Controlling Mechanisms of Contaminant Ion Leakage in Condensate Polishing Systems

Extracting the maximum benefit from condensate polishing systems continues to be a top priority among many electric utility plants. With cost reduction pressures and increasing water quality standards, owners and operators continue to evaluate the resin handling procedures that affect corrosion product transport and contaminant ion impurity levels.

About The Author: 

Stephen W. Najmy is a project manager for The Dow Chemical Co. He has worked in the technical service and development department for Dow Liquid Separations for the past 10 years. Much of his job focuses on the development of new resin products and procedures for condensate polishing systems. He is based at Larkin Laboratory in Midland, Mich.

Activation Date: 
September 11, 2001
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Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12618

Controlling Scale Deposition and Industrial Fouling

Mineral scale deposition cannot only put plant and product integrity at risk but also compromise the health and safety of personnel. Luckily, there are a number of ways to control fouling and restore operational efficiency.

Deck: 

Limescale

About The Author: 

Jan de Baat Doelman is the president of Scalewatcher North America Inc., Oxford, Pa.

Activation Date: 
August 10, 2001
Files: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12527

Editorial: Home Buyer Awareness

I have started the new year on the right foot. I bought a house. I have spent many years day dreaming about my first home. The fireplace, staircase, patio, large kitchen, an office and my very own driveway ... which of course I will despise by the end of this harsh Chicago winter.

Deck: 

I have started the new year on the right foot. I bought a house. I have spent many years day dreaming about my first home.

About The Author: 

Wendi Hope King, Editor, www.waterinfocenter.com

Publication Date: 
January 1, 2001
Activation Date: 
January 1, 2001
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11934

Potassium Chloride Vs. Sodium Chloride

Some people prefer sodium chloride, while others prefer potassium chloride. Even though these two products compete for sales in the softening salt market, the fact is there’s plenty of room for both to thrive.

Deck: 

The Secrets of Coexisting in a Competitive World

About The Author: 

This article was written by Don Oster, product manager, A & I of IMC Salt, which manufactures K-Life potassium chloride and Pro Soft White Diamond sodium chloride water softener salt.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2001
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11931

Salt in the New Millennium: Regenerants and Their Future

The factors involved in selecting a salt, although not complex, are very important to efficient operation of a water softener.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11676

Guidelines for Cation Resin Replacement

This article discusses strong acid cation resin typically used in water softeners or as the first unit in a two-bed cation-anion demineralizer.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11436