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- Purification apparatus for sake-making water
Depending on the purpose of treatment, the following kinds of apparatus may be used.
- Turbidity removal apparatus.
Cloudiness is filtered out directly or after sedimentation.
- De-colourizing apparatus.
Causes of colouring (chaku-shoku) are removed by sedimentation or filtration through active carbon.
- De-odourizing apparatus.
Odours are removed by filtration or treatment with active carbon, chlorine or such.
- Iron-removal apparatus.
Oxidization to precipitate Fe3＋ is widely used. Aeration, chlorination and manganese zeolite process are amongst the methods used.
- Manganese-removal apparatus.
Manganese zeolite process or the use of manganese sand and chlorine together are amongst the systems used.
- Water-softening equipment.
Ion-exchange resin is used to treat hard water.