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How Drift Can Affect Your Process & Components

When referencing the detrimental effects of cooling tower drift, we often discuss emissions levels, lost water, and the cost of treating the water that’s escaping the tower. Another item worth considering is the effect that drift has on the performance…

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AccuVent: Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need AccuVent? AccuVent acts as an all-in-one wind-wash barrier and vent. Without a wind-wash barrier, air enters the attic freely and flows above the insulation in the ceiling, greatly reducing its R-Value. This can cause moisture buildup…

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Can I order wheelbarrow replacement parts?

If you purchased your Brentwood wheelbarrow in or after 2013, the answer is yes! Replacement parts are available. Click this link to see details and part numbers and then find your local distributor to purchase. If you purchased a wheelbarrow…

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D15PERF For Turbine Inlet Applications

Some Brentwood products are specifically designed for a single application. One such product is the D15PERF. The D15PERF was designed intentionally for the turbine inlet market and incorporates a number of features that make it well-suited for this critical application.…

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StormTank Module: The Top 5 Connection Questions, Answered

As part of the design process for an underground stormwater storage system, engineers must consider how to connect ports and pipes, and similarly, contractors need to know how to do so in the field. That being said, we get a…

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Top 10 Considerations for Designing and Installing Your Stormwater System

Designing an underground stormwater storage system is a unique step in the overall construction process for each site. The size of the inlets and the conveyance pipes are determined by flow rate, elevation, and slope. This information is entered and calculated…

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Comparing Sludge Removal Systems For Water Treatment Plants

Due to limited clearance and accessibility, effective removal of settled sludge beneath tube settlers has long been a challenge for plant owners and design engineers. They needed a sludge removal solution with a low-profile design that would offer flexibility during…

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How many pounds can a StormTank Module hold?

“Do you know how many pounds a StormTank Module can hold?” In general sales conversations, we might explain the answer to this question when discussing the strength of stormwater management systems. Through prior testing, we know that our StormTank Module…

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What We Really Mean When We Reference “Glued” Film Fill Packs

There are many different words to describe the agent used to bond two objects together: glue, adhesive, cement, and solvent cements. Of these, one sticks out as the simplest ─ glue. However, the definitions of the four terms vary: Glue:…

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Winter Maintenance for Trickling Filters

As winter approaches and cold weather sets in, both the air and wastewater temperatures of your trickling filter can drop to the single digit area, so we want to bundle it up to prevent it from catching a “cold.” It…

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Meeting MS4 Stormwater Fees Using Best Management Practices (BMPs)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is increasing its enforcement of Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permits. Due to this, states are beginning to require counties, municipalities, and communities to implement MS4s. This means meeting minimum control measures (set forth by the…

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Key Indicators of Tube Settler Strength: Module Design and Construction

There is a common misconception about tube settlers that thicker material, whether it’s thermoformed or extruded, yields a stronger, more structurally capable module. On the surface, this seems like a reasonable assumption. However, when we look at the details of…

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