The Truth About Grit Removal. Period.
With decades of grit science and experience drawn from more than 2,600 global grit removal system installations, Smith & Loveless delivers innovative solutions that effectively meet the needs of your plant over time.
We Protect Your WWTP and Your Bottom Line
With decades of grit science and experience drawn from more than 3,000 grit removal installations worldwide, Smith & Loveless delivers innovative solutions that effectively meet the needs of your plant over time.
Grit removal success starts with understanding how to manage flow velocity for superior removal efficiency, which is achieved through constant R&D, field experience, and forward-thinking engineering. Beyond that, because all systems are indeed different, one must analyze how purchase price, installation cost, energy use and utility cost will affect the value of the grit system investment.
American-made PISTA® Grit Removal Systems, with continued new developments from Smith & Loveless reign as the standard of excellence that all others attempt to emulate. With new products such as the PISTA® 360™ with V-FORCE BAFFLE™, OPTIFLOW 270™, the PISTA® VIO™ and PISTA®Works™, we prove once again that at Smith & Loveless, we do more than develop industry firsts. We build industry bests.
Decades of R&D have us leading the industry in Grit Removal research. Quite simply, we’re advancing the science of grit removal. See how >
There’s lots to consider, from grit removal efficiency, energy efficiency and footprint. How does the PISTA® stacks up vs. other grit removal systems. Compare >
S&L provides certified tests that actually represent the true amount of grit being captured by your grit removal system. Grit the truth >
See Grit Removal in Action
Smith & Loveless’ Grit Removal Research Center — the first of its kind in the industry — features a fully functional 4.0 MGD (15,000 cmd) Grit Removal System for the purpose of developing and demonstrating the latest and greatest in grit removal products. Visitors have the chance to see firsthand the actual grit path and flow patterns of S&L Grit Removal Systems, learn more about what impacts grit travel and grit equipment design, participate in product R&D and explore CFD analysis and grit testing methods.
S&L Grit Schools for Engineers
Throughout the year, S&L holds free Grit Schools around the world. Schools may be eligible for continuing education credits. Limited space available.