Why One of Colombia’s Largest Wastewater Plants Trusts Rubber Check Valves

Proco Products, ABC Ingeniería supply new, 84-inch duckbill check valve to protect Medellín treatment plant Boasting zero maintenance requirements and absolute protection against backflow, it is no wonder why one of Colombia’s largest wastewater treatment plants has trusted rubber duckbill check valves to protect the integrity of its operations for more than 20 years. An Continue reading

Safeguarding the Snake River with ProFlex™ Check Valves

Duckbill check valves from Proco Products drive Ontario, Oregon’s upgraded wastewater diffuser system As the Snake River meanders more than 1,000 miles across the U.S. Pacific Northwest, its westward surge that separates Oregon from Idaho passes a crucial milestone: The City of Ontario. Ontario, located in eastern Oregon’s Malheur County, operates a roughly 2-mgd wastewater Continue reading

Advantages of Check Valves in Water & Wastewater Systems

Authors: Mike Lassas, President, Proco Products Inc, and Cal Hayes, General Manager, WaterWorks Division When you design check valves into your piping system, you are making an investment in preventative maintenance. Check valves support savings from both production downtime and equipment damage, such as when a valve leaks back into a pump cavity or sumps Continue reading

Proco App Downloads

Pen-Seal Calculator The Proco Pen-Seal Calculator is designed to assist you in selecting the correct number of links and the correct size of link for pipe penetrations passing through walls and/or floors. What exactly is a Pen-Seal? Proco’s Pipe Penetration Seals have been designed to assist in achieving an efficient, low-cost mechanical seal when piping passes Continue reading

The Patented ProFlex™ 710TT & 770/780

  The ProFlex™ 710TT has been engineered and developed to be the most efficient and specifiable valve to ensure 100% mixing capability in potable water and sewage reservoir/storage tanks. Under U.S. Patent No. 11,396,951, the new patented torsional flow design of the valve provides a unique spinning motion which has never been offered before and Continue reading

How Expansion Joint Expertise Helps Improve Industrial Wastewater System Reliability

Nearly all industries have wastewater treatment plants. These facilities are designed to meet pretreatment requirements imposed by local or state governments. Pretreatment rules were enacted to prevent industrial discharges from affecting or passing through domestic wastewater treatment plants, so industry is seeing upgrades or new builds to comply. Wastewater piping systems are constructed from a Continue reading

Understanding & Proper Installation of Pipe Penetration Seals

Why a Gas and Watertight Seal is Important for Your Operation When designing a pumping system—or refurbishing, reconfiguring, or expanding one—users may be faced with sending a pipe through a wall, floor, tank, or vault. Sealing this pipe-through so that no substance—gas or liquid—leaks is of utmost concern. Not only could the failure to create Continue reading

Top Tips – How to Select the Right Expansion Joints

Expansion joints don’t always get the attention they deserve. They are critical components of piping systems for every industry. These flexible connectors allow for movement within the piping system. They can also minimize vibration and sound. Expansion joint failure can result in process downtime as well as safety or environmental concerns, so ensuring the right Continue reading