AZUD Helix Automatic FT200 AA DLP disc filter

About AZUD

AZUD is a Spanish water treatment company and global industry leader that develops solutions for the efficient management of water.

Headquartered in Murcia, Spain, AZUD has subsidiaries in Brazil, Mexico, China, India, and Singapore. AZUD is present in more than 100 countries with a team of more than 500 people around the world, of which we at Water Purification Solutions is are members. As an alliance partner of AZUD’s, we have access to their range of groundbreaking industrial filtration solutions as well as their technical expertise in the field of water treatment.

AZUD develops solutions and technology for the efficient use and management of water in irrigation, filtration, and water treatment. They offer solutions for agricultural, commercial, industrial, and municipal applications. 

Above all, AZUD promotes constant technological innovation for the development of new products – something that is essential in this ever-changing world in which we live.

AZUD Helix Automatic FT200 AA DLP Disc Filter

The AZUD Helix Automatic FT200 AA DLP disc filter is a piece of disc filtration equipment that acts as a screen in a water treatment plant.

This disc filter is composed of 1-10 AZUD Helix Automatic Ø2 filters with MG/WS discs, installed in-line. It performs in-depth 3D filtration followed by automatic backwashing.

Its DLP technology enables the sequential low-pressure backwashing of each filter using a combination of filtered water and compressed air stored in an auxiliary tank.

The patented AZUD Helix anti-clogging deflector allows for centrifugal separation, ensuring reliable filtration.

Because of the abovementioned factors, the disc filter reduces the volume of backwashed water up to 80% compared to regular disc filtration.

Besides the volume of backwashed water, the frequency of backwashes is also a lot lower in comparison with regular disc filtration. This makes AZUD’s disc filters more sustainable as they use less water and energy.

The AZUD Helix Automatic FT200 AA DLP disc filter is a smart, compact and modular plug-and-play device made of technical thermoplastics. The disc filter has an extended shelf life and guarentees long-term operation with minimum operational costs and less maintenance downtime.

Advantages of AZUD Helix Automatic FT200 AA DLP Disc Filter

  • Self-cleaning: The DLP technology enables the disc filter to clean itself, so there is no need to interrupt the water treatment process by switching off the system to clean the filter manually.
  • Saves water: This disc filter can reduce the volume of backwashed water up to 80% compared to regular disc filtration.
  • Low energy consumption: The frequency of backwashes is also a lot lower in comparison with regular disc filtration, meaning it uses less energy.
  • Minimal pressure: Very little pressure is required to perform the backwash, as the pressure is provided by the air supply.

 

Applications

Filtration for cooling towers

The disc filter is designed to protect cooling towers’ equipment. It does this by removing suspended solids and other solid materials, preventing biofouling, guaranteeing longer periods of continuous operation, and ensuring longer cycles of concentration.

Media filter prefiltration

The disc filter protects media filters and improves their performance. By removing suspended organic matter, it also delays filter media replacement and reduces the need for maintenance.

Ultrafiltration membrane prefiltration

The disc filter guarantees ultrafiltration (UF) membrane protection. By extension, it also improves the performance and extends the lifespan of the UF membranes.

Filtration for water recycling systems

The disc filter is ideal for difficult water such as sewage effluent. It is an excellent addition to a water recycling plant as it allows for significant water recovery – saving you between 40% and 50% of water. By decreasing drain water discharge, the plant has a lower environmental impact too.

AZUD Helix Automatic FT200 AA DLP Disc Filter

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