While agencies hash out regulations and business strive to comply, the tug-of-war over budget and environment continues to cause arguments in the boardroom. Is a compromise ever really possible? Is it possible to be both ecofriendly and budget friendly? When it comes to Komax Teflon and Kynar lined mixers, the answer is a resounding YES.
Wastewater, as an example, is a key factor in many manufacturing processes. It’s a necessary evil, so to speak, and treating wastewater isn’t just an environmental concern – it is a business concern as well. Poor efficiency can mean lower production and greater waste – bad for both the community and the bottom line. Unfortunately, traditional procedures have been harmful to both.
Typical wastewater neutralization is a huge suck of energy, time and space. Components were subjected to concentrated sulphiric acid, causing problems over time. Using multi-tank procedures with a propeller mixer, a smoother tank, lots of floor space and loads of energy, one could hardly call such a process green or budget friendly. Fortunately, using a Komax Teflon and Kynar static mixer creates a simple addition to the pipeline that wraps this process up in one smooth move.
No moving parts and no electrical input means no maintenance and no expense – a dream for the bottom line. All mixing happens within the unit, saving space by removing the need for downstream pipe lay. pH probes can then be positioned 2-4 times the diameter of the pipe downstream, creating accurate and nonfouling readings. The Teflon or Kynar coating means protection from acidic additives, lengthening the life of your equipment. The coating can be customized to your needs.
Waste effluent in particular has long been the target of environmentalists looking to criticize manufacturing firms, but most firms want to leave less of an imprint on the environment anyway. Why not have the best of both worlds and build your brand’s reputation for a greener footprint with a Komax Teflon and Kynar lined mixer?