Bonchem's Products 

Our THERMOFLOW ® PRODUCT has been used in the following case studies:

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Deep Mining Application (DIFFICULT CONDITIONS)

This is when the water quality is poor, the service water is used as the make-up water and there are high levels of dust and mud contamination.

Deep Mining Case Study Details...
OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS
OPERATIONAL HOURS 6432 Hours
⌂ P drop 0
⌂ T increase 0

 

WATER CONDITIONS: (SERVICE WATER AS THE MAKE-UP)
QUALITY:  
WATER ANALYSIS
MAKE-UP
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) 3750
Total Hardness (TH) as CaCO³ 1140
Calcium Hardness (CaH) as CaCO CaCO³ 960
Total Alkalinity (M) as CaCO³ 30
Chloride (NaCI) as NaCI 2016
pH 6.87
Appearance of sample Clear
Appearance of sediment None
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Pictures show after 9 months of continuous operation, condenser tubes were free of any scale or deposit
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Industrial Application (NORMAL CONDITIONS)

General compressor application with Water Board quality water as make-up water.

Industrial Application Case Study Details...
OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS
OPERATIONAL HOURS 8755 Hours
⌂ P drop 0
⌂ T increase 0

 

WATER CONDITIONS: (SERVICE WATER AS THE MAKE-UP)
QUALITY:  
WATER ANALYSIS
MAKE-UP
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) 190
Total Hardness (TH) as CaCO³ 110
Calcium Hardness (CaH) as CaCO CaCO³ 74
Total Alkalinity (M) as CaCO³ 100
Chloride (NaCI) as NaCI 41
pH 8.8
Appearance of sample Clear
Appearance of sediment None
Ryznar Index 40°C 6.4
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 normal industrial b

A - Close-up Aftercooler Tubes
B - VK32 Compressor Aftercooler
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Evaporator Application (EXTREME CONDITIONS)

Effluent Evaporator used to generate high quality water out of a super saturated brine solution.

Evaporator Application Case Study Details...
All values as an average over a 6 week period
AVERAGE ANALYSIS
MAKE-UP
TDS 140 000 ppm
Ca 23 000 ppm
CI 70 500 ppm
S4 2 400 ppm
Na 31 600 ppm
Ni < 200 ppm
Fe < 500 ppm
Mg < 50 ppm
pH 8 - 10 ppm
Conductivity 183 000 ppm

 

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*Note: Blocked tubes
PHOTO A - Evaporator Heat Exchanger No Treatment
PHOTO B - Evaporator Heat Exchanger No Treatment
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*Note: With BONCHEM/THERMOFLOW® all tubes perfectly clean
PHOTO C - Evaporator Heat Exchanger Bonchem Treatment
PHOTO D - Evaporator Heat Exchanger Bonchem Treatment
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Boiler Application

Food grade boiler application after 16 months treatment with a Bonchem treatment package.

Boiler Application Case Study Details...
All values as an average over a 6 week period
AVERAGE ANALYSIS
MAKE-UP
TDS 130 ppm
Total Hardness
> 10 ppm

 

evaporator1           normal boiler b
PHOTO A - Topview of boiler internals (*Boiler type: John Thompson)   PHOTO B - Bottom view of boiler internals (*Boiler Type: John Thompson)

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STEEL & IRON INDUSTRY PRODUCTS

NB: these are only some of our related products and not limited to...

B5749

Powerful scale and corrosion inhibitor for cooling systems (FDA APPROVED)

B5720

Closed Circuit Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor – “ for multi metallic systems“

B5708

Scale Inhibitor Dispersant- typical used in poor water source

B2408

Broad Spectrum Microbiocide - “ to control anaerobic and aroebic bacteria

B0513

Gas Treatment Program - “ to remove tar deposits “

B6980

Process Antifoam

B4459

Scale/Corrosion Inhibitor - “designed for hot and cold closed systems“

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FOOD INDUSTRY PRODUCTS

NB: these are only some of our related products and not limited to...

