Membrane Filtration Pilot Plant P

Combined Spiral Wound and Plate & Frame Membrane Filtration Pilot Plant

Membrane Filtration Pilot Plant P

The pilot unit allows long term testing accurately displaying key process parameters by means of the PLC in the operator panel in conjunction with carefully selected field instruments and control valves. This gives significant advantages in scale up compared with manually controlled pilot units.

Membrane design

Explore the available spiral wound membrane configurations to find the most suitable solution to your process requirements:

  • Microfiltration
  • Ultrafiltration

The area of the spiral wound membrane ranges from approx. 3‐7 m2 depending on membrane brand, type and thickness of the feed spacer.

The P&F loop is configured with 2.25 m2 membrane area in one section.

System design

  • Aimed at ultrafiltration of viscous (fermented) products
  • Two loops; loop 1 with two parallel 3.8” spiral wound membranes. Loop 2 is a P&F module with positive displacement pump. The loops can be operated in series or individually
  • Suitable for e.g. quark, cream cheese, protein standardization
  • Includes mixer for uniform feed inlet and retentate cooler for improved product quality
  • The product solids are regulated by ratio control
  • Feed inlet flow ranges: 100 – 400 lph

The control panel provides automatic continuous control of various process parameters and allows selection between different control modes:

  • Feed flow
  • Feed pressure
  • Temperature
  • Concentrate ratio control

Standard features

Skid mounted test unit. Wetted stainless steel in AISI 316L

Feed / CIP system

  • Feed/CIP pump, motor controlled by frequency converter
  • Pressure relief valve in P&F loop
  • Double safety filter
  • Tube and shell heat exchanger for heating
  • Temperature transmitter
  • Pressure indicators
  • Pressure transmitter
  • Feed flow transmitter
  • Retentate flow transmitter
  • Retentate control valve
  • Sample point

Loop system, up to two loops. The loops include:

  • Loop 1: One or two housings each one 3.8” spiral wound membrane.
  • Loop 2: P&F module with 2.25 m2 membrane area.
  • Positive pump
  • Recirculation pump, circulation pressure controlled by manually operated valve
  • Shaft seal water on recirculation pump
  • Tube and shell heat exchanger for cooling
  • Cooling water control valve
  • Permeate flow indicator
  • Temperature controller
  • Temperature indicator
  • Pressure indicators
  • Sample point
  • Possibility for loop isolation

Operating conditions

  • Membrane area up to approx. 16 m2 depending on type and number of membranes
  • Pressure up to 10 bar
  • Temperature up to 60°C

Utility requirements

  • Foot print approx. 315 x 215 cm, 1,800 kg
  • Power 400 V, 3‐phase, 50 Hz, PE, 24.78 kW
  • Cooling water 1° C, up to 3 m3/h depending on process and CIP temperature
  • Steam, low pressure, up to 100 kg/h (or hot water)
  • CIP water up to 15 m3/h depending on type and number of membranes
  • Please note our specific water requirements, available on request
  • Drain capacity up to 15 m3/h
  • CIP volume approx. 250 liters
  • Shaft seal water up to 0.2 m3/h
  • Compressed air 6 bar, water and oil free
  • Connections clamp Ø38
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Dear partners,

We would like to inform you that in the framework of preventive measures aimed at effectively addressing the spread of “Covid19” disease and in accordance with the National Public Health Organization guidelines (https://eody.gov.gr/), our company is committed to ensure public health, safety of its partners and employees. Therefore we have recommended the fulfillment of our employees' tasks through teleworking.

The duration of this measure is initially set from 17.03.2020 to 30.04.2020

The design provides full operation, but due to special conditions, delays in specific tasks or communication may occur.

Our company will strive to keep its operation uninterrupted and secure by serving its clientele in ways and timeframes that are judged possible.

We thank you for understanding and we remain at your disposal.


Αγαπητοί Συνεργάτες,

Θα θέλαμε να σας ενημερώσουμε ότι στο πλαίσιο μέτρων πρόληψης με σκοπό την αποτελεσματική αντιμετώπιση εξάπλωσης του κορωνοιού και σύμφωνα με τις οδηγίες υγιεινής & ασφάλειας που έχει ορίσει ο ΕΟΔΥ (https://eody.gov.gr/), η εταιρία μας για να διασφαλίσει τη δημόσια υγεία, την ασφάλεια των συνεργατών και των εργαζομένων της, συστήσαμε την εκπλήρωση των καθηκόντων των εργαζομένων μας, μέσω τηλεργασίας.

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