Acid Neutralization Tanks for Effective Waste Treatment

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When plumbing drainage systems handle corrosive, toxic, and flammable wastes, it becomes crucial to treat these wastes appropriately. Failure to treat such wastes can lead to physical damage to the building's plumbing system and pose a threat to the environment. Certain facilities, including hospitals, laboratories, and industrial plants, commonly generate this type of wastewater and require effective treatment methods.

RUSUKH® presents the RSK-ANT Series Acid Neutralization Tanks. This innovative tank is designed to address the critical need for treating corrosive, toxic, and flammable wastes in plumbing drainage systems. With a focus on environmental and building safety, Rusukh's Acid Neutralization Tanks offers efficient waste treatment solutions for diverse applications.

The RUSUKH® Neutralization Tank is specifically designed to address the treatment needs of such wastewater. It functions by collecting acidic waste and passing it through the tank before discharging it into the sanitary sewer system. Within the tank, the acidic waste undergoes a chemical neutralization process. It is important to emphasize that the tank serves as an acid neutralizer. To ensure optimal tank performance, it is not advisable to dilute the acidic waste further before neutralization. Therefore, it is necessary to gather all acidic effluent separately from other non-acidic waste, while non-acidic waste can bypass the neutralization tank.

By segregating acidic waste from non-acidic waste and directing it to the RUSUKH® Neutralization Tank, the risk of untreated acidic waste damaging the plumbing system and negatively impacting the environment is significantly reduced. This specialized tank provides an efficient and effective solution for neutralizing acidic waste, ensuring compliance with regulations and maintaining the integrity of the plumbing infrastructure.

It is worth noting that the RUSUKH® Neutralization Tank should be used in conjunction with proper waste management practices and in accordance with local and national plumbing codes. By following recommended procedures and guidelines, facilities can effectively treat their acidic waste and safeguard their plumbing systems and the environment.


Ensuring Effective Waste Treatment

The Acid Neutralization Tanks from Rusukh is a crucial component for facilities such as hospitals, laboratories, and industrial plants that handle corrosive wastewater. This tank is specifically designed to collect acidic waste and neutralize it before discharge into the sanitary sewer system. By chemically neutralizing the waste within the tank, Rusukh ensures the protection of both the plumbing system and the environment.


Rusukh's Acid Neutralization Tanks finds extensive applications in various settings, including:

  1. Medical Facilities: Ensuring safe disposal of corrosive medical wastes.
  2. Middle School & High School Laboratories: Protecting plumbing systems from toxic substances.
  3. Universities Laboratories: Meeting the waste treatment requirements of educational institutions.
  4. Industrial Labs: Safeguarding industrial facilities from harmful and corrosive waste.
  5. Battery Storage Rooms: Mitigating the risks associated with handling hazardous battery waste.

System Components

Rusukh's Acid Neutralization Tanks comprises several key components that ensure effective waste treatment:

  1. Neutralization Tank: This structurally designed tank contains the neutralization media and features a gas-tight construction.
  2. Neutralization Media: Rusukh utilizes high-grade natural materials with a high calcium carbonate equivalent content (exceeding 95%) for effective neutralization of waste.
  3. Monitoring: Automatic electronic monitoring systems provide 24/7 environmental awareness by tracking pH levels, tank levels, temperature, and detecting leaks.


To ensure durability and corrosion resistance, Rusukh employs the following materials:

  1. Stainless Steel (-SS): Austenitic stainless steel grades (304L - 316L) are used for their excellent general corrosion resistance and stability.
  2. Acid Resistant Epoxy Coated Steel: The tank bodies are made of 11-gauge cold-rolled steel and coated with an acid-resistant baked epoxy coating, both inside and out.


Local and National Plumbing Codes have different ways of sizing Acid Neutralization Tankss. The most common sizing method is to calculate the number of laboratory sinks draining into the Acid Neutralization Tanks and then choosing a corresponding Acid Neutralization Tanks to handle the flow from these sinks. (See Sizing Table below)

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PH Monitoring System

The PH Monitoring System offers customers a reliable and convenient solution for monitoring and measuring pH levels, ORP (Oxidation-Reduction Potential), and temperature in various applications. This system incorporates several features and specifications to ensure accurate and efficient monitoring of water or liquid pH levels.


The PH Monitoring System consists of a 3.5-digit LCD with a 0.5" backlight display, providing clear visibility of the readings. The display area is reversible and measures 54*36 mm, allowing users to view the pH, ORP, temperature, date, and clock simultaneously.

The system includes a PH compound electrode with a 6' pipe-threading connection and a cable length of 5 meters. The electrode is designed to withstand a maximum pressure (Pmax) of 0.6 MPa, ensuring durability and reliable performance even in demanding environments.

