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For many industrial applications, ECC provides not just a plastic ball, but a solution to a problem. Most of our successful installations have resulted from working closely with customers, sharing our ideas and experience and tailoring a solution to meet their specific requirements.

Contact us with your specific problem and we will work with you to find a customized solution.

Click on the application to the right to find out more about how our products have solved a problem for our customers.

 

Airport Bird Controls

Hollow & Waterfilled Plastic Ball Covers for Airports, Bird Control

Foreign Object Damage costs the airline industry millions of dollars each year – objects on the ground can burst tires and bird strikes in the air damage engines, wings and fuselage. This combined with the significant risk to human life make FOD a serious issue.

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Municipal Drinking Water

Floating Plastic Ball Covers for Municipal Drinking Water applications NSF 61

Not just a plastic ball but a solution to a problem for many Municipal Drinking Water applications, ECC provides not just a plastic ball, but a solution to a problem. Most of our successful installations have resulted from working closely with customers, sharing our ideas and experience and tailoring a solution to meet their specific requirements.

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Wildlife Protection & Odor Control

Waterfowl can be kept away from leach ponds through the use of ECC Bird Deterrent Plastic Ball.

In gold mining applications, heap leach pregnant solution ponds must be covered to prevent waterfowl fatalities. The conventional solution has been netting, which is expensive to maintain, is regularly damaged by winter storms and fails to camouflage the liquid surface from the air.

By floating a layer of ECC Bird Deterrent Plastic Ball on the surface, the liquid is camouflaged and birds fail to see the ponds. The balls rise and fall with changing liquid levels and easily accommodate objects such as floating pump barges.

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Municipal Waste Water

Waterfowl fatalities and process fouling in municipal and industrial ponds can be prevented by covering ponds with a Floating Plastic Ball Cover system.

Two main problems associated with birds and waste water are process fouling resulting from increased organic accumulations, and wildlife fatalities from toxic process wastewater.

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Aerosol Spray Cans

ESB precision balls are used as agitators in the containers that disperse the fluids evenly.

Ball Valves

ESB manufactures a diverse line of solid plastic balls used in valves designed to promote multiple configurations, sizes, materials & cracking pressures. Options & applications include, but are not limited to the following:

  • HDPE, Polypropylene, PTFE, PC & Nylon materials
  • NSF & FDA approved materials available
  • Air, Vacuum, Water, Beverage, Chemical, & Ozone applications
Lightweight Check Valves

ESB supplies the precision balls that are an intricate part of the check valves. The valve employs a free moving ball, which unseats to permit flow in one direction, but seals against a seat to prevent backflow.

Medical Diagnostics

ESB supplies engineered plastic balls to many medical companies as a component for health improvement devices.

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Vent Valves

ESB supplies the precision balls used in many appliances. Dishwasher is just one example of many uses in the appliance industry.

Overflow Valves

ESB supplies precision solid plastic balls for washing machine over flow protection valves. Many other industries can use these precision plastic balls in ball-valve applications for protection against over flows.

Office Furniture

ESB precision balls are used in bearings and free flow slides / drawer slides for many items in both office and household furniture.

Transfer Units

ESB produces balls that are used in transfer units which allow unit loads to be pushed, turned and steered with ease.

Sun Block

ECC Floating plastic ball covers also known as Shade Balls are providing a way to mitigate bromate formation by blocking sunlight in reservoirs. Less expensive than other remedies, the shade balls do not require extensive construction, parts, labor, or maintenance.

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