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Filtration and Separation features, July 2018

Reverse osmosis pretreatment technologies and future trends

Reverse osmosis (RO) pretreatment continues to be one of the most challenging aspects of RO plants.

Hybrid electrostatic filtration systems for emissions control

Hybrid electrostatic systems for the removal PM2.5 particles are reviewed.


A case study in the State of Qatar.


Side-stream tubular membranes are widely employed in microfiltration of fruit juices. This study investigates the use of immersed membrane configurations.


A GKD belt press with a wear indicator offered better performance than its predecessors .


The economic feasibility of using the forward osmosis process in textile wastewater treatment was analysed.


Low temperature evaporation can significantly reduce running costs compared with other drying systems.


The use of carbon nanotube membranes for the removal of zinc from water and wastewater effluent was investigated.


Minimization of waste streams and the maximum water yield in the treatment of groundwater.


Wave power availability in the north of Gran Canaria Island is assessed.


A nanofiltration membrane module from a produced wastewater desalination plant was examined and cleaned to explore appropriate chemical cleaning protocols.


Cost savings by combining sand filtration with new technology.


Remediation of heavy metals from wastewaters has been very complex, expensive and a challenging goal for a long time.


GO membranes could decrease system mass and increase crew member count onboard the International Space Station.


Nanostone's ceramic UF modules enhance RO plant's water quality.


Pall Water's filters enables university HVAC system to run efficiently


This study compared NOM removal by granular activated carbon (GAC) filtration, an ultrafiltration membrane and conventional water treatment plant.


A demonstration proving that treated wastewater can be turned into high quality fresh water.


A method for optimization of filtration parameters in a submerged anaerobic membrane bioreactor treating urban wastewater and food waste.


This study investigated the extraction of energy from the dilution of fertilisers via pressure-retarded osmosis (PRO).


This article looks at the science behind biofilms and suggests an answer in liquid based treatment.


High-efficiency decanter technology provided the reliability needed to help manufacturers maintain productivity and quality.


Coupling CSF to UF can enhance membrane performance and control fouling.


This study presents an effective way to optimize fabrication parameters of porous membranes for lithium ion battery application.


A simple method for selecting the optimal membrane distillation design for any industrial process.


This study estimates the energy requirements to expand seawater desalination capacity to meet the potable water needs of water-stressed regions in the US.


An interview with De.mem Ltd CEO Andreas Kroell, Membrane Technology, August 2018 issue.


A look at two heavyweights in coal preparation, which reduced abrasion during the separation process, so decreasing the cost of maintenance.


The composite Kevlar membrane separates oil/water emulsions with high efficiency.


What additive manufacturing is, how it works and why it can revolutionise manufacturing techniques in many areas.


The reverse osmosis process and the adsorption cycle are integrated to produce a hybrid system.


This study set out to determine if an advanced water treatment plant could produce potable water at minimal environmental impact.


Two different Pd-Ag supported membranes were prepared and tested in a FBMR.


Hollow fiber based diafiltration was used for purification of graphene oxide.


Pressure-driven membrane operations, such as nanofiltration and reverse osmosis, and thermally-driven ones, like membrane distillation, are compared.


This article explains how graphite/metal alloy bushings can reduce the cost of components of wastewater treatment plants by more than a third.


Diatomite precoat filtration is becoming a promising method for wastewater treatment.


The presence of inorganic substances in the composition of crude wax decreases its commercial value, necessitating purification of the product.

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Saltworks’ process harvests lithium hydroxide solids that reach or exceed battery-grade specifications.


The decanters will be used to thicken and dewater sludge.


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.