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Fats oils and greases control

Safe and environmentally friendly solution
for FOGs in wastewater

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Heavy build-up of FOG layers in the network causing frequent fatbergs blockages ?

Significant FOG build-up in sewer pump stations requiring increased cleaning ?

Frequent need for vacuum truck cleaning leading to an increase in maintenance costs ?

WHY ARE FOGS AN ISSUE?

Higher concentration of FOG can lead to the formation of fat bergs, scamming, pump blockages, pipe restriction, pipe blockage plus the formation of odour related issues like hydrogen sulfide gas (H2S). But these issues can also end up interfering with the sewage treatment processes at wastewater treatment plants.

ACTI-Mag for FOGs

With a higher neutralising value per dry kilo when compared with caustic and lime, ACTI-Mag raises the pH of the waste stream and allows bacterial breakdown of organic matter and saponification of fats, oils and greases FOGs.

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Key Benefits

Fatbergs removal
Reduce vacuum truck cleaning
Removal of FOGs
Better pH management
Australian manufactured.

Customer Stories

Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment \ Municipalities
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) in wastewater odor control case study, El Centro

ACTI-Mag reduces the odor to manageable levels at El Centro, Southern California, United-States.

Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment \ Municipalities
Magnesium Hydroxide liquid dosing for odour control, Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Replace lime and alum with Calix’s ACTI-Mag magnesium hydroxide liquid at Cassowary Coast Region, QLD, Australia.

WHAT HAPPENS TO THE FOGS WHEN USING ACTI-Mag

ACTI-Mag is a concentrated stabilised suspension of magnesium hydroxide, an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Mg(OH)₂.

ACTI-Mag slowly releases hydroxyl ions which breakdown low-density, large-chain fatty acids into glycerol and various types of soap, both of which are more readily digested by bacteria in wastewater.

Wastewater has large quantities of low-density, long-chain fatty acids. The carboxylate salts that are O-produced further facilitate the breakdown of other fats.

Tg hydroxyl ions carboxylate salts
– soap fatty acid glycerol

Relevant articles

August 05, 2020 \ Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment
Magnesium hydroxide vs caustic soda / sodium hydroxide demonstration

A safe and cost effective alternative to the use of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) for wastewater alkalinity and pH adjustment.

June 27, 2020 \ Improving the Sustainability of Water Treatment
Magnesium hydroxide as a substitute for caustic soda and lime

Magnesium hydroxide is the least expensive and most powerful alkaline chemical treatment available on the market for pH control applications.

May 28, 2020 \ Calix Global Challenges
Fighting COVID-19 on the front lines of wastewater management

Wastewater management professionals are playing a silent-yet-crucial role in the fight against COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. One of

The Calix difference

People, unique technology, partners, and track record

Leading edge technology

Calix core technology makes high surface area materials (with a honeycomb-like structure), giving you a price and a reactivity advantage.

Our materials are proving to have similar properties to highly active nano-materials, without the health/safety concerns and high cost, but with all the benefits.

Faster reactivity = less costs

Manufactured in Australia

Fully integrated supply chain – from mine to customer

Calix is able to offer better service, reliability and performance to its
customers because it controls the entire production process from mining
of raw materials, processing and production.

Chemical dosing systems

Calix leverages a culture of innovation to provide fully customised services such as design expertise, engineering know-how, detail engineering, installation, piping and commissioning services to provide turnkey systems for chemical dosing of Magnesium Hydroxide Liquid (MHL).

Our engineered and cost-effective solutions are tailored to meet your specific needs and budget. Quick to install – our modular dosing units can be delivered on site by truck and are fast to set up and connect.

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We work together in ways others don’t, considering the long-term effect of our actions, never satisfied with the status quo.

Calix has its own direct delivery, service and support capabilities and also has an established a network of local distributors and partners that can provide the best solution for your specific needs and ensure you receive excellent customer service and support, wherever you are located.

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