Proper maintenance of neutralization tanks is essential for proper neutralization of wastes in the systems.  Over time, limestone will loose there ability to effectively neutralize effluents.  Tanks must be cleaned out periodically of all sludge, debris and other material and must be checked for proper amount of limestone. A regular maintenance schedule of one to […]

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In a standard system, acidic waste is drained into a tank filled with high purity limestone chips. After a designated dwell time in the tank (approximately 3 hours) the chemical is neutralized and subsequently discharged by gravity flow into the sewer system. Generally effluent with a pH range of 5.5 – 8.5 can be disposed […]

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If you have a neutralization tank containing limestone in your lab, smells can occur if biologic media has been introduced to the tank. This could be as simple as someone pouring coffee or left over soup down the drain. If the smell persists, you can put some bleach down the drain. But more likely you […]

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