I had one client in Michigan where the city told the brewery their wastewater surcharges would be about $900 per day. This couldn’t be right! After digging in and correcting the math errors (on the city side of things), the surcharges were actually only about $20 per month. Problem solved just like that.[/vc_column_text]
Each of these systems is designed custom for you based on your specific requirements. I wish I could say I had a standard model and it works for everyone, but it usually doesn’t work out that way. As it is, this is something I design and you purchase and install it all with the help of your own local contractors. This keeps costs down and keeps the knowledge of the system local. Controls are delivered programmed and ready to install. I can log in to the controller remotely to view the data files and help with trouble shooting.
3D drawings like this are great, they’re the future of CAD work. I can even do 3D design work like this for the rest of your brewery if needed. Of course I can do 2D CAD work as well, but this is much better.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/3″]
This system is based on off-the-shelf controllers. This in inexpensive and an amazingly functional option. The system functions similar to a PLC and has analog and/or digital inputs for pH, flow, tank level, and anything else we need. Based on these inputs there are outputs for pump control, mixing, discharge, and alarms; including conditional ‘if’ interlocks. Additionally the system is connected to the internet and allows remote access from anywhere. You can log in from home, I can log in from my office, or the factory can log in and help troubleshoot. This system is about 30% of the cost of the PLC based system below. I am an OEM supplier for Walchem industrial controllers. A controller you purchase from me will be delivered to you programmed and ready to wire in, with an accompanying electrical installation drawing. Heck of a deal!
PLC based logic
This is an integrated waste water control system that manages pH balancing. It has been developed in partnership with Cascade Integration & Development, a systems integration firm based in Bend Oregon. Being a PLC based system, this is more standard and easier for local controls electricians to access and modify.
The system consists of a single control enclosure that has a small color touch screen interface. In addition, the enclosure can also be integrated with your brewery’s control system or HMI software. The system provides pump control based on level, pH balancing, alarming, trending, and a variety of options that include auto dialing.
In addition to the waste water control system, we can also provide an array of brewery control solutions. Fermenter temperature control, brewhouse automation, wastewater temperature control devices, whatever you might need.