Reverse Osmosis (RO) technology has been used for years in various industries to separate dissolved solids from water by forcing the water through a semi-permeable membrane. RO is also commonly used to purify drinking water and desalinate seawater to yield potable water. The water and other molecules with lower molecular weight (specific weight of molecules allowed to pass through is dependent on the selected membrane) pass through the micropores in the membrane, yielding a purified water stream called the permeate. Larger molecules are retained by the membrane as well as a portion of the water that does not pass through the membrane. This concentrated stream is called the concentrate or RO reject.
By ENCON Evaporators based in Hooksett, NEW HAMPSHIRE (USA).
The food and beverage industry is suffering from severe economic pressure. Efficient and continuous production processes are therefore business critical. By choosing Kurita concepts for your cooling water, boiler water and waste water plants as well as your reverse osmosis systems and autoclaves – all of which are specially adapted to your needs – you opt for economic and ecological treatment, leading to more productivity and cost-efficiency.
By Kurita based in Tokyo, JAPAN.
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