Products & Services: Filtration

Nov. 1, 2009
Municipal Filtration Co., maker of the Muni-Disk® static plate cloth media filter, has introduced a new line of compact tertiary filtration systems designed to treat smaller flows in the range of 10-150 gpm.

Cloth media filter

Municipal Filtration Co., maker of the Muni-Disk® static plate cloth media filter, has introduced a new line of compact tertiary filtration systems designed to treat smaller flows in the range of 10-150 gpm. Statiks™ cloth media filters come in compact, efficient packages and use the same patented gravity flow hydraulics and unique cloth media technology to eliminate mechanical wear items including pumps, drive motors, chain gears, backwash/sludge manifolds, and other mechanical moving parts.
Municipal Filtration Co.
Madison, WI
Tel: 608-240-8987
Circle No. 261 on Reader Service Card

Stormwater filtration

Filterra Bioretention Systems harness the power of nature to capture, cycle and immobilize stormwater pollutants to treat urban runoff. For effective stormwater management, the combination of landscape vegetation and a specially designed filter media allows bacteria, metals, nutrients and total suspended solids (TSS) to be removed naturally. The system has a small footprint that allows it to be used in highly developed sites such as landscaped areas, green space, parking lots, and streetscapes. The system may be used for new build and retrofit developments to meet specific stormwater regulations and water quality needs.
Filterra Bioretention Systems
Ashland, VA
Tel: 866-349-3458
Circle No. 262 on Reader Service Card

Membrane filter cleaners

International Products Corp. manufactures specialty cleaners that are used in filter membrane cleaning applications. The company recently added a versatile lab filtration system to its in-house research laboratory, which can be tailored to mimic real-life filtration scenarios. The company has the ability to evaluate any type of membrane media, from UF to RO, and its interaction with different cleaners. The company will offer filter membrane testing free of charge to qualified parties.
International Products Corp.
Tel: 609-386-8770
Circle No. 264 on Reader Service Card

RO systems

ITT Water Equipment Technologies provides expertise in designing, manufacturing, programming and servicing reverse osmosis systems. Designed to meet project specifications, the company's offering ranges from systems as much as 3 mgd, or more, to small filter cartridges and housings. Project management, along with special attention to the customer's expectations, provides the buyer with a direct point of contact from concept to operation. WET has been providing advanced filtration solutions to treat the world's water needs for 35 years.
ITT Water Equipment Technologies
Tel: 800-786-7480
Circle No. 263 on Reader Service Card

DBP, TOC reduction

The High Rate MIEX® System uses an advanced ion exchange process for the removal contaminants from water and wastewater streams and is most commonly used for the reduction of TOC, disinfection by-products, color, and nitrate. These systems have small footprints, very low waste volumes and are not subject to chromatographic peaking. The resin used in the process has a magnetic property that allows the resin beads to be retained in a fluidized bed at high hydraulic loading rates. The system can be used as a stand-alone treatment process or in combination with other processes to meet more than one treatment objective. When used as a pretreatment step to membranes and coagulation/sedimentation, numerous downstream benefits can be achieved.
Orica Watercare
Watkins, CO
Tel: 877-414-6439
Circle No. 265 on Reader Service Card

Cloth filtration media

Aqua-Aerobic Systems' cloth research and development over 17 years have resulted in the OptiFiber® family of cloth filtration media. Its selection of engineered, application-specific media offers unique performance characteristics, a variety of construction materials, solids storage depth by abundant individual fibers, less operator attention, and lower maintenance requirements. More than 600 systems have been installed worldwide. The media is ideal for tertiary filtration, reuse/recycle and phosphorus removal applications in new plants and retrofits, and is available exclusively with AquaDisk®, Aqua MiniDisk®, and AquaDiamond® filters.
Aqua-Aerobic Systems
Rockford, I
Tel: 815-654-2501
Circle No. 266 on Reader Service Card


Eaton's new MCS Series™ magnetically coupled, mechanically cleaned strainer is engineered to protect costly upstream and downstream process equipment from debris. Featuring fast cleaning and magnetically coupled actuation, the strainer design offers minimal purge volumes and eliminates the need for cover thru-holes and associated seals. The strainers handle flow rates from 500-12,000 gpm and are designed for in-line installation.
Eaton Corp.
Cleveland, OH Tel: 732-767-4213 Web:
Circle No. 270 on Reader Service Card

Self-cleaning filters

Amiad automatic self-cleaning filters are effective at removing suspended sediment while cleaning themselves as needed with the company's highly focused suction scanner technology. They are nearly maintenance free, with no cartridges to replace, no chemicals or coagulants to handle, no media carryover, low energy demand and a bare minimum of back flush water.
Amiad Filtration Systems
Oxnard, CA
Tel: 800-969-4055
Circle No. 269 on Reader Service Card

Wet D/P transmitter

The new Ashcroft® Model GC52 is a compact wet-wet low differential pressure transmitter, ideal for measuring flow restrictions across filters and membranes. Equipped with the patented SiGlas™ 316 stainless steel isolated sensor, the transmitter can monitor a wide variety of wet or dry media. Available in uni-directional ranges from 0-4 to 0-400 inches W.C. and bi-directional ranges up to ~200 inches W.C., the GC52 operates on line (static) pressures up to 300 psi.
Tel: 800-328-8258
Circle No. 268 on Reader Service Card

Submerged aerated filter

Bord na Mona's PuraSAF filter provides a cost effective, low energy, pre-engineered wastewater treatment solution that is simple to operate and maintain. The filter media are produced from recycled plastic that provide an ideal medium for biological attached growth. The process uses the media to provide improved oxygen transfer rates.
Bord na Mona Environmental Products
Greensboro, NC
Tel: 800-787-2356
Circle No. 267 on Reader Service Card

