Filtration with spiral water technologies: a superior alternative
Filtration with spiral water technologies: a superior alternative

About Water Filtration

Filtration removes particulate matter (dirt, debris, or sediment) from the water before further treatment. There are multiple steps to the filtration process. During the beginning stages, wastewater can have large quantities of Total Suspended Solids (TSS); not removing enough of these TSS can create issues in later stages of the process: more chemicals to continuously clean the water, more downtime to stop the machine from clear clogs, and even more wear and tear on your overall filtration system. Spiral Water Technologies automatic self-cleaning filters are an essential part of this process because they prevent large particulate matter from clogging final filters in the system and causing fouling. Our filters also significantly increase the effectiveness of additional treatments. 

Spiral Water Technologies uses cutting-edge solids concentration and separation technology to filter suspended solids in water and wastewater. Our filtration products provide seamless dewatering and waste management solutions to help produce clean water.

Benefits of Spiral Water Technologies Automatic Self-Cleaning Filters

Our filter products offer tremendous benefits for downstream water purification processes. These advantages include:

Improved Efficiency of Downstream Processes

Filter membranes for downstream filtration processes like reverse osmosis (RO), ultrafiltration (UF), and nanofiltration (NF) water treatment are delicate and prone to damage from particulate matter, impurities, and other contaminants. Our filters remove these particulates before they reach the filter membranes, which preserves and protects them from clogging and premature failure, thereby enhancing the system’s service life and reliability.

Minimization of Downtime and Maintenance Costs

Automatic self-cleaning filters utilize the system pressure to collect and purge solids from the process water. Manual cleaning and maintenance of the water prefilter in a filtration system take up excess time and manpower. Automatic self-cleaning filters save on both, eliminating crossflow, backwash, and high differential pressures.

Enhanced Waste Management and Dewatering Solutions

Our filters effectively extract large amounts of particulates from wastewater streams. The filter automatically senses and removes the particles from the effluent to reduce TSS and BOD in the water. The technology dewaters the collected biomass for disposal or reuse in secondary market purposes.

Filtration with Spiral Water Technologies: A Superior Alternative

The Automatic Self-Cleaning Filtration Process

Removing 15,000 mg/l of suspended solids in water or wastewater is no small feat, and automatic self-cleaning filtration plays a critical role. Conventional filtration methods struggle here, but Spiral Water filtration technology handles these complexities well. Our products feature rugged stainless steel filter screens that provide long-term consistency and durability. Our filtration products also have mechanical cleaning devices that self-clean the filters to prevent clogging and damage.

The automatic self-cleaning filter cleans out the solid sediments on the filters to ensure smooth water flow. Spiral Water Technologies self-cleaning filters do not require backwashing or high differential pressures, which saves energy and reduces operational complexities. The one-pass system detects and purges solids continuously, ensuring better performance and consistency in the treatment process.

Applications of Automatic Self-Cleaning Filters

Filtration in Water Treatment

Water treatment facilities must address high solids loading to meet local, state, and federal water regulations. They apply prefiltration for raw water cleaning, surface water clarification, and taste and odor control, which helps to produce cleaner and safer water. Our self-cleaning filters reduce and remove contaminants that downstream treatment systems cannot handle effectively, increasing water treatment efficiency. 

Filtration in Wastewater Treatment

Industrial processes generate wastewater with high volumes of suspended particulates, requiring multiple filtration levels before reusing or discharging the water. Self-cleaning filters are a valuable part of this process since they ensure that large particles do not damage or clog the finer nanofiltration system. Industries that benefit from our filters include:

  • Food and Beverage Processing
  • Ag Tech & Vertical Farming
  • Biogas / Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)
  • Breweries & Distilleries
  • Aquaculture
  • Desalination

Filtration in Water Reuse and Recovery

Our filtration products are used in applications such as offshore water treatment for water desalination and farm waste conversion from waste such as organic waste at dairy farms, food waste, and municipal biosolids. Our filters provide continuous filtration up to 99%, producing less water to waste making it a smart component to any water recovery solution.

Automatic Self-Cleaning Filters by Spiral Water Technologies

Spiral Water Technologies develops high-performance water treatment products for high-solids concentrations and filtration applications. Our automatic self-cleaning filtration technology delivers superior results and reduces system maintenance. Spiral Water products improve the performance of demanding treatment applications, including water and wastewater treatment, industrial processing, and more. Contact us to learn more about our filtration products.