Disinfection

Pulsafeeder Pumps are used in Municipal Water Treatment, Wastewater Disinfection and in the manufacturing of Disinfectants. Pulsafeeder offers a wide variety of designs and materials that are perfectly suited for these chemicals and more.

Water and Wastewater Disinfection

Sodium Hypochlorite
When sodium hypochlorite (bleach) comes in contact with bacteria, it oxidizes molecules in the cells of the germs and kills them. Even though this simple but harsh chemical has been used for more than a hundred years, it is prone to causing problems for pumps by “off-gassing.” Metering pumps should be specifically designed to address this issue by passing the gas bubbles through the pump head, minimizing the likelihood of loss-of-prime due to off-gassing.

Pulsafeeder offers several solutions for mitigating the issues caused by off-gassing with the Pulsar and PulsaPro pumps, featuring the Hypo-Valve configuration.  Hypo-Valve leverages several decades of experience to handle this exact problem and to help operators avoid issues in the future. Learn more about our PulsaPro with HypoValve or Pulsar with HypoValve hydraulic diaphragm metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

Hydrogen Peroxide
Used in removing metals (such as iron and manganese), and over the last ten years, it has become an increasingly popular choice for disinfection in municipal plants, because it is biodegradable, and leaves no residual compounds behind once it us used.  Some chlorine-based chemicals (in some industrial applications) can leave behind organic chlorides that can produce carcinogenic compounds – requiring further treatments throughout the process.

When used as a disinfectant at high concentrations (approximately 30-percent), hydrogen peroxide oxidizes immediately and is consumed upon contact with water. It is an effective chemical for preventing the accumulation of bacteria in plant piping, and it also eliminates many odors from water. When dosed at 30-percent concentrations or higher, Hydrogen Peroxide is harmful to people – so the pumps dosing this chemical must be highly reliable to ensure that no leaks occur.

Pulsafeeder diaphragm metering pumps are known for safely handling dangerous chemicals and for repeatable, high-precision dosing. When you need a safe, reliable pump to keep your process flowing, Pulsafeeder offers the experience and options to make things simpler. Learn more about PulsaProPulsa or Pulsar metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

Defoamers
Foam is created in water treatment plants when surfactants and other treatment elements are added. Often times, this can reduce plant efficiency and be disruptive to the treatment process. In water treatment plants, where critical disinfection is performed, the precise application of defoamers is required.

Pulsafeeder pumps are used by municipalities around the world, in a wide range of materials, with integrated control features, to safely and accurately meter nearly any chemical. Learn more about PulsaProPulsa or Pulsar metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

PH Control
Disinfection and cleanliness of water is critical for consumption, and also for returning wastewater safely back to the environment. By adding chemicals such as sulfuric acid and sodium hydroxide, pH adjustment is an important part of the operation in wastewater treatment systems. Precise application of these chemicals allows for dissolved waste to be properly separated and removed before the effluent is returned to natural bodies of water.

For more than 50 Years, Pulsafeeder has been a leader in water and wastewater treatment, with experience to solve any problem. Learn more about PulsaProPulsa or Pulsar metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

When it comes to choosing pumps for disinfection applications, Pulsafeeder offers the widest range of customizable gear and diaphragm pumps to meet any need. Pulsafeeder’s local field reps deliver with the shortest lead times, and provide uncompromising support.

Disinfectant Manufacturing


Quaternary Ammonium
Quaternary ammonium compounds are commonly used in the manufacturing of household and industrial disinfectants. When safely handling material and accuracy of dosing are critical, Pulsafeeder Diaphragm pumps are a perfect fit. Whether manufacturing the detergents or applying high concentration disinfectants, Pulsafeeder can provide pumps that range from highly accurate to cost-effective in order to fit any process. Learn more about PulsaProPulsa or PulsarEclipseEco or IsoChem Series metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

