The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show isn’t just for pumpers and drain cleaners. Many of the hundreds of companies exhibiting are showing off equipment that’s tough enough for the oilfields, too.
Here’s an advance look at some of the equipment you will see in February.
The Vizzy’larm Verizon cellular-based alarm panel from Alderon Industries will send a text message on an alarm condition. It has three digital alarm inputs, an analog input and internal temperature sensor. The digital alarm inputs can be activated using standard float switches or WaterSpotter flood and sump sensors. Use the analog input to monitor levels in a holding tank. A 9-Volt rechargeable battery provides battery backup. It can be activated by visiting www.vizzysite.com. 218/483-3034; www.alderonind.com; Booth #3033.
The 4,000-gallon aluminum Matador vacuum tank from Amthor International comes standard with a 5/16-inch-thick side shell and floor, full head baffles and no external rings. It is available as a dumping tank with or without full-opening rear doors, code or non-code, as well as with off-road construction options for various oilfield and mining applications. Various pump models are available, as are chassis and stock tanks. 800/328-6633; www.amthorinternational.com; Booth #4331, 4332, 4333, 4335.
The Dry-Mate 2-inch full-port polypropylene valve from Banjo Corp. is designed for safe and easy, spill-free connections. Its double ball valve design combines unrestricted flow with simple operation. The handles interlock, making it easy to identify which handle opens or closes first. The over center clamps are easy to use, creating quick and positive engagement of the components. The two halves may be rotated 20 degrees either direction with respect to each other and still be clamped together and function properly. Both handles have interlock buttons, which prevent the balls from accidently being opened when the halves are separated. 765/362-7367; www.banjocorp.com; Booth #1325.
The ASKR handheld from BASE Engineering gives operators the ability to control industrial equipment/vehicles from outside of the cab, eliminating the need for most two-man teams. The operator has the freedom to move around the work site, controlling the vehicle with precision and accuracy from a safe distance while getting the best vantage point. The system has up to 12 custom functions (including Emergency Stop capability), various modes of operation to suit specific needs, a range of up to 2,000 feet, and a 300-hour continuous use, rechargeable battery. 800/924-1010; www.baseng.com; Booth #4227.
The Super Mini roll-off trailer from Benlee allows a company to use an existing tractor to handle and control all roll-off needs. When coupled with a day cab, the length comes within a foot of a standard roll-off truck and carries the same 20-, 30- or 40-yard boxes. It can get into tight spots, and allows for large payloads. It is built with ArvinMeritor 25,000-pound axles, Parker 1-inch Tough Cover hoses, and chromium trivalent-plated 1-inch steel lines, etc. Units are available for immediate shipment with or without tarp systems. 734/890-6822; www.benlee.com; Booth #2343, 2344.
BLUEline rotary lobe pumps from Boerger are self-priming, valveless, positive displacement pumps. The series offers 21 pump models with flow rates up to 7,500 gpm. The screw rotor provides pulsation-free operation for the gentle conveyance of viscous and abrasive materials. All equipment is constructed using Maintenance in Place design. Through the quick-release cover all wetted parts can be maintained or replaced by on-site staff without the removal of pipe or drive systems. 612/435-7300; www.boerger.com; Booth #2461, 2462.
Compact hydroexcavators from CANVAC Trucks come with aluminum vacuum and water tanks, cabinets, oil reservoir and cyclones. They are compact, maneuverable and user-friendly, with a Hibon 1,500 cfm blower in a heated acoustic enclosure. They are designed to be operated in bitter cold temperatures, with a durable 1 to 10 gpm at 3,000 psi water pump, a full-rotation all wireless 6-inch boom, 36- by 36-inch rear mudgate, and a double-acting telescopic hoist to 50 degrees. The unit is mounted on a four-wheel-drive Freightliner for tough conditions. 289/880-7888; www.canvactrucks.com; Booth #5345.
