The Pharmafilter Installation

The Pharmafilter installation cleans hospital waste water for reuse and converts organic materials to energy.

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How it works
The Pharmafilter system is made up of the purification installation and the Tonto grinders. The materials that have been ground up by the Tontos are combined with the waste water and then transported to the Pharmafilter installation using the hospital’s internal sewer system.

The installation processes the materials from the Tontos and all of the waste water on hospital grounds. The organic materials and bioplastic consumables are converted to energy. The installation disposes of any harmful substances, such as pathogens and micropollutants, contained in any non-organic materials, such as conventional plastics and fibres. These materials are then cleaned and dried for recycling.

After being processed in the installation, the waste water is clean and suitable for the hospital to re-use as process water – for example, for flushing toilets or for technical systems.

Installing the Pharmafilter
The Pharmafilter system is made up of turnkey modules, which means that it can be installed on site within two months. This minimizes any inconvenience.

The Pharmafilter Installation

The most important features

A cleaner environment

The Pharmafilter system reduces the amount of hospital waste and completely purifies waste water. It filters and removes all medicinal residues and other micropollutants that can be harmful to humans or the environment, bringing residual levels to below the detection limit.

Fast installation

The system has been specially designed to make installation quick and easy. As a result, full installation of the purification system takes just two months.

Making work easier

Pharmafilter makes it easier for nurses to carry out their work, as the system is simple to use and creates a more hygienic working environment.

Innovation in patient care

The Pharmafilter system simplifies nursing protocols through the use of biodegradable disposables. In addition, it grinds the waste close to the source and then disposes of it using the hospital's internal sewer system.

Our service level

The system functions completely autonomously thanks to our fail safe process automation. Pharmafilter monitors performance externally, carrying out any necessary maintenance immediately.

Optional extras

A standard Pharmafilter installation can, at the client's request, be extended to include additional storage capacity and monitoring, for example.

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Processing, fermentation and disinfection of waste, as well as purification of waste water.

Standard measurements LxWxH
21m x 19m x 6.5m (approx. 69ft x 62ft x 21ft)
At least 1.5m (approx. 5ft) of space need to be left clear around the installation.

Existing sewer system
Separate sewers (surface water disconnected)

Electrical connection
230kW installed power

Water connection
Min. water pressure of 3 bar, 32mm (approx. 1.3in)

Gas connection
25kW, 22mm (approx. 0.9in)

Supply sewer connection (discharge by gravity)
250mm (approx. 9.8in) outside diameter, min. fall of 1/150, max. fall of 1/50

Drainage sewer connection (discharge by gravity)
250mm (approx. 9.8in) outside diameter, min. fall of 1/150, max. fall of 1/50

Data connection
Internet / telecom

Site lighting is possible on request

Camera monitoring
Recorded images can be forwarded to the hospital

Returning process water to the hospital
Depends on use

More specifications
Available on demand