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Distributor / authorized representative that deals with supply & delivery of reverse osmosis filters and systems to industrial enterprises of Russia

Engineering company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), Russia, has been successfully working with a number of Russian industrial enterprises at the local market for more than 20 years. Since the company’s founding, it has acquired immense engineering experience, market reputation, and has realized more than a hundred large-scale projects at the industrial plants in Russia. Our company is continuously in search of new business partners, who consider Russian market investment-attractive and want to boost their sales in the region, as well as expand their field of activities and enter a new international level.

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We are interested in cooperation with the manufacturers of reverse osmosis filters and systems, who are looking for an official and reliable distributor to deal with supply & delivery of their equipment to the industrial plants in Russia.

The company’s top management and sales team are well acquainted with the Russian market, its mentality and laws; they also understand industrial specifics of the financial and economic activities of the Russian customers. All our sales managers have a large customer database, extensive experience of successful sales and well-established connections with the potential buyers of your reverse osmosis filters and systems. This allows our managers to promptly set out the most promising directions for promotion and to ensure a rapid entry of the products into the promising Russian market. Our employees, who are fluent in English and German, are focused on working at the international market with the supplies of foreign equipment.

Our team of experienced engineers, who can handle the most serious technical problems, constantly keeps in touch with the Russian customers, holds meetings and delivers presentations regarding the latest achievements of our manufacturing partners. They point out the engineering challenges and actively communicate with all the departments at Russian plants. That is why the specifics of doing a business in the Russian Federation are well-known to us, and we also know the equipment of the local industrial plants and their up-to-date modernization needs.

Once we become your authorized representative in Russia, our marketing staff will carry out a market research in order to check the demand for reverse osmosis filters and systems, will submit a market overview for reverse osmosis filters and systems that you offer and evaluate the needs for this type of equipment at local plants. Our specialists will also estimate the potential and capacity of this market at local industrial plants. Our IT-team will start developing a website for your products in Russian. Our experts will assess the conformity between your reverse osmosis filters and systems and customer needs as well as analyze the common reaction to the new goods in general. We will look into the categories of potential customers, and pick out the largest and the most promising plants.

Upon becoming your authorized agent on the territory of Russia, ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), will obtain certificates, if required, for a batch of the goods, for various types of reverse osmosis filters and systems in compliance with Russian standards. We can also arrange the inspection in order to obtain TR TS 010 and TR TS 012 Certificates. These certificates provides permission to operate your equipment at all industrial plants of the EAEU countries (Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan), including the hazardous industrial facilities. Our company is eager to assist in issuing Technical Passports for reverse osmosis filters and systems as per Russian and other EAEU countries’ requirements.

Our engineering company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), collaborates with several Russian design institutes in various industrial segments, which allows us to conduct preliminary design as well as subsequent design works according to the standards, construction rules and regulations that are applicable in Russia and other CIS countries. It also enables us to include your reverse osmosis filters and systems into the future projects.

The Company has its own logistics department that can provide packing service, handling as well as the most efficient and cost effective mode of transportation of the goods (incl. over dimensional and overweight goods). The goods can be delivered on DAP or DDP-customer’s warehouse basis in full compliance with all the relevant regulations and requirements that are applicable on the Russian market.

Our company has its own certified specialists who will carry out installation supervision and commissioning of the delivered equipment, as well as further guarantee and post-guarantee maintenance of reverse osmosis filters and systems. They will also provide necessary training and guidance for the customer’s personnel.

Reverse osmosis filters and systems. A brief overwiew

Reverse Osmosis is a forced movement of a solvent through a semi-permeable membrane to produce a solution with a greater or lesser concentration. The solvent in this case passes through the membrane, leaving the solute.

One of the purposes of practical application of reverse osmosis is an increasing of solute concentration.

Reverse osmosis is a process, used to remove a wide range of salts, in order to give high-purity to water. Osmosis is a natural process, representing a flow of liquid through a semi-permeable membrane.

When separating the dissolved salts from fresh water using a basic thin semi-permeable membrane as a stretched skin, clean water passes through the membrane, trying to dilute salt solution. If salt solution is supplied into the vertical pipe, then gradually diluted solution will fill the pipe until the "osmotic pressure" during pure water passing through the membrane is the same as the pressure of the diluted solution.

The process can be reverse - hence the reverse osmosis is- in the case of higher pressure application to the salt solution. Then pure water flows in the opposite direction through the membrane during a process which can be thought of as a "filtration", when the filter lets pass only small water molecules and retains almost all other molecules. This means that water with a high content of natural salt may be purified without the need for chemical regeneration solutions such as acid or caustic soda, used in water demineralization plants. Thus, reverse osmosis is considered to be a more reliable method of pure water producing for many commercial and industrial applications. And, in addition, there is no need to stop the plant for regeneration, as is the case with the water demineralization plants.

