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What are the Best Demineralization System Equipment and Supply Companies?

What are the Best Demineralization System Equipment and Supply Companies

 

Ion exchange and resin technologies are used widely for demineralization and deionization applications. If you are considering ion exchange (IX) technology to meet demineralization needs at your facility, an important question to consider is “What Are the Best Demineralization System Equipment and Supply Companies?”

At SAMCO, we are confident that our custom-engineered ion exchange solutions are among the best in the industry, but we also believe that it’s important for our potential customers to be aware of all available options when searching for solutions to meet their unique process needs and conditions. To assist you in researching your options, we’ve outlined the top demineralization system manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in the following article. Read on to learn who these providers are and what they have to offer.  

Aquatech

Who they are

Aquatech is a US-based industrial water purification technology company specializing in desalination, water recycling and reuse, and zero liquid discharge (ZLD) for clients around the world. Founded in 1981, Aquatech is an established equipment and parts supplier for thermal, physical and chemical water treatment, such as membrane and ion exchange (IX) technologies. Aquatech provides a variety of water management services, including technical audits, maintenance, training, and water treatment system leasing.

What they offer

Aquatech provides a variety of demineralization solutions for general water treatment applications, including UPCORE™ packed bed and layered bed IX systems that support split-flow, counter current, and co-current regeneration configurations. Additionally, Aquatech provides specialized demineralization solutions for condensate polishing, including systems for oily condensate treatment, externally regenerated systems, and powdered resin systems.

The Dow Chemical Company

Who they are

Headquartered in the US, Dow is a large multinational chemical corporation that focuses on scientific and technological innovation to solve needs across a wide variety of industrial markets.  One of Dow’s several business units, the Water and Process Solutions division, focuses on development and marketing of chemical and resin products for water purification and separation. Dow primarily deals directly with water treatment system engineers and servicers to supply parts, chemicals, and resins for new and existing equipment.

What they offer

Dow maintains a large catalog of IX resins for demineralization applications, and its products are used extensively within the chemical, oil, semiconductor, utility, and industrial water industries. Dow’s innovations, such as the popular AMBERPACK™ and UPCORE™ packed bed IX system designs, and uniform particle size (UPS) resins, have been very influential in the water treatment industry, and have had significant effects on cost, efficiency, and accessibility of IX demineralization technologies.

Evoqua Water Technologies

Who they are

Based in the US, Evoqua is a provider of water and wastewater treatment products and services to municipal and industrial clients worldwide.  Evoqua specializes in providing and servicing water treatment systems and modular units to help clients treat process water, meet regulatory and environmental compliance needs, and improve plant efficiency through media and membrane filtration, physical and chemical water treatment, wastewater treatment, and IX separation.

What they offer

Evoqua designs and manufactures modular service deionization (SDI) units for various applications, including boiler feedwater, industrial process water, rinse water, and ingredient water for the pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. Additionally, Evoqua is both a supplier and servicer of IX resins, including analysis, disposal, and on- and off-site regeneration services.

LANXESS

Who they are

LANXESS is a multinational specialty chemical company headquartered in Germany. Among its several business units is LANXESS’s Liquid Purification Technologies division, which specializes in IX, RO, and adsorption technologies. LANXESS serves the water treatment needs of clients throughout the world, particularly in the energy, food and beverage, chemical and petrochemical, electronics, and mining and metals industries.

What they offer

LANXESS develops and markets its own IX resins under the Lewatit® brand name. The Lewatit® line consists of over 160 resin products, many of which are used for demineralization applications, and can be leveraged to suit a variety of IX system configurations, including co- and counter-current regeneration designs, and mixed bed units.  

Lenntech

Who they are

Founded in 1993, Lenntech is an international water treatment and filtration solution company based in the Netherlands. Lenntech provides both standard and custom water treatment systems for applications spanning a range of industries, including automotive, food and beverage, petrochemical and refinery, and pharmaceutical, among others.

What they offer

Lenntech offers a full-cycle range of services, providing design, engineering, service, and rental of demineralization systems and equipment. Lenntech offers twin and mixed bed demineralization systems, and stocks a range of IX demineralization resins from well-known suppliers, including Dow, Rohm & Haas, LANXESS, and Purolite.

newterra

Who they are

Formed through a series of acquisitions and diversifications, newterra’s roots stretch back to 1863. Today, the company is based in Ontario, Canada, and maintains locations throughout the US, South America and Europe.  newterra specializes in modular industrial water treatment solutions, with a special focus on the military, mining, oil and gas, energy, and land development industries.

What they offer

newterra offers demineralization solutions for applications within institutional settings, as well as manufacturing, oil and gas, energy, and pulp and paper industries. The company provides both twin bed and mixed bed IX demineralization units that produce treated water with low total dissolved solids (TDS), and offer options for automated regeneration cycles, and stand-alone tanks or modular skid mounted units.

Purolite

Who they are

Purolite is a supplier of catalyst, adsorbent, and specialty IX resins that serve a variety of industries, such as metals plating, sugar and sweetener, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and power. Purolite actively engages in research and development to add new products to its extensive line of resin technologies. The company is headquartered in the US, and maintains regional offices throughout the world. 

What they offer

Purolite develops and manufactures its own line of adsorbent, catalyst, chelating, strong and weak anion and cation resins. Among these is a number of demineralization resins suited for specific processes and applications, such as layered and mixed bed systems, as well as applications involving feeds with high organics, or units where high regeneration efficiency is desired, for example. 

ResinTech Inc.

Who they are

ResinTech Inc. is a manufacturer of IX resins, membranes, and activated carbon products for both water and wastewater treatment applications, such as deionization, softening, and selective removal and recovery of metals and other materials. The company maintains a laboratory for development and testing of its own products, and, in addition to its New Jersey headquarters, owns several regional warehouses throughout North America. ResinTech provides resin technologies for large and small installations across power, pharmaceutical, and metals industries, as well as aquariums.

What they offer

ResinTech’s products include a large line of IX resins and membranes, such as strong and weak anionic and cationic resins in Gaussian and uniform particle sizes. Its demineralization products and systems span separate, mixed, and layered IX resin beds, and leverage the company’s wide range of IX resin technologies.

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions 

Who they are

In 2017 SUEZ Water Technologies acquired GE Water and Process Technologies, which had been a well-known subdivision of General Electric and GE Power. SUEZ develops, manufactures and markets advanced technologies for commercial process water and wastewater treatment, as well as household and small-scale water purification. SUEZ is based in France, and maintains 20 locations throughout the world.

What they offer

SUEZ offers IX cartridge and column systems for both small- and large-scale demineralization operations. The company’s demineralization systems are available in modular, skid-mounted designs, and can be configured to support co-current or split-flow counter-current regeneration, as well as mixed bed designs.

Can SAMCO help?

SAMCO has over 40 years’ experience in identifying appropriate demineralization technologies to help lower costs and waste volumes while increasing product quality. For more information or to get in touch, contact us here to set up a consultation with an engineer or request a quote. We can walk you through the steps for developing the proper solution and realistic cost for your demineralization treatment system needs.

To learn more about SAMCO’s innovative technologies for hardness and dissolved solids removal, visit our page on demineralization and ultrapure water treatment solutions here.

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