Koch membrane bioreactor installed in China
Membranes and membrane filtration system manufacturer Koch Membrane Systems, has supplied its Puron membrane bioreactor (MBR) ultrafiltration modules at a major chemical plant in Eastern China.Chemical process wastewater is treated at the plant with anoxic and aerobic processes followed by membrane filtration and reverse osmosis at a capacity of 10,000 cubic m³/d. The MBR modules are part of a plant upgrade, undertaken to meet stringent plant water recycle requirements. Puron MBR was selected after a pilot operation demon revealed its better performance compared with competing products said Koch.
The instllation is the first large application of Koch's Puron MBR product in the chemicals industry in China.