Water Filtration Articles

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What’s the difference between distilled and deionised water?

by Camlab Limited  (Mar. 23, 2015)

“Pure” water is used in all types of laboratories for a range of uses – from making up calibration standards to cleaning and even in the rinse cycle in some laboratory glasswashers for a pure clean. There are different types of purified water available – but what is the difference? Distilled water Distilled water is ...

Innovative Multi-Media Filter – Continuous Backwash Filter

by IDE Technologies  (Feb. 1, 2014)

The disadvantages of conventional MMF based pretreatment Conventional pretreatment is based on multimedia filters (MMF) implemented in large scale desalination plants. Although this filtration method is well proven and provides reliable filtration efficiency, it conceals an inherent drawback, the disadvantages of which relate mainly to the ...

Treatment of domestic greywater by geotextile filter and intermittent sand filtration bioreactor

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 13, 2015)

Intermittent sand filtration (ISF) is an efficient system for treatment of greywater; however, the high quality of effluent and the simple set-up contrast with the high failure rate due to clogging of surface layers. The efficacy of several polypropylene non-woven geotextiles (apparent opening size from 0.10 to 0.18 mm) used as primary treatment ...

Give it a Whirl

by Sulzer Ltd  (Mar. 11, 2015)

The oil and gas industry uses so-called cyclones to separate mixtures of solids, fluids, or gases by centrifugal forces. The company ASCOM that was acquired by Sulzer in 2014 has developed a new generation of compact cyclonic separators with a large operating range. This equipment can be used inline inside pipe segments, replacing conventional ...

High Output of Quality Flavors Demands Efficient Grinding

by Munson Machinery Co., Inc.  (Mar. 10, 2015)

EAST HANOVER, NJ Vanilla beans from Madagascar, cinnamon bark from Sri Lanka, ginger roots from Nigeria and many other natural flavors you enjoy have likely come from Givaudan Flavors Corp. which extracts flavor from natural products, concentrates it, packages and markets it to food and beverage manufacturers. Givaudan processes natural ...

Juice producer in France - Case Study

by AMCON Inc.  (Mar. 5, 2015)

Our biggest models can dewater huge amount of sludge during summer months. After a successful pilot test has been carried out, AMCON successfully installed one of our biggest models, ES-351 in the Juice factory in France. Although they had been using a belt press until then, they were not satisfied with its performance and they were always looking ...

Predictive maintenance made safer and more affordable with Rugged tablets - Case Study

by Handheld UK and Ireland Ltd  (Mar. 4, 2015)

Challenge Create a safer, more cost-effective predictive maintenance solution that survives in challenging industrial environments. Solution Build a modular, BT-enabled system using data acquisition hardware and rugged data collection tablets. Result A more sustainable instrument that lowers costs for ...

Why geoengineering can be only part of the climate solution

by Ensia  (Mar. 2, 2015)

Climate change is not a technological problem, so a technological fix is not enough. The failure of the Kyoto Protocol and the underlying process of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has led to substantial interest in geoengineering technologies, under the usual (and not entirely irrational) view that if policy ...

Multiparametric comparison of chromogenic-based culture methods used to assess the microbiological quality of drinking water and the mFC method combined with a molecular confirmation procedure

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 27, 2015)

MI agar and Colilert®, as well as mFC agar combined with an Escherichia coli-specific molecular assay (mFC + E. coli rtPCR), were compared in terms of their sensitivity, ease of use, time to result and affordability. The three methods yielded a positive E. coli signal for 11.5, 10.8, and 11.5% of the 968 well water samples ...

Disinfection of an advanced primary effluent using peracetic acid or ultraviolet radiation for its reuse in public services

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 27, 2015)

The disinfection of a continuous flow of an effluent from an advanced primary treatment (coagulation-flocculation-sedimentation) with or without posterior filtration, using either peracetic acid (PAA) or ultraviolet (UV) radiation was studied. We aimed to obtain bacteriological quality to comply with the microbiological standard established in ...

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