Sewage and Wastewater Grinders

Franklin Miller’s broad range of grinders and comminutors are designed for both reliability and ease of maintenance. Backed by 100 years of service and technology, these units deliver superior performance, durability and exclusive features.

Franklin Miller grinders reduce a wide variety of materials, including sanitary wipes, rags, wood, paper, sludge and more. These units are proven to reduce pump clogging, protect process and dewatering equipment, reduce solids and keep wastewater systems running smoothly. Applications include: wastewater headworks, sludge, recirculation, septage receiving, protecting of dewatering equipment, such as belt filter presses and centrifuges, as well as a variety of industrial applications including fish processing, bio-solids, oil transfer and more.

Headworks Solutions

Dimminutor InstallationFranklin Miller wastewater grinders help protect downstream equipment at wastewater treatment plants worldwide. Our wide variety of grinders and comminutors for open channels as well as inline applications offer effective grinding, extremely reliable operation and easy maintenance.

With a Franklin Miller wastewater grinder, we are committed to delivering a unit engineered for world-class performance and quality assured through our rigorous shop testing. We specialize in matching proven solutions to your specific process problems — from stock and customized machinery to fully integrated systems.

Sludge Proccesing

Super Shredder InteriorWith our innovative hollow spherical rotor SUPER SHREDDER® and our TASKMASTER® twin-shaft grinders, we have the ability to combat plugging problems associated with sanitary wipes. Franklin Miller will have the right processor for your needs. Our grinders improve the reliability, life and performance of your pumps, centrifuges, digestors and other process equipment.

The SUPER SHREDDER utilizes a low speed and high torque action to chop, grind and shred solids into fine bits that can be easily processed by downstream equipment. Its innovative open-center spherical rotor design maintains a high percentage of open area—making this unit practically invisible to the flow. In fact, it can handle higher flows than any other inline grinder available.

Wipes Grinding

Flushable and sanitary wipes have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plants worldwide. Unlike toilet paper, wet wipes fail to disintegrate. They clog pumps, cause backups, and accumulate grease. Franklin Miller grinders are specifically designed to handle flushable wipes with ease and eliminate the issues associated with them.

TASKMASTER® grinders with Cutter Cartridge® technology have the unsurpassed ability to reduce difficult wipes to fine bits to alleviate clogs. These cutters have sharp, shark-like teeth that effectively rip through single or multiple clumped wipes and reduce them into small bits.

With rugged construction, precise alignment and optimized profile design, these cutters deliver superior performance on wipes and other stringy materials from day one and over the long run.

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