.

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A major e-waste recycler which handles massive quantities of electronics received from many states wanted to make improvements. Their installed 4-shaft shredders were causing excessive maintenance expense and downtime. The company processes all types of e-waste from the smallest electronic components, such as flash cards and circuit boards, to the largest, such as mainframe computers – and everything in between. Their process is design to reclaim valuable metals found in the waste components such as silver, gold, and copper which can only be reclaimed after a shredding process.

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The City of Plymouth processes 150,000 gallons of raw sewage a day. Before 2009, the plant had no headworks installed at all. The raw sewage was being dumped into a pond. Because of this, the plant suffered major ongoing sludge and BOD problems. A city engineer recommended a new system be installed to combat these problems. After doing research, the engineer found a Franklin Miller system that proved a perfect solution.

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Fairfield Wastewater Treatment Plant in Butler County, Ohio was having a lot of trouble with their grinders. The plant serves over 42,500 domestic customers, a number of commercial and industrial institutions as well as Mercy Hospital of Fairfield. They treat about five million gallons of wastewater collected in over 175 miles of sewer pipe each day.

The brand of grinders they were using was extremely costly to maintain. They had two – one in each of their wet wells. Each year, one of the units would come out for a full rebuild due to the cutters’ complete deterioration. This was costing them about $25,000 a year in rebuild costs.

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Video Case Study: Spiralift® SR Provides Septage Receiving Solution for Willits, California The Willits, California Wastewater Treatment Plant services over 10,000 residents and receives 750 loads of septage each year, but found they had a serious problem. Heavy septage from “honey trucks” was dumped by haulers into its wet well which clogged the plant’s pumps…

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