Zetag Ultra from BASF is a new flocculent for improved solid/liquid separation in waste-water treatment. Because of its very high bridging capabilities, this ultra-high molecular powder offers improved floc integrity and therefore advanced dewatering performance. According to this chemicals company, plant trials worldwide have shown that with the new product cake solids in dewatered sludge increase by an average of 15 percent. The higher solid component in the discharge from waste-water treatment plants saves energy on transport, disposal and incineration.
Very Easy Analysis of Water
The broad field of measurement technology is also a part of the market in water and waste-water treatment. One aspect where improvements are being made here is in user-friendliness. Smartphones and tablets were the inspiration behind the intuitive operation and the icon-based menus of Macherey-Nagel’s new spectrophotometer Nanocolor UV/VIS II. According to the firm, even the untrained can carry out a UV analysis of water using this device. With its integrated color measurement and turbidity measurement function, plus a cuvette test program, Nanocolor UV/VIS II is suitable for many monitoring tasks in the area of drinking water and waste water.
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