There are many benefits of replacing a Pelton Impulse Turbine with a Hydraulic Pressure Booster or HPB. Energy savings realized in the range of 6-20%. Total costs of HPB are typically 50% less than the cost of the Pelton Impulse Turbine. The HPB is much more compact and lower weight resulting in easier installation and maintenance.
This paper compares the cost factors of the Hydraulic Pressure Booster (HPB) energy recovery device manufactured by Fluid Equipment Development Company (FEDCO) with the Pelton Impulse Turbine (PIT) in seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) applications.
- Energy savings from 6% to 20%;
- Total cost typically 50% less than the cost of the PIT system;
- Much more compact and lower weight, easier to install;
- More reliable and easier to maintain.
Executive Summary Seawater reverse osmosis systems (SWRO) are the mainstay of large-scale desalination systems. Plant designs have settled in a more or less standard configuration using a single membrane stage with permeate recoveries ranging from
Executive Summary There is no standard definition of efficiency for energy recovery devices (ERDs). Each supplier is free to create their own definition that (not surprisingly) often favors their particular technology. Download the White Paper This