Projects

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The Green Machine October 21, 2020

Is that a lawn tractor?  Nope! It’s a vacuum pump package that will be integrated into a waste collection system for the textile industry  

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Blower Package for CO2 Capture Technology October 6, 2020

We have just completed a pressure package that will be part of a pilot program to capture carbon dioxide from power plant discharge.  The 1012 RGS-J Roots blower package has many special features to extend its lifespan in a very harsh environment, such as electroless nickel plating on the blower and 316 SS accessories like […]

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Custom noise enclosure for existing equipment August 18, 2020

This enclosure was built to fit on top of an existing blower package in a plastic recycling plant. Our engineers worked with the customer to design an enclosure that would meet their sound dampening needs while fitting around existing equipment, electrical connections, and piping.

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Solberg BBF Silencer Frame Blower Package August 3, 2020

While most of our packages are built on pdblowers bases and skids, we are also happy to integrate other components to meet our customers’ specifications like this BBF-200 Solberg Base. This package is now installed at a wastewater treatment plant.

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Soil Remediation Equipment Retrofits July 7, 2020

For one of our long-time soil remediation customers, we frequently assist them with equipment maintenance and retrofits.  Soil remediation equipment may need refurbishment before moving from one cleanup site to another, or might be brought in to upgrade some of the components. 

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Custom Fabrication of Large Components June 2, 2020

While pressure and vacuum systems are our primary focus, our production facility has all of the tools and expertise to fabricate large custom parts for our customers.  In this project we built VLR Turning Vanes and a Fine Bubble Effluent Weir Box for a wastewater treatment facility.  Our customer provided the specifications and initial drawing […]

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406 RAM Direct Drive Vacuum Package with Wireless Access VFD April 21, 2020

This direct drive vacuum pump package was built for on-site soil remediation work.  Since the customer frequently needs to relocate the package, they asked us to coat the skid in Rhinoguard to make it more durable.  It also features a variable frequency drive (VFD) and control panel with wireless access so the equipment can be […]

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Dewatering Bucket Wheels December 10, 2019

In our 50,000 square foot manufacturing facility, large scale material handling is common.  Gantries, hoists, and several large bridge cranes allow movement of even the largest fabricated components.  So when one of our customers needed custom fabricated components for a large dewatering bucket wheel system, we were up for the challenge.

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Blower Package for Peanut Shelling Plant October 22, 2019

Our blower packages are used in a wide range of agricultural conveying applications.  After final assembly, this pressure package will be integrated into a larger conveying system ultimately headed for a new peanut shelling plant.

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Blower Packages for Waste Wood Processing October 11, 2019

These eight pressure packages will be integrated with turnkey systems that grind and shred waste wood, such as shipping pallets, into chips for removal and recycling.

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36″ Air/Water Separator, 304 Stainless Steel October 3, 2019

One of our soil remediation customers was in need of a new 36″ air/water separator.  Their existing equipment was built with painted steel and over time this began to rust, so the new unit was designed with 304 stainless steel.  Since the new unit was replacing existing equipment, care was taken to insure the new […]

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OEM Vacuum Packages for Material Handling System September 5, 2019

At pdblowers, we partner with a number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to build packages that will be incorporated into larger complex systems.  The equipment for these packages can be provided by pdblowers, or can include parts provided by the OEM.  The packages can also be fully branded with the OEMs logo and colors. In […]

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Adjustable Pressure Package with Chiller for Aerospace Material Testing August 7, 2019

In this interesting application, our customer is testing the heat resistance of materials used in airplanes.  Cold air is pumped into the bottom of a test chamber while the materials are heated in the center of the chamber.  As the air leaves through the top of the chamber, the temperature difference between the air at […]

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Agitation Blower Package July 1, 2019

This blower package is used for agitation at a plant that manufactures aluminum electrode foil.  Since it was replacing existing equipment, care was taken to provide equipment that would not only match the system specs like RPMs, horsepower, and pressure, but that would also have the same type of lubrication needs and maintenance schedule for minimal […]

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Industrial Water Treatment Blower Package May 6, 2019

An enclosed version of our P3 pressure package, this project featured a 47 URAI blower, 10 HP motor, and starter panel on a custom fabricated skid with forklift slots for easy transport.  The acoustical enclosure was galvanized steel with removable doors and roof and a 120V exhaust fan.

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Custom 100 Gallon Air Water Separator March 28, 2019

pdblowers recently completed a custom 36″ air water separator for an environmental remediation customer.To meet the customer’s specifications, the unit was built with a carbon steel body and stainless steel internal baffle and can hold 100 gallons.

