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For over one hundred forty years, Amwell has been a supplier of equipment to the water, wastewater and industrial wastewater marketplace. As a Division of McNish Corporation, that dedication continues with a renewed emphasis – providing these industries with a premier product line. Learn more about our company's history.

Amwell’s Aurora, Illinois production facility contains over 31,000 square feet of enclosed manufacturing capacity, permitting total in-house manufacture and assembly of the most critical components for our line of Spur Gear and Worm Gear Drives.

Our Product Line

Circular Clarifiers

  • Bridge and Pier Supported Scraper Type:
    • Single or Double Sweep
    • Spiral Flight
  • Bridge and Pier Supported Suction Type:
    • Manifold Type
    • Rectangular Tapered Arms
    • Pipe Arms
  • Visual Sludge Well Type:
    • Bridge and Pier Supported Flocculator/Clarifiers
    • Bridge and Pier Supported Upflow Solids Contact Clarifiers
    • Bridge Supported Peripheral Feed Clarifiers

Gear Drives

  • Bridge Supported Worm Gear Type
  • Pier Supported Split Spur Gear Type
  • Concentric Combination Clarifier/Mixer Type

Grit Removal Systems

  • Aerated & Non-aerated Systems
  • Bucket Elevators
  • “V” Bucket Elevators
  • Grit Dewatering Screws
  • Drag Out Flight Conveyors
  • Circular Grit Collectors

Rotary Distributors

  • Reaction Driven Type
  • Motor Driven Type

Rectangular Collectors

  • Non-Metallic & Metallic Type
  • Carbon Steel & Stainless Steel Shafting
  • Full Tank Width Shafts
  • Rotating Shafts
  • Static Shafts
  • Stub Shafts


  • Vertical Paddle Type
  • Horizontal Paddle Type

Mechanically Cleaned Screens

  • Front Cleaned Type

Telescopic Valves

  • Rising and Non-Rising Stem
  • Rack and Pinion

Scum Skimmers

  • Pipe Type
    • Worm Gear Operated
    • Lever Operated
    • Motor Operated
    • Rack and Pinion Operated
  • Helical Type

Featured Case Study

Maintenance of the 33-year-old bar screens at the Kalamazoo (Mich.) Water Reclamation Plant was stressing the operators. Shear pin failures occurred often, and almost always on weekends. The worn and corroded mild steel frames allowed chain guides to wobble, requiring constant chain tension adjustments. When some 1-inch screen rack bars broke, they weren’t replaced because of their difficult location and the unit’s age. Operators worried that rags slipping through the larger gaps would clog pumps and flood lift stations... Read more

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