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Why Custom Installation is Vital

Every project has different needs, and sometimes a one-size-fits-all package doesn’t meet those needs. We can create a completely unique solution to meet your safety, space, communication, and others. Custom water filtration systems gives you the best combination of filters, treatment, and panels for your facility.

Customization is necessary in many situations. You may have a small, oddly shaped space, a challenging water source (such as sea or freshwater), or even just a technological preference in control systems. By custom designing a system based on your specific requirements and preferences you can be sure that the water treatment system will work flawlessly for your particular application.

There are endless combinations available for each situation. Some of the most common customizations is in the filter choice. Here’s just a few of our filtration options and their functions:

Carbon Filtration
Carbon filters are commonly found in household sink, pitcher, and bottle filters. These filters are perfect for reducing chemicals like chlorine and pesticides, but not for particles such as fluorides and various minerals.
Reverse Osmosis
Reverse Osmosis is the process of creating clean water by pushing contaminants through a semipermeable membrane. Through this process anything from waste to salt to chemicals can be removed from water to produce fresh, potable water. Since these systems concentrate ions and other contaminates, they can cause problems with scaling, deposits, microbial fouling, and degradation.
Ultraviolet
While UV filtration will not be effective against chemicals, it is an effective disinfectant, eliminating bacteria and viruses as effectively as boiling.

There are also many water treatments that can be paired with different systems, offering your facility the best protection for your needs. Not to mention, we offer several choices in some of the best control interface options in the industry.

If you would like more information on custom installations, contact us today.

Boiler Water Treatment

Did you know that a boiler deposit of just 1/16 inch can result in an efficiency loss of up to 20%? Heavier deposits can cause damage and boiler failure. Reverse Osmosis membranes can also become fouled with mineral scales, leading to reduced boiler efficiency.

The biggest offenders in boiler killing are:

Oxygen Corrosion
“Pits” caused by oxygen corrosion are holes covered by mounds of iron oxide. These problems most frequently occur when a boiler is in an idle state.

Scale and Deposits
Heat transfer surfaces are the most common victim for scale and deposit damage. Calcium salts, magnesium, silicates, and iron all cause these issues that can eventually lead to total boiler failure.

Condensate Corrosion
When carbon dioxide condenses in the condensate system, it forms carbonic acid (H2CO3) which reduces the pH and causes corrosion. Alkaline, carbonate-heavy water is present in the feedwater, condensate corrosion can escalate into a big problem quickly.

You can read more about these problems and how we can help alleviate them on our Water Boiler Treatment information page.

Reverse Osmosis

Reverse Osmosis may sound like a strange experiment from a Sci-Fi movie, but it is, in fact, a popular method of water purification. In today’s ever-growing world, having clean water is becoming more and more of an environmental concern among people everywhere. Industrial plants are converting over to this process to better use and reuse their water supply and can even be used to convert salt water to fresh water.

Reverse Osmosis is the process of creating clean water by pushing contaminants through a semipermeable membrane. Through this process anything from waste to salt to chemicals can be removed from water to produce fresh, potable water. Since these systems concentrate ions and other contaminates, they can cause problems with scaling, deposits, microbial fouling, and degradation. However, with proper maintenance and updating of the components, these contaminates will not be damaging.

Water Consultants of America offers a complete line of products to help your R.O. system run smoothly and efficiently. We have a wide range of membrane performance products including scale inhibitors, dispersants, microbicides, and cleaners that will aid in better performance and help prevent the common issues that arise from using an R.O. system. WCA also offers our customers access to our technical support laboratory, which provides expertise on how to identify problems and makes the best recommendation to ensure your system is working properly.

Contact WCA to get all the right products for your Reverse Osmosis system. Feel free to call (800) 645-1350 or visit our website.