Drainage water from drilling sludge accumulates at oil wells. This water is always contaminated with oil which has to be removed before the water can be returned to the sea in order to protect the sensitive ecosystem.
Vapour water at the Crailsheim-Dinkelsbühl dairy is disinfected and then returned to the production process by means of a chlorine dioxide system. The great news is that this significantly reduces water consumption and operating costs.
Salzburg is famous, and Mozart even more so. But have you also heard of the exquisite Hotel Schloss Mönchstein? It's well worth a visit, because having a dip in the outdoor infinity pool with its breathtaking views is an unforgettable experience.
The Höchenschwanderberg municipal water supply shows how a UV system can be used to safely disinfect potable water without the use of chlorine. Good water quality is ensured, even in bad weather.
Strict statutory limit values apply to water infeeds. An aluminium plant in Voerde (Germany) has met these requirements for its cooling water for the first time ever with ProMinent technology – other methods trialled in the past weren't up to the job.
How do you fancy trying a drink containing 1,3,7-trimethylpurine-2,6-dione, 2-aminoethanesulphonic acid and vast amounts of α-D-glucopyranosyl-β-D-fructofuranoside? Surely you wouldn't even contemplate it? Are you sure? You'll find these ingredients in many energy drinks!
Among holidaymakers, cruises are becoming more popular all the time. And if you set sail on a ship built by MEYER WERFT, the chances are there will be ProMinent metering technology on board. Because it isn't just the champagne that needs to be kept chilled!
Refurbishing the water treatment system of a public swimming pool? Not an unusual job. But what if it's on a small Norwegian island inside the Arctic Circle? The result: clean pool water for modern island dwellers with true Viking blood.
Distressed jeans are hugely popular, but as many people know, the techniques used to make them are harmful to both factory workers and the environment. The good news is that there is a gentler way to create these trendy effects.
A lettuce plant spends around 10 weeks slowly growing in the ground. But once it's harvested, time is of the essence because the fresh leaves will quickly wilt, discolour or become home to germs. Gentle disinfection with chlorine dioxide helps to prevent the last problem.
The historic city centre may well be an UNESCO World Heritage Site, but the Russian city of Saint Petersburg uses state-of-the-art German technology to treat its drinking water.
High-performance measuring and control technology from ProMinent is providing sustainable water treatment for municipal swimming pools in the city of Heidelberg, Germany. Economical operation ensures that all visitors can continue to enjoy the pools in the long term.
Brewers in South America attach a lot of importance to the quality and purity of their beers. To maintain these high standards, they rely on German technology: efficient chlorine dioxide systems for reliable cleaning and disinfection processes.
Quality and reliability are essential when it comes to extracting gas from depths of around 70 m off the Arabian Peninsula, near the North Field, one of the world's biggest gas fields.
How do you like your doughnuts? Strawberry inside and on top? Caramel filling? Or with a plain old chocolate glaze? Whatever your favourite, to make it taste just right, industrial bakeries use flavourings.
Legionella bacteria pose a life-threatening risk, particularly to older people. This is why one care home operator in Spain opted for effective water disinfection with chlorine dioxide systems Bello Zon®.
For over 100 years, the Weser River has shaped the industrial landscape of Bremen with its harbours, shipyards and steelworks. For 50 years, electricity has been generated from the steelworks' waste gases and now an ultra-modern combination power plant is being built next door.
Efficient standard metering systems aid the treatment of potable water by Stadtwerke Arnsberg in the Sauerland region of Germany. Pleasing side-effect: the use of chemicals is also lower thanks to precise metering.
Two new breweries in the North-east of Brazil are starting operation in time for the World Cup – equipped with state-of-the-art German technology. Krones AG supplied both with complete systems including ProMinent storage and metering technology.
The renowned Emler Swim School in the USA relies on German engineering:
A ProMinent measuring and control system solves the problem of fluctuating chlorine values, ensuring optimum water quality at all times.
High-tech in Sauerland: In terms of water treatment Stadtwerke Sundern rely on state-of-the-art technology. In recent years three water works had been modernized with new components and systems. Due to the excellent quality and reliability, Stadtwerke Sundern opted for ProMinent® products to meet its requirements for deacidification, chlorine dioxide and UV conditioning, multiple metering as well as measurement and controlling.
