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Filtration and Separation features, July 2012

Spiral-wound ultrafiltration performance has been enhanced for direct drinking water treatment through improved operational procedures, as a feasible optio

 
Desalination: Developments in pre-treatment technology (Part 2)

Anthony Bennett investigates current trends in pre-treatment technologies for seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination. This includes process design co

 

This special issue of the journal Water Research covers the key issues related to the management of stormwater, presenting state-of-the-art research in hot

 

Anthony Bennett investigates current trends in pre-treatment technologies for seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination. This includes process design co

 

BWA Water Additives has been a major supplier of water treatment additives for almost 40 years. The company’s antiscalant additives are now playing a vital

 

An examination and understanding of the filter bed depth to grain size ratio in granular filter beds for water treatment can prove vital for cost-effective

 

Access to clean water is one of the most important challenges the world now faces. One of the most promising technologies to come, membrane distillation, o

 

This study compares wastewater treatment at a Spanish winery using a membrane bioreactor (MBR) pilot plant and a full-scale conventional activated sludge s

 

This paper reviews the state-of-the-art of current treatment techniques in wastewater and biosolids treatment in terms of the removal efficiency and mechan

 

German company BHS-Sonthofen has installed a candle filter plant for lean amine solution in Turkmenistan. With an hourly capacity of 300 cubic metres of le

 

A research programme in Germany has simulated the ageing process of cabin air filters for cars, which is leading to a greater understanding of their effect

 

This paper reviews the application of membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology in treating high-strength industrial wastewater. MBR is good at treating high-st

 

Airborne dust in the industrial environment can be a serious problem unless tackled correctly and efficiently. Filtration+Separation reports on ways to ass

 

Maintaining the right balance between emissions control and operational pressure drop across a filter medium is crucial in pulse-jet fabric filters, which

 

Automotive engine air intakes and cabin air systems require higher levels of filtration efficiency to meet current environmental conditions. Monica Cappell

 

Mechano-electret filters can provide optimum efficiency throughout filter life. Tony Fedel of Kimberly-Clark Professional Filtration outlines the decisions

 

Phosphorus accumulation and removal mechanisms have been studied in old soil infiltration systems. The phosphorus removal seemed to be driven by aluminium

 

Filter presses and belt filters are the workhorses of the solid-liquid filtration world. Together they account for a significant portion of the slurry de-w

 

Iron removal is a problematic issue for producing potable water, and this review summarises several removal methods to identify their suitability for low-i

 

The simultaneous removal of carbon and nutrients from an industrial estate wastewater in a single upflow aerobic/anoxic sludge bed (UAASB) bioreactor has b

 

Starch is a primary foodstuff and acts as a key source of carbohydrate in global food production. Commercial starch production is a wet process and filtrat

 

The combustion of sulphur containing fossil fuels requires downstream flue gas cleaning, which is often accomplished by wet processes. This is where the ra

 

An innovative wastewater ultrafiltration process is investigated, with its efficiency estimated using both modelling and experimental trials. An optimisati

 

The mechanisms of microbial adhesion to RO membranes are illustrated, along with the key factors that influence the microbial adhesion process. Common stra

 

This study aims to simultaneously optimise reverse osmosis plant size and operation with a total annualised cost model. Highly fluctuating electricity pric

 

This study demonstrates the potential of sludge-derived materials as adsorbents of trace amounts of antibiotics. Sludge-derived adsorbents can retain a doz

 

A new system developed by DAS Environmental Expert GmbH safely and reliably abates dangerous waste gases from semiconductor manufacturing processes.

 

New surface filtration media are providing significantly improved flow and efficiency in sewage treatment plants. Filtration+Separation looks the use of Op

 

A wide variety of challenges now exist to beverage manufacturers which require the rapid detection of spoilage microorganisms. An alternative to the tradit

 

The meat processing industry is currently entering new territory as governments worldwide introduce carbon pricing regimes and expand community awareness a

 

Anthony Bennett investigates what the future might have in store for desalination technology over the next ten to twenty years. He looks at the current iss

 

Membranes are now widely accepted as an integral part of water recovery and recycling as industries strive to comply with increasingly stringent regulation

 

Any product or process change has the potential to affect cGMP compliance of a validated system, and the possible sources of change are numerous. Ross W. A

 
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