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A8006 Birm Iron, Manganese and Hydrogen Sulfide Filter Media (1 Cu Ft 38 lb)

SKU:
A8006
Condition:
New
Weight:
44.00 LBS
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout
152.40CAD

Description

PRODUCT DOCUMENTATION

Birm® is an efficient and economical media for the reduction of dissolved iron and manganese compounds from raw water supplies. It may be used in either gravity fed or pressurized water treatment systems. Birm acts as an insoluble catalyst to enhance the reaction between dissolved oxygen (D.O.) and the iron compounds. I

ADVANTAGES 

  • Under the proper conditions, no chemicals to purchase for maintenance.
  • Regeneration not required (Only periodic backwashing required)
  • Iron removal efficiency is extremely high
  • Durable material with a long life and wide temperature range
  • Weighs only 36-38 lbs./cu. ft. 

 CONDITIONS FOR OPERATION

  • Alkalinity should be greater than two times the combined sulfate and chloride concentration.
  • Temperature Range: 35-100o F
  • Water pH range: 6.8-9.0
  • Dissolved Oxygen (D.O.) content must be equal to at least 15% of the iron and 29% of the manganese content.
  • Bed depth: 30-36 in.
  • Maximum Pressure Drop: 2-4 psi (14 -28 kPa)
  • Freeboard: 50% of bed depth (min.)
  • Backwash rate: 10-12 gpm/sq. ft.
  • Rinse Rate: At service flow rate
  • Backwash Bed Expansion: 20-40% of bed depth (min.)
  • Service flow rate: 3.5-5 gpm/sq. ft.
  • Free chlorine concentration less than 0.5 ppm •
  • Hydrogen Sulfide should be removed prior to contact with Birm media
  • Oil: None Present
  • Polyphosphates: None present
  • Organic Matter: Less than 5 ppm TOC

 

 

 

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