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July 1, 2014
Water scarcity is one of the most serious global challenges of our time. Desalination and water reuse are effective and reliable means to provide new water resources. Among the many methods available to treat water, reverse osmosis (RO) has widely demonstrated superior reliability and cost-effectiveness at removing dissolved species, such as salts and trace contaminants. This article reviews the...
July 1, 2014
In May, this company officially launched its Bio-Cel XL submerged module for membrane bioreactors (MBRs) at IFAT 2014 in Munich, and already received its first order during the show. This new XL-version of...
September 1, 2013
This company’s Bio-Cell sheet, which makes up the core of its Bio-Cell MBR (membrane bioreactor) module, has a self-healing mechanism. Due to its sandwich-like and self-supporting structure...
July 1, 2013
Last month at Aquatech China (Shanghai; June 5–7), this company introduced a new addition to its range of membrane-separation elements for reverse osmosis (RO)-based water treatment, namely, Low-Energy...
March 1, 2013
Three new types of Lewabrane membrane separation elements for reverse osmosis (RO) are now available. These new products are suitable for water with strong fouling potential...
August 1, 2012
Five new types of Lewabrane membrane-separation elements for reverse osmosis (RO) are now available. As of July, high-rejection (HR) types with membrane surface areas of 370 and 440 ft2, and high-flow (HF) types, with membrane surface areas of 370, 400 and...
March 1, 2012
Introduced to the Spanish market last month, the Targa II hollow-fiber ultrafiltration cartridge is suitable for a wide range of ultrafiltration applications, including industrial water...
February 1, 2012
Limited budgets and the need for high performing operations are causing chemical processors and petroleum and gas refiners to seek out the best bang for their capital dollar. And when it comes to gas processing operations, such as carbon-dioxide removal, hydrogen purification and air separation, experts say today’s membrane technologies compare favorably to other available systems and will continue...
October 1, 2011
The latest version of this company’s Puron membrane bioreactor (MBR) filtration modules allows a possible 25% increase in capacity over the previous version. The Puron...
July 1, 2011
A new hollow-fiber membrane system, Targa II HF (photo), offers a cost-effective, safe, high-quality water solution for a variety of ultrafiltration applications, from drinking water to seawater pretreatment...
March 28, 2011
The ongoing scaleup of numerous microfiltration plants has increased demand for filtration modules with large membrane surface areas — a demand adequately met by the new Microdyn and...
March 28, 2011
The 16-in. Filmtec Reverse Osmosis (RO) filtration membranes offer an active surface area of 1,725 ft 2 — a four-fold increase in active surface area...
March 28, 2011
The 1,500-m2 Puron module for membrane bioreactor (MBR) applications features an optimized permeate extraction manifold and air supply lines, thus reducing the number of piping connections during installation. Designed for large-scale MBR...
March 28, 2011
Tetratex Extreme ePTFE membrane filter elements display a significantly higher permeability compared to previous Tetratex membranes, and deliver increased dust-collector airflow...
March 28, 2011
Two new Filmtec 8-in., salt-water reverse-osmosis (SWRO) membrane elements are now available. At 99.80%, the SW30XHR-400i has the highest salt rejection consistently demonstrated in the industry, claims the...
March 28, 2011
This firm announces two new FilmTec 8-in. saltwater reverse osmosis (SWRO) membrane elements for improved performance and energy efficiency in desalination applications. At 99.80%, the FilmTec SW30XHR-400i has the...
March 28, 2011
CeraMem ceramic membranes are a proprietary technology platform provides ceramic membrane performance at comparable lifecycle costs to polymeric membranes. The design, which is a combination of unique materials of...
March 28, 2011
With a membrane area of 10 m 2 and a 10-kD molecular weight cutoff, this new Flow-Cel module (photo) is optimally designed to filter protein-containing liquids with high solids content. The key feature of this cassette system is the...
March 28, 2011
With a membrane area of 10 m2 and a 10-kD molecular weight cutoff, this new Flow-Cel module (photo) is optimally designed to filter protein-containing liquids with high solids content. The key feature of this cassette system is the...
March 28, 2011
This firm has modified its spiral-wound membrane elements in a way that enables reverse osmosis (RO) desalination plants to operate at pressures of up to 120 bars — considerably higher than...
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