ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As a result of its
development program during 2006, CDT Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Boards:
CDTN) has demonstrated improvements in excess of 100% in the tested
performance of its capacitive deionization technology(R) water purification
The Company's original goal was to produce a basic cell that would:
* Reduce the input level of total dissolved solids (TDS) of salt (NaCl)
by 1000ppm (mg/l)
* Produce 1000 gallons/day (3785.4 liters/day) of product water
* Employ 1000 sq. ft. (92.9 m2) of carbon aerogel electrodes
This objective equates to a removal of 3.8 grams of salt per square
foot of carbon aerogel per day.
Recent tests have demonstrated removal rates in excess of 7 grams/sq
ft/day, with a maximum achieved of 7.7 grams/sq ft/day.
This performance is expected to be bettered as additional features that
have been shown to improve performance are incorporated into cell design.
The CDT(R) cell is able to adjust the pH of the product water and waste
water without the use of chemicals. The Company is investigating further
applications of this feature.
The Company's development program has also demonstrated a method of
significantly reducing the volume of waste water generated by the Company's
capacitive deionization technology(R).
These demonstrated capabilities offer valuable economic and
environmental advantages over existing water treatment technologies. The
costs of chemicals for water treatment, and the volume of waste water and
its chemical content, are important factors in evaluating water treatment
The Company has also reduced its estimated unit manufacturing costs for
the CDT(R) cell in excess of 30% by replacing expensive components within
the cell with alternative materials and design improvements.
"Progress with the development program means we are on track to produce
a second generation ("Gen 2") cell, which will incorporate these
demonstrated improvements, during the first quarter of 2007," CDT Systems,
Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Davies said in a statement.
The Company is a business, technology, and manufacturing partner of the
U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ("LLNL")
for the development and commercialization of Carbon Aerogel material
sciences- based capacitive deionization technology (CDT) for water
purification, as well as Carbon Aerogel for hydrogen generation, fuel
cells, nanotechnology electrodes and thermal insulation.
Statements about CDT's outlook and all other statements in this release
other than historical facts are forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
forward-looking statements rely upon a number of assumptions concerning
future events and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other
factors outside CDT's control, which could cause actual results to differ
materially from such statements. While CDT believes that the assumptions
concerning future events are reasonable, it cautions that there are
inherent difficulties in predicting certain important factors that could
impact the future performance. Among the important factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially are the completion of the manufacturing
facility and the demand for CDT's products. These and other risk factors
are discussed in CDT's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
copies of which are available to the public. CDT expressly disclaims any
intention or obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements
whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
Contact Information: Mr. John Davies, CEO, Capacitive Deionization
Technology Systems, Inc. (CDT Systems), Addison, Texas, phone (972)
934-1586; e-mail: email@example.com
SOURCE CDT Systems, Inc.