Industrial Non-Chemical Water Treatment
We are lucky to have had Magnetizers in place when our softeners went out. If we had not had them, we would have had full scale build up in the unit, rather than this softer [powder] scale that can be washed out.
~ Chad Green, PSM Coordinator, Georges, Inc.
The Magnetizer Non-chemical Water Treatment
The non-chemical water treatment by environmentally friendly, patented and award-winning MAGNETIZER® softens water without an ounce of chemicals, stabilizing its pH, lowering its surface tension, fully oxygenating it, lowering its viscosity, suppressing sulfur, and more. It improves water behavior and solves hard water problems such as scale, corrosion, as well as low water flow, bacteria/algae content, sulfur smell, etc., thus bringing substantial savings and benefits to any water user, while at the same time protecting the environment.
MAGNETIZER® provides a chemical-free method for water treatment and savings (San Diego municipality reports a 20% reduced use of water), naturally solving hard water problems thus bringing substantial savings and benefits to any water user, while in the same time protecting the environment.
We have very good and proven results of non-chemical water treatment in the whole spectrum of industrial, commercial, agricultural and domestic water applications, ranging from basic water conditioning to complex sewage plant treatment or nuclear power plant cooling tower.
Our technology has been successfully deployed on industrial scale worldwide with lifetime benefits and cost savings in major industries, such as: cement mixing/concrete production, chemical, dairy (milk factories), food & beverage, glass/ceramic, maritime, metallurgical, pharmaceutical, sugar mills, an automotive plant of the world leading brand, a nuclear power plant, et. al.
We have seen reports Magnetizer® stabilizes pH, but how does it do it and control the pH?
Magnetizing the water with an ionic charge breaks down formed hydrate clusters and dissolves the scale buildup of hydrates resulting in soft water. This also results in altering and enhancing the thermo-physical and thermodynamical properties, thus reducing the pH values of the carrier fluid flow, i.e water.
Our numerical and experimental research work conducted on the impact of thermo-physical properties of magnetized nano-fluids collaborates this conclusion. Obviously, the pH level achieved depends upon the magnetic Gauss power applied. It is imperative to properly design the required magnetic field to achieve the desired pH value. That’s why Magnetizer® is the best tool (efficiency to cost ratio) available on the market to control and stabilize pH.
We are talking here about results of descaling when minerals in water alkalize it* and that, of course, moves the pH towards alkaline, until the water is refreshed, blown down or disposed of.
*When scale (CaCO3) breaks off in chunks and dissolves in the water the suspended solids hardness,TDS, as well as Ca ions and conductivity all increase. This is because the descaling adds minerals to the water.
But what if there is no scale?
Magnetizer will cause the pH to stabilize or move towards neutral even if there is no scale or no corrosion involved, and it changes it pretty quickly. There is some data from Magnetizer tests conducted in Japan that shows it well.
Or one can try using the Flavoring and pour into a wine glass. Hopefully a clean glass with no scale or corrosion inside! The reason why tastes change instantaneously with N or S pole exposure is due to changes in the alkalinity and acidity which is the same as changes to the pH. One can also do this with soy sauce or vinegar, the tastes will change right away because the pH is changed.
We already have a water softener. Can Magnetizer help?
Definitely. When the surface tension is reduced, anything added to the magnetized fluid will dissolve and mix more readily. In terms of a water softener, the magnetized feed water actually increases the efficiency of the softener by increasing the net ion charge and thereby creating a better chemical reaction in the normal ion-exchange. By increasing the efficiency, the system requires less salt to do the same job. Installations have reduced salt consumption by 50% and more. In most cases you do not need a softener. One of our distributors had softeners removed in a hotel’s coffee expresso machines, putting in their stead the Magnetizer® “RWE-S” systems. Clients subsequently commented to Management that they serve … the best coffee in town. Please scroll down to see Water Test Data here for additional information.
ASTB/CRIPPEN LABORATORIES, INC., New Castle, DE
Magnetizer unit was attached to a breaker containing calcium and magnesium in water solutions. The authorities at the ASTB laboratories concluded that the ion X-changer and filter alone remove around 90% of the calcium and magnesium. The Magnetizer unit seems to improve the removal efficiency to better than 99% of the contained calcium and magnesium.
