An innovator in vortex grit removal, Smith & Loveless boasts 45 years of experience with inlet works equipment. With thousands of installations world-wide – including more than 150 full-scale field tests that confirm 95% grit removal of 105 micron and larger — we are not just the first in the industry, we’re the best and working hard to stay that way.
S&L’s commitment to market leadership in grit removal kindles on-going research and development, which leads to continued system innovations. S&L has developed numerous patented and exclusive components that further enhance the capability for complete grit removal, handling, and dewatering.
S&L will take on all competitors, including sloped floor systems, aerated grit chambers, detritors and velocity channel systems. Take a look at the removal efficiencies, footprints and construction costs of these competing systems. See why we’re the most specified grit removal system in North America. Compare Now >
After pioneering the first flat-floor forced vortex grit chamber more than 40 years ago, Smith & Loveless continues to lead the industry in advanced hydraulic grit removal research and development by ephasising a combination of CFD analysis and field testing. The state-of-the-art PISTA® is the most-specified in the world.
S&L’s PISTA® TURBO® Grit Pump is designed exclusively for pumping grit slurries. The PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Pump features a heavy-duty, solid, stainless steel shaft, heavy-duty bearings and mechanical seal. Top mounted, vacuum primed or flooded suction pumps are available at 15.81 lps with 100 mm piping to 31.6 lps with 150 mm piping.
Smith & Loveless delivers complete wastewater screening systems designed for superior durability, performance and life-cycle cost value. Our proven SCHLOSS™ engineered screening solutions handle coarse and fine screening, washing, compacting and conveying for numerous municipal and industrial applications.