Handex Insights

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

How Does a Sludge Dewatering Centrifuge Work?

August 25, 2021 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

When it comes to sludge dewatering, there are various technologies to choose from. But trying to decide which technology is right for your operation can be a daunting task. From centrifuges, filter presses, and geomembranes the options are endless. In this article, we will be taking a deeper look ... Read More

3 Industrial Dewatering Methods: Which One is Right for You?

May 4, 2021 | Bruce Powell Topics: Dewatering

In the simplest terms, dewatering is the removal of liquids from a sludge slurry. The process involves using one of three dewatering techniques. The three techniques are plate and frame filter press, centrifuge and belt press. These techniques are used in wastewater treatment plants, power plants, ... Read More

What is Sludge Dewatering?

April 6, 2021 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

When you think of dewatering these three questions might pop into your head; what is the purpose of dewatering? What is the dewatering process? And why is dewatering necessary? Continue reading for these answers and more. Read More

The High Stakes of Construction Dewatering in the Sunshine State

May 21, 2019 | Chris Murray Topics: Environmental Engineering, Dewatering, Project Management

Handex perfoms construction dewatering for many clients. Dewatering of construction sites is a commonly used practice in the State of Florida due to our shallow groundwater table. Contractors providing subsurface installation of utilities or structures deploy dewatering systems in order to provide ... Read More

Project Profile: Former Retail Gasoline Station Project

February 21, 2018 | Handex Communications Topics: Dewatering, Project Profile

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Project Profile: Public Sector Client Excavation Project

February 15, 2018 | Handex Communications Topics: Dewatering, Groundwater Remediation, Project Profile

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How Do I Choose The Best Option for Sludge Dewatering?

November 18, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Handex’s comprehensive suite of sludge dewatering technologies allows us to reduce volumes of liquid /solid mixtures by up to 80% resulting in reduced transportation and disposal costs, along with compliance with the regulatory requirements. Dewatering options HCR provides include High & Low ... Read More

Is a Geomembrane the Right Choice for My Sludge Dewatering Needs?

October 20, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering separates sludge into liquid and solid components for waste minimization. There are various technologies for sludge dewatering, including plate & frame and belt filter presses, centrifuging, and geomembranes. In addition to these, there are other options available. Read More

Is a Belt Press or Plate and Frame Filter Press the Right Choice for My Sludge Dewatering Needs?

September 21, 2016 | Jim Caccese Topics: Dewatering

Sludge dewatering is the process of separating the solid and liquid components that make up sludge waste. This is done to make the sludge easier and more cost-effective to transport and dispose of. Read More