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  • Specially Formulated Cleaners for Tanks, Instruments, Labware, Mixers and Membranes

    Burlington, New Jersey, USA: International Products Corporation (IPC) has a full line of powerful cleaning products ideal for use in the pharmaceutical, medical device, laboratory, food and beverage, cosmetic, water recycling, wastewater, textile and chemical industries. IPC's free-rinsing, precision cleaners are effective in a wide variety of cleaning applications. Highly concentrated; an ...

  • Genasol 21cellulose acetate cleaner

    Membrane manufacturers specify strict parameters for membrane cleaning chemical use, including pH and temperature. Extremes of alkalinity and temperature can result in hydrolysis of the cellulose acetate, or polyamide, rejection layer of a membrane. Cellulose acetate is extremely sensitive to pH, and most membrane manufacturers recommend a pH of between of 3 and 9 for cleaning. These limitations ...

  • Biodegradable Cleaners by IPC

    International Products Corporations (IPC) is pleased to offer biodegradable, environmentally-friendly products that are alternatives to hazardous solvents and chemicals commonly used in precision cleaning operations.   IPC cleaners are safe for personnel, materials and equipment, and the environment; yet powerful enough to remove the most difficult soils.  The cleaners meet the USDA ...

  • American Membrane Technology Association events

    From 1-4 February we were at the AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition in San Antonio, Texas. There were over 90 exhibitors and 140 papers presented. There was even a session in Spanish, where Fernando del Vigo presented a paper entitled ‘What’s New in RO Membrane Cleaning? Micro-Bubbles and High Ionic Strength Effervescent Cleaners Enhance RO Membrane Foulant ...

  • H2O Innovation: professional water technologies develops three new membrane products

    Vista, California, April 14, 2010—H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Company”), a complete water treatment solutions company providing custom designed systems along with specialty chemicals for membrane filtration systems, announces that its California business unit Professional Water Technologies ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • Sterlitech Expands Flat Sheet Membrane Selection with Addition of TriSep Products

    Sterlitech Corporation is proud to announce its partnership with TriSep Corporation, leading producer of a broad range of membrane elements for the water treatment industry. Available immediately, TriSep’s flat sheet membranes join Sterlitech’s already robust product line, which includes membrane sheets from noted manufacturers GE Osmonics, Koch Membrane Systems, and Toray ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Centrifugal Sand Filter Keeps Process Water Cleaner, Maximizing Quality and Process Efficiency

    Whether for cooling or as a product component, production processes often demand an uninterrupted stream of filtered water. If that water supply is unreliable, contaminated or maintenance-intensive, processes suffer. That invariably translates to diminish product quality, process interruptions and/or exorbitant maintenance costs. Molded plastics, food and beverage processing, paper ...

  • Water purification membrane chemical experts, Genesys, win their third Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    For the third time its 15-year history, specialist chemicals manufacturer, Genesys International, has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The award honours the company’s achievements in international trade. Genesys International has previously won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Export in 2005 and another Queen’s Award for Enterprise International Trade in ...

  • AvistaClean MF/UF selection guides now on-line

    Updated selection guides and product data sheets are now availalbe on-line for the MF/UF cleaners . We"ve also revised the RO cleaner selection guide to include several new formulations for oil and polymer fouling. Microfiltration (MF) and ultrafiltration (UF) membrane manufacturers have traditionally recommended generic cleaning regimes for their membranes. However, experience has shown that ...


    By Avista Technologies

  • Chemical free cleaning of MBR wastewater treatment plants

    MICRODYN-NADIR GmbH located in Wiesbaden, Germany and Darmstadt University of Technology have developed a new, environmentally friendly cleaning process for submerged membranes in membrane-bio-reactor (MBR) applications. Due to their small footprint and superior effluent quality, MBR plants are the next generation of biological wastewater treatment. The driving force for this technology is the ...