Spa is a municipality in the southeast of Belgium with about 10,000 inhabitants. Since the 14th century, Spa has been frequented as a watering place and, in the course of time, has become eponymous with any place having a natural water source, which is believed to possess special healing powers – a spa.
The ProMinent plant in Malta has once again shown how useful it is to have the expertise you need in-house. The plant needed to find a way to precisely meter two adhesive components with very different properties.
No, we're not talking about magic but instead about how a modern reverse osmosis system converts sea water into potable water and, furthermore, how it in turn self-sufficiently ensures the provision of drinking water to a renowned 5 star hotel on the island of St. Anne in the Seychelles. High time for a picturesque dream holiday!
Buried deep in the earth are metal ores. When you dig them up, you are confronted with a seemingly inseparable mixture of rock and ore. The two can be separated, but it's a process that involves several steps.
A breathtaking view of the sea, utmost enjoyment of exclusiveness, as well as pure luxury from A to Z, and all this on a private island in Thailand - except potable water. However, ProMinent has the solution: a reliable system to remove salt from sea water.
Drive a good two hours northwest of Stockholm and you will find Garpenberg, Sweden's oldest working mine, where metal ores have been extracted since the early 13th century. At the beginning of 2011, operator Boliden decided to invest a large sum in the expansion of the mine.
In the Ardennes in Luxembourg is the Obersauer Nature Reserve, an area of valleys, wet meadows and forested slopes. In the heart of the reserve is the Esch-sur-Sûre reservoir, which provides water for around 80% of the country's population.
Just in time for the apple harvest, a Polish fruit and vegetable processing plant has opted for technical support in the form of a ProMaqua® chlorine dioxide system for the efficient treatment of the water used for washing.
Floating weightlessly is a wonderful and deeply relaxing sensation. To continually maintain optimum quality and perfect hygiene in the very salty water of a flotation tank, ProMinent measuring and control technology comes into play.
Miners have a tough job as working underground is dirty and tiring. And even once the metal ore reaches the surface, their job is far from over. The ore has to be separated from the other minerals using a process such as flotation.
The luxury Paradis Hotel & Golf Club on the south west tip of Mauritius is surrounded by azure seas and a kilometre long sandy beach. It is also where you'll find a reliable and independent water supply.
Thailand is a popular holiday destination but to the north of Bangkok the next generation of Thai engineers are busy studying technology. A modern water treatment system ensures the independent potable water supply at Rajamangala University.
With soft drinks, high-quality potable water is essential for good taste and, consequently, good sales. And this is why a Bulgarian manufacturer is trusting in reverse osmosis and proven system technology from ProMaqua.
For 1000 years, Leuna was just like any other village on the banks of the Saale. But in modern times the name has become synonymous with the chemical industry – even the town's coat of arms incorporates a tall factory chimney.
No matter how small the village, potable water is still an essential commodity. We look at the village of Gueberschwihr in Alsace and discover how it pays to use modern ProMinent technology even in small water treatment plants.
The fantastic theme park Zoomarine in Rome offers great leisure activities such as shows with sea lions, seals and dolphins. Perfect water quality for the animal pools is ensured by sophisticated disinfection technology provided by ProMinent Italy.
When you live in a big city like Buenos Aires, there's nothing better than a trip to the fascinating Bioparque Temaikèn with its colourful world of animals and gigantic aquarium. The water quality at the zoo is guaranteed by German engineering.
We associate Spain with beautiful beaches, interesting buildings, good wine and great football. Fewer people know that the country's reliable sunshine makes it ideal for solar power plants.
How do you resolve the problem of safe water disinfection being indispensable in the dairy but
needing to reduce the amount you spend on chemicals? With a tried-and-tested complete solution complete with chlorine dioxide system from ProMinent!
The most luxurious address in Stubaital, Austria, is the Hotel Jagdhof, which pampers its guests with exquisite dining and unique spa facilities. Working inconspicuously in the background, cutting-edge technology keeps the pool complex functioning perfectly.
Not all farms which raise animals for slaughter produce their own animal feed. For bought-in animal feed pellets to contain all the nutrients they need, numerous additives, such as enzymes, must be added.
What can the operator of a popular but outdated outdoor pool do? You've guessed it: carry out carefully planned complete renovation and install a modern water treatment system. Then sit back and watch the visitors pour in.
