Cooling towers are integral part of steel plants, fertilizer plants and many more industry segments, especially in thermal power plants. Sureflo Techcon is leading manufacturer of side stream filters for cooling towers, with inhouse design to site installation, Sureflo is one of top supplier in cooling tower water treatment segments.

Presently Sureflo has many installations of Sureflo SSF in power plants all around India. Sureflo not only has direct installation but also a preferred supplier of major EPC contractors with required certification and quality.

FEATURES & ADVANTAGES

  • No moving parts
  • No backwash pumps required for operation
  • No electrical requirements required for operation
  • Stores own reservoir of backwash water for back-washing
  • Purposes when required
  • Operation so simple that filters can be a “fit and forgot” concept
  • Minimum sand loss or carryover occurs
  • No pressurised water required either gravity flow or low lift
  • Pumps to get feed to inlet tank
  • Ideal for use in zoned hazardous areas
  • Minimum maintenance and no operator involvement
  • The human error factor is eliminated as the filters cannot
  • Backwash too soon or too late, too fast or too slow, too little or too much
  • Double bed version available: foot print and cost saving
Side Stream Filters for Cooling Towers

Side Stream Filters for Cooling Towers

Comparison between Sureflo SSF and conventional Pressure Sand Filters

Sr. No. Comparison Sureflo Side Stream Filter Pressure Sand Filter
1 AUTOMATIC YES MANUAL, SEMI-AUTO, AUTOMATIC OPTIONS
2 ELECTRICITY NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
3 PUMPS NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
4 PNUEMATIC VALVES NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
5 MAINTENANCE NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
6 SPARES NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
7 BACKWASH DURATION 2-4 MIN 15-20 MIN
8 BACKWASH FREQUENCY INTIALLY ONCE A DAY BUT EVENTUALLY ONCE IN 10-15 DAYS * ATLEAST ONCE A DAY BASED ON DP OR TIMER
9 INLET FLOW DURING BACKWASH CONTINUOUS IS CLOSED
10 AIR SCOURING NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
11 PLC AUTOMATION NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
12 BACKWASH PUMP NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
13 BACKWASH STORAGE TANK INTEGRATED SEPARATE TANK REQUIRED
14 TYPE OF OPERATION GRAVITY PRESSURISED
15 CONSUMABLES NONE ELECTRICITY, MANPOWER

* – Depends on site conditions.


Flow Range : 10m3 to 500 m3 Standalone units

MOC : Carbon Steel / Stainless Steel

Backwash: Auto back Wash