Beaumont is a Honolulu-based company that provides industrial design, mechanical engineering, systems architecture, and project management services. Our team members have developed electronic wearables, medical devices, medical and electronic test equipment, and semiconductor manufacturing tools. Beaumont is currently developing sanitation technologies to improve sanitation and health conditions of 100 million people by 2025. To learn more please visit www.beaumontllc.com.
Private sector, including social enterprises
Project ongoing since: 2013
SP10 Human Powered Sludge Pump
To develop and commercialize a low-cost, manually operated, durable pump suitable for desludging watery sludge from pits/tanks in a safe and hygienic manner and increase the profits and quality of the service provided.
Testing performed in 2016 and 2017 revealed failure modes of the pump that need to be resolved. This work is scheduled for completion in Q1 of 2018 at which time testing will start over.
2011 - 2016
Fecal Sludge Omni-Ingestor (FSOI) suite of technologies for fecal sludge emptying and transport
The Fecal Sludge Omni-Ingestor (FSOI) suite of technologies includes pumping, debris extraction, heavies extraction, sludge thickening, and disinfection sub-systems
The FSOI Project is developing a number of devices to improve On-site Sanitation. FSOI Mechanical Pump will pump waste 50-100 meters, much further than vacuum trucks, enabling it to access 92-97% of the vaults in unplanned settlements in Africa. The pump is also capable of pumping waste from wet and dry vaults*, (0-40% TS) permitting mechanical …
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