The GeoForm Blog

19Sep

PTO vs. Electric Water Pumps

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Since the inception of GeoForm International Inc. over two decades ago, the core of our business has been the design and manufacture of highly durable pumps that allow our dredging platforms like the Dino 6 and Dino 8 dredges to reliably remove sediment and other unwanted materials from ponds, lakes and reservoirs. In that time, we’ve learned a great deal about the versatility our […]

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31May

Dredged Material Uses

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Dredging is defined as cleaning out the bed of a body of water by scooping out silt, mud, trash or other materials. While the objectives of dredging vary from deepening harbors and waterways to excavation and reclamation, it always results in a certain amount of dredged material being left over after the project is complete. […]

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31May

Mechanical Vs. Hydraulic Dredges

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Do you need to dredge a body of water or waterway? If so, you might be wondering whether you should choose mechanical or hydraulic dredging for best results. The answer is: It depends. Read on to learn more about mechanical vs. hydraulic dredging so you can determine which option is best for your project. Mechanical […]

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04May

What is PTO?

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A power take-off (PTO) is a device that transfers an engine’s mechanical power and uses it to power another device. It can be used as a mechanical source to power another mechanical unit, such as a water pump or auger/screw conveyor, that doesn’t have its own power supply. PTO drive can commonly be found on […]

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22Mar

GeoForm’s Complete Guide to Submersible Pumps

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  How much do you know about submersible pumps? Since you’re reading this, we’re willing to bet that you know a little. As it turns out, there’s a lot more to know about these pumps than might initially meet the eye. They’re carefully constructed devices that have very specific tasks to perform — and they […]

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12Jan

Should I Dredge My Pond?

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It’s a question many new pond owners ask: “Should I dredge my pond?” Whether you’re overseeing a golf course, homeowners’ association, local government or other organization, it’s essential to know whether your facility’s pond requires dredging, since waiting only increases the risk of it degrading into a swamp. Signs You Should Dredge Your Pond While […]

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12Jan

Dredge Boat vs. Hand Dredging

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For homeowners’ associations as well as golf courses, local governments and farms, there’s a debate on how best to maintain and clean sources of water or waste, such as a lake or containment pond. While dredging is the preferred method, it’s the type of dredge that sparks different opinions. So which is better: a dredge […]

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