For many companies, water plays a critical role in ESG performance. With growing challenges and concerns around pollution, climate change, and consumption of energy, water, and chemicals, investing in responsible water management can measurably improve a company’s ESG profile while reducing operational risks.
Real-time ion sensor/analyzer for Ca2+, Ba2+, SO42- and SiO2
ScaleSense is an automated, real-time sensor for saline waters that measures calcium (Ca2+), barium (Ba2+), sulfate (SO42-) ions and silica (SiO2). ScaleSense was specifically developed to work with the toughest waters after conventional real-time sensors failed to meet our needs. Real-time sensors provide direct measurement of ion concentrations on a continuous basis. However, most struggle with the presence of total dissolved solids (TDS) >50,000 mg/L. ScaleSense overcomes this limit and is not impacted by TDS. Measuring scaling ions in real-time enables process optimization.
Introducing Saltworks’ ScaleSense
Real-time scaling ion measurement and control can help you optimize your process: save money & reduce your water footprint, see the examples below.
ScaleSense is robust and configurable for Ca2+, Ba2+ or SO42- ions, or SiO2. It functions accurately and precisely, even at extremely high-TDS.
We can help you to integrate ScaleSense in your process: process assessment, drawing updates, PLC programming, training, and support.
Use less water and manage your cooling tower scaling risk with a virtual anti-scalant
Real-time scaling ion measurement for dynamic recovery control of reverse osmosis systems
Targeted ion compliance measurement & removal optimization
Disposal wells are an established method for disposing of hazardous fluids by injecting them deep underground. Commingling (mixing) incompatible fluids in a disposal well may inadvertently cause solids to precipitate, which risks plugging the well. Plugging is disruptive and costly to fix, but operators can prevent it with advanced sensors, controls, and targeted wastewater treatment.
Reverse osmosis-based brine concentrators are reaching new performance levels not seen before. Saltworks is pleased to report that a substantial pilot plant is currently demonstrating 99% freshwater recovery on cooling tower blowdown (CTB).
Real-time measurement provides prompt feedback for controls. A real-time sensor can help to optimize your process, reduce risk, and minimize operational and maintenance demand. Saltworks has developed a new real-time sensor—that is simple and robust—to operate in the high-TDS range.