How can Magnetizer help the best Reverse Osmosis water filter, we have already one?
A Reverse Osmosis water system is really an ultra-filtration system, so fluids that are high in mineral content will clog the filtration membrane with mineral crystals. Since the magnetized fluid will prevent crystal formation, placing a Magnetizer® water treatment system on the feed of the Reverse Osmosis unit will decrease membrane clogging and ultimately reduce downtime required to flush the clogged membrane. A further explanation is like so: the advantages of the Magnetizer® treatment are two-fold: the reduction of carbonate fouling of the pore structure and of the number of water cages or clusters present in an associated, non-chemical grouping of water molecules. The reduction of the number of molecules present in the cluster is responsible for the reduction in surface tension as an affect of magnetic water treatment. It is not unusual to experience a drop in the surface tension of water for 71 dynes per square centimeter to 62 dynes per square centimeter. The reduction in surface tension effectively reduces the effort required to push the water molecule through the membrane. In conclusion, the Magnetizer® treatment increases RO’s filter life through reducing calcification as well as reducing processing time/effort required to force the water molecule through the membrane, hence saving energy.
The Science Casts Its Vote
Science agrees that non-chemical water treatment is the antidote to conventional practices favoring chemical methods. MAGNETIZER® has been in the forefront of this eco-sustainable approach to water treatment for years now and its acceptance in Japan is a testament to it.
Hard scale resulting from the mineral deposits from untreated hard water is a major problem throughout the world.
The build up of scale on heat transfer surfaces reduces the heat transfer performance of the equipment and the build up of scale in tubing also decreases the flow rate of water (or increases the pressure drop across the heat transfer equipment), leading to increased energy usage and costs.
Conventional treatment for scaling includes the use of scale inhibiting and scale-removal chemicals and ion exchange and reverse osmosis systems.
These methods consume energy and produce waste that increase overall operational and maintenance costs.
Conventional treatment methods requiring the use of hazardous chemicals create both environmental and worker health and safety concerns. ~ Magnetic Conditioning of Fluids: An Emerging Green Technology by School of Public and Environmental Affairs Indiana University, USA Page 4, for full study see Scientific Papers
The primary energy savings result from a decrease in energy consumption in heating or cooling applications. This savings is associated with the prevention or removal of scale build-up on a heat exchange surface where even a thin film (1/32″ or 0.8 mm) can increase energy consumption by nearly 10%. Example savings resulting from the removal of calcium magnesium scales are shown in Table 1. A secondary energy savings can be attributed to reducing the pump load, or system pressure, required to move the water through a scale-free, unrestricted piping system.
|Scale Thickness (inches)|| Increased Energy
|Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Technology Alert, DOE/EE-0162|
Magnetizer vs. Traditional Water Softening Methods
MAGNETIZER® is far more beneficial than the traditional methods of softening water as they are chemical based, salt or power using, whereas MAGNETIZER® is an ecologically sustainable, monopolar, natural, healthy and organic method of softening water. Comparative differences between the traditional chemical, ionic exchange/salt based and RO water softening methods vs. the Magnetizer’s ecologically sustainable, natural, magnetic, mono-polar way are presented in the table below.
|Chemical||Ion Exchange||Reverse Osmosis or Ultrafiltrations||The Magnetizer Technology|
|Chemical additives are used to control pH, thermal capacity, corrosion, etc. They are expensive||Salt based water softeners utilize the ionic exchange of the Sodium in salt (NaCl) for the Calcium (CaCO3), or other mineral, in the water (NaCl + CaCO3 = CaCl + NaCO3).||Involves forcing untreated water through a membrane that selectively filters certain constituents out off the fluid.||Nothing is added to the fluid - it works by rearranging the molecules already present in the fluid and additives are unnecessary.|
|System requires constant monitoring & maintenance to assure proper conditioning.||While soft water is produced, a considerable expense is incurred (price of softener, salt supplies, replacement of the ionized bed, the softener's average life of 7 years, health risks).||The system requires very high pressure because the membrane used as the filter medium is essentially non-porous.||No power required - permanent magnets supply "free" effective energy. No power supplies to burn out.|
|Chemicals may be hazardous to employees or environment whenever processes fluids are flushed /spilled.||Sodium must be added to the water in place of the mineral that is removed ("salt-ion exchange").|
The mineral deposits slowly damage the system.
