Use of Centrifuges for Rendering

by Whitney Craig18. August 2015 11:49
If your business operations entail conversion of animal waste into more useful, value-added materials like lard or tallow, then you know how essential a centrifuge is to accomplishing that aim. Maybe you are on the hunt for a new, reconditioned or used centrifuge to replace your current one, or perhaps you are entirely new to the world of rendering. Either way, shopping for a centrifuge can be confusing. We hope this primer will help make the purchasing process less baffling for you. [More]

Chopper For Raffle To Help Kids – Morton Grove News

by Whitney Craig29. November 2010 11:24
November 24, 2010 By CRAIG A. WHITNEY [email protected] About 15 Golf Middle School special education students recently got to see something cool. The students gathered outside the school Nov. 15 to view a 2010 Stanley Cup Champions Chicago Blackhawks Chopper. According to a statement released by Golf School District 67 officials, the Blackhawks, in conjunction with the Special Kids Network and Orange County Choppers Foundation, will raffle off the custom built bike, which is autographed by the entire te... [More]

Westfalia CA-505 Decanter Centrifuge

by Whitney Craig18. March 2010 16:39
Westfalia manufactured CA-505 solid bowl decanter centrifuges. They have been put to use in the wastewater, chemical, starch and ethanol industries. The rotating assemblys measure 20.1" diameter by 80.4" long. They are offered in a standard cyclo design and a two-gear design. The two-gear design permits automatic torque measurement and differential speed control. This differs from the usual cyclo gear drive by an additional seconary cyclo gear and secondary motor. This high control accuracy of the two-gear per... [More]



Lease a New or Used Generator Set

by Whitney Craig11. September 2009 13:35
Did you know that 80% of all U.S. companies lease equipment? These businesses choose equipment leasing because they know it is the simplest, smartest, and most cost effective way to acquire new and used equipment. Generator leasing offers numerous advantages over other financing methods, according to the Equipment Leasing Association: [More]

Alfa Laval NX-706 Decanter Centrifuge designations.

by Whitney Craig29. July 2009 13:42
Alfa Laval has changed designation for a NX-706 decanter numerous times over the years. Of course in the progressing designation changes they have made design changes, but the centrifuge rotating assembly dimensions have remained the same at 740mm (29”) diameter by 3019mm (118”). These units were and are referenced under the names: NX-706, ALDEC 706, ALDEC G2-120.  These units were previously known under the Sharples Super-D-Canter name as PM-76000, DS-706, DSX-706 and  a XM-706. These units were orig... [More]

The Proliferation Of Centrifuges Into The Waste, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food Industries.

by Whitney Craig1. May 2009 14:00
The proliferation of centrifuges into the waste, chemical, pharmaceutical, food and metal working industry has created a demand for high quality equipment to meet current process needs and requirements. Today, there are two basic ways of achieving your equipment needs and goals. The first and most traditional method is buying directly from the new equipment manufacturer. They provide full service including process assistance and mechanical warranties. However the customer is not getting these services free of charge. T... [More]



Wanted Sharples P-3400 Super-D-Canter Centrifuges

by Whitney Craig14. April 2009 14:18
Wanted Sharples P-3400 Super-D-Canter Centrifuges. Aaron is looking to purchase two centrifuges immediately

Centrifuge Reconditioning

by Whitney Craig10. April 2009 14:00
If you have a centrifuge or are going to buy a used centrifuge, which you intend to have reconditioned here are a couple of thoughts to consider.   Your first choice is to use the centrifuge manufacturer or a independent centrifuge reconditioning facility.  The manufacturers all perform the proper reconditioning but at a very costly price.  In recent years some of the manufacturers have branched out to other brand centrifuges to keep their facilities busy, but price still be a factor in this scenario... [More]

Well Known Centrifuge Manufacturers

by Whitney Craig8. April 2009 14:24
I have listed below a selection of the more know centrifuge manufacturers pertaining to industrial centrifuges:  Alfa Laval, Andritz, Bird, Carr, Centrisys, Cinc, Delaval, Derrick, Dorr Oliver, Escher Wyss, Flottweg, Guinard, Hutchinson Hayes, Hysep, IHI, Kokusan, Krauss Maffei, Pieralisis, Podbielniak, Rouselett, Sharples, Swaco, Tema, Tomoe, US Centrifuge, Westerns States, Westfalia.

Decanter Centrifuge Design Considerations

by Whitney Craig8. April 2009 14:10
When looking at using a Decanter centrifuge for a separation application there are a couple key factors to consider during selection.  The first consideration is the desired phase to be either the solids or the liquid.  If it is the solids, do you need a dry dewatered solids or a concentrated/thickened solids.  If the desired phase is the liquid and a high level of recovered solids/clean centrate must be achieved this will dictate increased pond depths in the Decanter centrifuge. These key considerations ... [More]


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