Fishing for Filtration

When you think about all of the cargo flying in and out of an airport on a daily basis, passengers’ luggage and ordinary mailed packages might come to mind—but certainly one of the last things you might consider is tropical fish.

At Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), fish transport is part of everyday business, thanks, in part, to Sea Dwelling Creatures, a marine fish wholesaler located in Los Angeles. The company, owned by brothers Scott and Brad Cohen, ships 700 to 800 boxes of fish per day, each containing up to 20 fish.

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Filtration system provides specialized water for fish & coral

About The Author: 

Meredith Flynn is director of marketing for NuWater USA. Flynn can be reached at meredith@nuwaterusa.com or 415.464.1909.

Publication Date: 
June 26, 2013
Activation Date: 
June 26, 2013
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Electrodeionization

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The FEDI-2Rx fractional electrodeionization product range is designed for applications in pharmaceutical, biomedical and laboratory applications in which installations require hot water sanitization to meet pharmacopoeia standards for purified water and water for injection.

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Turbine Flow Sensors

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The Model PFAD exchangeable turbine flow sensor enables users to quickly exchange flow tubes in biomedical, chemical feed and flow control loop applications. It features PFA wetted parts with ruby bearings and chemical- and corrosion-resistant sensors. Optional elements include a programmable K factor, flow switch and programmable batch feedback function for pump control. External electronic packages for converting from digital output to analog are available.

Barbed Fittings

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Thermobarb barbed fittings for use with plastic and rubber tubing and reinforced hose are available in polypropylene, polyethylene, nylon, PVDF and brass, for applications such as laboratories, food and beverage processing, vending equipment, potable water and more. These fittings offer simple connections, with sizes from 1/8- to 1-in. tubing ID in styles including tees, wyes, reducers, connectors, adapters and nipples. Pinch clamps, check valves, clamps and other fittings also are available.

Membrane Elements

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The Lewabrane RO line consists of spiral-wound, thin film composite membrane elements designed specifically for industrial applications. The membrane chemistry and element construction are designed to provide optimized, low cost of operation for downstream unit operations, like separate- or mixed-bed ion exchange units. The elements comply with NSF/ANSI Standard 61.  
 

Pool Purification

As winter becomes nothing more than a memory and the days get warmer, our thoughts are quickly turning to the lazy, hazy days of summer. And nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than a dip in the pool.

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UV systems offer treatment option with fewer chemicals

About The Author: 

Jen St. Louis is marketing communications specialist for VIQUA, a Trojans Technologies Co. St. Louis can be reached at jstlouis@viqua.com or 519.563.1032.

Publication Date: 
June 3, 2013
Activation Date: 
June 3, 2013
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Conditioning for Coffee

About 55% of adults in the U.S. drink coffee daily, according to the National Coffee Assn. Coffee shops have helped consumers develop an appreciation for specialty coffee. Higher-grade coffee beans, improved roasting methods and better brewing equipment have improved product quality and increased customer expectations. Because coffee is about 99% water, water quality is critical to the brewing process.  

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Treatment systems provide high-quality water for coffee chain

About The Author: 

Kirsten Martenson is former director of marketing for HydroNovation Inc. For more information, contact Mark Bertler at mark@hydronovation.com.

Publication Date: 
June 3, 2013
Activation Date: 
June 3, 2013
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A Green Approach to POU

For our protection, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established enforceable guidelines by which municipalities must abide and well owners should abide. These guidelines are known as maximum contaminant levels (MCLs).

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Filtration systems remove arsenic from school’s drinking water

About The Author: 

Chubb Michaud, CWS-VI, is technical director for Systematix Co. Michaud can be reached at askchubb@aol.com or 714.522.5453.

Publication Date: 
May 3, 2013
Activation Date: 
May 3, 2013
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Membrane Makeover

Membrane processes can be classified in many ways, based on nature, structure or driving force. Hydrostatic pressure differences are used in microfiltration (MF), nanofiltration (NF), reverse osmosis (RO) and gas separation as the driving force for mass transport through the membrane.

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Growing range of applications spans the water treatment spectrum

About The Author: 

Isabelle Duchemin is commercial manager for Polymem. Duchemin can be reached at i.duchemin@polymem.fr. Additional reporting was provided by Richard Mest, president of Master Water Conditioning Corp. Mest can be reached at richard@masterwater.com.

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May 3, 2013
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May 3, 2013
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Website

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UV Superstore Inc. launched a new website for improved user experience and enhanced functionality. It features an extensive search and cross-reference of replacement UV lamps, quartz sleeves and other consumables for use in most UV water and air treatment systems.  The new website features UV Superstore brand UV treatment systems, with models for residential and commercial/industrial applications. Designed to give the user access to the company’s knowledge base, which comes from many years of experience, the new website is designed as an online tool to find “anything UV.”