ProMinent products can be found the world over. For example, some of our metering pumps are based in the western Sierra Madre in the uplands of Mexico, where metal ores have been mined since the middle of the 16th century.
Would you like another coffee? While you're waiting for your flavoursome kick of caffeine to be prepared, your attention may be drawn to the faultless, elegantly matt black surface of the coffee machine and you might well ask: "How do you produce something which looks that good?"
How do communities guarantee a high level of potable water quality even when the weather turns bad? With a UV system that is environmentally friendly as it uses no chemicals – the municipal water supply company in Höchenschwanderberg has done just that.
Guess what we are describing? It's around 0.5 microns long, likes to live in stagnant water at temperatures of 18–50 °C and can cause lung infections which are often fatal. The answer: Legionella pneumophila.
The art of bread making is age-old and steeped in tradition. But reliable technology is indispensable in modern commercial bakeries. Discover the challenging jobs that our Sigma metering pumps do.
The outstanding reputation of Bavarian beer is based on the Bavarian Purity Law of 1516 that has applied to the whole of Germany since 1906. This law was one of the first regulations governing quality in the food sector and means that beer can only be brewed from hops, malted barley and water and may not contain any further additives.
From a five-star restaurant to your kitchen at home, all cooks swear by fresh, untainted produce. And this is as true in Greece as anywhere else. That's why fishermen on the island of Chios use a seawater pool with an ozone system.
Growing ornamental plants isn't just a science in itself, it is also a financially risky enterprise. That's why, when it comes to the disinfection of irrigation water, one of the biggest horticultural operations in Australia relies on proven German technology.
Where can you experience wild animals up close without heading for the wilds? At Taronga Zoo in Sydney, which gives visitors an amazing insight into the fascinating world of animals. In the huge seawater pools, optimum living conditions for the lively inhabitants are provided by ProMaqua technology.
Foam might be welcome for a relaxing, nice smelling bubble bath in the bath tube. But it is a nuisance when it comes to oil transport. With the help of ProMinent pumps, defoaming agents can be metered economically yet effectively.
Started making holiday plans yet? How about a cruise this year? If your ship was built at the MEYER WERFT shipyard in Germany, you'll be setting sail with ProMinent metering technology. As well as the champagne, there are numerous things that need to be kept cool on board, depending on where you are cruising.
The Rhein-Neckar-Arena and the Museum of Technology in Sinsheim, Germany, are both well-known attractions in the local area. But now a brand new leisure facility has opened its doors: the pool and leisure complex Badewelt Sinsheim. Just exit the motorway and find yourself in the Caribbean!
Switzerland's biggest biogas plant is a model of sustainable practice, turning biowaste into precious energy and even treating the surplus water produced during fermentation to make it reusable.
Bread is one of the world's oldest staple foods. Crusty bread, wholemeal sliced, rye bread –German bakers produce around 300 different kinds of bread. Every German consumes roughly 85 kg of bread a year – plus many other baked goods.
Legionella is a type of bacterium commonly found in water and soil. It is transmitted via aerosols, in other words the inhalation of mist droplets containing the bacteria. If they enter the lungs, for example in the shower, they can trigger diseases such as Pontiac fever or a severe pneumonia.
Bus-controlled treatment of swimming pool water. The luxurious new DAY SPA at the Parkhotel Heidehof in Ingolstadt invites guests to swim in shimmering blue water and enjoy its waves, saunas and steam rooms.
The Messer Group produces industrial gases at temperatures of up to minus 196 degrees Celsius, which demands a reliable and powerful cooling circuit. Thanks to a measuring and metering system with integrated corrosion measurement section from ProMinent, the company can now achieve constant minus temperatures by the prevention of corrosion and sedimentation in the cooling water.
The boiler feed water at Borth salt mine is treated with a fully automated batching and metering station by ProMinent.
Oil is often found in regions with extreme ambient conditions. This is the case in Kazakhstan, where one of the largest deposits of oil of the last 40 years has been found. Ten process metering pumps from ProMinent's Orlita Mfs product range are in use in the Kazakhstan oil field. Their robust design makes them ideal for reliable operation - even under the toughest conditions. By metering hypochlorite in the Kazakh oil field, they ensure that the various cooling water circuits function efficiently.