The TR2324 split-shaft PTO from Cotta Transmissions is designed for hydroexcavation, vacuum and similar vocational vehicles. Its flex design is modular with increased performance aimed at minimizing the cost to design or retrofit. Multiple output options allow the PTO and intermediate to be configured to meet specific needs. It handles 650 hp, up to 28,500 ft-lbs of torque, and 3,400 rpm max through speed. A single driveline connection is offered for multiple series drivelines. Multiple top shaft ratios are available, along with “A” through “E” pump pads and lube pump options. 608/368-5600; www.cotta.com; Booth #6021.
The Cougar DC Truck Vibrator from Cougar Vibration, a div. of Martin Engineering, provides power to improve the speed and efficiency of unloading pumper trucks and other mobile equipment. The vibration helps achieve more payload per cycle and fewer cycles per job. The small, lightweight unit requires minimal space, and uses a high-speed, low-amp 12- or 24-volt electric motor. Its weatherproof aluminum housing provides a high output-to-weight ratio. It is sealed against dirt, dust and water for long life in extreme conditions, and shielded, oversized, permanently lubricated ball bearings ensure reliable service life. It provides up to 3,200 pounds of vibratory force, and is supplied with mounting hardware and electrical connections. 800/544-2947; www.martin-eng.com; Booth #2004.
The commercial-duty V-117-850 vacuum reel from Coxreels is designed to extract unwanted particles and byproducts from the workplace. This direct hand-crank reel handles up to 50 feet of 1 1/2-inch standard vacuum hose with bullet cuffs. It has a solid one-piece steel U-shaped frame and open-drum design and a no-thread direct-connect port for fast and convenient vacuum hose installation. It is lightweight, compact and has CNC robotically spun and ribbed discs with rolled edges for safety, strength and durability. 800/269-7335; www.coxreels.com; Booth #6215.
The FX65 vacuum excavator from Ditch Witch was designed with the same standard features at the FX60, but enhanced to maximize operator efficiency and productivity. It has advanced airflow at 1,215 cfm, and is powered by a 74 hp turbocharged Deutz diesel engine. It comes with 500-, 800- or 1,200-gallon vacuum tanks and 200-, 300- or 500-gallon water tanks. It has an advanced, three-stage filtration system with a cyclonic filter that cleans the air prior to reaching the filter. 800/654-6481; www.ditchwitch.com; Booth #5216.
EZ Kleen EZ Series portable oil-fired, engine-driven hot water pressure washers, distributed by Dultmeier Sales, are designed for tough industrial cleaning. They are professionally engineered to combine hot water, pressure and volume to provide efficient and effective cleaning. They are available in oil-fired portable, electric or gas drive, and designed to provide water at temperatures to 180 degrees F. All units are equipped with General plunger pumps. 800/228-9666; www.dultmeier.com; Booth #2272.
Flo Trend Systems
The Sludge Mate Container Filter from Flo Trend Systems is a simple one-step process for dewatering a variety of sludges. It has no moving parts, requires minimal labor and maintenance, and is easy to use. The Poly-Mate Polymer Mixing and Injection System conditions the incoming sludge. Sludge is then pumped into the unit’s inlet manifold through the Mix-Mate manifold. The Poly-Mate prepares sludge for ease of dewatering and clarity of discharged fluid. It dewaters alum and wastewater treatment plant sludge, septic tank waste, grease trap waste, lagoon sludge, slaughterhouse waste, wastewater residual, sump bottoms, and industrial waste. 800/762-9893; www.flotrend.com; Booth #6136.
The truck-mounted X-6 Hydroexcavator from X-Vac, a product of Hi-Vac Corporation, has a 6-cubic-yard debris tank and can store 570 gallons of freshwater with an option for a capacity of 1,000 gallons. The adjustable triplex water pump exerts up to 3,000 psi and is set independently of the blower speed. Vacuum systems range in size from 2,600 cfm at 27 inches Hg vacuum to 3,400 cfm at 16 inches Hg of vacuum. Its 6-inch vacuum hose exposes any type or size of underground utility, especially in residential areas where space is tight and crews want to avoid blocking residential streets. 740/374-2306; www.x-vac.com; Booth #1362.
