All of this is money, space and many unnecessary truck and loader movements to handle the concrete waste. In the end waste material can take weeks to dry out enough for transport. Even then you are transporting a significant quantity of water with the waste material.
Eliminate your wedge settling pits by investing in one 4m x 1m elevated concrete filter press. Recover clean water for re-use immediately and produce small, transportable dry concrete filter cakes.
Adding traffic movements to rotate wet concrete and semi dry concrete from ponds to holding bunds and then drying bays adds time, cost and risk. Additional bunding and drainage is also required to manage waste and runoff.
Eliminate unnecessary vehicle movements and the costs associated with this by replacing the traditional concrete recovery pits with a single concrete filter press. This single closed loop system processes the cementitious slurry through an automated filter press delivering clean water back to the plant and dry, transportable concrete cakes in a skip bin .
Recovery of water for re use is a challenge most industrial processors are faced with when considering expansion of their facilities. Whilst many concrete plants use wedge pits to recover water from concrete washout systems it is extremely inefficient and can sometimes be seen by locals as water wast rather than water recovery. Waste concrete is often removed as a wet waste which is not only very costly but it also disposes of water that could be otherwise used in the concrete plant.
Eliminate settling pits and maximise recovery of clean re-usable water by installing a single concrete filter Press. The automated filter press will maximise recovery of clean water and will produce a dry concrete cake which can be immediately transported as dry waste.
Replacing slurry and waste waste pits with a single concrete filter press every concrete plant can eliminate the impediment to growth and maximise the productive use of the land that the plant is sitting on.
This close loop system requires only the stiring pit for the cementitious slurry and the clean water pit. All other wedge pits, ponds and retaining bays can be freed up for productive use.
The McLanahan Filter press captures all cementitious concrete and turns it into dry concrete cakes immediately ready for transport whilst maximising recovery of clean re usable water.
McLanahan concrete recovery systems and concrete filter presses help producers effectively deal with concrete washout by turning it into transportable dry fines and clear water. Solids material such as sand and aggregate can be recovered for re use. Cementitious slurry is captured and delivered into two streams: Clear water and dry filter cakes. The McLanahan Tiger Press is recognised around the world as the most effective filter press and the only press specifically designed for capturing cementitious slurry.
Products available include
• Concrete reclaimers
• Concrete washout water systems
• Dump hopper/ Feeders
• Concrete Filter Presses
Great work is only possible through great clients. We thank our clients for allowing us to work on streamlining their business through smart processing solutions.
“Once we understood how it worked, the use, and that they had put these presses in in the past, that intrigued me as well because we were having an issue with water and contamination and trying to reuse water,” said Philips. “It was a small footprint and so we thought it would fit within the area that we had designed for our reclaiming system.”
“It was such a problem being down for seven or eight days while the pond was being maintained,” said Jason Voss. “That and the costs of it made it a real issue for us – one that wasn’t going to go away if we didn’t find a solution.”
Neil is the Sales Specialist for Agriculture and Aggregates
Neil provides consultations and manages sales for Sand Manure Separation Systems, Liquid Solid Separation Systems, Concrete Washout Systems, Concrete Reclaimers and Filter Presses.
For any information relating to our services or to arrange a consultation onsite, please contact Neil.