Hydro Engineering Announces Hydropads to Solve Wash Water Capture and Containment Issues

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The Hydropads are designed to provide liquid and solids separation, be portable, capture and contain wash water and be EPA compliant. The product features a flip screen, a side gutter drag conveyor and a skid steer drive in clean out tray. 

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Hydro Engineering Inc Introduces New Low Profile Hydropad Portable Wash Rack

Hydro Engineering Inc patented the portable wash rack with side gutters in the early 2000's. Now we offer our Hydropads in a lower ground clearance model that can also be shipped via LTL or container freight.

Low profile Hydropad equipment wash racks solve wash water capture and containment requirements.

  •  Low profile design for low ground clearance access 
  •  Hydropad wash racks are portable and set up is fast 
  •  Capture and contain wash water 
  •  Provide liquid / solids separation 
  •  Promote EPA compliance 
  •  Easy to deploy or re-deploy 
  •  More durable than concrete

Hydropads are modular, simple to layout and assemble. They bolt together to form an equipment wash rack array tailored to application requirements. As applications grow, wash rack arrays can grow too. Features like all steel construction with a corrugated surface ensures strength and integrity. Corrugated top surface sheds water and debris into channels that connect to side collection gutters. Debris is automatically flushed by high water flow rate in channels to side gutters. Flow channels allow wash water flow under items being cleaned to discharge into side gutter. Work surfaces stay clean and dry quickly to ensure superior footing for operators.

Hydropad methods for removing the solids (dirt and debris), that are accumulate during the washing process.

1. Flip Screen: Designed to capture grass clippings washed from mowers and other turf equipment, the high capacity Flip Screen provides a solids separation solution that is used in a wide variety of applications to collect and separate debris from the wash water. The Flip Screen is attached to side gutter with hinges. It can be rotated when full to deposit dewatered debris next to gutter for removal.

2. Skid Steer Drive In Clean Out Tray: The Drive-in Tray is a simple heavy duty solids settling system. Wash water flows from Hydropad side gutter into Drive-in Tray by gravity. Weirs located in Drive-in Tray quiet fluid flow which promotes solids settling. Clarified wash water is transferred from integral sump tank by a pump. When solids accumulate a skid steer is used to remove them from Drive-in tray. Ideal for operations with a lot of heavy soil loads.

3. Side Gutter Drag Conveyor: The optional drag conveyor is an automatic solids removal system that can be combined with any Hydropad gutter. The conveyor transfers solids in contained wash water to one end of side gutter for disposal into a waste bin. Clarified wash water flows to the opposite end of gutter where it is collected in a sump tank and then discharged by a pump.

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