Tech-Jal is Technorbital’s gravity-based community water filter that uses hollow fiber membrane to provide clean drinking water.
Tech-Jal is a water purifier that can produce 500-2000 L/hr of drinking water per hour. The filter utilizes a polypropylene pre-filter, an activated carbon pre-filter, and a hollow-fibre membrane. The unit is developed by Technorbital company which is based in India. It removes all viruses and bacteria from the raw water causing diseases like Jaundice, Polio, Diarrhea, Cholera, Typhoid, and Dysentery. Moreover, it is eco-friendly and operates without electricity.
Distributors present across India. Interview with the manufacturer
Market price varies with the capacity. Interview with the manufacturer
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Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Target user for this product includes small communities, schools, hospitals, and corporate houses.
Tech-Jal is manufactured in Technorbital’s plant near Kanpur, India. Interview with the manufacturer
The user can purchase the product directly from the manufacturers.
Almost 450 as of July 2018. Interview with the manufacturer
List of the methods used for purification
Manufacturer-specified water treatment rate, measured in liters per hour
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of bacteria
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of viruses
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of protozoa
Reduction levels of heavy metals and/or arsenic through this treatment system
Manufacturer-specified maximum level of inlet turbidity (NTU)
Range or value of outlet turbidity levels (NTU)
Is there safe water storage integrated into this product?
What is the total number of liters that is recommended can be filtered?
List consumables of this product (power, filters, etc.)
Tech-Jal uses polymeric hollow-fiber membranes with special PAN, polypropylene pre-filter, and activated carbon pre-filter. Image source
Installation of Tech-Jal is provided by the manufacturers with a 1-year warranty. Interview with the manufacturer
The replacement component for this product includes polypropylene pre-filter, activated carbon pre-filter, and hollow-fiber membrane.
Prefilters usually lasts about 3-4 months depending on the quality of water being treated. Whereas, the membrane lasts for 3 years and the system frame as a whole can last for after .Interview with the manufacturer
Tech-Jal removes dust, dirt, chlorine, and odor while retaining minerals in drinking water. The specially designed membrane has inherent anti-fouling properties.
Testing performed by National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL) and National Chemical Laboratory(NCL) determined a 99.9999% reduction of bacteria and a 99.999% reduction of viruses. Interview with the manufacturer
The membrane technology in Tech-Jal has been tested by NABL and NCL. Interview with the manufacturer
Though it should be cleaned and maintained regularly, no known safety hazards are related to this product.
Clean water storage containers or attached delivery system and a external source of unfiltered water.
Tech-Jal follows the WHO drinking water guidelines. Interview with the manufacturer
The membrane technology is tested in NABL accredited laboratories. Interview with the manufacturer
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