liquid phase filtration Articles

  • Purification of inkjet ink from water using liquid phase, electric discharge polymerization and cellulosic membrane filtration

    A method to separate inkjet ink from water was developed using a liquid phase, electric discharge process. The liquid phase, electric discharge process with filtration or sedimentation was shown to remove 97% of inkjet ink from solutions containing between 0.1–0.8 g/L and was consistent over a range of treatment conditions. Additionally, particle size analysis of treated allyl ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Membranes, the Finest Filtration

    Introduction The notion that salt could be removed from seawater without a phase change took hold of Dr. Sourirajan's imagination in the late 1950's. The actual invention of the reverse osmosis (RO) membrane took place in his laboratory at UCLA around 1960. (Thus Sourirajan could be called not only the 'Father of Reverse Osmosis,' but the initiator of all crossflow membrane technology.) The full ...


  • Red mud filtration - case study

    YEAR: 2010 COUNTRY: HUNGARY N° and MACHINERY MODEL EMPLOYED: 1 GHT 1500.P7 MEM Diemme® Filtration This company had to deal with ‘red mud’ disposal, coming from the Bayer Process of alumina production. The material is potentially very dangerous for the environment and the health of people living in close ...

  • Peristaltic pumps for moving filtration water

    The Eversburg sewage treatment plant is designed to serve 250,000 population equivalents and is one of three plants operated by the city of Osnabrück in northern Germany. But in 2005, its actual load was closer to 309,000 population equivalents (COD 80 mg/l), pushing the nitrogen input level above the plant's capabilities. To deal with this situation, engineer Peter Sikora organized a team ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Liquid-Liquid extraction of aroma compounds with hollow fiber contactor

    Introduction   Nowadays, aroma concentrates are widely used in the food industry to improve the flavor of formulated foods or to compensate for the flavor losses of natural raw products during industrial processing. Consumers are more attracted to food products containing only ‘‘natural’’ or ‘‘nature-identical’’ ...

  • Salt of the Earth - brine filtration & solids removal

    Salt domes along the Texas and Louisiana coastline make ideal gas and oil storage facilities and they play a major role in the Unites States strategic energy reserves. A division of a large company involved in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, refined products and LPG, was constructing three 8 billion cubic foot gas storage facilities in Louisiana with ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • Virus removal vs. subsurface water velocity during slow sand filtration

    In an attempt to obtain a conservative estimate of virus removal during slow sand and river bank filtration, a somatic phage was isolated with slow decay and poor adsorption to coarse sand. We continuously fed a phage suspension to a 7-m infiltration path and measured the phage removal. In a second set of experiments, we fed the phage suspension to 1-m long columns run at different pore water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Dispersed Phase Inertisation (DPI): A New Technology for the Treatment of Landfill Leachate and Complex Water

    Inertisation is thus far the only technology for the conversion of leachate and contaminated water into an inert product, thereby facilitating handling and disposal in MSW landfills. Introduction One of the most complex aspects of the global management of an MSW landfill or treatment plant is leachate. This liquid comes mainly from the degradation of organic matter, added to other ...


    By Energy & Waste S.l

  • Evaluation of the importance of various operating and sludge property parameters to the fouling of membrane bioreactors

    A single-fibre microfiltration system was employed to investigate the importance of various operating and sludge property parameters to the membrane fouling during sludge filtration. The sludge was obtained from a submerged membrane bioreactor (SMBR). A series of comparative and correlative filtration and fouling tests were conducted on the influence of the operating variables, sludge properties ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Comparison of four types of membrane bioreactor systems in terms of shear stress over the membrane surface using computational fluid dynamics

    Membrane bioreactors (MBRs) have been used successfully in biological wastewater treatment to solve the perennial problem of effective solids–liquid separation. A common problem with MBR systems is clogging of the modules and fouling of the membrane, resulting in frequent cleaning and replacement, which makes the system less appealing for full-scale applications. It has been widely ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Osmotic distillation using Liqui-Cel® membrane contactors

    Osmotic distillation — a separation process in which a liquid mixture containing a volatile component is contacted with a microporous, non-liquid-wettable membrane whose opposite surface is exposed to a second liquid phase capable of absorbing that component — is nearing commercialization for the concentration of beverages and other liquid foodstuffs, and is ...

