Advanced RO Training Course
Course Duration 3 Days. Who should attend? Plant & technical support managers, O & M supervisors, senior mechanical and electrical engineers , senior chemists, environmental and consulting engineers for reverse osmosis plants.
After successful completion of the course delegates will have an excellent knowledge RO plant O & M, troubleshooting, design and components’ selection, chemical cleaning and RO economics.
You will gain valuable know-how related to reverse osmosis plants on:
- Membrane types, application and configurations.
- Understand Osmosis & Reverse Osmosis principles.
- RO Plant Configuration and passes.
- How to operate smoothly RO plant
- Monitor RO plant performance and take necessary corrective action
- Control scaling, fouling and chemical attack by using appropriate pretreatment technologies.
- Reverse Osmosis membranes cleaning.
- Understand RO design.
- RO components selection
- RO economics
- RO Maintenance Management.
- RO performance parameters monitoring and control
- RO process normalization
Part I: Membrane Modules Configuration:
- Difference between Cross flow & Depth Flow. Part I: Membrane Modules Configuration:
- Microfiltration, Ultra-filtration , RO
- Membranes Materials & Structure.
Part II: RO System Configuration and Design Parameters
- Parameters Affecting Membrane Performance.
- Pretreatment System Components.
- ROMAS (Reverse Osmosis Membrane Assembly).
- Post Treatment System.
- Orientation to R.O Plant system
- Flush/ Cleaning System.
- Feed Water Specs.
- Alarms and Protections.
Part III: Reverse Osmosis System Operation and Maintenance
- RO System Startup and Operation.
- Daily Operation Instructions.
- Chemicals doses calculation and preparation.
- Back Wash Process.
- Cartridge Filters Replacement.
- Membrane Flow & Probe Test.
- Membrane replacement.
- SDI Test.
Part IV: RO Engineering Design Process
- Computer Projections of RO System Performance.
- Acceptance Test and Monitoring System.
- Select the Flow Configuration and Number of Passes.
- Calculate the Number of Elements &Number of Stages.
- Performance Normalization
- Introduction to Piping System
- Pipe types
- Pipes schedule, pressure ratings, materials, etc
Part V: Corrosion Introduction
- Corrosion definition
- Corrosion types and control
- Introduction to stainless steel material types and grades
Part VI: Technical
- Units conversion.
- Net Driving Pressure NDP.
- HPP & ERT Efficiency calculations.
- Recovery calculations.
- Pumping Systems
- Design of pumps and motors.
- Pump construction
- Types of pumps
- Pump selection' dozing, feed, etc'.
- Mechanical shaft seal
- The mechanical shaft advantages.
- Types of mechanical shaft seals.
- Electric Motors.
- Some Basic Motor Concepts
- Operating Principles.
- Proper installation of flow meters.
Part VII: Maintenance
- Types of maintenance
- Maintenance & repair of :
- High pressure pump & motor
- MMFs & CF
- Pressure vessels
- Feed/ sea water intake / flushing pumps
- ERT inspection, maintenance, repair
- Pump /motors
- Equipments Lubrication
- PVC repair & installation.
Part VIII: Administrative
- How to maintain a proper & accurate daily log report?
Part IX: Safety
- Hazards & Fire Fighting
- Safety of :
- Pressure vessels
- Electric motor
Part X: Troubleshooting Spiral Wound RO & NF Systems
- Importance of record keeping.
- General rule of troubleshooting.
- Signs of trouble.
- Causes and corrective measures.
- Taking the total system approach.
Part XI: Cleaning RO and NF Membrane Elements
- When to Clean
- Defining a Foulant and Scalant
- pH and Temperature Limits
- FT30 Resistance to Cleaning Agents
- Cleaning Carbonate Scaling
- Cleaning Sulfate Scaling
- Cleaning Organic Fouling
- Cleaning Biological Fouling
- Cleaning Iron Fouling
- Cleaning Silt Fouling
- Cleaning Carbon Fouling
- Chemical Attack
- Permeate Back Pressure
- The Cleaning Process
- Questions & Answers.
SUMMERY AND CLOSING