DD600 Automated Wash Down Diversion System
The DD600 is a wash down diversion system designed for outdoor and unroofed wash bays. The system has a dedicated wash point and when wash tap/s are used signals a mechanical valve to open diverting all wash water away from the stormwater network to a holding tank or similar. At the end of the wash down procedure, the valve returns to the closed position shutting down the valve and returning the waters flow to stormwater under normal rain events. The pit needs to be cemented into the floor and demand valve installed on the water supply line.
The DD600 protects the stormwater network from pollutants generated from wash-down activities and should be used on wash down systems when the area can be kept clean afterward. Dedicated and permanent structured wash down systems such as these generally requires a treatment system and connection to the sewer to create a closed loop system for the user. To discuss your wash-down options, Treatment options, pricing, and commercial viability calls us today.
Robust and reliable the diversion system is well suited to tough applications like truck and equipment washing, quarantine, mining and machinery applications.
The Diversion valve system is housed in a 600 x 600 square poly pit and the pit has 2 outlets, one for stormwater and one for trade waste. The unit is fitted with a silt basket effectively protecting the valve from gross pollutants which can be easily removed for housekeeping. The diversion systems are available with standard and heavy duty grates with class B being standard.
How it Works
During rain events, the pit fills and water exits the stormwater pipe.
The Fox demand valve has the role of sending the signal into the pit for the valve to open or close. The demand valve is installed in a convenient area to the wash bay on the water supply line 100KPA required at a minimum. Any tap point after the demand valve effectively controls the movement of the valve there for any taps after the demand valve is a dedicated wash down tap. Simply turn on the tap and a hydraulic signal controls the valve and positions it open as long as the tap is on. Always remember to use water saving devices such as pressure washers on your wash bay – they save you money and increase time efficiencies.
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