Electrocoagulation : General Capabilities

The following well documented lab and field tested results are routinely attained through electrocoagulation.

Operation % Removal
BOD 90 +
TSS (Clay, Coal, Silt, etc.) 99 +
Fats, oil and Grease in Water 93 - 99 +
Water in sludges 50 - 80 +
Heavy Metal Removal 95 - 99 +
Phosphate Removal 93 +
Bacteria, Viruses & Cysts 99.99 +

SPECIFIC EXAMPLES

Contaminant Source Raw mg/L Treated % Removal
Aluminum Can Mfg. 224.00 0.690 99.70 % +
Arsenic Steam Cleaner 0.30 <0.010 96.70 % +
Barium Steam Cleaner 8.00 <0.100 98.70 % +
Calcium Cooling Tower 1,321.00 21.400 98.40 %
Cadmium Electroplating 31.00 0.340 98.90 %
Chromium Condenser Wash 139.00 <0.100 99.90 % +
Cobalt Steam Cleaner 0.13 <0.050 62.00 % +
Copper Electroplating 287.00 0.480 99.80 %
Iron Acid Mine 151.00 0.570 99.60 %
Lead Manufacturing 8.21 0.230 97.20 %
Magnesium Ammunition Plt. 6.40 <0.100 98.50 %
Magnesium Ammunition Plt. 0.29 0.050 83.20 %
Mercury Steam Cleaner 0.01 <0.002 66.60 % +
Molybdenum Steam Cleaner 0.18 0.040 80.60 %
Nickel Manufacturing 185.00 0.200 99.90 %
Silicon Acid Mine 21.70 0.100 99.50 %
Vanadium Steam Cleaner 0.23 <0.010 95.60 % +
Zinc Plating 221.00 0.140 99.90 %
BOD Fish Process 40,500.00 750.000 98.10 %
TSS Municipal POTW 5,620.00 25.000 99.60 %
FOG Food Process 18,165.00 28.000 99.90 % +
Bacteria Municipal POTW 110MM 2,200.000 99.99 % +