Currently all water treatment facilities that utilise chlorine gas for chlorination potentially pose a huge risk to public safety
Currently all water treatment facilities that utilise chlorine gas for chlorination potentially pose a huge risk to public safety by one or more of the following four methods:
- Accidental gas leakage at the storage facility
- Accidental gas leakage due to transportation rail or road accidents
- Intentional gas leakage by terrorist actions at storage facility
- Intentional gas leakage by terrorist actions on transportation vehicles
The key advantages of Klorigen systems are summarised below:
- On-site use of chlorine gas for disinfection poses a huge risk to public safety in many ways
- We have produced an on-site and on demand chlorine gas generator where chlorine gas storage on site is not required
- Only system in the world that can produce chlorine gas or high strength sodium hypochlorite on site
- This removes all risks to public safety either by accidental or intentional gas leakage at site or during transportation
- End users will be in control of disinfectant production and cost control- no risk of delayed deliveries or price fluctuations
- NSF 60 certified
- Chlorine gas produced contains no chlorates
- Sodium hypochlorite produced has lower levels of chlorates compared to delivered sodium hypochlorite or low strength hypochlorite generators
- Return of investments are generally within 3 to 6 years and 1-2 years for larger systems
- Highly efficient as compared to low strength sodium hypochlorite generators (50% of power, 50% of salt and 15x less water)
- Klorigen™ Systems are designed to generate elemental chlorine gas and very pure sodium hydroxide on-site using a state-of-the-art membrane cell-based process. Process is unique and patented
- During normal operation, chlorine (Cl2) gas is produced in the anolyte compartments of the electrolyzers and sodium hydroxide is produced in the catholyte compartments as a co-product.
- If sodium hypochlorite is required instead, then chlorine gas and sodium hydroxide produced above are reacted together in a separate conversion module to produce sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) on a continuous basis.
- The hypochlorite product concentration range is adjustable between 5 and 15 trade % (50 to 150 gm/L as NaOCl).
- The byproduct hydrogen co-produced in the catholyte compartments of the electrolyzers is immediately and safely diluted with ambient air to 2% v/v or less in concentration and is safely vented to the atmosphere.
Klorigen installations to date
- Proven technology with existing full installations
- Klorigen™ systems have been installed worldwide producing in excess of 100,000 kilograms of chlorine per day
- 30+ K-Series systems installed in minimum of 9 countries by 2018
- No installations in Australia/New Zealand to date. We have received significant interest and have been in detailed discussions with several key water authorities