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16 02, 2017

Water Reuse for Papermaking White Water

By |pH, Pulp and Paper|

In the papermaking process, 99% of water is removed from paper pulp slurry to reveal the 1% of material that comprises paper. As such, the process is extremely water intensive; however, there is a large potential for water reuse. Maximizing reuse of the waste water—termed white water—serves both economical and environmental bottom lines. With only [...]

19 01, 2017

Pasteurized Equivalent Water using UV Disinfection

By |Food & Beverage|

Cow Water Processing Ultraviolet disinfection is permitted within milk production facilities and stipulations are provided by the FDA under the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO). One of the ways in which UV may be used in the dairy industry is in the creation of pasteurized equivalent water. The pasteurized product water reduces water consumption from external [...]

16 12, 2016

Chlorine for Wastewater Treatment

By |Wastewater|

Chlorine for Wastewater Treatment The use of chlorine for water treatment has a long history since its first use in Jersey City in 1908. Despite the use of chlorine globally to produce safe drinking water, chlorination is not a simple process, especially considering that chlorine itself is toxic. More recently, we take great care to [...]

17 11, 2016

Combination Water Treatment: Oxidation Followed by UV Disinfection

By |Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Water Treatment Methods There exist several mechanisms for water disinfection, including chlorination and chloramination, ozonation, and UV irradiation. Ordinarily, only one disinfection technique is used in a treatment train. However, there are potential benefits to combining water treatment methods in sequence, including energy and cost savings and a safer product water. Potential Benefits of Combination Water [...]

3 11, 2016

How to Monitor pH for a Denim Manufacturing Process

By |Clothing Manufacturing|

Origins of Blue Jeans and the Denim Manufacturing Process Two things made denim blue jeans revolutionary when they were invented by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss in 1873. First, they were made from a sturdy material, denim, which Davis bought from Strauss. Second, Davis used a metal rivet at the points where pants most often [...]

19 10, 2016

A Smart Alternative to Benchtop pH Meters for Education

By |pH|

Teaching pH in Schools and Colleges Chemistry is an important subject taught at schools, colleges and universities all around the world. One component of chemistry that is vitally important is pH — one of the key properties of any substance, which has widespread implications in industrial, pharmaceutical, and other commercial applications, such as food [...]

4 10, 2016

How to Prevent Pollution Through Stormwater Monitoring

By |Wastewater|

Environmental Impact of Stormwater Monitoring Stormwater runoff from industrial facilities can pose a threat to the environment, as precipitation may pick up pollutants and wash them into local water systems. The results can be devastating: habitat degradation, siltation of rivers and depletion of fish populations can all occur. Because of these risks, stormwater runoff [...]

8 09, 2016

Sensorex Expands UV Transmittance Offerings with Submersible Sensor

By |Company News, Products|

Sensorex Expands UV Transmittance Offerings with Submersible Sensor UVT-LED-SW delivers efficient, accurate UV transmittance monitoring for municipal wastewater applications The UVT-LED-SW UV Transmittance Sensor provides continuous monitoring for accurate UV disinfection dosing. The probe delivers fast, accurate, UV transmittance readings in open channel wastewater treatment applications where UV disinfection is used. With proper dosing adjustment [...]

2 09, 2016

How to Monitor Aquarium Water pH and Other Water Quality Parameters

By |pH, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

The Importance of Aquarium Water Quality Like all organisms, the fish and aquatic plants in your aquarium rely on highly specific environments in order to survive. These essential conditions vary from species to species and depend on the environment in which they evolved. Aquarium Water pH pH measures the acidity or alkalinity of water. A [...]

24 08, 2016

VIDEO: How to Optimize Wastewater UV Disinfection

By |Wastewater|

How to Optimize Wastewater UV Disinfection Missed our most recent webinar on wastewater UV disinfection optimization? Learn what you need to know in about 15 minutes, with this video recording. We provide an overview of what UV transmittance means and when it can be used to optimize wastewater treatment using UV light. Did you [...]