Specializing in Membrane Based Water Treatment

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Wes Byrne Consulting Services

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Water Treatment Consulting for Membrane-Based Systems

 

Water treatment consulting that emphasizes training, so problems don't return.  Maximize the life of the RO membrane elements, reduce operating costs, prevent system upsets, improve the process water quality, or design a new membrane-based treatment system.

Expertise in:

Membrane System/RO Maintenance, Troubleshooting, & Design

Ion Exchange & EDI Maintenance, Troubleshooting, & Design

RO/IX/DI Process Monitoring


Wes Byrne, B.S. in Chemical Engineering, M.A. in Education

President of CEA and Adjunct Professor at St Cloud Technical College

Wes Byrne

Office: Minneapolis Area, Minnesota

Direct Line: 952-471-0017

Mr. Byrne has over 30 years experience in the design, engineering, and maintenance of membrane-based water treatment systems, and is a trained educator. His book, Reverse Osmosis, A Practical Guide for Industrial Users, is considered the industry standard for RO support documentation.

Education
U. of St. Thomas - St. Paul, MN
MA, Secondary Education-Chemistry Major-2003

Purdue University - W. Lafayette, IN
BS, Chemical Engineering/Honors Program-1979

Experience
Company for Educational Advancement (CEA)
Wayzata, MN, Founder - 1995
American Fluid Technologies, Inc. - Hopkins, MN, Founder - 1989
Minntech Corp. - Plymouth, MN
Business Unit Manager - 1991
AFI - San Diego, CA
Regional Manager - 1988
Osmonics, Inc. - Fremont, CA
Regional Manager - 1986
Process Scientific, Inc. - San Jose, CA
Sales Engineer - 1983
Aqua Media, Ltd. - Sunnyvale, CA
Manager, Eng. Development - 1980
Hewlett Packard - Ft. Collins, CO
Facilities Engineer - 1979

Publications

McPherson, H., Byrne, W., Seaburg, J., Truby, R., Durazo, J., “The Processing of Copper and Zinc Laden Rinse Streams Utilizing Reverse Osmosis,” Agua Expo, March 1-4, 1983.

Byrne, W., “Information Exchange #4: Calcualtions to Assist in Evaluating RO Performance Data,” ULTRAPURE WATER, 1985.

Byrne, W. and Bukay, M., “RO Troubleshooting, Part 1: Isolating the Location of a Decline in Salt Rejection,” ULTRAPURE WATER, March, 1986.

Byrne, W. and Bukay, M., “RO Troubleshooting, Part 2: Causes and Prevention of Front-end Salt Rejection Decline,” ULTRAPURE WATER, May, 1986.

Byrne, W. and Bukay, M., “RO Troubleshooting, Part 3: Causes and Prevention of Tail-end Salt Rejection Decline,” ULTRAPURE WATER, July, 1986.

Byrne, W. and Bukay, M., “RO Troubleshooting, Part 4: Causes and Prevention of Isolated and Uniform Salt Rejection Decline,” ULTRAPURE WATER, Sept., 1986.

Byrne, W. and Bukay, M., “RO Troubleshooting, Part 5: Causes and Prevention of an Increase in Differential Pressure,” ULTRAPURE WATER, November, 1986.

Byrne, W. and Roesner, M., “An Alternative Biocide for Disinfection of Thin-film Composite Membranes: Impact on the Pure Water Industry,” International Membrane Conference, 1990.

Byrne, W., Roesner, M., Fulford, K., “Disinfection of High-purity DI Piping with Peracetic Acid,” Ultrapure Water Expo, May 11-13, 1992.

Byrne, W., Reverse Osmosis, A Practical Guide for Industrial Users, Tall Oaks Publishing, Inc., Littleton, CO (1995).

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