B3419

Multifunctional “Online” Descaler for Boilers

B3413

“Food Graded” Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor for Boilers ( FDA APPROVED)

B3408

Scale/Corrosion Inhibitor - low to medium hardness boiler treatment

B3426

Catalysed Oxygen Scavenger - to control oxygen corrosion in boilers (FDA APPROVED)

B3484

Multifunctional “Online” Descaler for Boilers (no acid cleaning required)

B2406

Broad Spectrum Microbiocide – open and closed Cooling Towers

B2468

Broad Spectrum Biocide – for open cooling systems

B2437

Biocide – halogen free (no toxic residue in effluent)

B2491

Closed Circuit Corrosion Inhibitor for multi metallic systems

B5749

Powerful scale and corrosion inhibitor for cooling systems (FDA APPROVED)

B5911

Scale Inhibitor Dispersant - used in seawater evaporators

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MINING INDUSTRY PRODUCTS

NB: these are only some of our related products and not limited to...

B6311

Scale Inhibitor/Dispersant - Heap Leach

B2425

Non-oxydising Microbiocide - controls anaerobic and aerobic bacteria

B2475

Water Sterilizer, Sanitizer – for potable water control of bacteria

B2483

Dispersant - “treats oil fouling on heat transfer areas“

B4459

Scale/Corrosion Inhibitor - “designed for hot and cold closed systems“

B0067S

Mine Water Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor

B0067E

Potable Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor

B0067BE

Broad Spectrum Microbiocide

B0374

Soda Ash Blocks – pH regulation

B2480

Oil and Microbiological Dispersant

B5866

Iron Dispersant

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CHEMICAL INDUSTRY PRODUCTS

NB: these are only some of our related products and not limited to...

B3170

Boiler Treatment for “high condensate return“

B4300

Multifunctional Boiler Feed Water Treatment

B3420

Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor – for “high suspended and dissolved solids“

B5749

Powerful scale and corrosion inhibitor for cooling systems (FDA APPROVED)

B0310

Anionic Flocculant Gelblock

B0320

Cationic Flocculant Gelblock

B4119

Coagulant – Potable water

B4008

Coagulant/ Emulsion Breaker

B2405

Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor for potable and industrial water

B5757

Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor for open and closed cooling systems (FDA APPROVED)

B2458

Corrosion Inhibitor for Glycol treated cooling water systems

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SUGAR & PAPER INDUSTRY PRODUCTS

NB: these are only some of our related products and not limited to...

B4524

Corrosion Inhibitor to treat condensate systems prone to oxygen increase

B2758

Multifunctional Inhibitor, “ no need for separate Scale and Corrosion Control“

B2425

Non-oxydising Microbiocide - controls anaerobic and aerobic bacteria

B2406

Broad Spectrum Microbiocide – open and closed Cooling Towers

B3422

Catalysed Oxygen Scavenger - eliminates “Caustic attack” in boilers (FDA APPROVED)

B3427

Alkalinity Modifier Reducer - stabilizes TDS in feed and boiler water

B2437

Biocide – halogen free (no toxic residue in effluent)

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LIGHT INDUSTRY PRODUCTS

NB: these are only some of our related products and not limited to...

B3401

“All- in- One” scale and corrosion inhibitor for boilers

B3422

Catalysed Oxygen Scavenger – Eliminates pitting corrosion (FDA APPROVED)

B3427

Alkalinity Modifier/Reducer

B5709

Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor for open , “once through” systems

B5703

Scale Inhibitor Dispersant – process applications

B2319

“Once –through” Potable Scale and Corrosion Inhibitor

B2323

Closed System Corrosion Inhibitor (mild steel, copper and aluminium)

B3451

“High Pressure” Boiler Feed Water Treatment

B5505

Flocculant – Dewatering Waste Water Treatment

B5004

Flocculant – Anionic

B7311

Rinse Aid for canning and bottling industry