Avista’s Vitec 7400 for Silica and Sulfate Control


Presentation: Liquid, 500 lb. drum.


Vitec 7400 by Avista : Silica and Sulfate Control

Vitec 7400 is a liquid antiscalant featuring a unique blend of polymeric components and phosphonates, designed specifically for systems facing significant challenges from both silica and sulfates. This product has been developed for groundwater with high silica and sulfate concentration, high recovery systems and closed circuit desalination. NSF approved, Vitec 7400 ensures not only effective protection against scale formation but also safety in its application for water treatment.

Key Benefits Vitec 7400

  • Powerful against various types of scale: Effective in the prevention of silica (SiO2), calcium sulfate (CaSO4), barium sulfate (BaSO4), strontium sulfate (SrSO4), calcium carbonate (CaCO3), calcium phosphate (CaPO4) and calcium fluoride (CaF2) scale.
  • Specially developed for Silica and Sulfate challenges: Ideal for treating groundwater with high silica and sulfate concentrations, adapting to the needs of high recovery and closed loop desalination systems.
  • Universal compatibility with polyamide membranes: Compatible with polyamide membranes from all major manufacturers, the Vitec 7400 offers a versatile solution for a wide range of reverse osmosis systems.
  • NSF Certification: Guarantees that Vitec 7400 can be safely used in drinking water treatment applications, which not all antiscalants can claim.

Applications and usage: Vitec 7400 is ideal for reverse osmosis systems that face significant challenges with silica and sulfate fouling, common in seawater, brackish water and wastewater treatment. Its liquid formulation facilitates its application and handling, offering a powerful and effective solution for membrane maintenance and system performance optimization.

User benefits:

Vitec 7400 stands out for its ability to generate considerable savings in the costs associated with membrane replacement. By extending the life of the membranes, the frequency with which they need to be replaced is reduced, resulting in direct and substantial savings in terms of operating and maintenance costs. This economic advantage, combined with improved operational efficiency, positions the Vitec 7400 as a smart and strategic investment for any facility seeking to optimize its operations and ensure maximum protection of its critical assets.

In summary, Avista’s Vitec 7400 stands as a state-of-the-art solution for engineers committed to operational excellence and economic sustainability of their filtration systems. By offering advanced fouling protection, extending membrane life and generating significant savings in maintenance costs, this product not only meets but exceeds expectations in terms of performance and reliability.

Performance advantages

Superior fouling prevention efficacy

Vitec 7400 is specifically designed to effectively combat and prevent scaling caused by silica and sulfates, two of the most challenging compounds in water treatment systems. Its advanced formula keeps these compounds in solution, preventing their precipitation and the formation of membrane fouling.

Prolongation of membrane life:

By effectively preventing fouling, the Vitec 7400 helps extend the life of reverse osmosis membranes, significantly reducing the need for frequent replacements. This translates into considerable savings in the long term, both in terms of spare parts and labor costs.

Reduction of operating costs

In addition to saving on membrane replacement costs, the Vitec 7400 reduces the need for frequent chemical cleaning, reducing chemical usage and system downtime. This contributes to a more efficient and economical operation of the water treatment system.

Improved operational efficiency:

By keeping membranes free of fouling, the Vitec 7400 ensures optimum operating efficiency. This translates into higher flow capacity and consistent treated water quality, which is essential to meet quality standards and production targets.

Easy integration and use

Vitec 7400 has been designed to be easily integrated into existing systems without the need for costly or complex modifications. Its compatibility with a wide range of operating conditions and membrane types makes it versatile and easy to adopt in various applications.

Environmental sustainability

This product stands out for its ecological profile. By reducing the need for frequent cleaning and membrane replacement, the Vitec 7400 contributes to a more environmentally sustainable operation, reducing resource waste and waste generation.

Vitec 7400 is efficient to act on various elements.

Calcium carbonate
Calcium sulfate
Barium sulfate
Strontium sulfate
Calcium fluoride