In November 2010 the first floating drilling platform to be supplied with electrical power from land went into operation off the Norwegian coast. The Gjøa platform is powered by a 100 kilometre long cable linking it to the Mongstad refinery near Bergen. The smooth, reliable supply of raw material is ensured by turnkey metering systems.
There is virtually no square in Switzerland as significant as the Bundesplatz or Government Plaza in Bern. And none is more frequently used by the public. It is where presidents and royalty are received, concerts, sporting events and markets are held and twice a week where people come to the "der Märit" traditional vegetable, fruit and flower market. A design suited to many different uses was therefore needed for the square's redevelopment. To add a third dimension to the square, a symbolic fountain was integrated into the new design.
We all consume paper, be it in newspapers, magazines, special paper or simply when printing. A recent study by Hewlett-Packard shows that paper is still very important to businesses. Printed documents remain the main basis on which internal decisions are taken. The study shows that paper will be used to provide information for a long time to come yet. But how are the white sheets of paper we use every day without a second thought actually produced?
Modern processes for disinfecting water combined with matched sensors and appropriate measurement and control units from ProMaqua ensure perfectly safe potable water at all times. The same is true in one of the most important water works in the principality of Luxembourg, the Koerich water works.
Heidelberger Brauerei uses a neutralisation system from ProMinent for the final stage in its waste water treatment process. The system regulates pH so that the waste waters can be discharged into the municipal sewage system. Fully automatic measuring and metering simplifies neutralisation.
It takes several weeks for a seedling to grow into a full lettuce. But once harvested, time is of the essence because the fresh vegetable quickly wilts. Cut or torn leaves in particular are vulnerable to microorganisms and discolouration. It's important that the surfaces of the leaves are cleaned carefully and the micro-biological count reduced to a minimum – before the salad is sold. ProMinent provides a perfect solution. The Heidelberg-based company has developed a process for disinfecting vegetables, salad and fruit in multiple washing and rinsing stages.
Say goodbye to burning eyes
Metall är ett unikt material - slitstarkt och robust. Men utan rätt ytbehandling håller inte dessa egenskaper. När det gäller ytor är företaget Holzapfel specialister. De förbättrar och behandlar metallytor så att de efter behandling kan tåla högre belastning, är säkert skyddade mot korrosion samt har fått ett "blankt" utseende. Hög prestanda - exakt mätning garanterar pålitlig process
Stadtwerke Deggendorf, the public utilities company responsible for supplying water to the town and surrounding villages, is planning the use of a UV system for water treatment. However, as there was some suspicion about the varying quality of the water throughout the year, UV absorption was measured for a number of months. The future system was designed on the basis of the results to ensure that the volumes of water treated with ultraviolet light are germ-free at all times.
The administration union for municipal water supply in Höchenschwanderberg supplies over
20 villages and hamlets from six municipalities with additional water from an underground reservoir in the Albtal valley to the south of St. Blasien (Baden-Württemberg / Germany). A UV system Dulcodes Z from ProMaqua installed in the Höchenschwanderberg administration union's waterworks has been guaranteeing a high quality of drinking water at all times since the end of 2009.
A "Plug&Play" desalination plant by ProMaqua supplies some 75 cubic metres of germ-free drinking water per hour. The exceptional feature is the relatively high salt content of 6.270 mg/l and the high boron content of the feed water. The system, which was custom designed by the Heidelberg based manufacturer, uses several stages to turn undrinkable water into crystal clear, hygienic and perfectly fresh drinking water.
Employees of swimming pools have been shown in some cases to develop asthma as an occupational illness caused by exposure to trichloramines.
However, these guideline values are all in a day's work for ProMinent France S.A., as the swimming pool water supply for the Olympic swimming pool in Dijon is disinfected with ozone technology.
In power plants, limescale or corrosion damage caused by deficient feed water treatment usually results in inefficient boiler feed water operation due to water and energy losses - and sometimes even leads to steam turbine failure.
Vehicle washes for trains need much tougher products like alkaline cleaning agents and also acids to keep the dirt on trains at bay. A ProMinent metering system was fitted in a new train wash which went into operation in Halle (Saale, Germany) in July 2011 and has run smoothly ever since.
