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Filterworx performance filter

  • Filterworx performance filter


System Components

System Components

Engineered Filter Media
Leopold flume
I.M.S 1000 and 200 media retainers
Leopold Filterworx system controls
Technical Information

Technical Information

General Information
  • Applications
    Potable Water, Wastewater, Desalination Pretreatment
  • Construction type
    New or existing regardless of current underdrain type
  • Contaminates removed
    Potable Water: Particulate, Turbidity, Organics, Iron, Manganese, TOC; Wastewater: Total Suspended Solids, Ortho-phosphorus, Nitrate, Organics; Desalination Pretreatment: Particulate, Silt, SDI reduction
  • Flow rate
    1 MGD+ (3,788 m3/day+)
  • Flume types suitable
    Flat Bottom Flume, Front Flume, Center Flume, H-Flume
  • Process warranties offered
    Warranties on effluent quality
  • Single source responsibility
    Yes, to supply all system components
  • Standards met
    AWWA, ASTM, British DWI, French
  • Types of backwash suitable
    Water only, sequential air followed by water, concurrent air/water and sustained air/water
System Components
  • Blower types
    Positive Displacement, Centrifugal
  • Control system
    Automatic, Manual, Semi-Automatic
  • Dual parallel lateral underdrain available
    Type XA , Type S, and Type SL
  • Flow measuring instruments
    Venturi, Mag-meter, transit time
  • Instrumentation
    Turbidimeters, Particle Counters, Nitrate, Phosphorus, TOC, DO
  • Media retention available
    Yes, stainless steel
  • Media support systems available
    Graded gravel, I.M.S 200 media retainer or I.M.S 1000 media retainer
  • Pump types
    Submersible, end suction, split case, vertical turbine
  • Trough types
    Fiberglass, Stainless Steel
  • Types of media that can be used
    Silica Sand, High density sand, Anthracite, Granular Activated Carbon, Expanded Clay
  • Valve actuator
    Electric, pneumatic, hydraulic
  • Valves
Industries & Applications

Industries & Applications

Xylem offers a range of advanced wastewater and water solutions to help operators around the world achieve their required water effluent while delivering optimal performance, reliable operations and substantial energy savings no matter what industry or application. Working with customers, Xylem listens, learns, and adapts to local environments, ensuring the best possible design, customized to meet their specific needs. Below are some recommended industries and applications.

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