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Compliance
Ultrafiltration helps to meet zero manifesting goals and comply with federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements, as well as state and local discharge regulations.
Automation
The Ultrafiltration System is low maintenance with minimal operator involvement.
Value
As part of the plant assessment, PRAB reviews operating costs such as electrical, water, cleaners, haul-away, manpower and regulatory compliance to get you the most value for your equipment.
Recycle and Reuse
Ultrafiltration reduces the cost of wash water and detergents by as much as 75% when calculating the costs of replacement chemicals, heating and disposal.

Ultrafiltration extends the life of washwater, floor scrubber and vibratory/tumbling water.

PRAB’s line of Ultrafiltration Systems are designed to separate organics, emulsified oils and suspended solids from process water, incoming water, wastewater and metalworking coolant reducing oily water volumes by as much as 98% without the use of chemical additives. For this reason, Ultrafiltration membrane technology is quickly becoming the fluid waste management process of choice over conventional industrial filtration methods.

PRAB Water & Wastewater is a leader in fluid management, Ultrafiltration, wastewater reuse, and Reverse Osmosis pre-treatment with partnerships that span globally. Our Ultrafiltration Systems reduce the cost of wash water and detergents by as much as 75% when calculating the costs of replacement chemicals, heating and disposal. Effluent water can be discharged to sewer or reused. These systems offer a robust design which effectively removes suspended solids and organic impurities from a variety of different streams for optimum water management.

PRAB’s Ultrafiltration Systems and wastewater treatment technologies will help you meet zero manifesting goals and comply with federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements, as well as state and local discharge regulations.

PRAB's Ultrafiltration Systems | Prab.com
Ultrafiltration (UF) is a pressure-driven process that removes organics, emulsified oils, metal hydroxides, emulsions, dispersed material, suspended solids, silica, and other large molecular weight materials from water and other solutions. Ultrafiltration membranes are characterized by their molecular weight cut-off. Ultrafiltration excels at the clarification of solutions containing suspended solids, bacteria, and high concentrations of macromolecules, including oil and water.

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Benefits & Features

  • Reduce the cost of washwater and detergents up to 75%
  • Reduce oily wastewater haul away costs up to 90%
  • System effluent water can be discharged to a sewer or reused
  • Robust design which effectively removes suspended solids and organic impurities from a variety of different water streams for optimum fluid waste management
  • Help meet zero manifesting goals and comply with federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements, as well as state and local discharge regulations
  • No hazardous chemicals required
  • Highly efficient membrane modules
  • Turnkey system – fully assembled, tested and ready to install
  • Standard modular system from 100-6,000 gallons/day (larger systems available upon request)
  • Prolongs life of wash water and rinse water
  • Simple automatic operation requires little attention and maintenance
  • “Pre-treatment” and “Post-treatment” modules available
  • Permanent media removes the disposable media waste stream, adhering to ISO-14001 standards
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Existing Design Advantages

  1. Automatic Cleaning Cycle – System goes into a clean-in-place cycle based on reduced permeate output, then switches back to regular fluid processing for a hands-free system.
  2. Automated Process-Tank Fill – System includes a pneumatic diaphragm pump used to transfer pre-process fluid from the customer’s tank or pit.
  3. Allen Bradley color touch screen with Micro 850 PLC standard.
  4. VFD Controlled Process Pump – Allows for soft-start and efficient control of the pump motor.
  5. 3-Way Pneumatic Ball-Valves – Allows automatic switching from normal processing state to clean-in-place process utilizing only one pump.
VTUF-05-12/300
VTUF-05-24/590

PRAB Ultrafiltration Systems Modular System | Prab.com

 

New Design Advantages

  1. One Skid Design – All components and tank assemblies mounted on one skid weldment that can be easily moved by forklift (without fluid).
  2. 304 Stainless Steel Tank – Dual tank weldment minimizes space requirements
  3. Easy Maintenance – all devices mounted toward front face of unit, allowing easy access during maintenance procedures.
  4. Slant-Bottom Tank Design – Concentrates separated solids toward drain valves on each end of the tank for ease of removal/maintenance cleaning.
  5. Upgradeable – Both units have the ability to add additional membranes with simple alterations to the system (smaller unit available in 6/8/12 membranes, large unit available in 12/16/20/24 membranes).
  6. Fully Pre-Wired and Tested – System is fully wired/tested before shipment for ease of installation.
  7. Easy-To-Add Options – Additional components can be mounted over the tank area to further conserve space (i.e. CF-5 tramp-oil separator, bag-type pre-filter assembly).

Benefits & Features

  • Automatic process/cleaning cycle reduces maintenance and improves productivity
  • HMI touchscreen
  • “Pre-treatment” and “Post-treatment” modules available
  • Machining and Grinding: Water-soluble, semi-synthetic and synthetic coolants
  • Washwaters: Alkaline and acidic
  • Stamping: Heavily fortified stamping fluids and washwater
  • Transportation: Oily water vehicle discharge
  • Vibratory Deburring: Oil and solid laden deburring liquids
  • Pressure Wash: Oily water discharge
  • Surface Finishing
  • Die Casting

Full Spectrum Industrial Wastewater Recycling and Reuse. Cost Reduction, Waste Minimization & Environmental Compliance.

Agenda

  • Motivations for Reuse
  • Regulatory Overview
  • Wastewater Minimization Techniques
  • Wastewater Treatment Technology Evaluation
  • Intro to Membrane Filtration Technology
  • Intro to Vacuum Evaporation Technology
  • Case Studies
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