Dow Introduces new FILMTEC(TM) Residential Water Filtration Elements

Post date: Apr 3, 2013 5:57:15 AM

INDIANAPOLIS, Apr 02, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company DOW -1.34% , today launched DOW FILMTEC(TM) Reverse Osmosis (RO) 75 and 100 gallon per day (GPD) home drinking water membranes at the WQA (Water Quality Association) Aquatech USA 2013 conference and exhibition.

The FILMTEC RO membranes are Dow's latest innovation to facilitate potable water that tastes better, smells better and has fewer impurities to help bring clean drinking water to homes in water stressed areas.

The new DOW FILMTEC elements help remove contaminants that can lead to health risks, and reduce impurities such as calcium, magnesium, and iron. With a stabilized salt rejection rate of 99 percent at 75 GPD and 98 percent at 100 gallons per day, in standard sizes (1812 configuration), DOW FILMTEC BW-60-1812-75 and TW30-1812-100HR home drinking water elements offer premium water - faster. The new 75 GPD membrane uses new Dow membrane chemistries which have been customized to maximize element performance. The 75 and 100 GPD elements offer a balance of flow and high rejection, producing more water with 20 percent higher flow rates at standard test conditions.

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