Toray ultrafiltration membranes to help clean up Bangkok’s drinking water

Toray Industries has won an order to supply its hollow fiber ultrafiltration membranes to what is being called the Kingdom of Thailand’s largest membrane water filtration facility...

Content Dam Ww Online Articles 2015 December Bangkok

Content Dam Ww Online Articles 2015 December Bangkok

Toray Industries has won an order to supply itshollow fiber ultrafiltration (UF) membrane modules to what is being called the Kingdom of Thailand’s largest membrane water filtration facility.

Designed to improve the quality of drinking water in the capital city of Bangkok, the 110,000 m3/day water purification plant is expected to start operation by 2017.

The facility will be built and operated by TTW Public Company (TTW), Mitsui & Co. and CH. Karnchang Public as major shareholders. Goshu Kosan Co., of Thailand will be in charge of the process design and system development.

Using TORAYFIL® UF modules the membrane-based water purification plant will treat water from Tachin River, which is a tributary river of Chao Phraya River

In a press release, Toray, said: “As a result of in the improvement in living standards in the country, there has been an increase in the demand for high-quality tap water. This demand for higher quality potable water is best achieved by membrane-based purification methods, which are easy to operate and can purify water more safely and securely compared with the existing rapid filtration method using sand.”

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