In industry water is used for various processes, e.g. for heating, for cooling, as steam to drive turbines, as a reaction medium and for cleaning. Depending on the application water requires a specific quality / purity.
Due to toxic, adhesive, sticky or fatty characteristics water management at chemical plants is very challenging. Using LAR`s application-specific technology you can improve your water management efficiency by reliable on-line measurements.
Total organic carbon measurements in the manufacturing or semiconductor industry are of big importance regarding product quality and safety in process. TOC levels inUltra Pure Water (UPW)applications are very low.
Water analysis of pharmaceutical water, asPurified Water (PW),Highly Purified Water (HPW)orWater for Injection (WFI)is of special concern in the pharma industry regarding product quality and safety in process.
For packaging film barriers, the Systech Illinois range of water vapor permeation analyzers offer a wide measurement range with precision temperature, humidity and flow control. These analyzers utilise the Coulometric P2O5 sensor, which is more sensitive and stable than infra-red and does not require calibration. The P2O5 is the primary method for absolute moisture measurement.
In the food and beverage industry, water is used in the primary production, e.g. in farming for cleaning and sanitation, as an ingredient or component of an ingredient, as well as in processing operations, such as cooling, heating.
The production in the pulp and paper industry requires large amounts of water. The German Waste Water Ordinance implies that the resulting effluent has to be tested on the content of chemical oxygen demand (COD). In comparison with conventional testing methods the use of online COD analyzers offers high savings and also enables efficient water management.
Waste water, especially industrial waste water, is the most challenging water for instrumentation. Mostly, this water is characterized by highly fluctuating loads, very high salt concentrations as well as a high particle density. Hence, the accurancy and speed of measurements depends on the measurement system itself and the oxidation technique used. Obviously, application-specific analyzers provide huge advantages against standard analyzers that are used for all applications.
In the winter months aeroplanes, runways and landing strips are de-iced with the help of chemicals resulting in the pollution of storm water. Consequently, its disposal may have an extreme impact on waste water treatment plants or public water. Hence, the continuous monitoring of this storm water is of special importance.
Power generation is the process of converting / transforming primary energy sources (e.g. oil, natural gas, and hydro) into easy-to-use and easy-to-transport energy (secondary energy), e.g. electricity. For that purpose, there are several methods of generating electricity available.
Regulations prohibit facilities from discharging flammable or explosive wastes from their processes into the wastewater collection system. These wastes are not only a fire and explosion hazard but they can also effect the efficient and effective operation of the treatment facility. PrevEx Flammability analyzers are used to continuously monitor the waste stream for flammable gases and vapors. Their unique design and operating technology make them the ideal analyzers for the harsh conditions found in the sewer...
MANTECH’s game-changing water quality analysis technology is revolutionizing wastewater treatment at industrial and municipal facilities worldwide. The PeCOD Analyzer provides accurate chemical oxygen demand (COD) results and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) estimates within minutes rather than the hours or days required for standard COD and BOD testing — without the use of dichromate, mercury, acids and other harmful chemicals.
Pure water and highly purified water are crucial factors to production in numerous processes and industries and can be used as a raw material, auxiliary and/or for process operation. It is very important to pay particular attention to the quality of the water used as it is crucial to product quality and the safe operation of the production facilities. Therefore, continuous monitoring is essential - from an ecological as well as an economic point of view.
In wastewater treatment, the aeration system is often the largest energy consumer. It seems the age-old answer for every problem was to increase horsepower and add more aeration. When you analyze aeration, only 20% to 50% of the energy consumed is needed for production of dissolved oxygen (DO) for processing BOD and nitrifying bacteria. The remaining energy is used just for the mixing effect.
This section contains applications relevant for compliance, water treatment, drinking water and natural sources.
Collecting, treating and distributing water to consumers and industry, in compliance with quality standards, means a challenging task to water companies. Both private as public water treatment entities have to manage carefully and sustainably their sources, processes and even distribution networks. AppliTek supports them not only with an extended portfolio of analyzers but also with its experience in...
Collecting, treating and distributing water to consumers and industry, in compliance with quality standards, means a challenging task to water companies. Both private as public water treatment entities have to manage carefully and sustainably their sources, processes and even distribution networks. AppliTek supports them not only with an extended portfolio of analyzers but also with its experience in the advice, design and construction of complete monitoring systems and stations.
A number of treatment products are often added to prevent corrosion, scaling and fouling. Coating of sensors and other effects of these products must be taken into account when selecting analyzers. Discharge monitoring needs special attention because zero measurements must be reliable over time with little maintenance.
Real Tech’s analyzers can be used in municipal wastewater treatment applications to ensure environmental compliance and to increase process efficiency by continuously monitoring the incoming loads and making process adjustments accordingly to optimize aeration rates, and nutrient and chemical dosing.