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Huber Technology offers solutions for both Industrial and Municipal applications. Best known for the robust ROTAMAT(R) sewage and sludge screens, with over 1500 operating in the UK and Ireland, Huber Technology also offers a broad range of other treatment equipment. This includes machines for achieving Screenings Removal, Washing, Conveying and Compacting; Sludge Screening, Thickening and Dewatering; Storm Screening; Total Preliminary Treatment; Grit Removal and Washing; Grease and solids Removal, Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) and Disc and Sand Filtration Tertiary Treatment


Mr Nick Hunt
Units C & D Brunel Park
Bumpers Farm Industrial Estate
SN14 6NQ

Improved Performance from New Huber Inlet Screen

Huber Technology's new EscaMax inlet screen has achieved exceptional results following recent tests at the National Screen Evaluation Facility (NSEF) at Chester Le Street. The average Screenings Capture Ratio was 84% which puts it as a leader in its class.

The tests were conducted following an extensive redesign to the already successful EscaMax fine screen. The modifications to the screen not only improve the Screenings Capture Ratio but also help reduce maintenance costs by extending the period between servicing and reducing routine maintenance.

As Nick Hunt, Huber UK’s Sales Director explained  â€œthe EscaMax has been an incredibly successful screen with over 420 installed worldwide and over 50 in the UK alone. However, we are always looking at ways to improve performance and after listening to our customers’ needs the decision was taken to further redesign certain mechanical features of the screen”.

Inlet screens purchased for WwTWs that do not function efficiently increase operational expenditure due to a variety of reasons. Poor reliability increases screen maintenance costs and solids material which passes through a screen can block downstream equipment.  Poor screen performance can reduce effluent quality and increase the risk of Constent failure.

Aesthetic requirements within consented discharges and the desire for reduced operational expenditure throughout the wastewater process have driven the UK water Industry towards finer screening. As a result, a considerable variety of fine screens are available and the selection of the correct one for a given application is a key decision for any operator.

To learn more about the EscaMax and Huber’s extensive range of screens contact: Rachael Harvey   rh@huber.co.uk  or visit our website www.huber.co.uk


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