In The Round Dewatering
User-friendly horizontal dewatering drums from In The Round Dewatering are mounted on a roll-off frame. They can dewater 18,000 to 25,000 gallons per fill, providing liquid-free material overnight. The drum provides results with any material that will flock, including grease. Filling can be done multiple times prior to rotation, and the unit turns every two hours, usually overnight. It is energy efficient, as it only requires 1/4 hp to operate. 317/539-7304; www.itrdewatering.com; Booth #2361, 2362.
Integrated Chassis Solutions
The SKY-PUMP SP-110 from Integrated Chassis Solutions has a boom that can reach over 120 feet and has a hydraulic pump mounted on the tip end of the boom. This allows the operator to strategically dip and place the pump wherever necessary without having to manually enter the area. The pump moves material through 4-inch piping along the boom, conveying directly to any cargo container or trailer. It can be manufactured on any boom model up to 200 feet in length. 970/475-6256; www.ics-vac.com; Booth #6630.
The Knight PD air-mover from Keith Huber is capable of 6,100 cfm, and incorporates deep vacuum with the ability to pressure off-load. The Huber Master Control allows the operator to switch easily from wet to dry product with no downtime. Its wet/dry diverter valve filtration, deep-vacuum loading and high air conveyance are designed to help move sludges and dry product. 800/334-8237; www.keithhuber.com; Booth #4115.
The HXL400WV vacuum pump from Masport is a 400 cfm pump capable of up to 25 inches Hg and 20 psi for continuous duty. It is water stabilized so it can achieve those performance levels, make pump startup easier in cold weather, and extend the life of the vacuum pump. It is compatible with tank sizes up to 5,000 gallons and can be PTO-, belt- or hydraulic-driven. 800/228-4510; www.masportpump.com; Booth #2401.
Milwaukee Rubber Products
The Gas Alert Micro Clip from Milwaukee Rubber Products provides protection from atmospheric gas hazards. It offers visual compliance at a glance with the flashing green IntelliFlash. Easy one-button operation reduces training time and lets workers focus on the job at hand. For simple, cost-effective management of records, calibration and bump testing, it is compatible with the MicroDock II automatic test and calibration system and Fleet Manager II software. Its continuous LCD shows real-time gas concentrations while its compact and lightweight design makes it comfortable to wear. It is water-resistant with a built-in concussion-proof boot and multi-language support. It is powered by a rechargeable lithium polymer battery. 800/325-3730; www.milwaukeerubber.com; Booth #3032.
Mobile Hydraulic Equipment
HIPPO Multipower E-Series truck-mounted units from Mobile Hydraulic Equipment are designed to provide mobile power when needed. It is powered by an integrated 33 hp liquid-cooled diesel engine, and contains four power outputs, including air, electric, welding, and hydraulic. It allows operators to travel light while increasing productivity and eliminating downtime. 800/844-0624; www.multipower.us; Booth #1064.
National Vacuum Equipment
Challenger Series 4310 Blower Pro Paks from National Vacuum Equipment have been updated with a new enclosure design to improve the ease of maintenance while dramatically decreasing sound levels. An internal ballast silencing system coupled with a number of exhaust silencer options yields a package that meets the needs of end users. They are available in frame- or top-mount models, with multiple drive options. 800/253-5500; www.natvac.com; Booth #2201.
Nightstick by Bayco Products
The NSP-4608BC Dual-Light multi-function headlamp with helmet lamp bracket clip from Nightstick by Bayco Products has a durable stainless clip that mounts directly to existing helmet lamp brackets. It has five lighting modes that include a spotlight for distance and floodlight for close-up illumination, and is powered by three included AAA batteries. It is water rated IP-X7 waterproof, has a 2-meter drop rating and weighs 3.4 ounces. The sleek profile incorporated in the engineered polymer headlamp is accentuated by a multi-position ratchet tilt design that clips directly to a helmet, hard hat, fire helmet or the like. 800/233-2155; www.mynightstick.com; Booth #5420.
The Tornado F4 Slope hydrovac from Petrofield Industries holds 13 cubic yards of mud and more than 2,100 gallons of freshwater. The boom has a 342-degree rotation and a 26-foot reach. All of the critical components are housed in an insulated and heated aluminum van body. Its sloped floor design means operators do not hoist the tank to empty it, eliminating the dangers of dumping on uneven ground and overhead power lines. 877/340-8141; www.tornadotrucks.com; Booth #1418, 1419.