Alarm functionality is integrated into the system, allowing users to set upper and lower limits for pH readings. When the pH values exceed the set limits, an alarm is triggered. Additionally, the system offers a switch value output of 220VAC/6A, enabling users to control other connected devices based on pH readings.

Measuring range

  • PH:0.00 to 14.00 PH
  • Potential: -1999 to +1999mV 
  • Operating Temperature: 0 to 99.9°c 
  • Resolution: 0.01PH 
  • Accuracy: ±0.05 
  • PH Temperature compensation: automatically,range 0-50°c, 
  • compensation point 25°c 
  • Power supply: 220 VAC ±10%, 50Hz 
  • Working condition: Environment temperature: 0 to 50.0°c, 
  • Relative Humidity: ≤85%, no magnetic field nearby 
  • Dimension: Frame dimension: 96*96 (mm), 
  • Panel dimension: 91*91 (mm), Depth: 100 (mm),
  • Optional function: Isolated 4-20mA current signal output,
    load capacity ≤ 750Ω


  • Display Type: DIGITAL
  • Model Number: PH-A
  • With Backlight or Not: YES
  • Measuring Range: 0.00 to 14.00 pH; -1999 to +1999Mv
  • Resolution: 0.01 pH
  • Accuracy: +-0.05pH
  • ATC: 0 to 50°C

The system incorporates automatic temperature compensation (ATC) within the range of 0-50°C, with a compensation point set at 25°C. This feature ensures accurate pH readings by compensating for temperature variations that may affect the measurement.

Power supply for the PH Monitoring System is 220VAC ±10%, operating at a frequency of 50Hz. It is designed to work in environmental conditions with temperatures ranging from 0 to 50.0°C and a relative humidity of ≤85%. It is important to note that the system should be installed away from any nearby magnetic fields to avoid interference.

The dimensions of the PH Monitoring System are as follows:

  • Frame Dimension: 96*96 mm
  • Panel Dimension: 91*91 mm
  • Depth: 100 mm

Optional Function

The system offers an optional isolated 4-20mA current signal output, allowing for integration with other devices or systems. The current signal output has a load capacity of ≤750Ω.

The PH Monitoring System is designed to provide accurate and reliable pH monitoring in various applications such as laboratories, industrial processes, water treatment plants, and more. It offers a digital display, ensuring easy readability of the pH, ORP, and temperature values.

By incorporating the PH Monitoring System into their operations, customers can benefit from real-time monitoring, alarm notifications, and the flexibility of optional output functions. This system provides a comprehensive solution for pH monitoring, ensuring optimal control and management of pH levels in liquids.


acid how it works

Wastewater neutralization operations involve a chemical process aimed at neutralizing acids and alkalis, rendering them harmless before their discharge. The process relies on measuring the degree of neutralization using a pH system, which determines the concentration of hydrogen ions in the wastewater. Understanding the pH values and the content of acidic or alkaline waste is crucial for effective neutralization. The following work stages are involved in the wastewater neutralization process:

pH Measurement

The first step in wastewater neutralization is measuring the pH value. The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14, with values below 7 indicating acidic solutions, 7 representing neutrality, and values above 7 indicating alkaline solutions. Acidic waste typically falls within the pH range of 0 to 6.99, while alkaline waste falls within the range of 7.01 to 14. pH measurement helps determine the extent of acidity or alkalinity in the wastewater.

Chemical Neutralization

Chemical neutralization is the core process for neutralizing acids and alkalis in wastewater. In the case of acidic waste, a common method involves the chemical reaction between the acidic waste and substances like calcium and magnesium carbonate. This reaction helps increase the pH value of the wastewater to a range of 6.0 to 8.0, bringing it closer to neutrality.

Harmlessness Assurance

The neutralization process aims to render the acids and alkalis harmless. By neutralizing the wastewater, the potential environmental and health risks associated with the discharge of acidic or alkaline waste are significantly reduced. The chemical reaction between the acidic waste and neutralizing agents ensures that the wastewater meets acceptable standards for discharge into public sewer systems.

pH Adjustment

Achieving the desired pH range is crucial for the success of the neutralization process. By adjusting the pH value to the range of 6.0 to 8.0, the neutralized effluent becomes compatible with public sewer systems. This pH range ensures that the discharged wastewater does not pose a threat to the environment or the infrastructure of the sewer systems.

Compliance with Regulations

Wastewater neutralization is carried out to comply with local and national regulations governing the discharge of wastewater. These regulations set specific limits for pH values and other parameters to protect the environment and maintain the integrity of the sewer systems. By adhering to these regulations, industries and facilities ensure that their wastewater is treated properly before being released into public sewer systems.


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