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Research & Development features, January 2018

Chitosan/polyvinyl alcohol membranes for air filtration

An antibacterial and environmentally friendly chitosan/polyvinyl alcohol blend membrane was prepared via a non-solvent induced phase separation method.

Multi-effect vacuum membrane distillation systems

Vacuum membrane distillation (VMD) has been shown to be a promising desalination approach when going beyond the application range of reverse osmosis.


An overview of membrane and filtration methods for the removal of pollutants such as bacteria, viruses and heavy metals from surface water.


This review summarizes state-of-the-art research on dual-layer membranes.


Water touches most segments of the petroleum industry and thus cost-effective water management is a key part of oil & gas industry operations.


A hybrid membrane was fabricated by mixing alumina powder with high surface area powdered activated carbon.


A fluidized bed membrane reactor (FMR) was developed to treat dye wastewater.


Mudcake buildup has a direct impact on expensive drilling and production problems, such as wellbore instability and pipe sticking.


A novel thin film nanocomposite membrane for reverse osmosis applications was fabricated using cellulose nanocrystals.


Lab-scale GAC sandwich slow sand filters were evaluated in removing selected pharmaceutical and personal care products.


The use of membrane technology, a platform for the acquisition of water and energy from unconventional sources, has been limited by membrane fouling.


Researchers have developed reuseable membranes based on bacterial cellulose and chitosan.


Rapid depth filtration is the dominant pre-treatment technology in the seawater desalination industry today.


The applications and performance of graphene-based separation membranes (GBSMs) are compared.


Porous fibrous mullite ceramic membranes with different fibre content were successfully fabricated for dust removal.


Antifouling high-flux thin film nanocomposite membranes incorporating graphene quantum dots were fabricated.


A study of dynamic membrane filtration for treatment of stabilised landfill leachate in a bench-scale dynamic membrane bioreactor.


The US poultry industry produces over 60 billion gallons of poultry processing wastewater per year which requires treatment prior to discharge.


Electrically conductive membranes offer high performance due to self-cleaning of fouling deposits by application of external electric fields.


A hybrid electrocoagulation-filtration prototype for the removal of fluoride, iron, arsenic and microorganisms from drinking water.


For removing oil from oily water membrane filtration offers energy efficiency, easy processing and low maintenance cost.


To improve the membrane filtration operation, various hollow fiber arrangements were investigated using computational fluid dynamics.


An artificial neural network ultrafiltration membrane water treatment control system has been developed.


Existing electrospun filters suffer from inherent limitations in both strength and filtration resistance.


An assessment of solar thermal-powered desalination technologies in order to identify key issues.


It is estimated that >840,000 end-of-life reverse osmosis membranes modules are discarded annually worldwide.


Arville shines the spotlight on filtration media


Drinking water treatment plants based on groundwater may suffer from incomplete ammonium removal, which deteriorates drinking water quality.


Hydrophobic hollow fiber membranes were investigated in two different operation modes.

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Overview of recent developments in microfiltration and ultrafiltration of fruit juices published in Food and Bioproducts Processing journal.


Through the joint test project, SNWA will evaluate the capabilities of Xylem's Water Network Optimization solution.


The GKD Group enjoyed a very well attended stand on all four days at the INDEX exhibition in Geneva.

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Platform to share ideas and showcase HVACR technology.

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Exhibition and conference presenting new solutions and technologies for the industry.

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Symposium and exhibition for the nonwovens industry in the Middle-East and North Africa Region.

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The latest achievements in the science and technology of desalination.