Orthos has selected a few key water treatment projects from 2021 to share with you. We have also added key engineering staff members and introduced products such as our R6 Pipe Laterals and Phalanx™ Packaged Filters. We continue to provide resilient and reliable water treatment...

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....

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....

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. ...

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