Recent projects by the team at Syngineering


VSEP Case Study – Santo Domingo, Ecuador

Written on February 3, 2015

The Santo Domingo Landfill caters to the third most populous city in Ecuador and therefore needs to hold a lot of waste.  The climate is humid and rains frequently, which leads to high volumes of leachate.  The current method for containing the leachate is using four large mesh-covered ponds, but is not an effective long term solution as the population increases and rainwater persistently fills up the ponds. Continue reading “VSEP Case Study – Santo Domingo, Ecuador” »

VSEP’s Membrane Technology

Written on February 3, 2015

VSEP systems use membranes which are made from various thin film composites and polymers such as polyether sulfone and polyamide.  There are over 200 different membrane types being used throughout the VSEP systems. Continue reading “VSEP’s Membrane Technology” »

VSEP Landfill leachate

Written on February 3, 2015

Landfills are used to contain and manage waste products and prevent them from harming the environment.  Modern day landfills are used as storage sites where the waste products are dumped and sealed to stop the spread of pollutants and harmful pathogens. Continue reading “VSEP Landfill leachate” »

VSEP Case Study – El Presidente, Colombia

Written on February 3, 2015

The city of Buga in Columbia was quickly outgrowing the area used for landfill.  In fact the projection estimated it would reach its capacity within four months.  The regulators told the Buga Landfill that prior to opening another site they needed to be able to provide a method of dealing with the leachate produced from the waste. Continue reading “VSEP Case Study – El Presidente, Colombia” »

The Benefits of VSEP

Written on February 2, 2015

There are a range of available separation technologies for separating liquid from both suspended solids and dissolved substances.  Some of the more common approaches include:

  • Centrifuges
  • Clarifiers
  • Evaporators
  • Rotary Drum Vacuum Filters
  • Pressure Filters

Continue reading “The Benefits of VSEP” »

How VSEP Works

Written on February 2, 2015

In the crudest sense Vibratory Shear Enhanced Processing (VSEP) takes the untreated feed water and separates it into clean water (also called permeate or filtrate) and dirty water (also called reject or concentrate), all without any chemical additives or pretreatment. Continue reading “How VSEP Works” »

VSEP Case Study – El Bordo Poniente, Mexico City

Written on February 2, 2015

Landfill Mexico CityOnce Mexico City’s only solid waste landfill, it is now closed to allow landfills to be opened further away from the residents of the city.  However, the landfill was used to support a 9 million person population and so is still producing leachate wastewater and will continue to do so for some time. Continue reading “VSEP Case Study – El Bordo Poniente, Mexico City” »

A comparison of Permeate and Concentrate from VSEP System

Written on February 1, 2015

The following video clearly illustrates the incredible water leaning power of a VSEP system.  In the video we see a stream of clean permeate on the left and on the right we can see the concentrate or reject water. Continue reading “A comparison of Permeate and Concentrate from VSEP System” »

Landfill Leachate Treatment

Written on February 1, 2015

Leachate is the product of a fluid percolating through a solid and “leaching” out constituents from the solid.  It poses a problem in waste management where groundwater passing through landfill becomes contaminated. Continue reading “Landfill Leachate Treatment” »

VSEP Contract

Written on January 13, 2015

Here at Syngineering we have been granted a new contract working with American water treatment giants New Logic Research Inc. as the national distributor in Australia for their new product VSEP (Vibratory Shear Enhanced Process). VSEP is the world’s first vibrating membrane separation system. Its done by applying vibratory shear waves directly at the membrane surface. VSEP is able to separate difficult feed streams including high levels of suspended and dissolved solids, oils, organics and other problematic constituents. The process is inexpensive and capable of:

  • Processing thousands of litres per minute
  • Has the ability to stay cleaner for longer
  • Can process constituents with a large solid percentage (~70%)
  • Has a high efficiency (~99%)
  • Simple design (two main parts), and
  • Compact in size.

To download a copy of our VSEP pamphlet click here pdficon_small

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Access Stairway Design for Heavy Machinery

Written on December 18, 2014

One of the latest jobs completed by Syngineering saw us working alongside Access Innovations doing design work on a new access stairway for  mining dump trucks. We went above and beyond the necessary duties required and pride ourselves on the quality of our designs, having conducted 3D preliminary design renders for the client to show them that we are committed.

The job was completed on time and within budget, designed in house by our team of qualified engineers and was RPEQ certified by Syngineering. RPEQ certification takes the headaches out of your life, especially if the site’s foreman asks for the documentation stating that your plant has certification.

Here at Syngineering, we conduct all our designs for access stairways using the AS 1657-2013 standard, and place our certification tag on the design to assure you that the product we design passes all standards, and is safe.

Below are two images of the access stairway illustrating the final product (left) and its engineering certification (right).

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To view more photos of the product and its features, you can go to the Access Innovations website and click on the “Workshop Access” link

Frac Tanks

Written on November 3, 2014

Syngineering has been working on a range of new and innovative tanks for the oil and gas industry. Our tanks are designed in-house at Syngineering’s head office in Banyo, Queensland. They are fully ADR compliant, and each tank is signed off by an RPEQ qualified professional engineer – meaning you don’t have to worry about the quality of the tank, we can give you all of the paperwork you need to get your show on the road faster.

The tank designs we offer include:

  1. Frac Tanks
  2. Frac Storage Tanks
  3. Frac Storage or Open Top Storage Tanks with Handrails
  4. Frac Storage or Open Top Frac Flow Back Tanks including Diffuser Tanks

Our team at Syngineering provides the project management expertise to ensure that your tanks are supplied when they’re promised. We utilise project quality planning during the design and manufacture of the tanks, and we provide inspection services during manufacture so you avoid any headaches down the line.

