S17A Ultraviolet System

The Sanitron S17A Ultraviolet Water Purification System uses germicidal ultraviolet lamps to purify water using ultraviolet radiation. This system can purify 3 gallons of water per minute without exposing it to heat or chemicals.
$875.00

Why Use UV?

Ultraviolet radiation is lethal to virtually all bacteria, viruses, and fungi. This short wave radiation produced by germicidal ultraviolet lamps can quickly destroy these harmful substances and microorganisms in water. Because no chemicals are added, there is no danger of overdosing or contaminating the water through this process. No unwanted tastes or scents are present after purification and the water is ready for use immediately after it leaves the purifier. 

How does it work?

 1. Water enters one end of the purifier and flows through the space between the quartz-sleeved germicidal ultraviolet lamp and the chamber wall.

2. A wiper system stirs the water to guarantee that the microorganisms within are evenly exposed to ultraviolet rays.

3. The exits from the other end of the purifier ready for use.

 

A translucent sight port allows you to verify that the germicidal lamp is operating correctly. When running, its glow will be visible through the port. 

 

Maintenance & Installation

In the event that your Sanitron system requires maintenance or the replacement of key components, they are designed to disassemble completely without the use of special tools or fixtures. The end caps are specially designed so that they can be removed by hand and new lamps or sleeves can be installed in a matter of minutes. It is recommended that the lamp be replaced after 10,000 hours of operation (about 14 months of continuous use). A dual-action assembly allows periodic cleaning of the sleeve without the need to disassemble the product or interrupt its operation.

 

Germicidal Lamp Details

Approximately 95% of the ultraviolet energy emitted from the germicidal lamps is at 254 nanometers, the region of germicidal effectiveness most destructive to bacteria, mold, and virus.

 

 

Caution: Exposure to direct or reflected germicidal ultraviolet rays will cause painful irritation to the eyes and reddening of the skin. Those who may be subject to this exposure should wear a suitable face shield, gloves, and protective clothing.

 

Replacement Lamps
Model Lamp Nominal Lamp Length Power Consumption Ultraviolet Output Rated Effective Life
S17A 05-1098-R 11 7/8" (302mm) 14 Watts 4.0 Watts 10,000 Hrs
S23A 05-1097-R 17 3/4" (451mm) 21 Watts 7.3 Watts 10,000 Hrs
S37C 05-1343-R 33 7/8" (860mm) 41 Watts 15.0 Watts 10,000 Hrs
S50C 05-1334-R 45 7/8" (1165mm) 55 Watts 21.0 Watts 10,000 Hrs
S2400C 05-1311-R 46 1/4" (1175mm) 110 Watts 48.0 Watts 10,000 Hrs

 

Applications

Sanitron UV Water purifiers can be used in a wide variety of settings. Here are some examples:

Institutional
Laboratories Labor & Delivery Areas Universities
Hospitals Pathology Labs Schools
Clinics Kidney Dialysis Labs Veterinary Clinics
Maternity Areas Nursing Homes
Transient Systems
Resorts, Hotels,& Motels Water Park Fountain Water Feature
Ships, Yachts, Boats Amusement Parks Ornamental Ponds
Campgrounds Golf Course Water Holes Fish Ponds
Community
Apartment Complexes Villages, Towns, Cities Fish Farms
Condominium Complexes Farms & Ranches Mollusk Hatcheries
Trailer Parks Animal Husbandry Water Preserves
Rural Water Aquariums Well Water
Industry
Pharmaceutical Mfg. Water Vending Machines Edible Oils
Electronic Production Laundry Water Liquid Sugar
Cosmetic Production Pure Wast Water Sweeteners
Cooling Tower Bottled Water Water-Based Lubricants
Power Generation Beer, Wine Dairy Processing
Food Industry Soft Drinks Cistern Applications
Ice Makers Fruit Juices Pulp & Paper Production
Bottling Facilities
Specialized
TOC Reduction Ozone Reduction

 


The 254 nm frequency used in germicidal lamps is destructive to ozone and can be used to safely revert ozone back to oxygen in water. These UV lights will provide 90-95% ozone destruction in water, however, the rated flow-rate for ozone destruction is x3 times lower than for germicidal use. Flow rate capacities listed for each UV light are shown for germicidal use; divide these by 3 to calculate proper dosage rate for ozone destruction in water. 

At the 185 nm frequency, ultraviolet lamps can be used to generate ozone in a gas stream. In an ozone generator, a UV lamp can be used to produce ozone from the oxygen in air. While ultraviolet light does not produce very high concentrations of ozone, it can be a valuable option when lower concentrations of ozone are necessary.

To learn more about how UV light interacts with ozone, click here


More Sanitron UV Systems

Model Voltage GPM Inlet/Outlet Power Usage Height Length Width
S17A 120 3 3/4" NPT 18W 8.1875" 19.375" 4.3128"
S23C 120 6 3/4"NPT 25W 8.1875" 25.375" 4.3125"
S37C 120 12 1"NPT 48W 9.5" 39.375" 5.6875"
S50C 120 20 1-1/2" NPT 65W 9.5" 52.375" 5.6875"
S2400C 120 40 2" NPT 140W 11.125" 52.375" 6.625"
More Information
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Max Pressure 100 psi
Manufacturer Oxidation Technologies
Dimensions L 19.4" x W 4.3" x H 8.2"
Power Requirements 18W
Warranty 1 Year
GPM 3
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