Yes. Visit Alsace and you will find the small picturesque town of Sélestat which attracts many visitors to more than just its charming Old Town. The public swimming pool "Piscine des Remparts" is also a popular attraction. A leisure pool equipped with state-of-the-art water treatment technology from ProMaqua.
Have you ever been to Mannheim? If so, you'll know
Friedrichsplatz with its distinctive water tower. However a real dampener is put on this great spectacle by the algae. The chlorine dioxide system from ProMaqua was therefore installed to restore clear conditions, that is to say clear water.
Copenhagen, the Danish capital city, and Malmö in Sweden are around 15 kilometres apart – 15 kilometres of sea. Öresund (or the Sound) has long separated these two countries. Now bridge and tunnel links make it the lifeline of the region.
Precise, reliable metering can not only ensure smooth production processes, but also cut costs - as is shown by our example of oiling seals.
Looking to relax under the palm trees and enjoy your free time in a sub-tropical swimming paradise? And to do all that in wonderful scenery? Then come to Park Hochsauerland - even Tarzan would be at home here!
Anyone responsible for supplying thousands of inhabitants with perfect potable water can't run the risk of experimenting. The community of Mörlenbach therefore has a reliable ultrafiltration system fitted in one of its elevated tanks.
What do you eat on the holidays: the classic goose or something exquisite like caviar? In the future, it will also be produced in the desert. You can find out how this works in our extraordinary practical example.
Oil and gas extraction occurs in locations that are extreme for people, nature and equipment. The machines, systems and components used have to withstand extreme mechanical and chemical loads.
A safe, ecologically friendly disinfection should be guaranteed by exchange of an existing arrangement. Bad Dürrheimer Mineralbrunnen based in the Black Forest, Germany, has found the solution: fit the efficient, environmentally-friendly and zero-corrosion disinfection system Dulco®Lyse.
Potable water is our most important commodity, and as such it must satisfy very strict quality standards. The waterworks in Amriswil, Switzerland, supplies around 12 000 customers and handles approximately 2.4 million cubic metres of water per year.
Even without high-performance competition swimsuits, the athletes at London 2012 set an impressive nine new world records at the city's Aquatics Centre. In 34 competitions, a total of 950 Olympians were put through their paces in swimming, diving, synchronised swimming and the aquatics discipline of the modern pentathlon.
The Thalassic Centre ahoi! in Cuxhaven is a stunning spa and pool complex with real sea water. Adults and children can swim and relax in the various pools and enjoy the views of the North Sea. In addition to the giant wave pool there is a kids' paradise, outdoor pool, thermal spring, plunge pools in the sauna zone and a therapy pool in the spa zone.
ProMinent is represented by its own sales and service companies in over 60 countries, covering all global key markets. It has had a presence in India for more than 25 years, firstly through a joint venture and since 1997 through its own subsidiary in Bangalore, as well as administrative and sales offices in the most important cities.
The milk processing industry is subject to stringent hygiene regulations. In dairies, chlorine dioxide is therefore an indispensable disinfectant. For companies that still use ready-for-use disinfection solutions, this is the most cost-effective approach.
Salmon farming is a booming global business, and in Norway it is a particularly important industry. Successful farming requires clean equipment. In particular, the water supply pipes need to be free of biofilm and bacterial contamination.
To achieve an even, high-quality surface finish, the chemicals used in electroplating baths must be of exactly the right concentration. The new flow meter DulcoFlow® from ProMinent uses an ultrasonic method to measure and monitor volume flows with precision.
Minimal cause, maximum effect: a small technical defect in the swimming pool disinfection system prompted the Augusta Sybilla School in Rastatt to make what was initially a difficult decision.
Reports of natural disasters always affect us particularly as, all too often, entirely unforeseen, large numbers of people are utterly and helplessly exposed to the most terrible situations. That is why we are extremely pleased that ProMinent technology is now being used to help thousands of flood victims in Thailand.
Safety has to be paramount wherever many thousands of visitors throng through the gates to a venue every day; the same also applies to the world's largest theme park. Major importance is attached to every aspect of safety at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi – irrespective of whether it relates to safety on the roller coaster rides or the safety of clean drinking water.
Boiler feed water plays a critical role in the trouble-free operation of steam generators. As lime and other deposits, as well as biofilms, have an insulating effect, they can significantly impair the efficiency of heat exchangers in steam and hot water systems. Failures and down times, caused by corrosion or efficiency losses caused by deposits and limescale, can be avoided using special systems supplied by ProMinent.
