Market Research Report
Global Electrodeionization Market - 2022-2029
|Global Electrodeionization Market - 2022-2029|
Published: May 7, 2022
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The global electrodeionization market reached US$ XX million in 2022 and is expected to reach US$ XX million by 2029, growing at a CAGR of XX% during the forecast period (2022-2029).
Electrodeionization (EDI) is a continuous chemical-free process of extracting ionizable and ionized species from feedwater using direct current. Electrodeionization is typically used to polish reverse osmosis permeate and is a smart alternative to conventional mixed bed ion exchange (IX). Using electrodeionization eliminates the necessity to store and handle the hazardous chemicals used for resin regeneration in mixed beds. Electrodeionization combines two water treatment methods: demineralization on an ion exchange bed and electrodialysis. The combination eliminated the drawbacks of both processes, including high electricity consumption in the electrodialysis process, the need to use chemical reagents and aggressive sewage formation in ion-exchange demineralization.
As a substitute for the traditional ion-exchange process, EDI offers advances in energy and operating expenses to the high purity water treatment train. By eliminating the periodic regeneration need of ion exchange resin, environmental benefits are also recognized by avoiding the handling and processing acid and caustic chemicals brought to the site. The process of electrodeionization produces deionized water, which is useful in many different applications and industries. Some industries that need deionized water include Electronics, Laboratory testing facilities, pharmaceuticals, power generation and cooling, food manufacturing, chemical manufacturing and others.
The global electrodeionization market is expected to boost with growing demand for effective industrial water treatment solutions.
Growing demand for effective industrial water treatment solutions
Water treatment is an essential aspect of all industrial businesses. Proper treatment is essential for a wide array of manufacturing industries, including but not limited to power, microelectronics, pharmaceutical and food and beverage. Although critical, water treatment can be an expensive process. In recent years, much research has focused on developing water treatment technologies to avoid discharges with high pollutant loads without using chemicals. Many industrial processes require very high-quality (ultrapure) water. Traditionally, this was obtained by ion exchange technologies using synthetic resins.
As a result, industrial organizations worldwide are constantly looking for ways to cut total operational costs without sacrificing efficiency or product quality. Continuous electrodeionization (CEDI) is widely utilized for polishing reverse osmosis permeate to produce ultra-pure water. Continuous electrodeionization, like conventional ion exchange, eliminates dissolved, ionizable compounds such as salts, acids and bases. Unlike traditional ion exchange technology, the resin beads inside the CEDI devices are continuously renewed, so they do not become exhausted.
The continuous electro-regeneration enables CEDI systems to build multi-megohm water without the need for chemical regeneration or downtime. EDI water treatment technology removes ionizable aqueous contaminants, like carbon dioxide, ammonia, silica and boron. The systems achieve 95% water recovery and consume only electricity. The EDI systems deliver key advantages over traditional ion exchange resin processes using less energy consumption and more ultrapure water.
Operational problems in the practical application of electrodeionization
Some of the major problems of an electrodeionization system with a mixed-bed ion-exchange resin are the incomplete removal of weak acids and bases. Electrodeionization systems with separate resin beds are influenced by uneven flow distribution in the resin bed, which leads to poor utilization of the ion-exchange resins. The fouling of the ion-exchange resins by organic components such as bacterial growth and humic acids on the surface of the resin is another problem that needs a very detailed pretreatment of the feed solution to ensure the long-term stability of the system.
EDI cannot be used for water having a hardness higher than 1 since the calcium carbonate creates a scab in the camera of the concentrated one, limiting the operation. Carbon Dioxide will pass through an RO membrane, raising and dissociating the conductivity of water. Any ionic species originating from carbon dioxide gas will lower the outlet resistivity of the water produced by EDI. The management of CO2 in water is generally handled in one of two ways: the pH of the water can be altered to allow the RO membrane to reject the ionic species, or the carbon dioxide can be removed from the water using a stripping gas.
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
The electrodeionization market during the COVID-19 outbreak was stable due to high demand from some of its end-user industries. Electrodeionization systems have been used in various industries, including food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, electronics and others. The pharmaceutical demand has witnessed a sudden uplift due to the COVID-19 and electrodeionization units are used to reduce the cost and hazards associated with technologies for producing water intended for use in final drug dosage forms.
Electrodeionization technology also finds application in reusing residual water in the food and beverage industry. During the panic buying phase, consumers stocked up on packaged food items to mitigate the risk of food scarcity in the future or limit the number of grocery trips to reduce potential COVID-19 exposure. Many food & beverages processing companies struggled to keep up with the need and many had to cut down their stock-keeping units to the essential products that consumers were purchasing. Moreover, electronics have also continued to grow despite the negative impact of the COVID-19.
The global electrodeionization market is segmented based on material, product, gas, application and region.
