Method for treating fluids

  • US 5,135,654 A
  • Filed: 09/24/1991
  • Issued: 08/04/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/1984
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of treating drinking water containing undesirable inorganic constituents which include chlorine to reduce the concentration of said chlorine in said inorganic constituents having a first redox potential, said method comprising passing said drinking water containing chlorine through a bed of metal particles, said metal particles having a second redox potential such that relative to said first redox potential conditions are established for spontaneous inorganic oxidation and reduction reactions between said chlorine and said metal particles when said drinking water is in contact with said metal particles, said metal particles selected from the group consisting of zinc and copper.

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