Compact treatment plants
Produce potable water by removing contaminants and suspended solids from raw water, via a combination of coagulation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, ultrafiltration, and reverse osmosis. The small-footprint, efficient design lowers costs, minimizes sitework requirements, and makes it easy to expand at a later date. Aeromix Systems Inc. www.aeromix.com.
Sludge depth sensor
The simple-to-use Model 602 sludge depth meter quickly automates sludge-level detection. Use it in clarifiers, tanks, inclined plate clarifiers, and dissolved-air flotation tanks. In addition, the unit detects very light flocs often found in drinking-water plants. Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd. www.sludgecontrols.com.
The BayFilter uses an easy-to-handle cartridge design and a mixed-media sand filter to provide efficient, effective, and economical stormwater treatment. With a spiral-wrapped construction, the cartridge has 42 square feet of surface area and removes very fine sediment and nutrient pollutants at a maximum flow rate of 30 gpm. BaySaver Technologies Inc. www.baysaver.com.
Krystol Baricote is a fast-setting grout that repairs leaking cracks, holes, and joints in brick and concrete. Its ingredients chemically react with concrete to form needle-shaped hydration crystals that grow into the capillary pores of the grout to block the passage of water. The grout is safe for contact with potable water and contains no corrosive chemicals or metals. Kryton International Inc. www.kryton.com.
MSP Series dry-pit submersible pumps feature modular construction, which helps simplify maintenance and repair. They handle flows up to 2400 gal./min. and heads to 330 ft. Other features include high-efficiency motors, moisture/ thermal protection, and quick-release latch bolts. Wet-pit, portable, and grinder-pump versions are available. Mody Pumps Inc. www.modypump.com.
StoCoat Lotusan is an exterior coating with a self-cleaning effect. It is highly resistant to mold, mildew, and algae and offers weather and chalk resistance. Used for both new construction and recoat projects over concrete, stucco, EIFS, and fiber cement board substrates, it incorporates high water vapor permeability. It has a smooth matte surface and is available in 38 standard colors. Sto Corp. www.stocorp.com.
Clarity earplugs are designed for long-term comfort for workers exposed to low levels of hazardous noise. Their multimaterial design and translucent stem with SMT membrane regulate the transmission of sound frequencies through the earplug and ear canal. Available in regular and small sizes, the corded version also includes an attached cord adjuster that allows workers to adjust the woven cord's length. Sperian/ Howard Leight Hearing Protection. www.howardlight.com.
Mud Tubs are designed for transporting mud, plaster, and tools on construction sites. Constructed of strong plastic, the containers withstand harsh weather and work environments, and they are reusable and easy to clean. Each container measures 42327318 in. and can be used with the company's portable hoists. Beta Max Inc. www.betamaxhoist.com.
The NeverPump Bak-Pak sprayer provides continuous spraying for up to 10 hours. It comes with an AC charger and lead-acid battery system that recharges overnight. The poly tank includes a piston pump and extra-wide mouth opening that prevents chemical spillage. The discharge system resists harsh chemicals and features a braided power sprayer-style hose, long spray wand, and four nozzles. H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Co. www.hdhudson.com.
Monitor jobsites remotely with the Ingersoll Rand MVS-6 mobile security system. Powered by a combination of solar and diesel technology, the product can run remotely for six months at a time. Operators control and monitor the system's day/night camera and 40-GB DVR through a wireless connection. The camera can be turned on automatically through motion sensors, and the operator can control pan/ tilt/zoom functions. The unit itself features anti-theft protection. Doosan Infracore Portable Power. www.dhiac.com.