KDF Process Media
|What is KDF Process Media?
KDF (Kinetic Degradation Fluxion) process media are high-purity copper-zinc granules that reduce contaminants in water using an oxidation/reduction (redox) reaction. They are used in pretreatment, primary treatment and wastewater treatment applications in order to extend system life and to reduce heavy metal contamination, chlorine and hydrogen sulfide.
|In which forms are KDF process media available?
KDF 55 granules: designed for removing or reducing chlorine and soluble heavy metals.
KDF 85 granules: used to remove or reduce iron and hydrogen sulfide from water supplies.
|How do KDF Process Media work? KDF process media work to reduce or remove chlorine, iron, hydrogen sulfide, lead, mercury, calcium carbonate, magnesium, chromium, bacteria, algae, and fungi.
KDF media exchange electrons with contaminants, changing them into harmless components. During their reactions, electrons are transferred between molecules and new elements are created.How are chlorine, Iron, hydrogen sulfide and heavy metals removed?
KDF 55 medium can remove over 99% of free chlorine by electrochemically reducing dissolved chlorine gas to water-soluble chloride ions.
For chlorine removal in point-of-use applications, KDF media is incorporated into shower filters and into cartridge at the tap.Iron removal
KDF process media remove iron from water, either alone or in combination with other treatment technologies used at the point-of-entry. KDF process media act as catalysts to change soluble ferrous cations into insoluble ferric hydroxide, which is easily removed by regular backwashing. KDF 85 medium removes more than 90% of iron from groundwater supplies.
Hydrogen sulfide removal
|Heavy metals removal
KDF 55, KDF 8s and KDF-C media can remove up to 98% of water-soluble cations (positively charged ions) of lead, mercury, copper, nickel, chromium, and other dissolved metals.
When filtered through KDF media, soluble lead cations are reduced to insoluble lead atoms, which are electroplated onto the surface of the media. Other heavy metals bond to the media and may be recovered when the exhausted media pass through a copper smelter.Will the KDF Process Media control microorganisms growth?
KDF media control the build-up of bacteria, algae and fungi in organic based media such as GAC filters and in-line carbon filters, extending the life of the carbon as well as protecting downstream RO membranes and ion exchange resins form fouling.
Where is KDF Process Media applied?
KDF Process Media can be used alone or to protect existing water purification technologies.
What are the benefits of KDF Process Media?