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Benefits of Ozone


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Benefits of Ozone

There are many advantages to using Ozone in water treatment over any other treatment system in use today.

bulletDoes not remain in the water after it has satisfied the oxidation demand
bulletRequires drastically lower contact times than chlorine
bulletDoes not create the byproducts chlorine does
bulletOzone disinfects water over 3000 times faster than chlorine, destroying bacteria in seconds.
bulletIt is perfectly okay to vent the ozone off-gas to atmosphere


As an oxidizer, ozone is far more active than comparable treatment agents - chlorine, chlorine dioxide, iodine, potassium permanganate and hydrogen peroxide. Many European countries use ozone as THE disinfectant of choice. Taste and odor problems due to phenols in water supplies are eliminated by ozone treatment. Many water treatment plants use ozone for this purpose.

bulletIs an effective disinfectant over a much wider spectrum of microorganisms than chlorine.
bulletAs an oxidant, ozone is 152% stronger than chlorine
bulletOzone will disrupt the metabolic processes of many types of algae
bulletFerrous iron is oxidized rapidly by ozone into ferric ions
bulletIt is perfectly okay to vent the ozone off-gas to atmosphere


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Feel free to contact the experts at "Ozone Engineering" any time for prices, comments or questions concerning products and services or for any information you may require in general.

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