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Research & Development features, July 2019

Fouling control in ceramic nanofiltration membranes

Two reaction based precoat methods were tested.

 
The roles of particles in enhancing membrane filtration

Particles play contradictory roles of foulants and fouling mitigators.

 

This review explains how to select appropriate materials and preparation methods to produce thermally stable thin film composite membranes.

 

This review focuses on emerging porous materials for the fabrication of membranes designed for carbon dioxide separation.

 

In this study at a full-scale desalination installation seven types of commercially available cartridge filter elements were evaluated.

 

The efficiency and stability of a moving granular bed filter (MGBF) was tested in a high-temperature environment under various operation conditions.

 

The alginate-based membranes investigated in this study demonstrated acceptable performance for OSN with excellent chemical stability.

 

This review focuses on recent advances in 3D-printed materials and methods for water-related applications.

 

Membrane filtration is increasingly used for drinking water treatment but there's limited data on changes in the membranes' performance as they age.

 

Rainwater harvesting coupled with gravity-driven membrane filtration was used to simultaneously treat rainwater and recover energy.

 

Key requirements and current development trends for membranes and separators for the vanadium redox flow battery are discussed.

 

Singapore has a complex urban water system with multiple water sources, advanced treatment processes, and recycling for potable and non-potable reuse.

 

These membranes exhibit excellent Na+ rejection properties with water permeance ∼10 times higher than those reported for graphene oxide membranes.

 

A German solid-liquid filtration specialist used candle filters to keep condensate clean during precious metal extraction.

 

Regeneration of fertilizer draw solutions was conducted using an membrane distillation process capable of being driven by solar power.

 

Challenges for the development of membranes for commercial applications are identified and the future outlook presented.

 

This paper reviews the advantages and challenges of current membrane-based technologies applied to the recovery of a water lithium resource.

 

This paper reviews how membrane performance affects the cost of reverse osmosis processes, especially the specific energy consumption.

 

Structure-performance models for porous and composite membranes are discussed.

 

An overview of the status of state-of-the-art hybrid CSP-desalination systems.

 

Viable and cost-effective brine management systems are needed to reduce environmental pollution.

 

Although many new polymeric membrane materials and synthesis methods are reported every year, green synthesis only makes up a small proportion.

 

Seawater desalination using gas hydrates has potential for water treatment, but the role of crystal nucleation, growth and separation needs further study.

 

Commercial automotive cabin air filters were evaluated and compared in terms of filtration and pollutant removal performance.

 

Layer-by-layer nanofiltration membranes were used to recover phosphoric acid from leachate sewage sludge ash.

 

This study focuses on enhancing the mechanical strength of aquaporin (AQP)-based biomimetic membranes for seawater desalination.

 
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