Case Study-ford

Objective:Supply of polishing filtration system to Ford’s wastewater treatment plant



Project ID

Company Ford Motors
Location UK
Year 2001
Description Supply of polishing filtration system to Ford’s wastewater treatment plant
Goal
  • Reduce COD, residual oil and particulate matter
  • Recycling the polished effluent back to the plant as washwater
  • Save water and energy costs
  • Capacity 500m3/day
    Water Source Ford industrial effluent

    The Problems:

    • Existing quartz-sand media filtration system clogged frequently.
    • Values of COD, residual oil and particulate matter were above permitted limits for dumping into water source

    Challenges:

    • Recycling the polished effluent back to the plant as washwate.
    • Save water and energy costs.
    Parameter Existing Value Required Value
    Turbidity (NTU) 150 <10
    Coliform Forming Units (CFU/100 ml) 1500 <10
    Color (CU) 500 <30
    Ferric (mg/l) 1.5 <1
    Manganese (mg/l) 0.4 <0.2
    Latex Minimize
    Water & Energy Cost Minimize

    Technical Solution:

    The following processes were carried out:
    • Trials were carried out in a site pilot plant comparing AFM® to quartz sand.
    • Full scale filtration system was revamped accordingly with the following processes:
    AFM® – Catalytic Media filtration with coagulation.
    Final disinfection using Sodium Hypo-Chlorine.

    Site pilot plant

    Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Full scale plant

    Results

    Parameter Required Value Before Treatment After Treatment
    Turbidity (NTU) 5 50 1
    COD (PPM) 50 750 30
    TSS (PPM) 5 105 5
    Residual Oil (PPM) 1 15 1
    Water saving (%) Minimize 0 74%
    Electricity saving (%) Minimize 0 21%

    • Following AFM® performance with the effluent polishing plant, quartz sand was replaced with AFM® at the process water inlet filtration system.
    • Three rapid gravity filters, each requiring 20 tons of quartz sand, were replaced with 18 tons of AFM® each.
    • Following the successful implementation of Dryden Aqua’s AFM® in its Essex plant, Ford Motors had decided to implement the same solution in its Paint Shop in Valencia, Spain.
    
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