Demineralized Water Versus Distilled – Whats The Diff?

First of all they are produced by different processes. Demineralized water, also called deionized water is produced by passing water through beads of ion-exchange resin. There are two types of ion exchange resin; cation resin removed positively charged ions such as calcium, iron, magnesium, copper and lead; anion resin removes negatively charged ions such as chloride, iodide, and things like sulfate and nitrate. Cation resin is regenerated with hydrochloric or…

When Water Technology Costs Jobs!

In 1986 I made a sales call on a Northeastern Ohio plant that made automobile and truck windshields. At this point in time American Auto Manufacturing was booming. I don’t remember the productivity of this particular plant but there were thousands of windshields as far as the eye could see. On conveyor belts, in ovens, in packages being loaded on trucks; windshields, everywhere. In my sales call I detailed how…

What is Purified Water?

There is no standardized definition of purified water. In consumer products the term Purified Water is used as a marketing gimmick to sell the consumer on the concept of a more healthy, safer drinking product. In industry there are many different types of purified water with specification designed for particular applications. Industrial grades of purified water include different grades of Electronic Grade, Food Grade, United States Pharmacopoeia, and even different analytic…