Polymaster worked with their client, a major equipment hire company in Australia, to engineer custom solutions for their mobile wastewater treatment plants.

With over 130 years of experience in the industry, the Australian equipment hire company serviced the needs of a wide variety of markets including engineering, building construction and maintenance, mining and resources, manufacturing, government, and events. Their large fleet of hire equipment in Australia has over one million pieces of equipment covering general hire and special project requirements.

The engineering services division of the hire company has many mobile wastewater treatment plants for hire that are designed to help contractors treat contaminated groundwater onsite. These mobile plants allow the flexibility to be deployed onsite quickly and removed when they are no longer required, giving the client massive advantages over permanent installations. These mobile treatment systems required conical sludge clarifiers and chemical dosing.

The hire company partnered with Polymaster to design and engineer suitable pieces of equipment for both of these requirements.

All of the equipment deployed to the site needed to withstand the highly demanding and harsh environment on construction sites. Polymaster was able to meet these standards with custom modified Silomaster sludge clarifiers and ChemMaster self bunded chemical tanks. The modifications required heavy-duty framework for protection during use and transportation, and special design elements for safe operation onsite. Some of the special engineering features included a frame that allowed the tall sludge clarifiers to be laid horizontal for transport, single point lift on all equipment, provision to lift with forklifts, custom orange colouring on products and custom pipework and valving.

Polymaster’s scope of work covered product design, product development, engineering, manufacture and delivery.