GRIT RESOURCES: Grit Removal Research Center
See grit removal - live - in a testing facility.

Advancing the Science of Grit Removal
Smith & Loveless' new 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.

The facility helps us to lead the market as the one company continually introducing new products and developments dedicated to removing grit for the lowest total cost.

Schedule a visit today to learn more about grit and how it affects Grit Removal Systems.

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We Help Protect Your Plant and the Bottom Line
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.

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.


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