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Research & Development 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.


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


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


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.


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.


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


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).


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.


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.


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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International filtration/separation exhibition and technical conference.


NX Filtration's direct nanofiltration membranes seek to offer strong advantages to meet the challenges of water scarcity.


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.

What’s coming up in research & development…
Mar ’22

Jan ’22

Platform to share ideas and showcase HVACR technology.

Mar ’22

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

Feb ’22

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

Feb ’22

The latest achievements in the science and technology of desalination.