Cutting the cost of tower pack-fill

Cooling tower internal packing needs to be inspected and cleaned regularly. Traditionally, the packing has to be removed, but this is costly. Here, we discuss how Biochemica Water has developed an alternative strategy to clean packs without removing them.

Due to Health and Safety regulations, cooling tower internal packing needs to be inspected on a regular basis and, depending on the level of fouling, cleaned to prevent scale and the potential growth of legionella bacteria. Traditionally cooling tower packing has been removed to be cleaned but this process is becoming increasingly costly.

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Sludge Removal – Prevent High Costs

Wastewater Treatment Plant

As with a lot of industries, food and beverage manufacturers consume high volumes of water in their processes. This results in high volumes of wastewater, and with that comes a number of problems and after effects.

Wastewater is exactly that, waste. That waste forms into sludge, the residual solids associated with the primary and secondary phases of the wastewater treatment process. After chemical addition to promote liquid-solid separation in the primary phase of treatment and then from biological sludge after further treatment, the residual solids become a waste sludge.

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7 Tips on Preventing the Growth of Legionella

legionella testing

Under the Health and Safety at Work Law, the duty care holder and any company or responsible person appointed to oversee any kind of monitoring work could be prosecuted if an individual contracted Legionnaires’ disease on site. Below, we have provided seven tips on preventing the growth of Legionella.

1. Appoint a dedicated hygiene manager

This doesn’t have to be a specifically-hired manager, it could be a role assigned to an in-house member of staff or it could be outsourced. However, this should be one of the first steps followed to help prevent the growth of Legionella. Monitoring all the water systems and carrying out the appropriate checks and treatments is a big task. Any missed checks or treatment could result in a Legionella outbreak.

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British Armed Forces to benefit from Bio-Circle Green Technologies

The British Armed Forces have recently taken delivery of four new Bio-Circle GT Compact Parts Washing systems for degreasing and thorough cleaning of small items of artillery. They were very impressed with this new technology as it eliminates the issues of solvent use and disposal.

The Bio-Circle parts washing system is a safe, efficient and sustainable solution for companies seeking a cost-effective green cleaning technology. It eliminates hazardous chemical waste and is a proven alternative to traditional solvent cleaners – thousands of industrial users have adopted Bio-Circle worldwide and it’s great for improving ISO18001 and ISO 14001 compliance

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Celebrating Sustainable Technology on World Environment Day!

To mark World Environment Day on June 5th, Biochemica UK Ltd, based in Billingham, was proud to announce their partnership with Bio-Circle to provide groundbreaking surface technology solutions to businesses UK-wide. The new technology is set revolutionise the way in which parts are cleaned, increasing efficiency and lowering costs while being kind to the environment.

Bio-Circle facilitates easy and safe parts cleaning through water-based cleaning with natural microorganisms, without solvents or cold cleaners cleaning effectively. This means minimal impact on our environment and a significant reduction of risk and discomfort to the user.

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Biochemica is now a preferred supplier of Bio-Circle in UK

Bio-circle Surface Technology Gmbh are an environmentally conscious chemical company that provides high-performance cleaning, degreasing and lubricating solutions designed to improve worker health and safety. Together, our focus is on maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) as well as industrial production processes. Bio-Circle, through Biochemica UK offer bio-remediating and bio-renewable liquids and parts washing systems that eliminate the hazards of solvents and the costs of protecting workers from exposure to toxic chemicals.

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Pool Chemical Products wades into milestone SPATEX show

SPATEX 2016 visit our stand

Pool Chemical Products, Biochemica’s hot tub, spa and swimming pool chemicals division, is set to join the twentieth edition of the UK’s largest wet leisure industry event, SPATEX 2016.

Pool Chemical Products is a division of water treatment specialist, Biochemica UK Ltd and supplies hot tub, spa and swimming pool chemicals and accessories to the water leisure industry and direct to consumers, as well as schools, hotels and leisure facilities across the UK.

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SilverSparkle shines at UK Pool & Spa Expo

The Pool Chemical Products team at the UK Pool & Spa Expo

Biochemica’s dedicated water leisure division, Pool Chemical Products is celebrating success after launching its latest innovation, SilverSparkle ALL IN ONE at the UK Pool and Spa Expo.

After months of in-house product development and testing while keeping SilverSparkle ALL IN ONE under wraps, the Pool Chemical Products team made its big reveal to 2,000 visitors as its main attraction at the show.

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