Micro-90® - Effective Filter Membrane Cleaner for Wastewater Treatment Operations

Burlington, New Jersey, USA. – The care and cleaning of filter membranes is essential to the success of many water treatment systems.  International Products Corporation (IPC) manufactures a line of membrane cleaners effective at restoring 100% flux at safe pH ranges. 

One of IPC’s customers treats industrial wastewater generated by the engine plant of a major automotive manufacturer.  At this facility, up to 168,000 gallons of wastewater are treated per day using an ultrafiltration (UF) membrane system.  For the past 10 years, the company has used Micro-90® Concentrated Cleaning Solution.  Prior to using Micro-90®, their initial two-step process used caustic and acid materials.  A 1% solution of Micro-90® not only removes the organics and metals that blind the membranes, but it provides savings through reduced energy, reduced chemical use and less downtime.  100% recovery is achieved after every Micro-90® wash, and they have not needed to replace any of their membranes, even after 10 years of operation.

Micro-90® is a mild, yet powerful, multipurpose, alkaline cleaning concentrate that has long been used in laboratories, industrial applications, and critical cleaning processes.  Micro-90® is a unique chelating detergent that contains ionic and non-ionic ingredients, which combine to produce a variety of cleaning actions. Micro-90® lifts, disperses, emulsifies, sequesters, suspends, and decomposes soils, then rinses them away, leaving the surface absolutely clean.  Micro-90®’s target soils include oil, grease, wax, tar, flux, particulates, hard water stains, and biological debris.  Micro-90® is highly effective at defouling filter membranes and can be validated in critical cleaning applications. 

Other membrane cleaners from International Products Corporation include: Micro® Green Clean, a biodegradable cleaner effective at removing greases and oils;  Micro® A07, a biodegradable citric acid and surfactant blend effective at removing hard water, salts, and scales; and Zymit® Pro, a protease enzyme and surfactant cleaner effective at removing  biological debris, proteins and polysaccharides.  These free-rinsing, non-toxic detergents are free of solvents, phosphates, silicates, phenols and Substances of Very High Concern.

Contact us to discuss which formula will best serve your needs. Free samples for trial testing and technical assistance are available. For sales and service in the U.S. call our ISO:9001 certified manufacturing facility at 609-386-8770 or email mkt@ipcol.com.   For sales and service in Europe, call +44 (0) 208-857-5678 or email saleseurope@ipcol.com.

About International Products Corporation: International Products Corporation (IPC), founded in 1923, manufactures specialty cleaners and temporary assembly lubricants at their ISO:9001 certified facility in Burlington, NJ. They are equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing, packaging, and warehousing equipment, and an on-site laboratory for quality, analytical work, and research and development. IPC is dedicated to providing safe, high-quality cleaners and lubricants. All of IPC’s products are made in the USA and are readily available worldwide.

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