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To prevent future filter problems, in your specifications, (1) list a substantial uplift resistance value, (2) ensure the medias are compatible, and (3) require robust commissioning testing. These three easy spec features will go a long way to ensure excellent filter performance....

As scour air is introduced into the plenum of false floor underdrain systems, it collects and builds an air blanket evenly across the filter footprint and downward from the top of the plenum, displacing the water. In the video, one may see an air...

Some granular activated carbon contactors are built with sloped-floor bottoms to sluice the media towards a central flume for easier removal. Pipe lateral type underdrains are required as common types of underdrains will not work because the floor is not level. Orthos’ R6 pipe...

There are two main design elements that determine pressure drop through a nozzle at a given flowrate. The first is screen construction.The second design element is the bore size of the thread section and the tailpipe, if used....

Phalanx™ Packaged Granular Media Filter Systems are custom-designed in circular or rectangular tankage with unit capacity from 20 gpm to over 1500 gpm. A brand member of Poseidon Filtration Systems™, Phalanx is used for conventional water treatment, wastewater tertiary filtration, biologically active filtration, GAC...

Orthos' new stainless steel filter underdrain, MAXIMUS, solves a number of performance and installation issues and provides excellent distribution robust construction and quick commissioning. ...

Orthos highly recommends nozzles to be located as close as practicable— this is to ensure effective media cleaning through more points of energy input and to potentially eliminate gravel and other types of problematic packing layers. ...

How do we know how to select the correct nozzle product for your application? Orthos has by far more injection molding capabilities and over a million nozzle design combinations in order to provide the correct solution for your application. R&D performed in our...

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