PISTA® Works™ Grit Removal System Retrofit

The PISTA®Works™ is Smith & Loveless’s most recent innovation further enhancing the world’s best headworks and grit removal scheme all in one package, providing many engineering and cost savings considerations.

The custom-engineered PISTA®Works™ is fully automated with a PLC-based control system and equipped with an integrated screening system for solids retention, PISTA® 360™ Grit Chamber for grit removal, PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Washer to receive the mixture of water and grit from the PISTA® Grit Concentrator and clean the grit while minimizing the odor caused by putrescible organics. Also included in the package are two platforms for convenient equipment access.

The PISTA®Works™ is a complete system design that allows for significant flow variations (patented V-FORCE BAFFLE™), has a compact footprint, and provides a speedy and efficient installation. As with all Smith & Loveless products, PISTA®Works™ delivers the lowest life-cycle costs, is made in the USA, and all the equipment is of stainless steel construction for years of dependable service. 

ModelMax. Flow
0.5B0.5 MGD (1,890 cmd)
1.0B1.0 MGD (3,785 cmd)
2.5B2.5 MGD (9,460 cmd)
4.0B4.0 MGD (15,140 cmd)
7.0B7.0 MGD (26,500 cmd)

Package Components

  • ANSI flanged connections
  • Influent trough with slide gate
  • OBEX™ Spiral Fine Screen, down to 3mm
  • Manual Bypass Bar Screen
  • PISTA® 360™ Grit Chamber with patented  V-FORCE BAFFLE
  • PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Pump
  • Two platforms for easy equipment access
  • Ni-Hard PISTA® Grit Concentrator
  • Integrated disposal hopper for screenings and grit
  • PLC-based control system with touch screen, color HMI interface and NEMA 4X panel to operate the entire system
  • Epoxy-Coated carbon steel skid supports the complete system & is filled with concrete
PISTA® WORKS™ - Complete. Headworks. Delivered

• Skid mounted headworks package
• Complete system design and compact footprint
• Pre-assembled and shipped, virtually eliminating construction costs (excluding OBEX™ Spiral Fine Screen and PISTA® Grit Concentrator Overflow Piping, which are installed in the field)
• All equipment components constructed of stainless steel for years of dependable service
• Utilizing multiple patented technologies including PISTA® 360™ with V-FORCE BAFFLE™ and PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Washer
• Designed to minimize maintenance costs and maximize the service life

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