ultrapure water production Articles

  • Electrodeionization - Ultrapure water

    Continuous Electrodeionization Process The continuous electrodeionization process (CEDI),  is a system that uses ion exchange resins and electricity  for the production of ultrapure deionized water without chemical processes and without production stops. SIMPEC uses modular systems for the electrodeionization processes. The CEDI modules are installed at the exit ...


    By SIMPEC S.r.l.

  • UltraPure water: systems for microelectronics

    The burgeoning electronics industry Electronics are the heartbeat of the products and services of many industries – including aerospace, communications, entertainment, defence, and health – and, as a consequence, the global electronics market is valued at US$1 trillion worldwide. ...

  • A Case for Point-of-Use RO Ultrapure Water Systems

    ULTRAPURE WATER CRITERIA - AN OVERVIEW 'Pure water' is a relative term. Practically speaking, no water, naturally occurring or treated by man, consists solely of H2O molecules. Forever in pursuit of achieving equilibrium with its surroundings, water has unique characteristics that result in its ability to dissolve most matter. This property of water to dissolve and transport materials is ...

  • Analysis of impurities in ultrapure water by dynamic reaction cell ICP-MS

    Ultrapure Water (UPW) is used for the cleaning of instruments and containers in trace analysis and for dilution of samples. The analysis of impurities in UPW requires increasingly lower levels of detection and higher instrument productivity. SEMI Standard F63-03091 specifies a maximum contamination for metals of 0.02-0.1 ppb for each element for ultrapure water used in semiconductor processing. ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Water, Wastewater, and Filtration: World Markets Report

    Forecasts of the $183 billion market for water and wastewater treatment and filtration products and services including outsourcing. Also included are world forecasts for chemicals, cartridges, macro filtration, membranes, sedimentation, centrifugation, and ultrapure water ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Add polish to high purity water

    Electrodeionization (EDI) has recently gained widespread acceptance by water treatment companies and end users alike for almost all applications requiring high-purity water. EDI has proven to be a reliable, cost-effective solution for both end users and water treatment companies. End users purchasing capital equipment can eliminate on-site chemical regeneration. Water treatment companies selling ...


    By Agape Water Solutions, Inc.

  • River water is filtered for use in an electronic disk manufacturing facility in Hokkaido, Japan

    New Logic International installed its Vibratory Shear Enhanced Processing (VSEP) Phase I system in July, 1997, and the Phase II system in August 1998 at a major international electronic disk manufacturing facility at Hokkaido Island located in Northern Japan. The VSEP is used for treatment of river water for ultrapure water production at this facility. The VSEP system uses an ultrafiltration ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Meeting water quality specifications for 300 mm processing

    Abstract This paper reviews the historical ultrapure water specifications and compares them to the specifications for state of the art ...

  • Application of Membrane Technology for the Recovery and Reuse of Water

    Abstract As water and sewer costs are expected to increase over the next decade, membrane technology will continue to be a viable and economical option in the recovery and reuse of water. This paper describes the mechanism of membrane effected separation (specifically reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration and microfiltration), membranes commercially available, membrane element configurations, and how ...


  • Crossflow Membrane Filtration High-Purity Water Systems

    INTRODUCTION As the electronics industry continues to provide us with such products as high resolution television, notebook size portable computers and cars with automatic navigation systems, it becomes necessary to produce semiconductors with finer device geometries to allow for efficient placement of more circuits per a given area. This requires increased control of a semiconductor's material ...

  • Experimental study of the degradation of 2,4-D induced by vacuum-UV radiation

    Vacuum-UV (VUV) photoinduced degradation of the herbicide 2,4-D was studied. A flow-through VUV photoreactor was used (i) in batch mode to study the kinetics of degradation and (ii) in continuous mode under steady state to analyze the potential utilization of this process in commercial applications. In both cases, the reactants were recycled to minimize diffusive resistances. Experimental results ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • EDI for Power Plants -- Importance of silica

    Power plants use high purity water to drive steam turbines. Cogeneration plants are highly efficient, using both exhaust turbines and high pressure steam turbines. In the 1960's, boilers operated at 450C (840F) and 4MPa (40 atmospheres). Today's leading edge boilers operate at 620C (1150F) and 30MPa (300 ...


    By SnowPure Water Technologies

  • Reverse Osmosis Element Design

    Introduction  TORAY REVERSE OSMOSIS MEMBRANE ELEMENTS are functional membrane elements with excellent quality and high performance developed with the polymer engineering expertise Toray has gained over the years. Toray Reverse Osmosis Membrane Elements are high rejection and high flux RO elements that have been meeting the high level requirements of our customers in many applications: ...


    By Toray Membrane Europe

  • Organics Monitoring: A Practical Guide

    Preventing product loss, lowering waste treatment costs, and reducing system maintenance and energy consumption through organics monitoring in the chemical, refining, food, and wastewater treatment industries. Summary Process water and steam condensate contamination includes organic, inorganic, and biological components. Sources of organic contamination include process ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Evaluating Spiral-wound Separator Performance

    Introduction The recent evolution of spiral-wound membrane element (sepralator) design brings an increased need to understand the intricacies of testing, operating and predicting performance of this most popular crossflow membrane design. After over a decade of stagnant development, the last five years have produced several innovations, which diversify and expand the applications as well as ...


  • In-line ASTM- and hazen-color measurement in refineries and chemical industry

    In many production processes of the chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industry, color is an important parameter for the quality of the product or the production process. Might be the exact color value, might be the requirement of an ideally colorless product, might be the color range in a specific production step of a product. Examples are decoloration processes as in phthalic anhydride, ...


    By Sigrist-Photometer AG

  • Kurita chemical deal solves sales dilemma

    The Japanese company has drastically ramped up its presence abroad with its first foreign acquisition in 16 years. The European sales boost will see the overseas chemicals business streak ahead of the facilities division. Kurita Water Industries has made a crucial step away from a sluggish home market in Japan with its first overseas acquisition since buying Hansu Technical Service in 1998. It ...


    By Kurita

  • RO Feedwater: Treat It Right

    Summary Crossflow membrane filtration systems, such as reverse osmosis (RO), nanofiltration (NF) or ultrafiltration (UF), are good alternatives to traditional filtration and chemical treatment. However, to get the best performance from them, careful attention must be paid to feedwater conditions. Pretreating feedwater can lengthen the life of membrane elements, improve the quality of the ...

  • Chloramines

    OVERVIEW When chlorine is added to a water supply containing certain organics, the formation of halogenated organics occurs. Called 'trihalogenated methanes' (THM's) these reaction products are suspected carcinogens and maximum allowable limits in municipal supplies are imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To reduce the potential for the formation of THM's, many U.S. ...

  • The Benefits Of UV Disinfection In The Pharmaceutical Industry

    The quality standards required for purified water in the production of pharmaceuticals have never been stricter, with manufacturers having to conform to an ever increasing number of international standards. Craig Howarth, Managing Director of Hanovia Limited, introduces a number of interesting new developments in UV technology for disinfection and dechlorination. ...

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