Currently, the scope of applications expanded significantly and covers the following areas:

  • saline water conversion;
  • waste water treatment;
  • sterilization of water;
  • increase in the concentration of solutions.
Forward osmosis (non-equilibrium state) Forward osmosis (equilibrium state) Reverse osmosis
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Principle of reverse osmosis process

Water: a is a fresh water; b is a sea water; A is a forward osmosis; B is an established equilibrium; C is a reverse osmosis.

Schematic diagram of the reverse osmosis operation is based on the creation of pressure in the system by the pump. Pressure level is much higher than the osmotic pressure, allowing to pass the solvent through the semi-permeable membrane and detain dissolved substances with low molecular weight (reverse osmosis).

Compared with evaporation, crystallization, distillation methods, and others, the separation process in the case of reverse osmosis, is less energy-intensive. The system operates at in-situ temperatures, and it does not require additional heating and phase transformations. The set of cost-effective properties, i.e. energy consumption and the absence of complex hardware schemes, speaks to the fact of high efficiency of these methods of membrane separation.

The results of the reverse osmosis include:

  • the solution with a high concentration of dissolved substances, called concentrate or retant;
  • purified solution with almost complete absence of dissolved substances, called permeate or filtrate.

Experience has proven that that the primary separation is not always sufficient and it is necessary to obtain a more concentrated or thoroughly cleaned solution. In this case, the so-called integrated circuits are used. The essence of it lies in the simultaneous operation of reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration, together with the other methods of separation. In the case of integrated approach further evaporation methods, ion exchange methods, and others are applied.

Reverse-osmosis desalination membrane filters have been widely used since 60-ies. Initially, such devices were only used for the desalination of sea water, but now the reverse-osmosis purifies river and waste water.

Today, reverse osmosis is already forced thermal desalination plants out of the sphere of saline water conversion. Reverse-osmosis filters excel distillation units as well due to the relatively low cost of saline water conversion processes. The largest number of such filters is located in the following countries: United States, Saudi Arabia, Japan.

Water obtained by reverse osmosis method is much cheaper than, for example, water from distillation units. This explains the high competitiveness of the reverse osmosis.

Factors that influence the reverse osmosis saline water conversion include:

  • percentage of salt concentration in the initial solution;
  • osmotic pressure of initial water and desalinated water;
  • pressure onto the filter membrane;
  • residual energy of the discharged water.

Absence of phase transitions in the course of the process determines its small energy consumption. The main energy consumption during the process of saline water conversion by reverse osmosis is aimed at the concentration polarization reducing.

The efficiency of the saline water conversion process depends upon the efficiency of the membrane and water interaction, so the adoption of measures to reduce the concentration polarization is necessary. Also in the filtration process specific membrane permeability, its selectivity, total surface area and its temperature and pressure differentials are important.

Reverse osmosis drinking water treatment plant

The distinctive features of the plant include: the use of foreign-made reverse osmosis system, foreign-made pump, automatic control, multiple safety systems, excellent water quality, low-cost, long-term continuous operation, and problem free regeneration.

Process flow diagram of water treatment
Reverse osmosis filters and systems
Reverse osmosis water treatment plant

The reverse osmosis water treatment plant uses an advanced reverse osmosis technology for the removal of substances dissolved in water. During treatment, only the high-pressure pump consumes energy, and no chemicals like acids or alkalis are used. The distinctive features of the water treatment plant include a long service life, easy operation, stable water quality, low maintenance costs, no chemical pollution, etc.

“ZSR” membrane element, used in reverse osmosis water treatment plant, is a complex helical element, foreign-made by a well-known brand. A membrane element can provide a degree of demineralization of more than 99%. High-pressure pump is also foreign-made by a well-known brand. The first stage of equipment is provided with an absorbing filter with activated carbon, and with polisher. Packing of activated carbon is made of coconut shells, providing high performance and necessary protection of the membrane element. During operation of such equipment the following protection and control functions are activated, as protection from water supply interruption, stopping in the case of tanks filling with water, and monitoring of electrical conductivity. The equipment can continuously operate for a long time in an automatic mode. It can be used for direct production of pure drinking water in combination with the equipment for ozone sterilization and packaging line.

Filters

Обратный осмос. Мембрана обратного осмоса. Очистка и фильтры обратного осмоса
Osmosefiltern und Osmoseanlagen

Upon becoming the official distributer of reverse osmosis filters and systems, our company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), carries out the following: finds the buyers of your products on the market, conducts technical and commercial negotiations with the customers regarding the supplies of your equipment, concludes contracts. Should a bidding take place, we will collect and prepare all the documents required for the participation, conclude all the necessary contracts for the supply of your equipment, as well as register the goods (reverse osmosis filters and systems) and conduct customs clearance procedures. We will also register a certificate of transaction (Passport of Deal) required for all foreign trade contracts in the foreign currency control department of the authorized Russian bank so that currency transaction could be effected. If required, our company will implement an equipment spacing project in order to integrate your equipment into the existing or newly built production plant.

We are convinced that our company ‘Intech GmbH’ LLC (ООО «Интех ГмбХ»), will become your reliable, qualified and efficient partner & distributor in Russia.

We are always open for cooperation, so let’s move forward together!

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