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Filtration and Separation features, July 2013

Building a better environmental profile

Dr David Cartmell of BWA Water Additives asks is it enough to meet regulations or should we be doing more than that?

Filter media for High Efficiency Air filtration uses has  energy-saving characteristics

Ahlstrom’s Flow2Save aims to make ‘significant’ energy savings with lower-pressure-drop air filtration media. Launched at FILTECH in October, this filtrati


Derbyshire-based Forbo Flooring UK has boosted its manufacturing efficiency, due to a filter solution for its nylon treatment process, supplied by filter m


Over 20 years ago Bernoulli System patented its first automatic filter. The simplicity of the Bernoulli Filter has been retained and recently a a multi-bas


Several technologies have been evaluated for removing trihalomethane (THM) precursors in drinking water treatment. Ozonation shows low removal of THM, but


In this article Ken Sutherland reviews the applications for filtration and related separation equipment in the generation of electrical power, for large sc


Driven by significant downstream demand and favourable regulatory conditions, growth in the Chinese membranes market is expected to remain strong in the co


Membrane-free electrodeionisation (MFEDI) has been proposed and tested for high-purity water production. Regeneration was also effective, with the resins r


Forward osmosis technology is finding increasing use in desalination and water reuse. Anthony Bennett investigates how forward osmosis works, how it differ


Elsevier is launching a new journal, the Journal of Water Process Engineering, specifically geared towards chemical and process engineers as well as resear


This review of strategies for improving the performance of polyamide thin-film composite (PA-TFC) reverse osmosis (RO) membranes looks in particular at sur


Held in Wiesbaden during 22-24 October, FILTECH is one of the largest filtration events in the world. Filtration+Separation previews the German show and lo


In our series of articles celebrating the 50th anniversary of Filtration+Separation, Ken Sutherland suggests a 'Top Ten' of equipment developments, includ


This article reviews polymeric membrane fabrication techniques for pressure-driven membrane processes and membrane distillation, looking at the membrane st


This review paper investigates membrane biofouling in membrane bioreactors (MBRs) from the microbiological perspective, to evaluate the potential of biolog


This paper reviews research results obtained for adsorbents functionalised with aminopolycarboxylic acids (APCAs), making them useful for the removal of he


A commercial reverse osmosis (RO) membrane was modified by adsorption of copper hydroxide particles, to improve the antibacterial and anti-adhesion propert


This survey of 60 hybrid constructed wetlands in 24 countries, finds that these systems are more efficient than single horizontal flow (HF) or vertical flo


In keeping with the theme of earlier articles in this semi-centennial year for Filtration+Separation, which dealt with liquid filtration, Ken Sutherland no


An osmotic microbial fuel cell (OsMFC) containing a forward-osmosis membrane, is hydraulically coupled with a microbial desalination cell (MDC) with ion-ex


Changes in the physical properties of filter media are largely governed by formation of dust layers on the filter bag. The influences of media dust loading


In this Special Issue of the journal Desalination, a series of papers have been collected, exploring the potential of membrane distillation (MD) and relate


In the second of a series of three articles on the treatment of waters, oil and gas industry expert David Robinson discusses the treatment and discharge of


In the second of a series of three articles on the treatment of waters, oil and gas industry expert David Robinson discusses the treatment and discharge of


The Novotel Saigon Centre hotel has installed six Hanovia UV systems to meet its service water requirements.


This survey reports that the use of subsurface intake systems for seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plants significantly improves raw water qual


While oil floats on water, achieving good separation and a high quality water stream is difficult. Louis van Schie explains how the Suparator oil separator


Desalination has become an essential tool to enable effective management of water strategies in the 21st century. To celebrate 50 years of Filtration+Separ


Desalination has become an essential tool to enable effective management of water strategies in the 21st century. To celebrate 50 years of Filtration + Sep


This Special Issue of Desalination brings together 15 papers on radioactive decontamination of water, including individual studies as well as comprehensive


Electro-static charging of hydraulic fluids is common in many modern hydraulic systems. However, such electro-static charging demandsconsideration and anal


A new system for chemical cleaning and repair of used reverse osmosis membranes (CCR-ROM) has been designed. The system consumes fewer chemical reagents an


Researchers in Japan have synthesised a zirconium sulfate-surfactant micelle mesostructure, and investigated its capacity for phosphate removal from water.


The first issue of Filtration+Separation was published in 1963. As part of our look back over half a century of developments in filtration, Mark Holmes tal

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Sep ’21

Organisers say the content to be presented in September 2021 will be very similar to that of the postponed WFC13 in April 2020.

Sep ’21

Sep ’21

The latest achievements in science and technology of desalination.

Sep ’21

Conference examining critical water security issues in the Arab region.

Sep ’21

4th international air conditioning and refrigeration exhibition.