Ethanol Alcohol (60%-90%) Isopropyl Alcohols
Ethanol and isopropyl alcohol are commonly used in the manufacturing of disinfectants as well as used as disinfectants themselves. Pulsafeeder gear pumps are ideal in processes involving ethanol and alcohol production and utilization. These thin fluids require a specialized pump that can handle the inherent lack of lubrication they present. Pulsafeeder has decades of experience in handling low-viscosity fluids and commonly offer pumps for Ethanol and Isopropyl Alcohol. Learn more about EclipseEco or IsoChem Series metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

Sodium Hypochlorite
When sodium hypochlorite (bleach) comes in contact with bacteria, it oxidizes molecules in the cells of the germs and kills them. Even though this simple but harsh chemical has been used for more than a hundred years, it is prone to causing problems for pumps by “off-gassing.” Metering pumps should be specifically designed to address this issue by passing the gas bubbles through the pump head, minimizing the likelihood of loss-of-prime due to off-gassing.

Whether dosing or manufacturing and transferring sodium hypochlorite, the Eclipse mag-drive rotary gear pump can deliver flows from 0-33 GPM and effectively handle the concerns associated with off-gassing. Learn more about Eclipse metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

Hydrogen Peroxide
Used in removing metals (such as iron and manganese), Hydrogen Peroxide has become an increasingly popular choice for disinfection in municipal plants because it is biodegradable, and it leaves no residual compounds behind once it us used. Some chlorine-based chemicals (in some industrial applications) can leave behind organic chlorides that can produce carcinogenic compounds – requiring further treatments throughout the process. When used as a disinfectant at high concentrations (approximately 30-percent), hydrogen peroxide oxidizes immediately and is consumed upon contact with water. It is an effective chemical for preventing the accumulation of bacteria in plant piping, and it also eliminates many odors from water. When dosed at 30-percent concentrations or higher, Hydrogen Peroxide is harmful to people – so the pumps dosing this chemical must be highly reliable to ensure that no leaks occur.

Whether dosing or manufacturing hydrogen peroxide, the Eclipse or ISOChem gear pumps provide the best solution for handling flows from 0-55 GPM. With a sealless mag-drive arrangement, the process fluid is completely isolated, protecting workers and the surrounding environment. Learn more about Eclipse or IsoChem Series metering pumps and get connected to an expert by submitting the Contact Us form below.

Common Products for this Application

PULSAtron

Typical applications are acids, caustics, polymers, bleaches, pH control, solvents, dyes/ink, catalyst, cleaning agents, and much more.

BLACKLINE

Typical applications are acids, caustics, polymers, bleaches, pH control, solvents, dyes/ink, catalyst, cleaning agents, and much more.

Blackline Pro

Typical applications are waste water treatment, pulp and paper, utilities, chemical processing, water treatment, utilities, automotive and much more.

Pulsa Series

From thin fluids to lime slurries, materials of construction for contact with the most hazardous chemicals and features and options to provide safe, remote and accurate dosing, count on Pulsa Series for the most demanding applications.

PulsaPro

PulsaPro Series is a perfect fit for Water & Wastewater Treatment, Oil & Gas and Industrial applications.

eclipse rotary gear pump
Eclipse

Eclipse rotary pumps are an ideal fit for many corrosive liquids. From acids to bases, we cover the entire pH scale.

ECO Series

The ECO Gearchem rotary gear pump is an economical alternative for chemical transfer, cyclic operation and continuous production systems, both open ended and closed-loop. ECO gear pumps are well suited for pilot plants, vacuum systems, and metering applications.

IsoChem Series
IsoChem

ISOChem magnetically driven sealless gear pumps offer the reliability you need to safely handle clear lubricating and non-lubricating liquids. A wide variety of material options provide versatility for pumping low or high viscosity fluids over a broad range of temperatures and pressures.

Mec-O-Matic

The MEC-O-MATIC product line of Peristaltic pumps designed with the ability to handle your chemical solution and slurry metering needs.

Chem-Tech

Designed for Water Conditioning.