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Iongel membranes for rechargeable sodium batteries

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

Nanocomposite membranes for osmotic processes

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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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


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.

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

What’s coming up in research & development…
Jun ’19

Bitumen Waterproofing Conference

Jun ’19

Design, materials and marketability of absorbent hygiene products.

May ’19

Platform to showcase products, services and solutions available in the water industry worldwide.

May ’19

International exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries.

Jun ’19

Conference for professionals from the nonwoven and related industries.