ion exchange system Articles

  • Ion Exchange Systems.

    When properly applied, ion exchange for concentrated ion recovery is by far the best available technology. Where effluent streams can be filtered and ions requiring different regenerants can be segregated, ion exchange is usually the most cost effective and least capital intensive solution. We provide 4 levels of integration to cover most applications and capital budgets. The variations in the ...


  • White paper - Ion Exchange Theory

    Ion exchange is the removal of unwanted “charged” particles, called ions, from raw water. In this process the ions are transferred to a solid particle, called an ion exchanger, which accepts these ions while returning an equal number of desirable ions. The exchangers are made of porous plastic resin, which gives them many “exchange sites”. In the basic reaction, an ion ...


    By W2 Systems

  • Introduction to Ion Exchange Part 1

    IMPURITIES IN WATERWater is often referred to as the 'universal solvent' as it will dissolve small amounts of everything it touches. Water collects or dissolves a variety of mineral salts, organic compounds and suspended solids as it flows over the earth's surface and through the ground. These impurities make water undesirable for use in many applications. It is, therefore, important to ...


    By Kinetico Incorporated

  • Nitrate Removal by Countercurrent Ion Exchange

    Nitrate removal technology by continuous countercurrent ion exchange from potable water. High flow capacity, low waste generation. This ICHEM award winning technology is the industry standard used in the United Kingdom. More than 20 installations installed. PuriTech's patented multi-port valve is at the center of each production skid. At average, each unit produces a maximum waste ...


    By PuriTech Ltd

  • Magnetic Ion Exchange Solves Problems

    In 2004, Big Elk Water Association, near Estes Park, Colo., earned the unenviable Environmental Working Group label of Colorado water system with the worst quality water. Despite multiprocess treatment, BEWA’s finished water had some of the highest concentrations of total trihalomethanes (TTHMs) and haloacetic acids (HAA5) in the state. BEWA delivers water to about ...


    By IXOM Watercare

  • Ionex- Versatile ion exchange technology for Nitrate removal

    Belgian separations technology company PuriTech (www.puritech.be) has designed an ion exchange system that improves liquid–resin contact efficiency while reducing plant operating costs and capital expenditure. Targeted at a broad range of industries, one area where the system is now showing its strength is in the removal of nitrates from drinking water, asPuriTech's Filip ...


    By PuriTech Ltd

  • An Evaluation of Magnetic Ion Exchange (MIEX®) for NOM Removal

    A new process for the removal of natural organic matter (NOM) was developed in Australia by Orica Watercare and South Australian Water Corporation. It employs a strongly basic anion exchange resin to remove NOM from water. In the first stage of the process, the (180 μm) MIEX® resin is mixed with the water to be treated and its small size encourages rapid removal of NOM. The resin beads also ...


    By IXOM Watercare

  • Combined bio-regeneration and ion-exchange system for perchlorate removal

    In order to prove that perchlorate-laden resins could be bio-regenerated through direct contact with perchlorate-reducing bacteria (PRB), a combined bio-regeneration and ion-exchange (IX) system was operated. Two kinds of perchlorate-laden resins, nitrate-selective A520E and perchlorate-selective A530E, were successfully regenerated by PRB cultivated under anaerobic conditions. The ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Novel ion-exchange system softens produced water for steam generation

    As California entered a period of severe drought in 2008, the challenges of using thermal methods to extract heavy oil became compounded by the difficulty of securing freshwater sources from which to generate the high-quality steam that these methods require. In an effort to manage the crisis, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proclaimed a state of emergency and enacted widespread ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Size Does Matter: Evolution of Counter-Current Ion Exchange

    Bigger is not always better, and this concept especially applies to industrial water treatment systems. Historically, water treatment systems consisted of large components with big footprints, convoluted piping and wiring, complex installations, and incompatible peripheral components—all of which contribute to increasing operating and maintenance costs. Integrating various compact components ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Power Industry using Micro-Media Filtration and short-bed ion exchange

    With the demand or higher efficiencies, lower maintenance and operating costs for boilwers and turbines, high-purity water treatment systems are becoming more crucial to the operation of power plants. Modern power plants, operating at supercritical and ultra upercritical boiler pressures and temperatures, require high-purity water that approaches quality levels at the theoretical levels. ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Control of Copper Electrolyte impurities using short bed ion exchange

    Abstract; This paper discusses the short bed ion exchange process for the removal of metal contaminants from copper electrolyte bleed streams. Processes for the selective removal of sulfuric acid, nickel, arsenic, antimony, bismuth, and iron will be discussed. Considerable importance is given in controlling nickel and iron content in electrolyte by adopting the short bed ion exchange process for ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Temperature effect on ion exchange equilibrium between CMX membrane and electrolytes solutions

    Ion exchange equilibrium for three systems involving monovalent and divalent ions has been investigated over various temperatures (283, 298 and 313 K) using CMX cationic exchange membrane. All experiments were carried out at 0.1 mol/L. Ion exchange isotherms for the binary systems (Na+/K+), (Na+/Ca2+) and (K+/Ca2+) were established at ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Produced water recovery at Seneca Resources using short bed ion exchange

    As a result of water restrictions in the Bakersfield, California area Seneca Resources has installed a new produced water recovery system. The paper reviews this process, which consists of water knock out and clarification tanks, an IGF unit, a specialized nutshell filter, and a short bed ion exchange softener that is regenerated with salt. The water being treated has a TDS level of 4,000 - ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • CO2 adsorption over ion-exchanged zeolite beta with alkali and alkaline earth metal ions

    The need to reduce anthropogenic CO2 emissions has been the driving force to consider new approaches and novel ideas for CO2 management, and carbon capture and storage (CCS) are considered to potentially be the most effective means to alleviate the problem. The most common method for CO2 capture is via gas absorption, with monoethanol amine (MEA) being the most widely used solvent. The current ...


    By Hiden Analytical

  • Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them

    Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to consider, as ignoring it could earn your ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • The productive environmental laboratory: BSK Labs boosts efficiency with Metrohm IC

    BSK Labs runs a number of environmental laboratories and service centers along the west coast of the US. A total of 70 employees – including microbiologists, chemists, lab technicians, and support staff – make sure that the 200 to 350 samples that come in every week are analyzed. BSK Labs specializes in potable water chemistry, ground water monitoring, storm water runoff, solid waste ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Worlds First Magnetic Ion Exchange Water Treatment Plant to be Installed in Western Australia

    Since the mid-1980s, the Water Corporation of Western Australia (WCWA) has been investigating technologies to prevent an intermittent ‘swampy’ odor occurring in the city of Perth’s treated ground-waters (O’Leary and Herbert, 1998). Groundwater contributes around 50% of the water supply for Perth, which has a population of approximately 1.3 million. The Wanneroo Groundwater Treatment Plant (GWTP) ...


    By IXOM Watercare

  • Control of Copper Electrolyte Impurities – overview of the short bed ion exchange technique and Phelps Dodge EL paso

    Abstract; This paper discusses the short bed ion exchange technique for the removal of metal contaminants from copper electrolyte bleed streams. Processes for the selective removal of sulfuric acid, arsenic, antimony, bismuth, and iron will be discussed. A case study outlining the performance history of a short bed system for sulfuric acid removal followed by a two stage selective precipitation ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Treatment of coal bed methane produced water using short bed ion exchange

    Abstract: The water produced during the recovery of natural gas from coal beds, coal bed methane - CBM, is often a major problem in developing this resource. A pilot study of a short bed ion exchange process treating CBM produced water is presented. The paper will discuss background issues related to CBM produced water, alternate treatment methods, short bed technology, pilot plant test data, and ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

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