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. ...

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...

Why does Orthos want the toughest post-installation testing of gravity filters in the water/wastewater treatment industry? Because our competitors offer an overall less-effective underdrain system, often at a higher price, while falsely promising the same results that Orthos delivers time-after-time....

Orthos offers retention trough installations for low-freeboard granular media filters. Our Ortho-Wash™ baffled troughs are also used when sustained air-water backwash is needed, allowing the efficient combined cleaning process to run as long as necessary. ...

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