|In areas that have high mineral or salt content, the membranes must be flushed frequently (and replaced often).||No continuing maintenance required after the installation and no recharging or further attention is needed following the initial techniques and/or the Stabilization Period.|
|May incur unwanted pressure drop increasing energy requirements.||The sodium released into the softened water is corrosive (the corrosion due to scale has been replaced with corrosion due to sodium - an undesirable trade-off).|
Health & environmental hazard due to hypertensive effect of sodium on human body (the delicate electrolytic balance of sodium/potassium ions is unsettled) and danger of sodium toxification to the area ground water (in increasing areas the communities, doctors, hospitals and rest homes prohibit salt-ion exchange systems).
|This always requires downtime and a major usage (loss) of water. R/O units typically waste half of the processed water.||A "snap-on" design, unlike the other solutions that are "inline" and become part of the system is removable (and portable) allowing risk free testing & installation.|
The Benefits Of Magnetizer® Non-chemical Water Treatment
1. Removes permanently scale in pipes, plumbing, boilers, heaters, ovens, heat exchangers, cooling towers, chillers, condensers, dishwashers, bottling machines, laundromats, laundry machines, car washes, injection mold machines, etc., and stops corrosion. Acts curatively and preventively.
2. Increases the lifespan of equipment due to lack of corrosion and scale, which means reducing their break-downs (repairs, downtime) and a better protection or resale value of the real estate.
3. Softens water in a natural way, without the use of chemicals. Eliminates the need of expensive reverse osmosis (RO) equipment, or complements it by increasing its effectiveness (ask for a document “RO & Magnetic Treatment.pdf”), as well as salt, or sodium based water softeners, or any other chemical, mechanical, magnetic or electro-magnetic descaling device, for better quality and taste of water and healthier environment.
4. Lowers water surface tension – improves the flow of water (increased pressure), its behavior and effectiveness. It also means reduced electricity bill, thanks to a better job of pumps due to decreased surface tension.
5. Saves water consumption due to the lowered surface tension – the municipality of San Diego confirms 20% savings in water consumption and a vineyard in California a 25%+ savings (reports available).
6. Neutralizes (stabilizes) the pH of the water, so that water is better and more pleasant to use (does not feel “slippery” like with salt-based water softeners).
7. Completely oxygenates water – making it better for people, animals, and plants (scientific research available).
8. Water is naturally healthier because it contains minerals (Ca, Mg), has a stabilized pH, with sulfur odor repressed.
9. Inhibits and removes bacteria & algae and kills colonies of Escherichia coli bacteria in 80%-90%.
10. Saves electric energy required to heat water due to the elimination of heat transfer loss, as there is no more limescale in boilers/water heaters.
11. MAGNETIZER® is not a filter or RO devices, but it complements them and works very well with the filters improving their efficiency and extending their service life, due to decreased surface tension and break down of dirt particles. It increases the regeneration cycle of filters and the reverse osmosis (RO) equipment (reducing pollution carbonate, and reducing the number of particles in the group which translates to a reduction in surface tension and better water filtration, as well as time saved in passing water through a membrane).
12. Used on water input of commercial dishwashers it improves washing process, with no white stains and deposits (spotting) and saves the amount of water consumed. Reduces the consumption of detergents and soaps.
For benefits in commercial laundries – see section below.
In sum: We offer safe, non-chemical water treatment used in production and municipal facilities, buildings, swimming pools (click here), water purification stations, et. al. (eg. see cement production ) below.
MAGNETIZER® saves water consumption, lowers operating costs and maintenance of water and sewage equipment, improves the quality of water.
All this with elimination or significant reduction of the chemicals and softeners required by traditional methods.
MAGNETIZER® descales water infrastructure, preventing breakdowns/problems associated with hard water. It protects the capital investment.
MAGNETIZER® solves hard water problems in diverse water infrastructure (pipes, boilers, heaters, heat exchangers, chillers, cooling towers, evaporators, condensers) aiming to remove scale and/or prevent corrosion and metal pitting.