The town of Vohenstrauss can again use its Fahrenberg spring unrestrictedly, thanks to its investment in a fully automatic filtration and UV system. The town, located in the Upper Palatinate Danube Hills region of Southern Germany, installed a state of the art, fully automatic ultrafiltration system (UF system) and a UV system in the high-level tank under the Fahrenberg hill, which came into operation in 2004, both systems now reliably guaranteeing germ-free, clean drinking water.
The Bernaqua Westside Water Park and Spa in Bern, the leisure and wellness oasis designed by leading architect Daniel Libeskind, allows visitors to experience water in the most varied of ways. Pumps and systems from ProMaqua that have been coordinated with the water treatment processes, guarantee optimum water conditions
One of the largest breweries in Venezuela needed its process water to be treated for the operation of the brewery and for its bottling processes. Germ-free water is also used in bottling, as well as in rinsing and cleaning and disinfection processes and it is imperative that a significantly varying volume flow (0 – 35 m³/h water) is treated with adequate disinfectant. The brewery uses three complete chlorine dioxide generation and metering systems from ProMaqua.
The recently opened Badeparadies Schwarzwald was built in just one year. This means there was no time for experimentation. The operator uses reliable and secure treatment systems from ProMaqua for their swimming pool water.
Water is essential for manufacturer handling with food. It is additive, cooling liquid, cleaning medium and more. Due to this it must be 100 percent clean and germ-free.
That has been the problem: Fattorie Osella, an Italian dairy company part of the international group Kraft Foods, needed to use 200 mc/h of microbiologically controlled water within its facility. Water, to be used for secondary purposes, without getting in contact with the end product, showed little microbial-related problems, in particular the presence of Pseudomonas.
Orlita process pumps ensure smooth material testing in a Swedish nuclear power plant. Researchers working in the Studsvik Nuclear power plant in Sweden are testing the impact of hydrogen gas concentrations on various encapsulation materials. These materials are used to encapsulate nuclear fuel elements with the overall aim of storing them safely for hundreds of years.
Automatic marker pen filling with diaphragm metering pump delta®. The thin marker pens you will find on virtually all desks contain just a few millilitres of ink. These tiny volumes are injected during automatic pen assembly. A new pen is filled every second.
In northern Kuwait, metering stations are helping to keep the oil flowing safely and reliably.
Student researchers use metering system to discover how pulp can be manufactured more efficiently by the addition of chemicals.
One company in Madeira makes table water from the island’s springs and wells. Despite the fact that the natural nitrate content is too high, the finished product is high-quality drinking water – thanks to water treatment from ProMaqua.
Tvätt- och transportsystem för frukt och grönsaker måste rengöras ofta och noggrant. Ett italienskt företag som driver ett äpple-tvättsystem, la små mängder av klordioxid i vattnet och sparar så värdefull tid för anställda.
Våta vägbanor är troligen den mest underskattade faran av de flesta bilister. Därför har halkbanor blivit ett allt vanligare inslag i körkortsutbildningen i många länder.I exempelvis holländska Lelystad testar eleverna bromssträckan på en vägbana som sprayats med vatten. Vattnet återanvänds åtskilliga gånger och måste därför vara rent och bakteriefritt, speciellt legionellafritt.
ProMinent fick uppdraget att lösa problemet på bilskolan och installerade en sensor från Dulcotest-serien. Sensorn håller koll på hur mycket desinfektionsmedel som behövs, i det fallet klor. Mätdata skickas till en DulcoMarin som sköter doseringen och garanterar rent och bakteriefritt vatten.
Lösningen ger inte bara säker halkkörning - som extra bonus håller däcken på bilskolans bilar även längre!
The Dolder Grand is one of Switzerland’s most outstanding spa hotels. The original Curhaus, or health spa, built in 1899, has been transformed into a luxury-class city resort. The hotel boasts an exclusive ambience of opulence and relaxation, with 173 luxurious rooms and suites, exquisite cuisine, large banquet and seminar rooms and a new 4000 sqm spa. Running a hotel of this standard requires superior technology – an important part of which was supplied by ProMinent.
