membrane performance testing News

  • Membrane filtered beer

    Every brewer aims for the best quality for you to enjoy your beer. Brewing beer is real craftsmanship; a lot of different processes are needed to get that perfect golden drink. One of these processes is beer filtration. Convergence simulated an existing Beer Membrane Filter on a smaller scale for one of our customers. The system analyzes the filtration behaviour of unfiltered beers. Results ...


    By Convergence Industry B.V.

  • Research and Markets: Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology: Fundamentals and Performance of Low Temperature Fuel Cells

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ght52t/polymer) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Polymer electrolyte membrane and direct methanol fuel cell technology: Fundamentals and performance of low temperature fuel cells" to their offering. PEMFCs and DMFCs ...


  • New NADIR Flat Sheet Membranes

    NADIR flat sheet membranes from Microdyn-NADIR are now available. NADIR Polyethersulfone (PES) membranes are offered in a wide range of MWCO: 4, 5, 10, 20, 30, 50, and 150kDa in addition to the 150kDa Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and 500kDa Regenerated Cellulose (RC) membranes. Addition of NADIR membranes to the Sterlitech product line fills the gaps in our membrane flat sheet offering MWCO ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • New Membrane Technology for Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Begins Pilot-Scale Test

    A promising new technology sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for economically capturing 90 percent of the carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from a coal-burning power plant has begun pilot-scale testing. The technology is the PolarisTM membrane system, developed by Membrane Technology and Research Inc. (MTR). The system uses a specially designed CO2-selective membrane—a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Singapore MBR testing facility

    Siemens Water Technologies in Singapore and the PUB, Singapore"s national water agency, are collaborating on a membrane bioreactor (MBR) testing facility at PUB"s Changi Water Reclamation Plant. The recently commissioned 1.0 million litre/day (250,000 gpd) MBR system treats domestic wastewater at the Changi plant, which is part of the first phase of the Singapore Deep Tunnel Sewerage System ...


  • Puraflex - Hydrocarbon and Chemical Resistant Barrier Membrane

    Puraflex is a new chemical resistant barrier membrane material resistant to hydrocarbons and toxic industrial chemicals. Industrial Textiles & Plastics Ltd is a manufacturer of chemical protective clothing materials and membranes resistant to chemical and biological warfare agents. Developed specifically as a chemical barrier membrane, Puraflex’s patented technology ...

  • Introducing: The Air Gap Membrane Distillation (AGMD) Cell

    Continuing demand for low energy solutions to separation challenges have fueled Sterlitech’s latest product release: an Air Gap Membrane Distillation Cell. The first commercially available bench-scale tangential flow test cell of its kind, it mimics conditions representative of large-scale systems with minimal use of membrane or product. The AGMD cell offers researchers fast and accurate ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Introducting: Acrylic SEPA Test Cells

    Sterlitech is pleased to offer an Acrylic version of the Sepa Test Cell. The Sepa Test Cell is a bench-scale filtration unit designed to offer researchers fast and accurate data to easily evaluate the performance of membranes and/or the membrane separation ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Camfil APC expands testing laboratory

    Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory to include a climate-controlled facility with a new full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in accordance with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016, Method of Testing the Performance of Industrial Pulse Cleaned Dust ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Hallaton, Inc. Installs Membrane Lining System at Smithsonian Butterfly House

    Hallaton, Inc., the Eastern region’s leading containment linings installation specialists, began installation of a technical geomembrane liner at the Smithsonian Institution Museum of Natural History’s Enlarged Butterfly House project in Washington, D.C. The 36 mil reinforced polypropylene membrane being installed by Hallaton, Inc. was specified by the engineer as a containment system and ...


    By Hallaton, Inc

  • Dow Water Solutions and PUB Singapore Collaborate on New 16-inch Membranes

    MIDLAND, Mich., and SINGAPORE – Oct. 22, 2007 – Dow Water Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, have signed an agreement to test-bed Dow’s next-generation FILMTEC™ membranes for use in water reclamation. The joint collaborative research effort, which commenced at PUB’s Bedok NEWater plant in early October, is expected to validate ...