Pharmaceutical companies need to comply with various regulatory bodies, which have boosted the demand for electrodeionization market
The global electrodeionization market is segmented into food & beverages, chemical, biotechnology, electronics, cosmetics, laboratories, pharmaceuticals and others.
Water treatment in the pharmaceutical industry commonly involves highly developed technologies such as reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, UV irradiation, ion exchange and distillation. EDI is a cost-effective water treatment method that is becoming increasingly standard. Pharmaceutical water treatment plants typically remove sufficient contaminants from treated municipal drinking water to meet USP standards required for compendial waters.
Many of the pharmaceutical industry's processes and washes require extremely high-quality water, as dictated by several pharmacopoeial laws, particularly the US (USP) and European Pharmacopoeias (PhEur). Purified water (PW) and water for injections are the two types of water quality recognized by the US Pharmacopoeia. Purified water, water for injections and highly purified water are the three types defined by the European Pharmacopoeia. The most advanced systems combine reverse osmosis and continuous electrodeionization technology in sanitized hot water systems (80°C) to meet US and European Pharmacopoeia and FDA regulations.
Electrodeionization units can eliminate or reduce the cost and hazards associated with conventional technologies for producing water intended for use in final drug dosage forms.
Growing cosmetic industry in Europe will boost the demand for electrodeionization market
EDI in the region is now used in various industries, including water purification, steam generation, cosmetic sector, semiconductor and chemical manufacturing and food and beverage manufacturing. Electrodeionization of water is a cutting-edge, completely automated technique that produces demineralized water with extremely high-quality criteria, critical in the energy sector and many other industries. Using an EDI process, demineralized water is used mainly as feed water for high-pressure steam boilers in hospitals, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. It is also used in the electronics and energy industries.
The European cosmetics & personal care sector is the biggest global cosmetic product market. The largest markets for cosmetics and personal care products within Europe are Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain and Poland. The cosmetic industry needs ultra-pure water to produce many of its products, including hair-care products, makeup, conditioners, subscriptions, cleansers, etc. These products need to pass strict standards from national and international bodies, including which materials guarantee water quality for the cosmetics. The cosmetic manufacturers utilize electrodeionization systems that produce ultra-pure water for the cosmetic industry and reverse osmosis is used as a pretreatment. The systems are designed to be optimally adapted and cover a large spectrum of water challenges to satisfy the industry's requirements.
The waste-to-energy market is growing and governments in the region are looking for novel ways to meet the energy demands of growing populations. Plants like Eco Park Surrey are hugely significant as they use the problem of landfill waste to fill the energy demand. Eco Park Surrey is in its final commissioning stages as it prepares to come online to transform the kitchen and refuse waste into electricity.
The pioneering Energy from a Waste power plant will take 40,000 tonnes of kitchen waste and 50,000 tons of general refuse to waste a year and use gasification and anaerobic digestion to produce renewable electricity. Central to the working of combined heat and power plants is a steady stream of purified, demineralized water created through reverse osmosis and electrodeionization system technology.
Various companies are launching new products in the European market. For instance, in 2020, Veolia Water Technologies launched TERION, a standard single-skid unit that combines single-pass reverse osmosis and continuous electrodeionization to produce high-grade deionized water for laboratory power and general industrial applications. The new product was developed in-house by the company's manufacturing and global logistics platform. The standard design is based on European norms and the plug-and-play product is easy to use by maintenance technicians and end-users.
The global electrodeionization market is moderately competitive and includes Evoqua Water Technologies, DuPont, SUEZ, Aqua Filsep Water Treatment Pvt.Ltd, SnowPure LLC, Evoqua Water Technologies LLC, Samco Technologies Inc., ELGA LabWater, Deionx, EuroWater, among others. The players in the market are known to incorporate numerous market strategies to achieve growth in the global electrodeionization market; these include product launches, mergers, acquisitions and collaborations.
Evoqua Water Technologies
Overview: Evoqua Water Technologies is the leader in helping municipalities and industrial customers protect and improve the most fundamental natural resource. Evoqua provides solutions for customers with critical water needs for healthcare energy generation, food & beverage safety and production, manufacturing and many more. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, Evoqua and its brands have over a 100-year has helped over 38,000 customers solve water challenges at more than 200,000 installations worldwide. The company operates in over 150 locations across 10 countries.
Product Portfolio: CEDI is a water treatment process that utilizes a combination of ion-exchange resins, ion-exchange membranes and DC to deionize water without chemicals continuously. CEDI technology avoids using chemicals, helps to reduce the operating and maintenance costs of systems and improves the bottom line.
Key Development: In 2021, Evoqua Water Technologies acquired Water Consulting Specialists, Inc. (WCSI), a leader in the manufacturing of industrial high-purity water treatment systems. The acquisition will strengthen its portfolio of high-purity water systems and enable them further expand in key industrial markets. WSCI provides various water treatment solutions and services, including pretreatment, service deionization, reverse osmosis and electrodeionization.
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