Intake screens are mainly used to clean water extracted from the sea, rivers or lakes to be used as cooling water for process water or industrial sites, power, raw water, desalination plants, drainage channels and irrigation offtakes. These screens are usually placed away from the shoreline, in an area of optimum water quality, remote from sensitive marine organisms.
Airburst Cleaning Systems
Optimum protection for aquatic life
Screens are the most economical and reliable system for wild life protection and debris removal from surface water supplies. Intake screens are designed to take in water at a low velocity while providing optimum protection for aquatic life.
Federal Screen’s intake screens are designed to insure a significantly constant flow velocity which will improve protection of wild life while reducing costs. These intake screens have no moving parts that could breakdown down or wear out eliminating the need for replacements components and costly repairs. The intake screens are offered in corrosion resistant materials for a long service life.
Additionally Federal Screen offers intake screens with a copper coating which significantly reduces impingement and entrainment of debris primarily used for zebra mussels. This copper coating is a unique design that can be used in combination with an air backwash system for an ultimate retraction design.
Air Backwash System
Over time, general debris will gather on the outer screen surface and will need periodic cleaning to keep the screen functioning properly. An air backwash system can be included as part of our intake screen design where clearing of accumulated debris from the screen surface is required.
Federal Screen also provides screen panels for fish diversions or other projects with large water volume requirements. Our range of intake products and designs results in customized solutions suited for the environment or project requirements and allows for the lowest operating and maintenance costs. Other benefits to intake screens include reliable water delivery, lower initial screen system costs, no debris handling or disposal.
Benefits of our Intake Screens include:
- No moving parts. Offered in corrosion resistant materials for long service life and lower maintenance costs
- Reliable system for fish protection
- Surface filtration: The V-shaped surface wires allows easy cleaning
- Low pressure-drop
- Flexibility on design offers the capability of an optimum installation location wherever placed
- Keeps turbines and pumps debris-free
- Dependable water delivery
- Minimum clogging / Maximum water flow
- Multiple designs accommodate deep to shallow depths
- Copper-nickel units available for anti-biofouling
(Compliant with Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act)
- Airburst cleaning system available
- Available in corrosion-resistant materials
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Mainly used to clean water extracted from the sea, rivers or lakes to be used as cooling water for process water or industrial sites, power, raw water, desalination plants, drainage channels and irrigation offtakes.
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