ProServe Egypt

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
  • Instrumentation.
  • 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.
    • Stator.
    • Rotor.
  • Proper installation of flow meters.

Part VII: Maintenance

  • Types of maintenance
    • PM
    • CM
  • Maintenance & repair of :
    • High pressure pump & motor
    • ERT
    • MMFs & CF
    • Pressure vessels
    • Membranes
    • 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?
  • Housekeeping

Part IX: Safety

  • Hazards & Fire Fighting
  • Safety of :
  • Pressure vessels
  • HPP
  • Electric motor
  • ERT

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
  • Safety
  • Questions & Answers.


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