  • New Low-Pressure Bursting Disc Delivers Industry-Leading Performance

    Elfab’s latest addition to its industry-leading Opti-Gard™ range has been developed specifically for low-pressure applications from 2 psig. Opti-Gard™ SoLo, the result of a unique design and manufacturing process, is the most technically-advanced reverse-acting bursting disc of its type on the market. Featuring a 95 per cent operating to burst pressure ratio and a performance tolerance of ...


    By Elfab Limited

  • Positively Charged Nylon Membrane Filter Produces Highly Effective Reduction of Endotoxins

    Porvair Filtration Group has introduced Hydrofil HTZ – an innovative dual 0.2µm membrane sterilisation filter cartridge that incorporates a pharmaceutical grade, positively charged Nylon 6,6 membrane.  The positive zeta-potential of the nylon membrane enables highly effective reduction of most endotoxins derived from bacteria which typically have a negative charge in water. The ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • New DuraPES® Membrane with High Loading Capacity now available from Membrana

    Membrana is pleased to announce the launch of it’s new DuraPES® filtration membrane that has higher loading capacity compared to other commercially available membranes. The DuraPES® membrane has a unique patent pending pore structure and dual asymetric membrane wall that provides a protected separation layer. This separation layer has demonstrated its ...


  • GE’s Waterproof, Breathable eVent* fabrics Membranes Awarded OEKO-TEX® certification

    GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that the expanded polytetrafluorothylene (ePTFE) membranes used in eVent fabrics for apparel and footwear for outdoor activities, cycling and snow sports, have been awarded the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 ...

  • HTI’S New Thin Film Forward Osmosis Membrane in Production

    Hydration Technology Innovations, LLC (HTI), the world’s only manufacturer of commercially viable Forward Osmosis (FO) membranes, announces the production of a new highly durable, dimensionally stable, thin film composite membrane as the most recent addition to the OsMem™ FO membrane line. HTI has begun full-scale commercial manufacturing of this ...

  • New plant tests US appetite for seawater desalination

    There's far more riding on the Americas' largest seawater desalination plant than the 50 million gallons of drinking water it will produce for the San Diego area each day. The plant, which opens this year, will help determine the future of seawater desalination in the U.S. The billion-dollar project is only the nation's second major seawater plant. The first U.S. foray in Tampa Bay is widely ...


    By Associated Press

  • N.A. Water Systems Launches Mobilr Unit of Membrane Bioreactor for Biological Wastewater Treatment

    PITTSBURGH, PA. September 17, 2007 – N.A. Water Systems, LLC, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS) company, announced the launch of a mobile wastewater treatment unit for its NEOSEP™ immersed membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology, a new innovation in the U.S. marketplace. The pilot-scale treatment system is self-contained on a 48-ft truck trailer that can be transported to any ...


  • Study Finds Merck Millipore’s Strat-M® Synthetic Membrane Comparable to Human and Animal Skin for Permeation Studies

    Merck Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck, announced publication of a study showing that its Strat-M® synthetic membrane predicts skin permeation of chemical compounds during in vitro transdermal diffusion studies as effectively as human or animal skin. The study was conducted by researchers at Josai University in Japan and published in the January 25, 2015 issue of European Journal ...


    By Merck

  • Four years of top-notch performance: Impressive Quality of inge Ultrafiltration Modules Leads to Repeat Sales in China

    Filtering and cleaning municipal waste water in China is one of the hardest tasks you could set for an ultrafiltration membrane. After four years of operating its treatment plant without any fiber breakage or indeed any other problems, Dasmart – one of China's leading plant constructors – has joined forces with the German water specialists Georgi Water Treatment to rack up a fivefold increase in ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

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