Aug 04, 2011

Smith and Loveless Release New Grit Removal Product

The PISTA WORKS provides complete screening and grit removal in one package

The PISTA WORKS provides complete screening and grit removal in one packageSmith & Loveless Inc. announced its latest headworks innovation, PISTA WORKS, offering a pre-engineered packaged headworks system combining screening, grit removal and grit washing in one integrated system.

The complete system is pre-assembled and shipped direct to the jobsite, significantly reducing field installation costs while allowing for a compact footprint. All equipment components are constructed of stainless steel and utilize multiple patented technologies including grit removal technologies PISTA 360 with V-Force Baffle, Turbo Grit Pump and the PISTA TURBO Grit Washer featuring Tri-Cleanse technology.

Package components also include ANSI flanged connections, a 6-mm fine auger screen, manual bypass bar screen, two platforms for easy equipment access and epoxy-coasted carbon steel skid support for the complete system with concrete fill.

Additionally, the system comes with a PLC-based control system with touch screen, a color HMI interface and NEMA 4X panel to operate the entire system. The grit removal system operates peak system flow capacity from 0.5 million gal per day (mgd) to 12 mgd depending on the model.