IFAT 2018: Higher efficiency around the water cycle

May 14, 2018 8:12 AM

Water treatment facilities all around the world are facing new challenges: Higher demand due to growing urban populations and higher expectations due to new treatment standards and regulations. Plastic piping solutions by GF Piping Systems help to increase the flow: Higher efficiency around the water cycle with increased productivity and lower operational and overall costs. GF Piping Systems is presenting its full-system solutions at IFAT (hall B3, booth 351/450) which started today in Munich, Germany.

Higher efficiency around the water cycle

“Even relatively modern facilities in highly developed countries profit from a thorough system analysis and optimization" says Adrian Schwyzer, Global Market Segment Manager for Water Treatment at GF Piping Systems. "They allow for capacity and efficiency gains of up to 50 percent.” System retrofits are possible while operations continue in a reduced manner using smart planning, pre-assemblies and onsite logistic solutions like OnSite by GF Piping Systems supporting fast and efficient installations.

The systems itself allow for a wide range of improvements to increase capacity and efficiency. Modern ultrasonic flowmeters, clammed right onto the pipes without the need for drilling, give deeper insights. New diaphragm valves can double the flow compared to same-sized older models. Level sensors operating with radar technology provide precise measurements of foamy or unsteady surfaces. Modern plastic materials can reduce system vibrations and hydraulic shocks, further increasing its lifespan.

Plastic piping systems are superior to metal in many aspects. They are corrosion-free and do not need to be replaced over the entire lifespan of the system (at least 25 years), reducing the needs and costs of maintenance and repairs drastically. Their excellent chemical resistance against aggressive media used in water treatment and their abrasion-resistance when working with water-solid mixtures are further advantages. Due to their lower weight, up to 60 percent less, installations are faster and easier.

To learn more about our solutions for water treatment, please visit here. IFAT is the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. It will take place from May 14th through May 18th, 2018, in Munich. More information can be found here.


Attila Albert

Attila Albert
Public Relations & Communication
Georg Fischer Piping Systems Ltd.
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8201 Schaffhausen

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