Berkefeld PurBev® RO

Hygienic Reverse Osmosis Membrane System.

BERKEFELD PurBev® RO reverse osmosis plants are engineered according to hygienic design standards and meet the highest performance requirements of our customers in the food and beverage industry.


Systems of this product range remove impurities and particles from water at efficiencies greater than 99%.



BERKEFELD PurBev® RO removes:

  • Organic matter
  • Reaction by-products
  • Anthropogenic trace elements
  • Total dissolved salts (TDS) and carbonate hardness


For use in:

  • Production of bottled water, soft drinks, juices and brewing water
  • Condensate recovery in the dairy industry
  • Process water reuse



  • Optimum product quality and safety by minimization of microbial risks
  • Reliable cleanability and disinfection
  • Easy dismantling of piping and equipment for convenient maintenance
  • Economical & highly efficient operation: minimized water losses and energy savings
  • Long lifetime due to robust and high quality materials



Nominal permeate flow rates: 10 – 100 m³/h



  • Single pass / Double pass / Three Pass
  • High recovery up to 96 %
  • With Cleaning In Place (CIP) unit
  • Integrated blending line for optimal salt composition of product water



  • Optimum operation by customized process design according to the water quality
  • Chemical pretreatment
  • Intelligent and customized CIP / SIP concept
  • Hygienic and EHEDG approved components
  • Hygienic pipe design in 316L DIN 11850-2
  • Self-draining pipe arrangement
  • Assurance of full de-aeration
  • Unique sterile sample valve system on each pressure vessel
  • Energy optimized hydraulic design
  • Low energy membranes



Customized Process Design:

  • Advanced RO concentrate recovery
  • Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection prior RO (integrated in RO skid)
  • Blending line according to required product quality

Hot Water Sanitation:

  • Stainless Steel CIP tank and piping
  • Electrical heater and automatic drain CIP tank

Advanced Instrumentation:

  • Extended measurements in feed line: Conductivity, pH,
  • Oxidation Redox Potential (ORP)
  • Monitoring of water, chemical and power consumption