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TORNADO® Subsurface Aerators

TORNADO® Subsurface Aerators deliver excellent oxygen transfer and high mixing efficiency to various wastewater treatment processes in any climate. With thousands of units in operation worldwide, TORNADO Subsurface Aerators has a proven record of maximizing performance while minimizing energy consumption.

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Overview of TORNADO® Subsurface Aerators

The TORNADO® Subsurface Aerator offers efficiency and low maintenance for operators needing efficient aeration. It provides comprehensive mixing and oxygenation for various water environments. With an adjustable introduction of air, it optimizes oxygen levels across depths. The durable stainless-steel construction stands up to demanding conditions, improving processes like biochemical oxygen demand reduction, odor control, and nitrification. Installation and operation are straightforward, making the TORNADO aerator a user-friendly choice that fulfills rigorous water treatment standards.

Benefits of the TORNADO

The TORNADO aerator’s cutting-edge design offers unparalleled benefits to water treatment facilities. Its energy-efficient operation reduces operating costs while maintaining high aeration performance. Furthermore, the system’s adaptability to different environmental conditions makes it a practical choice for a wide range of applications.

  • Energy-efficient performance
  • Reduced operating costs
  • High aeration effectiveness
  • Adapts to variable conditions
  • Versatile applications
  • Durable stainless-steel construction
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Easy installation and operation

Features of the TORNADO

The TORNADO aerator’s innovative features are crafted to meet the diverse needs of water treatment professionals. Its advanced air distribution system ensures consistent oxygen transfer, while the modular design allows for easy scalability. The weather-resistant materials ensure longevity, even in harsh environmental conditions.

  • Advanced air distribution
  • Modular design
  • Weather-resistant materials
  • Scalable to various sizes
  • Low-energy consumption
  • Quiet operation
  • Anti-fouling design

Three Subsurface Aerator Models to Choose From

Each TORNADO aerator can be configured to be either shore mounted. Shore-mounted options can be either self-aspirating or blower-assisted.

  • The TORNADO self-aspirating aerator aerates on its own by drawing air from the surface and injecting it beneath the surface of the pond or lake. It’s available in sizes from 2 to 100 horsepower (1.5 to 75 kW).
  • The TORNADO blower-assisted aerator is used for applications requiring a higher oxygenation level. The aerator includes a blower, which forces more air down the inlet and into the wastewater, producing higher oxygen. It’s available in sizes from 2 to 100 horsepower (1.5-75 kW).

The AQUA TORNADO is a float-mounted freshwater aerator system with a large-diameter stationary draft tube with unrestricted air intake and a large propeller.

How the Tornado Subsurface Aerator Works

The TORNADO Surface Aerator draws atmospheric air through an intake valve and then disperses it into water through a diffused aeration mechanism. As the aerator operates, a propeller-like component beneath the surface creates a turbulent mixing action, distributing oxygen evenly throughout the water body. This process facilitates oxygen dissolution into the water and promotes the natural breakdown of pollutants through aerobic digestion. The TORNADO’s design minimizes energy consumption while maximizing oxygen transfer efficiency, making it an ideal solution for maintaining healthy aquatic ecosystems and effective wastewater treatment.

Extensive Aeration Applications

The TORNADO is utilized across a diverse range of applications, such as:

  • Municipal wastewater treatment
  • Industrial effluent management
  • Aquaculture oxygenation
  • Lake and pond aeration
  • Stormwater retention basins
  • Leachate treatment
  • Algae and odor control
  • Sludge stabilization

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