WHOLE HOME IRON & SULPHUR OZONE ENHANCED FILTRATION SYSTEM
What is Ozone? Ozone (O³) is Mother Nature’s perfect purifier. The word “ozone” is derived from the Greek word for “smell”. Ozone is formed naturally and found within the stratospheric layer of our atmosphere. You probably know it as the “Ozone Layer”. It exists when oxygen (O²) is exposed to ultraviolet light, or exposed to high voltages of lightning. That fresh, clean smell that we notice after a rain storm is ozone. As the oxygen molecules (O²) are exposed to these energy fields, they dissociate and split, forming atoms (O¹). These wandering oxygen atoms then recombine with other (O²) molecules in the air stream, forming ozone (O³). Ozone is nothing more than another molecular form of oxygen. Because ozone is highly reactive, it readily oxidizes (breaks down) organic matter. When ozone encounters another compound, one oxygen atom will break away, attach itself to the compound and oxidize (clean or purify) it. What are the benefits of using Ozone? Ozone is the most powerful oxidizer and disinfectant commercially available that can be safely used in water treatment. It is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemicals. Due to the instability of the ozone molecule, it is generated at the point of use and is easily converted back to oxygen. Ozone can literally oxidize material in water 3,200 times faster than chlorine and 5,600 times faster than bromine.
Excalibur Enhanced Ozone Iron, Sulphur and Manganese Filter Removes all the iron, sulphur and manganese including the organics that cause iron and sulphur reducing bacteria (chemical free). By using ozone, we eliminate the use of chemicals for disinfection with either chlorine or peroxide. The organics that coat the resin with slime is stripped off (the resin beads) with ozone that disinfects the filter, keeping your water free of iron and sulphur bacteria as it regenerates daily after midnight with ozone injection. Then the filter backwashes contaminants to drain and goes back to service automatically. Ozone Achieves theseWater Treatment Functions: • Disinfection - Bacterial disinfection and the inactivation of viruses and cysts. • Oxidation of Inorganics – Precipitates iron, manganese, sulfides, nitrites and organically bound heavy metals. • Oxidation of Organics – Including organics causing colour, taste and odour problems, iron & sulphur bacteria, some detergents and pesticides, phenols, VOCs, turbidity control and micro flocculation of soluble organics.
How is Ozone used for Water Purification? Ozone must be made on-site and used immediately. Ozone generators produced ozone first by compressing ambient air, then separating it out and concentrating the oxygen. At Excalibur, we run the oxygen through a high-voltage device, called a corona, essentially “lightning in a bottle”. The generator then “injects” the gaseous ozone into water using negative pressure or a vacuum. Iron and Sulphur Bacteria Iron bacteria and sulphur bacteria are small living organisms that naturally occur in soil, surface water and groundwater. Ozone kills and removes iron and sulphur bacteria from your water. Iron bacteria and Sulphur bacteria are naturally occurring organisms in the environment. Iron bacteria combine iron (or manganese), present in water, with oxygen. The iron bacteria may form large masses of an orangey-brown slime. Sulphur-reducing bacteria live in oxygendeficient environments. They break down sulphur compounds present in water, producing hydrogen sulphide gas in the process. Iron bacteria are more common than sulphur bacteria, because iron is more abundant in groundwater.
Iron and Sulphur Bacteria Issues On all water wells, new or old, the water quality can change at any time as a water test is only a moment in time. Therefore regular water testing should be done on all water wells. Iron and sulphur bacteria can occur at any time on a new installed well or an older well after months or years of use which will require an Ozone Disinfection Iron and Sulphur Filtration System if iron and sulphur bacteria occurs. This will provide a chemical free filtration system or a chemical system will be required by using either chlorine or peroxide for disinfection and a chemical removal filter will need to be added additional to the chemical injection system compared to a chemical free Ozone Disinfection System. The Iron and Sulphur Ozone Enhanced Filtration System creates ozone for disinfection that during the regeneration cycle we continuously inject ozone for disinfection that creates ozone microscopic air bubbles that provide the disinfection. This continues for the full 40 minutes of the regeneration cycle providing iron and sulphur bacteria free water, then filter will automatically go back to service. The Ozone generator has a one year warranty. Your Excalibur local dealer will service the Iron and Sulphur Ozone Enhanced Filtration System annually to replace the Crona discharge ozone cell to maintain ongoing iron and sulphur bacteria and manganese removal.
