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Rachael Burton

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What is an Industrial Centrifuge?

May 17, 2022 | Rachael Burton Topics: Industrial Centrifuge

When you think of a centrifuge you might be familiar with lab centrifuge used in medical labs to spin blood samples for various tests. While industrial centrifuges use the same concept, it is produced at a much bigger scale with a flow-through design to separate liquids and solids such as sludge, ... Read More

Handex Acquires Four More 3 Phase Centrifuges!

March 22, 2022 | Rachael Burton Topics: Dewatering

Handex has recently acquired four more 3 Phase Centrifuges to add to our fleet. With this opportunity of expansion, comes the ability to better provide dewatering services for your project needs. With a centrifuge, we can simultaneously separate two liquids of different densities and solids, which ... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Sludge Dewatering

March 3, 2022 | Rachael Burton Topics: Dewatering

When it comes to sludge it can be easy to get confused with what the best dewatering plan is. There are several factors to take into consideration such as sludge components, government regulations, budget, and geographical location. In this article, we will provide a breakdown of what sludge is, ... Read More

What is Waste Minimization?

January 13, 2022 | Rachael Burton Topics: Dewatering, Waste Minimization

The EPA defines waste minimization as “the use of source reduction and/or environmentally sound recycling methods prior to energy recovery, treatment, or disposal of wastes.” If you are a facility that is generating waste, then it is good practice to have a waste minimization plan in place. Not ... Read More

The Power of Dredging

December 16, 2021 | Rachael Burton Topics: Dredging

What is Dredging? Dredging is used when you need to remove or move sediment from resources. Sediment is material deposited by water, wind, or glacier or is already existing on the bottom of a water body. This is why sediment can be found in numerous places such as streams, lakes, coastal waters, ... Read More

Handex Sludge Dewatering Webinar

November 8, 2021 | Rachael Burton Topics: Webinar

Handex is proud to announce we will be hosting a Sludge Dewatering Webinar on Thursday, December 9th, 2021 at 11 am EST. Read More

Your Complete Guide to Soil Remediation

October 26, 2021 | Rachael Burton Topics: Remediation, Soil Remediation

While you may not think about it, the soil that we stand on is something that affects us every single day. When we have contaminants or waste material in our soil, it is important that soil is remediated quickly and efficiently to ensure the protection and health of those around us. In this ... Read More

Imagine a Day Without Water

October 21, 2021 | Rachael Burton Topics: PFAS

This year on October 21, groups all over the country are coming together to educate their communities and find solutions to combat a rapidly changing climate and aging infrastructure. For most people, the systems that bring us this valuable resource are generally reliable and remain out of sight, ... Read More

What is a Filter Press and How Does It Work?

October 5, 2021 | Rachael Burton Topics: Dewatering

The filter press can be used across a variety of industries, to efficiently separate liquid and solids. But how does a filter press work, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using one? In this blog post, we take a deeper look into the filter press and whether it’s the right equipment ... Read More

A Comprehensive Guide to Groundwater Remediation

September 21, 2021 | Rachael Burton Topics: Groundwater Remediation, Groundwater Contamination

When you think of water you probably think about the water coming from you faucet or perhaps the calming waves of the ocean. But did you know there is water flowing right underneath your feet that you can’t even see? This unseen force plays an important part in the health of the public and can be a ... Read More