Hendrick Screen Blog

  • Placing safety first has earned Hendrick Screen a new milestone. 3,148 days without a loss-time accident. See how Hendrick earned this achievement and how our employees benefit.
  • Hendrick Screen Company has introduced the first ever metal flexible bar product to the architectural industry. The new product, called FLEX-BAR™, will save time and associated costs for installing metal panels on curved architectural applications.
  • Bob McDole, Hendrick's General Manager and Cody Veach, Water/Fish Product Manager were recently interviewed by Hydro Leader Magazine. They discuss the benefits of Hendrick's water intake and fish diversion equipment and our commitment to customer service.
  • Are you planning a water intake installation for an upcoming project? Need to learn more about this technology? Join us for this live webinar and get all your questions answered. Hendrick will be hosting a 30-minute webinar titled "Efficiency by Design: Water Intake Screen Technology" on Thursday, April 15th @ 12:00pm CDT. 
  • To tackle a dwindling water supply, the City of Santa Barbara, CA proposed the reactivation of the Charles D. Meyer Desalination Plant that was placed in stand-by mode and had not operated for more than 20 years. Concerns arose surrounding the environmental impacts that the plant’s reopening would create, including the destruction of marine life through the use of the existing flat panel intake that was part of the plant’s original design.
  • Passive water intake systems often require an airburst system to keep the intake operating efficiently. This article discusses the four main components of an airburst system and buyer options for those components.
  • Although there are several different types of water intake screen technologies, traveling screens and wedge wire passive water intake screens are commonly specified as a 316(b) solution. Ultimately, it’s good to understand the basic principles and benefits of each type of system. There are some similarities as well as key differences between the two technologies that should be considered when choosing the appropriate screening system.
  • There are many different types of false bottoms for the brewing process, but if you’re serious about brewing, getting the right equipment for the job is important.
  • When designing an intake system, the water intake screen is a critical element to a well-designed system. The entire water intake system is dependent on the functionality of the water intake screen in order to work correctly. If the screen is designed properly, it leads to an efficient system that will reduce maintenance costs over the system’s lifespan. However, cost savings isn’t the only consideration to a good design.
  • When making a purchasing decision, price, lead time and capabilities are common decision factors when deciding who to partner with. But the words, “family owned business,” can have an impact on the success of the purchasing decision. While ‘family owned’ may not seem to make much of a difference to the buyer, in actuality, it can make a big difference.