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Tri-Lobe Blower Pressure Packages for Aeration System August 1, 2018

A new aeration system at a sewage treatment plant required three large blower pressure packages with on-site startup and training. Each package features a 728 Tri-RAM tri-lobe blower.

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OEM Pressure Packages July 9, 2018

In addition to end users, pdblowers often works with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), providing equipment and packages that will be incorporated into other complex systems.  For a recent project, we built four direct drive pressure packages to be used in industrial packing systems.

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Air Backwash Blower System for Water Treatment Plant May 30, 2018

This customer needed three blower packages to be integrated with a filter backwash control system. In addition to sizing and building the packages, pdblowers provided on-site startup services and training for the operators and maintenance personnel.

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Duplex Single Phase Pressure Package March 27, 2018

One of our current packages is unique in that it features two separate blower packages housed on a duplex base. This pressure system will be exported to South America to provide aeration in a water treatment application. Our customer wanted this unique configuration so the blower packages can be alternated, while saving space with a small footprint.

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Vacuum Exhauster Packages February 19, 2018

pdblowers has just finalized six vacuum exhauster packages, half featuring 721 DVJ vacuum pumps and half featuring 624 RAM vacuum pumps, to be used for material handling in a power plant.

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821 RCS-J Pressure Packages February 19, 2018

pdblowers is currently finishing up three pressure packages that will be utilized for material handling in a coal-fired fossil plant.  Each package features: Roots 821 RCS-J blower 250 HP motor Motor slide base CCF-10 inlet filter SDY-10  inlet silencer 12″ inlet expansion joint 10″ 321 SS discharge expansion joint SDY-10 discharge silencer 4″ weighted relief […]

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Ernst Concrete Bulk Tanker Packages February 7, 2018

For almost 30 years, pdblowers has worked with Ernst Concrete, providing positive displacement blower packages and accessories utilized in concrete plant conveying systems.  The two most recent pressure packages are used for bulk tanker unloading; the blower systems move the cement out of the tanker trucks and into the cement silos at the plant. These […]

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Vacuum Silencer and Air Water Separator Combo August 19, 2016

This project is a combination vacuum pump silencer and air water separator.  The unit serves as a base for a vacuum package, employing a vacuum system to separate water and vapor while also attenuating noise from the vacuum pump discharge.

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SVE System Rated at 2,000 SCFM at 11″Hgg June 28, 2016

pdblowers, Inc. custom built this 200 HP Soil Vapor Extraction system to meet the customers exacting specifications. The system features include: Roots 1016 RAS-JV Rotary Positive Displacement Blower 200 HP Inverter Duty Rated Motor Inlet Air/Water Separator Extraction Pump with level control Inlet Air Dilution Valve Inline Filter Discharge Silencer Discharge Heat Exchanger Instrument Panel […]

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Steam Recompression Package May 15, 2013

Installed for a water purification project, this blower package provides steam recompression. During the process, contaminated water is turned to steam to remove it from the site; As the steam loses pressure moving through the process, the blower package boosts it back up to pressure so it can continue through the purification steps. The contaminants […]

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Stainless Steel Blowers for Corrosive Environment July 25, 2011

The Salton Sea Geothermal Field is a complex of geothermal power stations located along the shore of the Salton Sea in California.  The environment can be extremely caustic at these plants, with high salinity in the nearby water and flammable, hazardous gas—hydrosulfuric acid (H2S)—in the air that will corrode away any equipment operating there. These two […]

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2300 ACFM Vacuum System with Bio-Sparging and Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer February 22, 2009

pdblowers, Inc. integrated equipment into a custom modified 30′ ISO container including a soil vapor extraction system, bio-sparging system and off gas treatment using an RTO. System components included: Roots 718 URAI Rotary Lobe Positive Displacement Blower 60 HP Explosion Proof Motor – Inverter Duty Inlet Air/Water Separator Extraction Pump with level control Modulating Inlet […]

Customized Container for Dry Type Transformer System March 1, 2003

For this project, pdblowers started with a standard shipping container and highly modified it to house a dry type transformer system. This included reinforcing the sub structure, adding special access ports throughout, new custom side panels, and more.

Plastic Compactor January 26, 2002

A client approached us to reverse engineer a product that he had been importing. His foreign supplier had become unreliable in providing this product. He asked if we could reverse engineer the product that would provide some interchangeability with the imported product but at the same time improve the product to provide overall better performance. […]