All this facilitates a drastic reduction in operating maintenance costs (labor, chemical water softening) while maintaining the continuity of operation and better allocation of labor, with the Escherichia coli, reduced depreciation of water equipment/ infrastructure and their preserved capital value.
Before & After
A boiler in a hospital in Nürnberg, Germany, permanently cleaned and cured by Magnetizer® of scale and corrosion without the use of chemicals.
Non-chemical water treatment and removal of corrosion and algae inside of a cooling tower in Aix-en-Provence, France
The MAGNETIZER® bactericide application is far ahead of the usual bi-polar water conditioning other devices on the market offer.
This translates in selecting our technology as the “go to” solution for improved water quality needs. This appreciation is no surprise to us as we have already sold over ten thousand home water energizer “RWE-S” systems to Japan, not exactly for water softening purposes, as Japanese water is naturally soft, but for bactericide application which home and apartments owners in Japan are sensitive about.
Michael Phelp’s Master Spa in a proprietary configuration—with MAGNETIZER® being an integral part of—is sold in Canada as 100% bacteria free with no need for any chemicals.
We also have tests that confirm the reduction of coliform after the treatment of water with MAGNETIZER®.
There are several other instances in which bactericide effects have been noticed in cooling towers and water treatment plants.
Cited below is a testimonial from a large pharmaceutical company’s subsidiary in Europe about the usage of MAGNETIZER® technology in medicine production plant to prevent bacteria growth effectively.
Magnetizer® Saves FORTUNE 500 Clients A Fortune
New York Hilton Hotel in Manhattan: A series of Magnetizer® Water Systems have been installed on cooling towers and two 250 ton coolers for several years now (see the video above).
The scale has been reduced practically to zero and use of chemicals has been reduced to zero except for a small quantity of biocide, required by law to stop the algae growth.
The maintenance cost has been significantly reduced as well (see the testimonial below).
Some of the test references are presented below.
EXAMPLES OF MAGNETIZER® WATER APPLICATIONS
Magnetizer® on Cooling Towers – one of the best examples of its non-chemical water treatment application
Heat Exchangers, Evaporators, Condensers, etc.
MAGNETIZER® use can be also found on injection molding machines and other applications where water and heat is a factor.
These Japanese referrals are quite important, as they are a good example of MAGNETIZER’s usefulness since it has become the established industry standard in Japan, one of the world’s most demanding and rigorous engineering environments.
You may also want to see the Japanese Magnetizer® Client List with all major Japanese companies using the MAGNETIZER® technology.
Shortened stiffening time and significantly increased durability, 65% increase in cement bending resistance, 58-112% increased pressing resistance (excerpted from a scientific study).
MAGNETIZER’s unique water restructuring capability can be harnessed for the benefit of the concrete industry:
1) Prepping water at the time of concrete laying in order to achieve the desired results, such as:
a) Shortened stiffening time.
b) Significantly increased durability.
c) 65% increase in cement bending resistance.
d) 58-112% increased pressing resistance.
e) Better plasticizing properties, which allow lowering the water-to-binder ratio in a building mix with water passing through MAGNETIZER®.
f) Condensing of components and reducing the amount of air inside of the material (microscope observation) caused by the use of magnetized water.
g) Increasing concrete/cement durability by 5-100% compared to parameters of materials of same substrates with raw water base for materials of gypsum slurry, cement, and ash mortar.
e) Materials made with pozzolanic ashes will have durability 300% greater when using MAGNETIZER® treated water.
2) Cement producing plants with MAGNETIZER® Fuel Savers can reduce GHGs, such as CO, CO2 as well as NOx. More information here.
3) Cement mixing diesel trucks with MAGNETIZER® Engine Performance Maximizer Systems that are cheaper than scrubbers (but work well with them) and allow fuel savings due to the reduction of emissions.
MAGNETIZER® can bring to cement companies operational savings on their fleet exploitation costs by reducing diesel fuel consumption by 5-15%, as well as enhance their trucks’ environmental footprint.
Magnetizer technology has been successfully deployed in one of Europe’s largest water treatment plants, i.e. on the Psyttalia Island, near Athens, Greece.
Here’s a report from another modern wastewater plant built through the EU funding.
A report from a wastewater plant in Sciotto, Ohio: