Ultra-dry solids, using centrifuge technologies once again achievable in North America

Ashbrook Simon-Hartley, a longtime leader in high-efficiency dewatering, has combined its know-how with Tomoe Engineering Co. Ltd. technologies to bring the industry the full advantages of ultra-dry solids in a centrifugally-based dewatering option. The Tokyo and Houston-based companies recently signed an agreement for Ashbrook Simon-Hartley to oversee marketing of the equipment in the North American marketplace...

Pictured above: (L-R) Hitoshi Yamamoto, Manager Industrial Machinery; Ken-ichi Ito, Manager International Division; Kyohei Tomita, Director, Deputy Manager; Yoshito Honma, General Manager Environmental Equipment Sales; Keith Williams, Vice President Sales Ashbrook Simon-Hartley; Bill Decker, Business Unit Manager Biosolids Ashbrook Simon-Hartley; Joe Luchetta, President East West Consultants. Seated Hideaki Fukuma, President Tomoe and Robert Williams, President Ashbrook Simon-Hartley

HOUSTON, TX, Feb. 15, 2006 -- The durability and ultra-dry solids capability of Tomoe centrifuge technologies have not been available in North America for several years. Now, through the market strength of Ashbrook Simon-Hartley, the marketplace can once again enjoy the benefits of the world's most effective centrifuge technologies.

Ashbrook Simon-Hartley, a longtime leader in high-efficiency dewatering, has combined its know-how with Tomoe technologies to bring the industry the full advantages of ultra-dry solids in a centrifugally-based dewatering option.

Tomoe Engineering Co. Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan, and its new Houston-based partner recently signed an agreement for Ashbrook Simon-Hartley to oversee marketing of the equipment in the North American marketplace.

According to Robert Williams, president of Ashbrook Simon-Hartley and who led the management buyout of the company last June, "The performance attributes of these advanced centrifuge systems have been proven in over 7,000 installations worldwide (over 400, of which, are installed in the U.S.). These systems are an important addition to the dewatering options that we presently provide to the industry."

The ultra-dry solids, Ashbrook Simon-Hartley, W Series centrifuge -- employing Tomoe technologies -- combines 3,200 plus G's; centrifugally cast stainless steel bowls; sintered tungsten carbide tiles; and patented quasi-axial conveyor design.

Contact your Ashbrook Simon-Hartley representative for more information on the highly cost-effective centrifuge technologies that are now currently available to the industry.

Ashbrook Simon-Hartley Ltd (www.as-h.com) is a world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of high quality precision-engineered equipment for both municipal and industrial wastewater treatment applications. It maintains major service hubs in the United States, Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom, and Santiago, Chile, with local and regional representation worldwide.

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