Premium Ozone Enhanced Hybrid Chemical Free Iron, Manganese and Hydrogen Sulphide (Sulphur) Filter Product Specifications Premium Ozone Enhanced Chemical Free Iron, Manganese and Hydrogen Sulphide (Sulphur) Filter that removes and eliminates iron, iron stains, manganese and hydrogen sulphide (sulphur) often referred to as “the rotten egg” smell. Plus Ozone disinfection eliminating all iron and hydrogen sulphide (sulphur) bacteria. No chemicals, safe for septic beds, inexpensive operation use of Ozone (O³) injection for disinfection with our Zentec Hybrid Specialty Iron, Manganese, Hydrogen Sulphide (sulphur) removal media producing clean water. FEATURES: S Fully programmable electronic control valve S Quiet operation S Adjustable time cycles for best results S Chrome sweat jacket and black cap S Uses less than $3.00 per year to operate 12 volt S High flow control valve for premium backwashing S Includes ozone injection system S Iron, manganese and hydrogen sulphide removed up to 10.0ppm S Removes all iron and sulphur reducing bacteria S Flows from 7 to 20 gallons per minute based on filter size S 20 year filter warranty S 1 year ozone generator warranty Superior Ozone Enhanced Hybrid Chemical Free Iron, Manganese and Hydrogen Sulphide (Sulphur) Filter Product Specifications Superior Ozone Enhanced Chemical Free Iron, Manganese and Hydrogen Sulphide (Sulphur) Filter that removes and eliminates iron, iron stains, manganese and hydrogen sulphide (sulphur) often referred to as “the rotten egg” smell. Plus Ozone disinfection eliminating all iron and hydrogen sulphide (sulphur) bacteria. No chemicals, safe for septic beds, inexpensive operation use of Ozone (O³) injection for disinfection with our Zentec Hybrid Specialty Iron, Manganese, Hydrogen Sulphide (sulphur) removal media producing clean water. FEATURES: S Fully programmable electronic control valve S Quiet operation S Adjustable time cycles for best results S Uses less than $3.00 per year to operate 12 volt S High flow control valve for premium backwashing S Includes ozone injection system S Iron, manganese and hydrogen sulphide removed up to 8.0ppm S Removes all iron and sulphur reducing bacteria S Flows from 7 to 20 gallons per minute based on filter size S 12 year filter warranty S 1 year ozone generator warranty 20yr FILTER WARRANTY 12yr FILTER WARRANTY 1yr OZONE GENERATOR WARRANTY 1yr OZONE GENERATOR WARRANTY
ABSENT (Negative - Non-aggressive) PRESENT (Positive - Aggressive) IRON RELATED BACTERIA A slime ring or foam around the ball, Brown and/or A slime growth at the base of tube. Brown LAB-BARTTM TEST FOR IRB Days to reaction 1 0,000 ,000 00 00 4 9 2,3 5 25 Approximate IRB Population: ( cfu/mL) 4 5 6 8 9 Not aggressive Present + The solution has brown slime. NO Made in Canada © 2004 Droycon Bioconcepts Inc. BART is a Trademark of DBI TM Advanced Test Information FOAM around ball- Anaerobic Bacteria. , , and/or - IRB. Solution (FO) BROWN RINGS GEL CLOUDS (BG) (BC) (BR) GREEN-CLOUDY(GC) - Pseudomonads. Solution - Enteric Bacteria. Solution CLOUDY - Heterotrophic Bacteria. Solution BLACK - Pseudomonads and Enterics. (CL) (BL) RED-CLOUDY(RC) Determination of Dominant Bacteria: Determination of Potential IRB Population - observe daily for reaction. Present/Absent - observe daily for 8 days. - * : Refer to page bottom for approximate population Note FO BR BG BC GC RC CL BL CANADA VERI FI D VÉRI FI É E 2 ABSENT (Negative - Non-aggressive) PRESENT (Positive - Aggressive) SULFATE REDUCING BACTERIA A Black slime ring beneath the ball, and/or A Black slime growth at the base of tube. TM BART TEST FOR SRB Days running 700,000 18,000 5,000 1,200 200 Approximate SRB Population: (In cfu/mL) 4 5 6 8 9 Not aggressive (background) Present + The solution has NO black slime. Made in Canada © 2010 Droycon Bioconcepts Inc. TM BART is a Trademark of DBI Advanced test information. 1. View test each day for up to 15 days. 2. Observe any growths/color changes. 3. Compare with description(s). Solution CLOUDY - Anaerobic bacteria present. Determination of Dominant Bacteria Present/Absent - observe daily for 8 days. Determination of Potential SRB Population - observe daily for reaction. - *Note: Refer to page bottom for approximate population BLACK in BASE and around BALL - Combination of aerobic(BT) and anaerobic(BB) SRB. BLACK only around BALL/TOP(BT) - Aerobic SRB consortium. BLACK only in BASE(BB) - Dense anaerobic SRB consortium. 2 Tests available for purchase at your local Excalibur Water Systems Dealer.
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