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Main Title Hyperfiltration for renovation of composite waste water at eight textile finishing plants /
Author Brandon, Craig A. ; Porter, John J. ; Todd., Donald K.
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Author Title of a Work
Porter, John J.,
Todd, Donald K.,
CORP Author South Carolina Textile Manufacturers Association, Columbia. ;Clemson Univ., S.C.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1978
Report Number EPA-600/2-78-047; EPA-S-802973; EPA-ROAP-21AZT-8
Stock Number PB-279 451
OCLC Number 04750129
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Water--Purification--Filtration. ; Membrane filters. ; Water reuse--United States. ; Membrane filters. ; Water--Purification--Filtration. ; Water reuse. ; United States.
Additional Subjects Textile industry ; Water pollution control ; Reverse osmosis ; Field tests ; Membranes ; Cellulose acetate ; Dyes ; Materials recovery ; Filtration ; Renovating ; Feasibility ; Performance evaluation ; Laboratory equipment ; Water reclamation ; Process charting ; Dynamic membranes ; Waste water reuse
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-78-047 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/17/2014
EKBD  EPA-600/2-78-047 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/27/2003
ESAD  EPA 600-2-78-047 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-279 451 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vi, 237 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
The report gives results of field evaluations of hyperfiltration at eight plants as a way to renovate composite wastewaters from textile finishing plants. The evaluations included performance assessment of different types of commercially available membranes, reuse of both renovated water and waste concentrates, and the treatability of wastewater concentrates by conventional means. On-site field tests involved a mobile hyperfiltration laboratory. Both cellulose acetate and dynamic membranes, when used with the manufacturers' recommended pretreatment, proved feasible for wastewater renovation. When 90% of the feed was recovered, the renovated water was satisfactory for reuse in scouring, bleaching, dyeing, and finishing. Successful reuse of the residual concentrates, 10% of the feed, containing significant quantities of dyes and chemicals, was not generally demonstrated. However, treatability of the residual concentrate by conventional waste treatment processes produced effluent equivalent in quality to current composite plant discharges. Preliminary operating costs are projected for full-scale systems utilizing cellulose acetate membranes to treat composite wastewater. Savings may be possible from recycled process water, recovery of chemicals and dyestuffs, and use of recycled water at, or near, operating temperature (instead of lower temperature fresh water).
Grant no. S802973, program element no. 1BB036. March 1978. Includes bibliographical references.