Underdrain Components
swtwater.com Machined Slotted Laterals
Custom Designed
 
SWT Lateral with 3 Slot Widths
 
 
SWT LATERAL CONFIGURATION
SWT designs laterals for many types of distribution systems to significantly improve efficiencies and performance in filter media or resin beds. We will recommend materials of construction, hub design, and lateral configurations best suited to your system requirements.
Efficiencies up to 40 percent better than standard laterals
Reduced regenerant consumption
Eliminate dead zones and channeling
100% non-corrosive materials
Made in USA
SWT designs laterals to minimize dead zones in the media bed and to maximize the efficiency of the total area of the media bed.
When configuring SWT machined slotted laterals, the following criteria must be considered.
Material Type
SDR
   1/2 inch SDR 05
   3/4 inch SDR 21
   1 inch SDR 21
   1-1/4 inch SDR 21
   1-1/4 inch SDR 26
Sch 40
Sch 80
Sch 120
Tubing (Rigid)
 
Material
PVC
CPVC
PP (Polypropylene)
PVDF
Kynar
PTFE
Teflon
 
Overall Length
Up to 60 inches  
Pipe/Tubing Size with Maximum Number of Slot Rows
3/8 inch Tube (3/8 inch OD) 2 Slot Rows Max.
.600 inch Tube (0.6 inch OD) 2 Slot Rows Max.
1/2 inch Pipe (0.84 inch OD) 2 Slot Rows Max.
3/4 inch Pipe (1.05 inch OD) 3 Slot Rows Max.
1 inch Pipe (1.315 inch OD) 3 Slot Rows Max.
1-1/4 inch Pipe (1.66 inch OD) 3 Slot Rows Max.
1-1/2 inch Pipe (1.9 inch OD) 3 Slot Rows Max.
2 inch Pipe (2.375 inch OD) 4 Slot Rows Max.
2-1/2 inch Pipe (2.875 inch OD) 4 Slot Rows Max.
3 inch Pipe (3.5 inch OD) 5 Slot Rows Max.
4 inch Pipe (4.5 inch OD) 5 Slot Rows Max.
 
Standard Slot Widths
0.008 inch
0.010 inch
0.012 inch
0.016 inch
0.020 inch
0.032 inch
0.125 inch
0.250 inch or larger available with additional tooling charge
 
Spacing Between Slots
Any 1/16 inch increments
Typical slot spacings used are:
1/16 inch *
1/8 inch
3/16 inch
1/4 inch
3/8 inch
1/2 inch
5/8 inch
3/4 inch
7/8 inch
1 inch
1-1/4 inch
1-1/2 inch
1-3/4 inch
2 inch
etc.
* NOTE: 1/16 inch spacing is only for PVC and CPVC in any diameter, and Sch 80 PP in 1/2, 3/4 or 1 inch diameter. 1/8 inch and larger spacing is for any material or diameter.
End Type
MNPT (male thread)
FNPT (female thread)
Spigot (pipe/tubing not threaded)
Plugged (closed with flat end-plug)
 
End Configuration
Plugged one end, MNPT other end (Standard)
Plugged one end, FNPT other end
Plugged one end, spigot other end
Threaded both ends
Spigot both ends
 
 
 
SWT CUSTOM DESIGNED AND ENGINEERED LATERALS
If you would like SWT to design laterals and or complete distribution systems, please provide the following information.
— Standard service flow rate per vessel
— Peak service flow rate per vessel
— Backwash rate per vessel
— Vessel dimensions and description (or vessel drawing)
— Maximum operating temperature
— Mesh size of filter media/resin or slot width required
— Material of construction preferred, if any
— Solution description if other than water with nearly neutral pH
 
 
 
Safe Water Technologies, Inc.
996 Bluff City Boulevard
Elgin, IL 60120 USA
 
 
Telephone: +1.847.888.6900
Facsimile: +1.847.888.6924
E-mail: info@swtwater.com
http://www.swtwater.com

Last Updated: November 9, 2015