Testing with the Floccin-K versus their chemistry proved the EC levels could be reduced. The EC contribution from the acid/coagulant/flocculant added 900 μOhms/cm to the wastewater. The Floccin-K added 50 μOhms/cm and did not require the addition of acid for pH adjustment.
Conclusion: Using the Floccin-K, the facility reduces the chemicals, decreases their effluent EC, and makes superior quality water. The facility is investigating reusing the water in the initial rinsing and washing steps with heated tap water as the final cleaning step.