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Filtration and Separation features, January 2019

Pentair makes surface water fit to drink

How Pentair’s X-Flow membranes deliver reliable, cleaner water for 600,000 people at Germany’s largest ultrafiltration treatment plant.

 
Polymer-enhanced ultrafiltration: Fundamentals, applications and recent developments

A review of recent progress in polymer-enhanced ultrafiltration for the removal of environmentally toxic contaminants from wastewaters.

 

GEA centrifugal separation equipment allowed a Brazilian power plant to reduce disposal costs and recover water for re-use.

 

This study investigates the production and characterization of air filter membranes from HIPS waste.

 

A Mexican company specialising in microalgae air filtration systems has come up with a solution to fight urban pollution.

 

High recovery brackish water desalination is achieved by applying ICD technologies between consecutive reverse osmosis stages.

 

Eaton has developed the EP variant of the enclosed depth filtration system Beco Integra Plate to meet the exacting requirements of plasma filtration.

 

Thermally rearranged polymers and mixed matrix membranes are two approaches used to advance the performance of gas separation membranes.

 

HRS Heat Exchangers Ltd helped develop an evaporation process that reduced slurry volumes by 60% and created potential revenue streams for farmers.

 

Electrostatic enhanced air filters have the potential to achieve high filtration efficiency with low energy consumption.

 

The 2019 IDA World Congress ‘Crossroads to Sustainability' takes place 20-24 October in the Dubai World Trade Centre.

 

BlueTech Forum 2019 takes place on 5-6 June at Kew Gardens, London, UK.

 

Sodium-ion is a promising alternative technology to current lithium-ion batteries but new electrode and polymer electrolyte materials are needed.

 

In this study, incorporation of novel functionalized hydroxyapatite particles allowed for a further adjustment of membrane hydrophilicity.

 

A layer by layer surface modification strategy was used to fabricate novel positively charged FO membranes.

 

A soya milling process is protected from metal contamination with magnetic separators from Eclipse Magnetics.

 

A very brief history of the separation process in the dairy industry.

 

Air stripping water treatment technology is gaining traction within the drinking water treatment industry.

 

How Biochemica Water developed an alternative strategy to clean tower internal packing without removing it.

 

LANXESS ion exchangers are being used for brine purification in chlor-alkali electrolysis

 

University of Nottingham researchers identify a new concept for reverse osmosis based on the use of a temperature gradient instead of pressure.

 

The role of 3D printed spacers for organic fouling mitigation in direct contact membrane distillation was evaluated.

 

A pilot scale lignin recovery procedure was developed.

 

Virginia Poultry installed several liquid/solids separation screens for its turkey feather and offal processing.

 

Water transport through graphene oxide (GO) nanochannels is gaining attention because of its potential applications in desalination and water filtration.

 

Dense vertically aligned carbon nanotube (CNT) arrays can be applied as multilayer transverse flow CNT membranes (CFTM) for efficient desalination.

 

The first emission-neutral delivery vehicles.

 

A more effective method to solve the problems associated with particulate building up in the coolant.

 

Biomimetic approaches have the potential to overcome the problems associated with existing membranes, including excessive energy consumption.

 

Some considerations for process cooling fluids and how mechanically cleaned filters from Eaton can provide a solution.

 

Applications of AI tools in desalination and water treatment are reviewed.

 

Filtering contaminated water used for cooling at a Chinese steel plant using an Eaton 2596 automatic self-cleaning strainer.

 

A project to improve natural water resources using sustainable wastewater treatment technologies.

 

Biomitech has created an air purification system which uses the power of microalgae.

 

Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers conducted a study to identify non-solvents for polybenzimidazole (PBI) phase inversion.

 

Filter upgrade of New York power plant.

 

In this study, the gel-based filtration system was applied to the dewatering of copper mine tailings for the first time.

 

Five different OARO integrated flow processes were modelled numerically to determine their technical and economical feasibility.

 

The REMEB technology could be implemented in municipal WWTPs throughout the world.

 

ZVI-sand filtration may be a promising basis for a point-of-use filtration system for reclaimed water irrigation on small-scale farms.

 

An upgraded wastewater treatment system with a smaller biological and separation footprint.

 

The latest advances and technical features of nuclear desalination plants are reviewed.

 

Collaboration could see a sustainable solution to remove micro- pollutants from water streams.

 

This study uses an extensive experimental procedure to measure separation characteristics of polymer membranes.

 

This analysis shows that RO is significantly more energy efficient than CDI.

 

A brief look GKD's mesh design for micro sieving in water treatment operations.

 

This study demonstrates that 3D printed wavy composite membranes can be used to significantly improve permeation and cleanability performance.

 

A US corn syrup producer replaced the existing inefficient filtration system with an MCS-500 mechanically coupled high flow strainer.

 

The microscale hollow fiber cross-flow filtration system can run multiple filtration experiments at once.

 
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