This pilot demonstrated the economic and process advantages of targeting concentrated streams for salt removal. Today, Saltworks Technologies launches its Flex EDR product line – the next generation electrodialysis reversal technology for challenging waters.
Bench & Pilot Test Services
Enhance Your Water Treatment ROI
A meaningful bench or pilot test can lead to the highest investment returns (ROI) in water treatment. Before making a purchase decision, Saltworks offers our test services to clients for process optimization studies and pilots. We ensure that you receive the correct solution, and that you get the chance for a test drive.
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Make the Right Decisions
Not all projects require a bench or pilot test, especially when the water chemistry and solutions are well-known. For other projects, a small upfront investment in testing and/or piloting can yield substantial benefits.
Testing & piloting turn ‘unknowns’ into ‘knowns’ which can be managed. They facilitate a thorough, competitive review of alternative solutions, and cost-optimization of the best pathway prior to detailed design and implementation.
Intelligent Testing for Clients
Saltworks offers extensive bench testing and pilot services to our clients. For testing, we have imported waters from around the world to our facility.
- We take over chain of custody, including safe disposal of all by-products.
- We share all data and employ qualified 3rd party laboratories as needed.
- We deliver a detailed report that enables informed decision-making.
Short lab tests are easy, and some are representative, but others are done under ideal conditions and do not consider continuous unattended operation, energy, or hiccups. On-site pilot tests force vendors to prove their claims. Measure our performance on delivery, safety, uptime, costs, and meeting treatment goals. Our mobile pilot plants can be dispatched to your site, complete with operators.
Customized Pilot Plants
Our pilots are mobile & containerized, fully automated, provided with expert dispatch/operation teams, and representative of full-scale plants. We have pilot assets covering almost all unit operations. We arrange them à la carte to meet your project needs or custom develop new pilot plants, coupled with our engineering services.
If considering competing alternatives, challenge all vendors to prove their performance claims, in a competitive pilot with 24/7 operation.
Contact us to learn more about improving your ROI and reducing project risk through our test services and pilot assets. If you need a custom test or pilot, challenge us!
Next-generation water-maker and brine-concentrator based on reverse osmosis that achieves extreme freshwater recoveries, enabling cost-effective brine management and treatment of challenging organic-laden waters including oil & gas produced waters.
BrineRefine Chemical Softening System
Smart, compact, modular chemical softening system that reduces costs with precision dosing and built-in solids management. Improves recovery and minimizes fouling risk with intelligent controls that communicate with downstream assets, like RO or evaporators.
Bench & Pilot Test Services Related Resources
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Saltworks has shipped a novel Flex EDR system to the southern United States that will clean up coal fired power wastewater. Flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater is a byproduct of sulfur scrubbers, installed to prevent acid rain from coal plants.
Saltworks developed and delivered an EOR produced water pilot, that reliably desalted the returning produced water. This saves the client notable chemical costs: more than the cost of water treatment, in some cases. Saltworks can run a project assessment to evaluate each specific case.