    By MICRODYN-NADIR GmbH

  • Micro-bubble cleaning

    Genesol 703, our high ionic strength powder cleaner, has rapidly become our biggest selling cleaning product. It is particularly effective against clay and biofilm, which are notoriously difficult to clean. The product uses a unique cleaning mechanism, disrupting layered biofilm and clay at the membrane surface. This occurs via normal osmosis of water, drawn by the high ionic strength of the ...

  • Autopsies of the quarter

    Recently we’ve been looking back at records of some of the heaviest membranes that have been sent to our labs for autopsy.  In January, Max Fazel received a membrane that should have weighed 16.5kg (36lbs) but actually topped the scales at 32.9kg (72lbs) due to heavy calcium sulphate scaling. After applying Genesol 701 high ionic strength acid cleaner with effervescent and ...

  • Aerated RO cleaning system launch

    Microbubble Membrane Cleaning Following a three-year internal research project, Genesys International introduced its new, enhanced RO membrane cleaning system. In a paper presented at the IDA World Congress in Tianjin. According to senior research chemist and process inventor, Max Fazel, the cleaning ...

  • Clean mining association launched

    A new industry association has been launched aimed at supporting and advocating technological advancements to make the mining industry cleaner and more environmentally responsible. The Clean Mining Alliance is a newly formed international non-profit organization based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is being introduced ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Algeria opens $250m seawater desalinization plant

    General Electric has opened a new $250 million desalinization plant in the Mediterranean Sea for the Algerian government. The plant, equipped with massive sand filters, chemically treated membranes, high-pressure pumps, and electric turbines run by recycled brine, is financed by $200 million from the U.S.-backed Overseas Private Investment Co. On his way to Philadelphia International Airport on ...


    By General Electric

  • H2O Innovation: Professional Water Technologies Adds Three New International Distributors in South Africa and South-East Asia

    H2O Innovation Inc. ("H2O Innovation" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: HEO)(ALTERNEXT: MNEMO:ALHEO) announces that its Professional Water Technologies ("Professional Water Technologies" or "PWT") business unit, specialized in reverse osmosis specialty chemicals and membrane forensics services, has recently signed agreements with three new distributors, increasing its international outreach to ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • H2O Innovation: Professional Water Technologies Receives NSF Standard 60 Certification From the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)

    VISTA, CALIFORNIA - H2O Innovation Inc. ("H2O Innovation" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: HEO)(ALTERNEXT: MNEMO:ALHEO), a complete water treatment solutions company providing custom designed water treatment systems along with operating and maintenance solutions, announces that its California business unit Professional Water Technologies ("PWT") has received NSF/ANSI Standard 60 Certification from ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • Development of an advanced system of fuel cell cogeneration of heat and power (micro-chp)

    A micro-CHP system is a small heat engine that provides all the power for a home: heating, ventilation, air conditioning and electricity. Many times, the electricity generated can be sold to the grid using the natural gas that gets to the houses. TECNALIA is working in a system that consists of two parts: a reactor to produce heat and hydrogen from natural gas, and a fuel cell that converts ...

  • Scottsburg, Indiana Wastewater Treatment Facility replaces chlorine feed system with open channel UV for a safer, more efficient - ultra violet disinfection system

    The City of Scottsburg, Indiana recently improved their wastewater disinfection facility, and elected to replace a chlorine feed system with a closed vessel ETS-UV system by Neptune Benson. The UV system is now commissioned and disinfecting the wastewater seasonally. The units have a 14 inch inlet and the control panels feature the ETS Touch ® membrane. Talking about his experiences with the ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • New clean mining alliance to promote advancements in technology in the mining industry

    The Clean Mining Alliance is pleased to announce the unveiling of its new industry association aimed at supporting and advocating technological advancements to make the mining industry cleaner and more environmentally responsible. “Frameworks exist to increase social responsibility in mining, but despite advancements in exploration, extraction, production and reclamation technology, the ...


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