The URBAN X hydro and air excavator from Premier offers safety, efficiency and productivity in sensitive construction and underground utility applications. In addition to its digging capability, it provides expanded functionality, including a self-contained power plant to support a variety of electrical, air and hydraulic tooling, including coring equipment. The water capacity is 600 gallons, with a debris capacity of 6 yards. As with the CV-Series lineup, it is fully integrated with a Caterpillar CT660 chassis, sold and serviced via the participating Caterpillar Dealer Network. 970/542-1975; www.poequipment.com; Booth #2100.
RAE Systems by Honeywell
The MeshGuard wireless gas detection system from RAE Systems by Honeywell is a battery-operated, rapidly-deployable hazardous area monitoring system. It can help protect workers and the community and reduce regulation compliance and information processing costs. Wireless, continuous gas detection provides risk mitigation for water treatment operations. Real-time wireless gas detection combines securely accessible VOC and toxic chemical sensors, location-based monitoring, analysis and assessment. 877/723-2878; www.raesystems.com; Booth #4138.
The compact GX-2009 confined space gas monitor from RKI Instruments weighs 4.6 ounces, and monitors combustibles, oxygen, hydrogen sulfide, and carbon monoxide using individual sensors for each gas. All four gas readings are displayed on an LCD display that has auto backlighting. Gas alarms are adjustable and alarm types include a 95 db audible alarm with dual speakers, vibration alarm, and bright visual alarms on three sides of the instrument. It is water and dust proof with an IP-67 rating. Also included is a large capacity data logger. 800/754-5165; www.rkigasmonitoring.com; Booth #2062.
Sonetics wireless communication systems let crews talk to each other in real time, completely hands-free, with no interruptions or stopping equipment. They can deliver clear instructions and answer questions directly while the work rolls on. They help crews maintain precision through continuous communication. Job quality and performance increase as mistakes are reduced. When the headsets are on, the crew is fully protected. Since they can talk to each other, there’s no need to remove them. The crew can get warnings, alerts, instructions and updates instantly to avoid hazards, injuries and mistakes. 888/887-1272; www.soneticscorp.com; Booth #5201.
The DOT 407/412 6400 cfm hydroexcavator from Supervac 2000 has a 3,000-gallon carbon steel debris tank, and a 1,000-gallon polypropylene water tank inside heated enclosure. Its hydraulic boom has a 26-foot radius. It comes with a 6,400 cfm, 27-inch Hg Robuschi blower, two cyclones with cartridge filtration, a 700,000 Btu 6,000 psi boiler, and a 10 gpm 6,000 psi Pratissoli water pump. It offers hose reel capacity of 200 feet for hydroexcavation, or a 110 psi, 185 cfm Boss air compressor with a hose reel capacity of 100 feet for air excavation. It has a fully heated aluminum enclosure using a Wabasto diesel heater. The winter package includes a recirculation water pump and Glycol flushing system. 866/839-5702; www.supervac2000.com; Booth #1338.
Trelleborg Pipe Seals Milford
Drainplus 2.0 liner from Trelleborg Pipe Seals Milford is designed for rehabilitation of pipes with variations in internal diameter and bends. It has the ability to negotiate multiple 90-degree bends and overcome changes in internal diameter, while maintaining the required minimum 3 mm wall thickness. The silicone provides high temperature resistance, and when used in combination with Trelleborg’s range of epoxy resins can be steam cured without the need for calibration hoses. This allows fast processing time, so the installer can achieve maximum productivity. 800/626-2180; www.trelleborg.com/pipe-seals; Booth #6036.
Using a single PTO opening and using the truck’s own engine for power, underdeck rotary screw air compressor systems from Vanair provide power in a variety of markets. Whether its air, AC power or hydraulics or any combination of all three, they are designed to mount seamlessly under the vehicle, leaving the hitch free for towing other equipment and opening up the bed for additional storage space. The PTO shaft-driven technology provides the required air pressure and volume, increasing productivity and lowering maintenance while saving money on fuel costs. 219/879-5100; www.vanair.com; Booth #3005.