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Disinfection

There are a variety of techniques to disinfect fluids and surfaces. Lenntech can supply several disinfection techniques with the emphasis on environmental friendly solutions. The techniques are:

Other solutions are:

  • Chlorine
  • Hypochlorite

Every technique has its specific advantages and its own application area. In the table below some of the advantages and disadvantages are shown:

Technology

Environmentally friendly

Byproducts

Effectivity

Investment

Operational costs

Fluids

Surfaces

Ozone

+

+

++

-

+

++

++

UV

++

++

+

+/-

++

+

++

Chlorine dioxide

+/-

+/-

++

++

+

++

--

Chlorine gas

--

--

-

+

++

+/-

--

Hypochlorite

--

--

-

+

++

+/-

--

In the table below a few applications can be found:

Technology

Applications

Ozone disinfection

Pharmaceutical industry, drinking water, process water, ultra pure water, surface disinfection

UV

Process water, drinking water, ozone breakdown, ultra pure water, surface disinfection

Chlorine dioxide

Drinking water, disinfection of piping

Please feel free to contact us on any water disinfection treatment or air purification issues related to disinfeciton.

More specific information on water disinfection or disinfectants is now available on our website

Feel free to visit the following pages:

Introduction water disinfection Necessity water treatment History of drinking water treatment

What is water disinfection? Necessity of drinking water disinfection History of water disinfection Waterborne diseases Factors that influence disinfection Conditions of water disinfection Regulation drinking water disinfection EU USA

Swimming pool treatment Swimming pool pollutions Swimming pool disinfection Swimming pool disinfection & health

Cooling tower water Cooling tower water pollutions Cooling tower water disinfection Cooling tower water legislation

Chemical disinfectants Chlorine Sodium hypochlorite Chloramines Chlorine dioxide Copper silver ionization Hydrogen peroxide Bromine Peroxone Peracetic acid

Disinfection byproducts Types of disinfection byproducts Research on health effects of disinfection byproducts

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