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Created on September 27, 2018

WTC 500 RO System

WTC 500 Reverse Osmosis System is a modular water purification system which produces drinking water at a rate of 550 L/hr from natural water sources.

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Product Description

WTC 500 RO water purification system pumps water from a natural source and uses a reverse osmosis process. The system operates on a multi-barrier principle to remove pollutants from water.

Target SDGs

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Community, NGOs

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

None

Manufacturing/Building Method

The equipment and systems are primarily produced at the Karcher factory in Obersontheim, Germany.

Intellectural Property Type

Trademark

User Provision Model

Organizations can obtain the product directly from the manufacturer through the website or international trade shows and exhibitions they participate in. Karcher Futuretech also organizes workshops and congresses for their customers.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Description of the combined methods

Reverse osmosis, physical filtration

Manufacturer-specified water treatment rate (L/hr)

500 L/hr

Bacteria reduction

Unknown

Virus reduction

Unknown

Protozoa reduction

Unknown

Heavy metals and/or arsenic reduction

Unknown

Maximum recommended influent turbidity level (NTU)

Unknown

Effluent turbidity levels (NTU)

Unknown

Safe water storage capacity (L)

None

Manufacturer-specified lifetime volume (L)

13,200 L

Consumables

Unknown

Design Specifications

The WTC 500 uses reverse osmosis process with multiple barriers to remove pollutants. Water is pumped through the system's single-stage (single pass) or two-stage (double pass for highly contaminated raw waters) filtration. The double pass system is optional and is necessary only for highly contaminated water conditions like after attack or industrial catastrophes.

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Technical Support

Karcher Futuretech provides instructions and training at the time of installment. The manufacturer also provide aftersales services. Contact details are available on the website.

Replacement Components

Contact the service team for replacements and spare parts.

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The manufacturers of WTC RO 500 claim to "remove all pollution from the raw water that is invisible to the naked eye, including salts dissolved in the water"

Vetted Performance Status

Karcher Futuretech is certified in quality and environmental management by ISO, REACH and AQAP 2110. The company also has its own quality policy.

Safety

The instrument should be handled only after training or under trained supervision.

Complementary Technical Systems

Water storage devices

Academic Research and References

“Reverse Osmosis & Commercial Water Treatment Systems,” Pureaqua.com. Available: https://pureaqua.com/reverse-osmosis-ro-water-treatment-systems-industrial-commercial/ 

IDRO GROUP S. R. L, “Water and air treatment plants,” Idro.net. Available: http://www.idro.net/en/products 

“Die Seite wurde nicht gefunden,” Veolia Water Technologies. Available: https://www.veoliawatertechnologies.de/berkefeld/ressources/files/1/37543,Mobile-Water_M6_Berkefeld-Veolia-0.pdf

Goal 6. (n.d.). Sdgs.un.org. Available: https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal6 

“Kärcher Futuretech” Available: https://www.karcher-futuretech.com/en/inside-kaercher-futuretech/company/about-kaercher.html 

“Exhibitions and events,” Karcher-futuretech.com. Available: https://www.karcher-futuretech.com/en/

Our service – always there for you,” Karcher-futuretech.com. Available: https://www.karcher-futuretech.com/en/services.html 

“Environmental management,” Karcher-futuretech.com. Available: https://www.karcher-futuretech.com/de/inside-kaercher-futuretech/nachhaltigkeit/umweltmanagement.html

“Quality management,” Karcher-futuretech.com. Available: https://www.karcher-futuretech.com/en/inside-kaercher-futuretech/sustainability/quality-management.html

Compliance with regulations

WTC 500 RO fulfills WHO regulations, the requirements of German Drinking Water Ordinance and military standards such as STANAG 2136.

Evaluation methods

Karcher Futuretech has: QM certificates for ISO 9001 and AQAP 2110 Environment Management Certificates for ISO 14001: 2004

Other Information

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