Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences


Community Level Arsenic Removal Filter (Model-II)


Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences

Focus Area:

Water Filtration

Social Benefits:

Provides Aresnic free water to the masses below the WHO limit, Drinking arsenic-rich water over a long period impacts health in various ways, including skin problems skin cancer, cancers of the bladder, kidney and lung, and diseases of the blood vessels of the legs and feet, and possibly also diabetes, high blood pressure and reproductive disorders.

Developing Agency:

CSIR- Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), West Bengal

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

Salient features: Water storage capacity : 1500L . Flow rate: 350-400 L/Hr . Filtering capacity: 40000L . Purification: 3-stage . Cartridge: 18 Nos., replaceable . Electricity consumption: Power free . The technology has been transferred to 6. Indian Industries in non-exclusive basis. Application: Environmental (Clean tech.) - Water treatment.

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