High performance solid-liquid separation system for deepwell industry
Deepwell facilities for the disposal of plant waste streams often employ nominally rated spray spun elements, bags, diatomaceous earth filters, and various other types of conventional filtration technology. These labor intensive systems provide protection of the well from occlusion by suspended particle matter, albeit often with high operational cost and limited assurance of reliable fluid quality. The ongoing challenge facing a deepwell system is the requirement that the formation into which the waste is being pumped must maintain its porous nature in order to operate effectively. Therefore, reliable, effective filtration to capture particles with the potential to plug the formation is critical. Pentair Porous Media’s proven advanced separation technologies have been employed in deepwell disposal systems to enhance system reliability, assure well integrity and lower operating costs and system maintenance.
ProcessOR provides high performance solid-liquid separation. Solid contaminants range from sub-micron particulates as small as viruses to particles several hundred microns in size. The liquids range from aqueous to hydrocarbon systems with viscosities up to 60,000 cP. Pentair Porous Media’s sold-liquid technolgies have been applied in the oil and gas, refinery, chemical, petrochemical and power industries.
ProcessOR's standard elements are cored, however, you may upgrade to our COMPAX coreless element technology. The COMPAX coreless element flows from the outside-to-the-inside. This element is offered with an extended surface area media configuration utilizing our proprietary NexCel media. The media provides robust performance in glycol and aqueous service as well as hydrocarbon applications. The COMPAX coreless element designs currently being used by a large number of gas plants and hydrocarbon processes due to the superior operating economics and ergonomic advantages.