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March 16, 2006 - Designed for ultrafiltration of industrial process streams and wastewater, INDUCOR(TM) and INDUCOR-G modules utilize KMS PVDF ultrafiltration membrane suited for treatment of oily wastes and metal hydroxide wastes. INDUCTOR modules are configured with ½ in. dia tubules, while INDUCOR-G modules have 1 in. dia tubules. Applicable for systems with flow rates of 100,000 gpd and higher, open channel configurations are tolerant of high-solids streams.

Koch Membrane Systems, Inc.

850 Main St., Wilmington, MA, 01887, USA

Original Press Release

Koch Membrane Systems Introduces Inducor(TM) Tubular Modules

Press release date: February 10, 2006

All the Benefits of Tubular Membranes in a Smaller Package with Lower Operating Costs

Wilmington, Mass. - Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS), a world-class developer of innovative membranes and membrane filtration systems, announces its INDUCOR(TM) and INDUCOR-G tubular modules for ultrafiltration of industrial process streams and wastewater. These modules have higher packing density and require less power than traditional tubular membranes, resulting in systems with a smaller footprint and reduced capital and operating costs.

INDUCOR tubular modules utilize the same proven KMS PVDF ultrafiltration membrane that has been used with the FEG(TM) tubes and ULTRA-COR® modules on thousands of systems for many years. The membrane is compatible with most industrial wastewater streams and is especially well suited for the treatment of oily wastes and metal hydroxide wastes. INDUCOR modules are configured with one-half inch diameter tubules and INDUCOR-G modules have 1-inch diameter tubules. These open channel configurations are tolerant of high solids streams, including food waste and the activated sludge from membrane bioreactors.

A simplified design eases installation and maintenance. The modules utilize industry standard threaded and Victaulic® fittings. Because of their tubular configuration, the membranes handle system upsets well and can be mechanically cleaned using spongeballs. The INDUCOR modules are ideal for new installations and are applicable for systems with flowrates of 100,000 gpd and higher.

About Koch Membrane Systems Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. has been a global leader in separation and filtration products for more than 30 years. A designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art membrane cartridges and elements, as well as complete membrane systems, KMS products are specified for the most demanding applications. To enhance membrane performance, KMS offers a line of antiscalants and cleaning chemicals, and provides a wide range of maintenance and technical service programs. The company has supplied membranes for more than 15,000 systems installed around the world, serving the food processing, life sciences, and general manufacturing industries, as well as providing potable water and wastewater treatment technologies for communities of all sizes.

Headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, Koch Membrane Systems is a Koch Chemical Technology Group, LLC company. For more information on Koch Membrane Systems and its full line of membranes and accessory products, visit www.kochmembrane.com, call 888-677-5624 or write to info@kochmembrane.com.

ULTRA-COR® is a registered trademark of Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. and FEG(TM) and INDUCOR(TM) are trademarks of Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. Victaulic® is a registered trademark of Victaulic Company.

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