ELECTROCOAGULATION

About

Electrocoagulation (EC) is the use of clean electrical energy to precipitate contaminants from water. EC reduces the demand for treatment chemicals by substituting electricity. The result is cleaner water with lower residuals. The process is the most economical solution to achieving compliance.

Capabilities

  • Removes heavy metals as oxides that pass TCLP

  • Removes suspended and colloidal solids

  • Breaks oil emulsions in water

  • Removes fats, oil, and grease

  • Removes complex organics

  • Destroys & removes bacteria, viruses & cysts

Benefits

  • Meet Discharge Requirements

  • Reduce Sludge Volume

  • No Chemicals

  • Process Multiple Contaminants

  • Process Waste Streams with up to 5% solids

  • Harvest Proteins, Oils, and Metals

Applications

Products

  • Distillation Systems

  • Electrocoagulation System

  • Vacuum Tower Clarification

  • Capacity capabilities ranging from 1.5 GPM to 2,500 GPM

  • Volts per Gap ranging from 110 Volts AC input to 2,400 Volts

THE TECHNOLOGY

The process water starts at the bottom and flows upward through the electrocoagulation cell. As the water is flowing through the plate
pack, the energized metal plates ionize into the water.

 

Electrons released from the plates create a destabilized condition in the water, in which the electrons are free to coagulate the contaminants. The coagulation generates floc particles that are ultimately removed from the water through conventional filtration methods.

 

Meanwhile, the electric current hydrolyzes the water and creates microbubbles. The microbubbles assist greatly in removing a wide range of contaminants. The rapid transition from destabilization to coagulation occurs almost instantaneously; a key advantage of EC technology.

 

EC is well-suited for: water pretreatment, metal recovery, oil and gas, ground water cleanup, metalworking fluids, soaps, surfactants and
emulsions.

SERVICES

 

          3E

Environmental Equipment Enterprises, Inc.

  7065 E. Eight Mile Rd.

 Warren, MI 48091

(586) 756-4570