Vine diseases are the curse of every wine grower, however a metering pump can make the spraying of grapes and leaves more manageable. Globally increasing numbers of people are choosing to drink wine instead of beer and every year consumption of wine in Germany increases by 22.5 million bottles. However, winegrowers are faced with a difficult job combating vine diseases and pests before a fine drop can enter the customer's glass.
A family hotel in South Tyrol is using a DVGW-certified UV system to disinfect its swimming pool water - thereby making the water as pure and virus-free as drinking water.
Since spring 2010, a particular attraction of the holiday park „Klein Vaarwater“ on the Dutch island of Ameland are seven luxurious holiday villas, each equipped with their own indoor-pool at ground level alongside the living room.
"Kasta loss!" ropades det ombord på AIDAblu i Warnemünde vid 10:e tiden den 5 maj 2010. Det var då det nya lyxiga kryssningsfartyget från kryssningsbolag AIDA Cruises, under ett regn av fyrverkerier, gav sig iväg på sin turné i Östersjön.
Solenoid metering pumps, as well as other equipment, is used in the treatment of digestate in the largest biogas plant in Switzerland. Switzerland is into biogas in a big way and the largest biogas plant in Switzerland was connected to the grid in the Lucerne district of Inwil in 2009. When operating at full capacity, it supplies up to 1.9 million cubic metres of gas per year - for use by natural gas vehicles (NGV). The volume produced is sufficient for 2,000 cars each travelling 12,000 kilometres per year.
The engine recycling company, BU Drive Schmitz+Krieger GmbH, relies on the treatment of waste water, thereby making an important contribution to environmental conservation and making significant savings in terms of operating costs.
Welde Brewery har bryggt öl med eget källvatten i över 250 år och det traditionella bryggeriet använder flera Bello Zon® klordioxidsystem från ProMinent för att desinficera sitt dricks- och tvättvatten.
The Water Town of Spandau is a very special wellness area: sauna, whirlpool and saline pools are at the visitor's disposition. In addition to the swimming pool technology, ProMinent even supplies the dosing equipment for odors to enable a perfect wellness adventure.
KIA Motors fabriken i Teplicka nad Vahom, Slovakien, kräver mer än 120 kubikmeter processvatten per timme. Vatten som skall ha hög renhets kvalitet och överensstämma med de definierade kvalitetsparametrar för behandlingen av bilmålerilinan. Av denna anledning används mat- och dricksvatten kvalitet medans alla system och komponenter måste installeras silikonfria.
TEMAIKEN is the name of the ca. 34 hectares zoo near Buenos Aires. Aquaria and entire seascapes require the treatment of 1 700 m³ water per hour – this is approximately the usage of a city with 150 000 inhabitants.
A modern fully automatic neutralization plant has been realized as a last wastewater treatment step in the Heidelberg Schlossquell Brewery, newly built in 1999. Here, the neutralization of wastewater is effected by ideally integrated components of a control circuit.
The luxury hotel Le Paradis on Mauritius offers a total of 286 rooms as well as suites, bungalows, villas and a large pool area. Water on Mauritius is scarce and public supply is not guaranteed smoothly.
Hotellet med ca 2 000 bäddar drabbades av förlust av gäster, mycket på grund av vattenkvalitén bräckt vatten. Vattenkvaliteten måste alltså snabbt och drastiskt förbättras. Hotellet letade efter en lösning som skulle göra dem oberoende av den offentlig vattenförsörjningen.
En gigantisk vågmaskin var en av höjdpunkterna när klocktillverkaren Swatch bjöd på Swatch Wave, runt om i världens metropoler.
Koerich vattenverk nära Luxemburg City är ett av hertigdömets allra viktigaste.
The finest beers are created through traditional brewing methods and through use of the very latest technology. The key to success is experience, not just in brewing, but also in the design of the plant itself.
The Greek, 4 star hotel complex „Porto Carras Grand Resort“ with a guest capacity of around 2.000 beds had one scarce resource: high quality water. So ProMinent was asked to supply a complete solution providing potable water from salt water. From the first project meeting to the first glass of pure drinking water took only 5 months.
ProMinent provides their entire water treatment including chemical fluid handling and chlorine dioxide systems in a walk-in container for the cooling water treatments in a cooling tower. A complete service agreement is in place to ensure its constant and efficient operation.
