Effluent Recycle using HYDRAMEM Membranes for a Leading Steel Manufacturer


The customer is one of the leading ‘Integrated Steel & Power’ manufacturer in India.

The Challenge

The major challenges faced by the customer were:

  • Adherence to stringent effluent discharge norms set by the Pollution Control Board
  • Scarcity of water
  • High cost of fresh water


lon Exchange mitigated the challenge with the following solution:

Effluent Recycle Plant with treated water capacity 360 m3/h using our state-of-the-art HYDRAMEM membrane systems:

  • HYDRAMEM UF Membrane System
  • HYDRAMEM RO Membrane System

The RO permeate is used as cooling tower makeup and for various other process applications.

Hydramem UF Membranes (HM UF 70 PVDF)
510 m3/h Permeate Capacity

Hydramem RO Membranes (HM 8040 BWE – 400) 360 m3/h Permeate Capacity.
Total 648 membranes.