Gravity filters

Hi-Tech offers a complete line of multi-media gravity filters for potable water and wastewater treatment applications. Standard models are available to treat flow rates up to 1400 gpm. Each filter includes the components necessary for daily operation. Air scour and backwash cycles are adjustable, providing optimized filter performance.
Hi-Tech Environmental Inc.
Birmingham, AL
Tel: 800-264-7005 Web:
Circle No. 271 on Reader Service Card

Ultrafiltration membranes

The German ultrafiltration specialist inge watertechnologies AG recently introduced a new generation of its patented and break-proof Multibore membranes. With permeability boosted by almost one third while maintaining the same levels of virus and bacteria retention, this new membrane design is effective and energy-efficient. Changes to the membrane's chemical composition have also had an impact on its mechanical properties.
inge watertechnologies AG
Greifenberg, Germany
Circle No. 272 on Reader Service Card

Stormwater filter

The StormSafe™ HF10 from Transpo Industries is designed specifically to reduce pathogens/bacteria contained in surface water runoff at high flow rates. As an end-of-pipe solution, it is scalable and can be built with as many as six filter tubes providing treatment rates up to 20cfs. The filter tube uses helical filtering elements to provide a filtering path through the FabGuard anti-microbial shield. This filtration media reduces bacteria by up to 90%. The lightweight filter elements are easy to access for replacement through manholes provided. The system uses standard 30" diameter corrugated plastic pipe.
Transpo Industries, Inc.
New Rochelle, NY
Tel: 914-636-1000
Circle No. 273 on Reader Service Card


The Leopold® elimi-NITE® Denitrification System uses the advantages of deep bed, mono-media filters to remove nitrogen in wastewater effluent. The system can simultaneously remove suspended solids. The gravity, downflow, packed-bed denitrification system is an attached growth, microbiological process which removes nitrate-nitrogen, achieving levels below 1 mg/liter. Physically, it is identical to a deep-bed downflow sand filter with Leopold Type S® Dual Parallel Lateral Underdrain and silica media.
ITT Water & Wastewater, Leopold Products
Zelienople, PA
Tel: 724-452-6300
Circle No. 274 on Reader Service Card

Membrane bioreactor

NEOSEP® immersed membrane bioreactors (MBR) treat high BOD/COD wastewater to a quality suitable for discharge, irrigation or reuse. The design eliminates the need for final clarification and tertiary filtration and results in a small footprint as compared to conventional systems. The process can adapt to high load variations, and the automated controls enable reliable operation with minimal attention. The system is appropriate for greenfield, retrofit and sewer mining plants.
N.A. Water Systems
Moon Township, PA
Tel: 800-337-0777
Circle No. 275 on Reader Service Card

Membrane bioreactor

Layne Christensen has received an exclusive license to sell the POREFLON Membrane Bioreactor in the United States. The system features unique PTFE membranes that are stronger and more chemically-resistant than other types. Filtration is achieved with 0.2 micron pore sizes similar to PVDF and PET, but with higher porosity, resulting in twice the flux rate of conventional systems. This means that more treatment can be accomplished with significantly less capital equipment. The PTFE membranes can survive acids, alkaline solutions, oxidizers and solvents. The membranes can operate at temperatures up to 50 degrees C, making them ideal for industrial applications.
Layne Christensen
Pewaukee, WI
Tel: 262-246-4646
Circle No. 276 on Reader Service Card

Inorganic removal

Severn Trent Services provides inorganic treatment solutions for drinking water and reuse applications that offer removal of arsenic, fluoride, iron, manganese, nitrate and uranium. Simple and effective, the SORB 33® system removes arsenic below 4 ppb. Bayoxide® E33 and Bayoxide® E33P adsorptive media is NSF Standard 61 Approved. Omni-SORB™ systems are available for iron and manganese removal.
Severn Trent Services
Tel: 614-899-7106
Circle No. 277 on Reader Service Card

Filtration system

The C.I.Agent® EVAC Filtration System uses state-of-the-art filtration technology with its four-layer system to adsorb hydrocarbons, remove large and fine sediment, and polish light sheen from water discharge operations in vaults, manholes, tanks and more. High quality fabrics connected with performance based stitching allows the filter to endure high flows and higher pressures. The integrated use of the company's Hydrocarbon Solidifiers encapsulates oil to give the filter the highest available hydrocarbon capacity.
C.I.Agent Solutions®
Louisville, KY
Tel: 866-242-4368
Circle No. 280 on Reader Service Card

Arsenic removal

Filtronics' patented Electromedia® I systems are available with automated operations and backwash to filtration rates less than 2%. The systems generally reduce arsenic concentrations to less than half the allowable Maximum Contaminant Level. Permanent media, low chemical costs, remote access support, no hazardous waste, a four-minute backwash requirement, and a small footprint are a few of the features in each custom designed system.
Filtronics Inc.
Anaheim, CA
Tel: 714-630-5040
Circle No. 279 on Reader Service Card

Filter cartridges

Parker's MegaFlow cartridges provide a cost effective alternative to wound and other 2½" OD style filter cartridges in high-flow applications where nominal efficiency is sufficient. Each 6" diameter cartridge has flow capacity equal to 8 standard 2½" OD X 40" long filter cartridges. Positive O-ring seals and a built in handle simplify cartridge installation. The cartridges are available in pleated polypropylene or cellulose media with nominal ratings of 0.5, 1, 5 and 10 micron.
Parker Hannifin - Process Advanced Filtration
Oxnard, CA
Tel: 877-784-2234
Circle No. 278 on Reader Service Card

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