The newly developed Bundesplatz in Bern (Switzerland) was opened on 1st August 2004 – a large-scale project of national importance and international significance. The theme of the redevelopment is based on the elements rock, light and water.
The plant is used for surface treatment of metal parts as preparation for their painting and is divided into a degreasing,
phosphating and passivation zone. Throughput is in excess of 1000 parts per day.
Rent tävlingsvatten är vårt mål. Omfattande kompetens inom vattenrening vår specialitet.
ProMinent har försett de Olympiska spelen med kristallklart tävlingsvatten i över 30 år.
Vattenreningsverk ombesörjer behovet av tillräcklig desinficering för hygieniskt rent dricksvatten hos slutförbrukaren. Den hygieniska renheten hos vattnet kan emellertid inte garanteras om ytterligare rör eller slangar installeras, t ex för dricksvatten och servicevatten för storskaliga evenemang.
Island living sounds idyllic. But what do you do if there are no natural reserves of potable water? Reverse osmosis systems for the desalination of sea water provide an effective and cost-efficient solution, as our case study from north-east China shows.
High performance desalination plant in Chinese freight harbour.
Since 2004 one of the largest and most important freight harbours in North-East China has boasted a state-of-the-art extension. Iron ore imported from Australia arrives here to supply China's flourishing steel industry.
Hälsa och välmående är prioritet ett i sinnet för samarbetet mellan Virgin Active och ProMinent Fluid Controls (Sydafrika) – Virgin Active utmanades att vidta åtgärder för striktare kontroll över sitt vatten till deras 76 klubbar över hela landet. ProMinent Fluid Controls försåg dem med enlösning i form av LegioZon® klordioxid generatorn.
For wastewater treatment, ProMinent, as a partner of HUBER AG, supplied Chemical Fluid Handling components for pH value control, flocculation, precipitation and flotation. The components – optimally matched to one another and to the process – offer an extremely economical total solution for wastewater treatment for the meat processing industry.
Retention agents facilitate an economic paper production. At the Rhein Papier in Hürth, an extremely high retention of fines can be achieved using components optimally matched to the process. As partner of Herkules in Düsseldorf, ProMinent supplied the preparation station for powdery retention agents for this application.
As partner of KHD Humbold Wedag GmbH, Cologne, ProMinent supplies the polymer preparation station for powdery and liquid polymer for the production of stock solutions or working solutions of synthetic flocculants. The components optimally matched among each other and to the process guarantee an extremely economic overall solution.
Mineral water is enjoying strongly increasing popularity. Hygiene is one of the most important factors here for successful
mineral water bottling.
ProMinent etablerar sig med eget dotterbolag i Norge. – Den norska marknaden är lik den svenska och vi ser en stor möjlighet att expandera vår affär i Norge, säger Stefan Ström, VD för ProMinent Doserteknik AB.
The Hilton Hotel in St. Julian, Malta, is located directly at the beach. In the course of modernisation measures, an effective alternative for the insuffi ciently functioning
seawater desalination system for the generation of drinking water was to be found.
Finished pasta products like spaetzle or tortellini are precooked in salt water. For this purpose, the dosing of a 24% saline solution is effected in industrial standard in different blanching devices. The dosing is controlled via a measurement of the inductive conductivity. The set value is about 20 mS (about 1% saline solution). When filling the plants, metered addition is done via a water meter proportionally.
From the Antarctic icebergs to the ground of the oceans: The scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) explore polar areas, oceans and their shores. Target is to understand the complex system Earth, especially the climate and its changes.
Viktigt för beredning eller försäljning av blad sallad är att det måste garanteras att bladens yta rengjorts ordentligt och grobarheten på ytan hålls på ett minimum. Klippytor och punkter av salladbladsbrott är särskilt känsliga för mikroorganismen angrepp och brun färg.
Doserprocesser, styrda synkront med maskinella driftcykler, ställer speciella krav på den doserutrustning som behövs. Det är extra viktigt för anläggningar där det är nödvändigt att tillsätta exakta små kvantiteter vätska inom en mycket kort tidsperiod, exempelvis varje sekund.
Kostnadsbesparing på upp till 40% av kemikalieförbrukning vid desinfektion och färskvatten konsumtion, med hjälp av klordioxid, vid Cralisheim mejeriet.