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Heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, etc. can be critical components of many wastewaters and often require treatment. Conventional precipitation & coagulation (P&C) processes are well-practiced to treat heavy metals. Saltworks has modernized these processes to reduce footprint, maintenance, and operating costs.
Precipitation & Coagulation
In wastewaters burdened with heavy metals, physical-chemical precipitation converts soluble heavy metals to insoluble salts. The resulting precipitate must be removed by some combination of physical steps such as coagulation, clarification, and/or filtration. There are considerable opportunities in optimizing conventional precipitation & coagulation (P&C) processes.
Meet Treatment GoalsAt times, only precipitation & coagulation (P&C) is required to meet a treatment goal, avoiding the need for more expensive desalination technology and/or a brine to manage. Beneficially, a P&C process produces only two outputs: treated water with metals removed, and a solid filter cake containing the removed metals. There are considerable opportunities in optimizing conventional precipitation & coagulation (P&C) processes to:
- lower installed costs
- save chemicals
- save space
- reduce wastes generated
- ensure compliance, and
- reduce operator burden.
Our BrineRefine system performs chemical treatment in a compact, pre-packaged, and intelligently automated manner. BrineRefine is
- Designed for modularity in factory-built in ISO container skids, with built-in redundancy and expansion capability. This lowers installation costs.
- Automated with precision dosing to ensure chemicals are not wasted and excess sludge is not generated.
- A smart solids management system, borrowed from our leading crystallizer solutions, reduces operator burden.
- Compact: BrineRefine eliminates the need for large reaction vessels and clarifiers.
Contact us below for a free project assessment and see how we can help with your chemical softening needs.
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