Birm™ Filter Media Overview

Birm™ is one of several medias which reduce iron and manganese.  Birm acts as the catalyst to enhance the reaction between dissolved oxygen and iron compounds.

See Birm filter media product manual

See Birm filter media safety data sheet 

This oxidative reaction changes soluble iron (clear water iron) Fe++ to Fe+++, insoluble iron.  It produces ferric hydroxide which precipitates and is easily filtered.



Operational Information

Like other iron removal medias, Birm™ is not a “one size fits all”.  The manufacturer notes the following operating conditions prior to applying: