Lab water purification systems 

ELGA,  an integral part of Veolia Water Technologies, the world leader in water treatment

We understand how important it is for scientists to obtain a choice of water qualities. This can range from primary grade, for simple routine washing and rinsing to ultrapure for the most critical science and analytical applications.

75 years of innovative experience in Pure and ultrapure laboratory water
Our reliable water purification systems are constructed from the highest quality components to ensure optimal purity. A rapid and easy sanitization program contributes towards an uninterrupted workflow. Built-in economical processes result in the lowest consumable costs with the highest water quality and precision.

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Are you using the right quality of water?

Different levels of quality are required for a vast range of applications, therefore different grades of water must be purified and utilized to match the required procedures or appliances.

Grade 
of Water
Resisi-tivity (M-cm) TOC (ppb) *Bacteria (CFU/ml) **Endo-
toxin (EU/ml)
Typical 
Applications 
Type 1+  18.2  <5  <1  <0.03 GF-AAS, ICP-MS, 
trace metal detection
Type 1  >18  <10  <10  <0.03 High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), GC, AAS, Immunocytochemistry, mammalian cell culture, plant tissue culture
Type 2+  >10  <50  <10  NA General laboratory applications requiring higher inorganic purity
Type 2  >1  <50  <100  NA Feed to ultra pure type 1 systems, feed to clinical analyzers, electrochemistry, sample dilution, media preparation, radioimmunoassay
Type 3  >0.05  <200  <1000  NA Feed to ultra pure water type 1 systems, feed to washing machines, dishwashers, autoclaves

* not applicable for all systems 
**only applicable to critical life science based applications