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Open Top Frac Tank with Handrails Raised

Open Top Frac Tank with Handrails Lowered

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Syngineering at LandForces

Written on September 18, 2014

From the 22nd to 25th of September, Syngineering will have a stall at LandForces. Syngineering will be promoting to other exhibitors and the visitors our abilities to find unique and reliable solutions to problems that our customers come across.

Syngineering has an experienced team of engineers that have a diverse background in all types of projects. We draw on our experience and the experience of our clients to produce the most sound, simple and elegant solutions to their problems.

If you see us there, come and have a chat about the type of ways we can help you, and how our team will give you the confidence to move forward with your design.

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Syngineering’s New Office

Written on September 17, 2014

Syngineering has moved into a new office! We now have more room, and extensions are already underway to make it even bigger. Our new office is Unit 17 at The Hub, located at 14 Ashtan Place, Banyo.

This is an exciting time and the start of a new era for Syngineering. Stay posted for more news.

 

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Electrical Services

Written on August 18, 2014

In Syngineering’s efforts to offer a complete engineering consultancy service to our clients, we now have electrical engineering capabilities. Syngineering can design, certify and install electrical systems. If you’re in need of electrical design  services, then call Syngineering.

Our experienced electricians and electrical draftsmen can offer practical advice and fast turn around for redlined drawings or designs. We can help you get back on track with your project sooner.

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Lighting Circuit Drawing

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PLC Schematic

 

PLC Circuit Diagram

Are you ready for AS1657-2013?

Written on June 4, 2014

As you may know, there has been a revision on AS1657, bringing it to AS1657-2013. There are an extensive list of updates to AS1657-2013, and Syngineering is ready to help you through the process of getting your walkway, stairway or ladder designed, constructed and installed.

Fixed Ladder design has been updated, which will result in improved safety for users in terms of rung spacing, strength of the ladder and improved supports, among many other changes. Labels are now also mandatory, which requires indentification of the designer, fabricator, installer and certifier.

If you have any concerns of designs you’re working on now, or walkways, stairways or ladders that you have in the pipeline, call Syngineering. We’ll make sure everything is OK on your design, then certify it for you with our RPEQ capabilities.

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Syngineering is moving the game on

Written on January 21, 2014

Taking an idea to the drawing board is a critical part of any design process and often extends beyond the knowledge of the inventor.

Sometimes you need a professional to guide your project to the success you once dreamed it could be. Our team’s extensive knowledge can be seen in more detail at two sites dedicated to providing information to get your project started.

www.liftingbeamdesign.com.au is your resource for quickly and easily designing a lifting beam, spreader beam or trestle to your nominated working load limits.

www.forkliftattachmentdesign.com.au is your resource for reviewing our extensive catalogue of forklift attachment designs, and submitting custom orders.

Contact Syngineering to discuss other areas of your project or to talk about custom products designed to your specifications.

Certified Trestle Certified Custom Lifting Beam

Engineering in Japan

Written on January 14, 2014

One of our engineers, Ben Ramsay, recently spent some time in Japan…

“I noticed how well EVERYTHING worked while I was there. How the entire country was such a complex system of interconnecting trains, planes, buses, cars and people. But during my stay there, I noticed that however complex, it was never complicated.

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The Japanese bullet trains – Shinkansen, are complex but elegant solutions increasing the mobility of Japanese people.

Everything from train timetables, down to locks on doors worked properly, and were not complicated. It is this philosphy that made me want to get back to work with Syngineering. I realised that the designs, concepts, drawings and ideas that Syngineering propose or submit to clients are sometimes complex, but never complicated. Our simple and cost effective designs provide ingenious solutions to problems that our clients have, and we take pride in our ability to produce our products.”

Email us, call us or drop in to see how we can offer effective solutions to your problem.

P: (07) 3865 6603

E: info@syngineering.com.au
A: 448 Newman Road, GEEBUNG QLD 4034

Syngineering and EJ Work Together

Written on December 12, 2013

Syngineering and EJ have a great relationship, which enables both companies to collaborate to find solutions to a variety of different problems.

EJ required a lifting beam that could lift product from one stack to the next. The requirement of this job necessitated the design of a special lug which could rotate around the lifting beam, and lock into place by rotating the lug and locating it in a keyway along the length of the lifting beam.

 

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Above: A conceptual hand drawing on an envelope, to a 3D model showing the concept.

This concept was accepted and the fabrication of a prototype began.

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Above: Fabricated Prototype

From here, Syngineering awaits completion of the project, and is eager to hear any feedback to ensure that the final design suits EJ’s requirements perfectly.

Visit EJ’s website here, to see more.

Kliptank from IOR Petroleum

Written on December 11, 2013

IOR Petroleum have teamed up with Kliptank to introduce their range of tanks. Tank sizes range from 100,000 litres to 3,000,000 litres. The main advantage that Kliptanks have over other products in the market is that the tanks can be assembled and commissioned in one day. They can also be disassembled in 2 days and easily relocated to another site. The tanks can be fitted with double liners as well as bottom discharge outlets.

Syngineering have been working with IOR Petroleum to ensure that the tanks fully comply with Australian Standards and that the tanks can be supplied with a complete range of options all certified by existing CPEng & RPEQ standards.

Some of the innovative options available include, bottom discharge outlet pipes, double skins, visual leak detection, remote leak detection, electronic level sensing, mechanical level sensing, steps, signage, and more….

Click on the link to see how quickly the tanks can be assembled ….. Kliptank from IOR Petroleum

Kliptank installed in Roma