ZeeWeed 1500 UF module will pretreat desalination

The introduction of the ZeeWeed 1500 pressurised ultrafiltration (UF) membrane system was announced by GE Water on 16 March 2009.

ZeeWeed 1500 rack

ZeeWeed 1500 rack

The new skid-mounted module can be rapidly installed for water treatment, tertiary filtration and pretreatment for brackish and seawater desalination. It is available for small- and medium-sized packaged and custom designs for municipal and industrial plants.

Key features of the ZeeWeed 1500 include:
  • Low-fouling polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane chemistry offering lower frequency and less aggressive cleaning;
  • Outside-in filtration process providing uniform flow distribution and solids loading with no blocked hollow-fine fibers;
  • UF barrier to produce high quality effluent;
  • High solids tolerance, with the ability to handle high turbidity spikes and coagulant doses;
  • Lower chemical usage than comparable systems;
  • Compact module and simple rack design, with on-rack inspection capability;
  • Ability to retrofit other outside-in UF and microfiltration systems.

  • The ZeeWeed 1500 also offers similar environmental benefits to previous ZeeWeed products such as high water-recovery and reduced plant footprint. It is available in standard and custom designs.
    For more information, contact: Kimberley Ramalho, GE Energy
    Tel: +1 215 942 3409
    Email: kimberly.ramalho@ge.com

    Web: www.ge.com

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    | Fouling | Recovery | Retrofit | Standard | Turbidity


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