With decades of in-house X-Flow membrane technology expertise we are specialized in Ultra Filtration Solutions as integral part of your wastewater treatment plant design. Pentair’s water specialists are there to support our OEM partners and system integrators with the right system design knowledge and integration support so breweries can experience firsthand how it is to start reusing up to 70% of their process water.

 Solutions For medium strength wastewater and anaerobic effluent   cAPEX  Energy consumption  Footrint Flow (flux)  membrane type  uf mEMBRANES   WITH HELIX TECHNOLOGY*
 Crossflow MBR Lower 1,5-4 kWh/m³   Low compared to Airlift  80-200 l/m2h  8 mm X 0.03 MICRON   V 
 Airlift  V HIgher   <0,25 kWh/m3  Larger compared to crossflw 40-60 l/m2h  3/5 mm  X 0.03 MICRON 
* Preventing cake formation on the membrane layer by producing higher permeate flows at lower crossflow velocities and saving energy compared to traditional crossflow membrane filtration systems.

Case Study

The Polar brewery in Venezuela successfully applies Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket technology, followed by a Pentair X-Flow Airlift MBR Solution.

This process feeds into reverse osmosis for efficient effluent processing, showcasing the practical implementation of Pentair's solutions.

Start-up: 2010
Market: Breweries
Application: Reuse - pretreatment RO
Configuration: Airlift MBR
Module: Compact 33V
Capacity: 1,800 m3/day


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