  • Forward osmosis for the treatment of reverse osmosis concentrate from water reclamation: process performance and fouling control

    While high quality water reuse based on dual membrane filtration (membrane filtration or ultrafiltration, followed by reverse osmosis) is expected to be progressively applied, treatment and sustainable management of the produced reverse osmosis concentrate (ROC) are still important issues. Forward osmosis (FO) is a promising technology for maximising water recovery and further dewatering ROC so ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • TB 38: Chemical-free membrane degassing in pharmaceutical plants

    Technology for the Removal of Dissolved GasesIn treating water for the production of pharmaceuticals, the concentration of gases dissolved in the water plays an important role. In many cases the CO2 content in the raw water has to be further reduced to obtain purified water with a conductivity of < 1.3 μS/cm (at a temperature of 25°C). membrane degasification system downstream of the RO ...

  • Non-woven electrostatic media for chromatographic separation of biological particles

    The filtration and separation of biological particles has been estimated as 40% of the cost in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Liquid chromatography that is the principal method for separating biological particles uses a permanent phase of ultrafine adsorbent particles such as porous silica or resin spheres with particle sizes down to about 1 micron. Speed and resolution are two competing ...


    By Argonide Corporation

  • Common Treatment Technologies for Radionuclides in Ground Water, Surface Water, and Leachate

    It may be necessary to know other subsurface information to remediate radionuclides in ground water, surface water, and leachate. Treatability studies are usually necessary to ensure that the contaminated ground water can be treated effectively at the design flow. A subsurface geologic characterization would be particularly important to characterize the effects of adsorption and other processes ...

  • TB 59: Optimized deaeration system for Paulaner Brewery

    The Centec DGS System is a modular, water deaeration process that uses hydrophobic Hollow Fiber Membrane to remove dissolved gasses from liquids in the beverage industry. This technical brief covers the unit’s design, operation and resulting reduction of energy consumption costs. Gas transfer starts with the basic principle that the concentration of dissolved gasses in water is proportional to ...

  • Common Treatment Technologies for Inorganics in Ground Water, Surface Water, and Leachate

    It may be necessary to know other subsurface information to remediate inorganics in ground water, surface water, and leachate. Treatability studies are usually necessary to ensure that the contaminated ground water can be treated effectively at the design flow. A subsurface geologic characterization would be particularly important to characterize the effects of adsorption and other processes of ...

  • From fermentation residues to nutrient concentrate

    Treatment of fermentation residue substrates from biogas plants by means of ceramic membranes The growing number of biogas plants makes it increasingly difficult to return the fermentation residue substrates to green spaces or arable land. Especially large-scale plants are often unable to find sufficient disposal possibilities in acceptable distances. Therefore it is sensible to treat ...


    By atech innovations gmbh

  • From fermentation residues to nutrient concentrate

    The growing number of bio-gas plants makes it in-creasingly difficult to return the fermentation residue substrates to green spaces or arable land. Especially large-scale plants are often unable to find sufficient disposal possibilities in acceptable distances. Therefore it is sensible to treat fermentation residue substrates by suitable screening processes in such a way that they can be ...


    By atech innovations gmbh

  • Transformer oil quality control

    It is impossible to ensure reliability and longevity of energy systems without controlling the quality of transformer oil. Recent experience shows that approximately 30% of transformer oil, filled in power transformers, has deteriorated to the point when it becomes a risk factor. This is caused both to natural degradation of oil in operation due to thermal oxidation aging, and contamination with ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

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