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Filtration and Separation features, January 2016

Kimberly-Clark: the value of air filtration

Here, Robert Martin of Kimberly-Clark Professional Filtration reviews roadblocks forcing the filter industry to sell on price instead of the value air filt

Success behind advanced SWRO desalination plant

With ongoing water stress worldwide, finding long-term solutions to severe drought is imperative. This article looks at the commissioning and development o


Membrane blockage can be an issue when filtering large volumes of liquids in laboratory applications. This article looks at a crossflow system that is suit


Peter Brewer of ACWA Services argues that RO desalination plant longevity and operational costs depend on a marriage of engineering disciplines and careful


Highly pressurized hot water used in the bagel making process can be potentially hazardous. One Canadian manufacturer addressed the issue by installing a s


The recovery of valuable metals that have been incorrectly disposed of into the non-recyclable waste system is a widespread problem throughout the energy f


The amount of water used in paint lines for automotive bodywork raises questions of sustainability. Here, Peter Butler of Veolia Water Technologies explain


In order to improve its large-scale fumaric acid production, ESIM Chemicals turned to GKD – Gebr. Kufferath AG to optimize its Funda filters. The new filte


A new energy plant in Cheshire, which processes waste fats, oils and greases (FOG) for use as biodiesel, has recently started using a WPL Dissolved Air Flo


Anthony Bennett talks to Amrit Barmi about the critical landfill leachate issues facing the waste management industry in the UK. Having worked for companie


Environmental regulations at a US custom packager of consumer products required process water to be free of specified contaminants prior to being discharge


The EU Demoware initiative aims to improve industrial water reuse in Europe. This article looks at Dow’s key role in the project and how it developed a sys


The removal of emulsified water from diesel fuels often leads to operation failure and breakthrough of water into the fuel injection equipment. Here, a nov


Changes to the design of two dissolved air flotation (DAF) saturator vessels at Pembury Water Treatment Works in Kent led to increased efficiency and lower


A Harvard study shows improved indoor environmental quality with enhanced ventilation has a significant, positive impact on cognitive function.


Patrick Decker was appointed to head up water technology specialist Xylem nearly two years ago. In this time he's increased investment in R&D and actively


Chinese herbal medicines have been gaining global recognition over the years. However, protein and other impurities must be removed from its water extract,


By 2025 nearly 1 billion people will lack access to fresh, drinkable water. Reverse Osmosis (RO) will play a major role in alleviating water scarcity, but


Thermal plants use heat transfer fluids (HTFs) with a synthetic or mineral-base. With prolonged use at high temperature HTFs degrade and form light and hea


Filtration is a key aspect of food production and systems need to fully meet the latest regulations governing food-safe materials. This article reviews the


CUT Membrane Technology’s T-CUT tubular modules have been specially developed for the treatment of landfill leachate water – one of the most difficult type


Marcia Sherony, national sales manager of Hydro International, looks at the trend to introduce intermittent plant operation in some processes in wastewater


Using ultraviolet light in the treatment of water and wastewater is an ever-growing practice. This article explores the new product stepping in to replace


This article looks at the innovative recovery process that means the vital agricultural mineral phosphorus can now be efficiently extracted from wastewater


Through a combination of polymerization know-how and spinning expertise, Technical Absorbents is solving highly specialized filtration problems in a number


With over 200 years' experience in supplying fluid handling equipment, SPX's Plenty brand provides products including simplex, duplex, backwashing and self


Temporary package treatment kept the United Utilities (UU) site operational during its investigative filter work. Five transportable SAF units were install

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The filters will be part of the factory's process systems.

What’s coming up…
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.