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  • Membrane Technology For Liquid And Gas Separations

    REPORT HIGHLIGHTS This report provides: An overview of the U.S. market for membrane technology for liquid and gas separations, with examination of the global activities due to the international presence of many industry participants Analyses of market trends, with data from 2011, estimates for 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through ...


  • World Membrane Separation Technologies demand to rise 9.2% annually through 2017

    Worldwide demand for membranes is projected to increase a healthy 9.2 percent annually to $25.7 billion in 2017. Ongoing economic improvement through 2017 will boost gains in several key geographic markets where the global recession of 2009 and subsequent slow recovery restrained manufacturing activity and capital investments through 2012. Rising environmental standards and regulations in many ...


  • Pall Corp. to Present Membrane-Based Separation Solutions for Alternative Fuels

    Driven by the demand for alternatives to fossil fuels and the challenge to mitigate carbon emissions, algae biomass industry executives around the world are striving to develop and commercialize large-scale algae production. A main hurdle for this is the dewatering step required by many processes after harvesting the biomass. One way to achieve efficient and complete harvest is to employ scalable ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • US Membrane Separation Technologies Industry Worth $5.4 billion in 2016

    This study analyzes the $3.7 billion US membrane industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by type (e.g., cellulosic, polysulfone and nylon, ceramic), application (e.g., microfiltration, reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, pervaporation) and market (e.g., water and wastewater treatment, food and beverage processing, ...


  • Tanaka Precious Metals Establishes Ultrathin Membrane Processing Technology for Palladium-based Hydrogen Separation (Permeation) Membranes; Starting Provision of Samples to Europe, the US and Asia

    Tokyo, July 14, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) announced today that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) has established an ultrathin membrane processing technology for rolled palladium based foils used for hydrogen separation (permeation) membranes, and will begin provision of samples to Europe, the US and ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Membrane leachate plant handover

    Two years ago, ISTAÇ (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Waste Materials Valuation Industry) and Norit X-Flow embarked on one of the most remarkable wastewater treatment projects of its time; the treatment of leachate from the Istanbul landfill in Odayeri and Kömürcüoda. The installation became the largest membrane leachate plant in the world and ...


    By Pentair X-Flow

  • Membrane fouling control

    An article published in Water and Environment Journal examines the use of air sparging and intermittent permeation as methods of reducing membrane fouling in the post-treatment of upflow anaerobic sludge blanket effluent. In wastewater treatment processes, the emphasis has recently shifted to include reduction ...


  • Clean Membranes secures funding to develop non-fouling membranes

    Clean Membranes Inc, a Lexington, Massachusetts-based start-up developing a new generation of non-fouling membranes, has concluded a Series A round of financing led entirely by Morningside Venture Investments Ltd. The proceeds will be used primarily to take the technology, licensed on an exclusive basis from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from laboratory discovery stage to ...

  • Membrane bioreactors: Advanced membranes improve energy efficiency and reduce lifecycle costs

    Membrane bioreactor technology has been selected to meet current and future wastewater treatment needs and environmental standards in ...

  • Pre Book: Worldwide Membranes (RO, UF, MF, Electro dialysis, Gas Separation) - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trend 2012 - 2018

    Membranes are the barriers which separate two phases and restrict transport of various chemicals in a selective manner. Based on the type of the operation, membranes can be segmented into reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, mircofiltration, electrodialysis, and gas separation.  These membranes are used in various application areas such as in medicine, biotechnology, food technology, in osmotic ...


  • PermSelect® Silicone Hollow Fiber Membrane Contactors available

    MedArray, a specialty membrane and device manufacturer, is pleased to announce the availability of its PermSelect® Silicone Hollow Fiber Membrane Contactors.MedArray’s technology makes available for the first time the benefits of silicone in hollow fiber format. Using a patented “lost core” forming process, the company creates self-supporting PDMS silicone hollow fibers with an outside diameter ...


    By PermSelect

  • New Synder Filtration SM Flat Sheet Membranes

    Sterlitech is launching Synder Filtration’s new "SM" flat sheet membrane. This is a PES based ultrafiltration membrane commonly used for specialty protein separation, skim milk protein concentrate/isolate production and beverage clarification. SM membrane conforms to 3-A, FDA, and USDA sanitary standards and provides good ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • 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

  • A new way to build membranes for fuel cells

    A team of researchers at MIT and Pennsylvania State University has been developing a new method for producing novel kinds of membranes that could have improved properties for batteries, fuel cells and other energy conversion and storage applications. After years of working on a novel way of making membranes through a unique layer-by-layer assembly, the team has developed a material specifically ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • FILTECH 2011 explores future of filtration & separation

    With FILTECH 2011 taking place from 22-24 March 2011, the City of Wiesbaden, Germany, will turn into a meeting place for all those involved with Filtration & Separation and adjacent sectors. The international congress provides a platform for academia and all those keen to learn about latest research, global developments, and new approaches, and will feature 180 technical papers by experts ...


  • Membrana Introduces World’s Largest Membrane Degasser in the NEW 14 x 40-inch Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactor

    Membrana-Charlotte, a leading membrane and degassing device manufacturer, is pleased to introduce the New 14 x 40 Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactor to its product family. The introduction of this deaeration product extends the Liqui-Cel® product line’s capacity from 400 gpm to 550 gpm (125 m3) in a single device. This represents a >30%increase in capacity and makes the 14 x 40 the ...


  • American Filtration and Separations Society Plenary Speakers at the Technical Conference on Filtration and Separation in the New Energy Era

    The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) will hold a Technical Conference & Exhibition on October 17-20, 2011 at the Hilton Houston Westchase in Houston, TX. There will be four plenary speakers at the conference. Two speaking on Tuesday, October 18th and two speaking on Wednesday, October 19th. Tuesday, October 18, 2011 "Short-term Financial Market Risks and Long-term ...


  • American Filtration and Separations Society to Hold Technical Conference on Filtration and Separation in the New Energy Era

    The American Filtration and Separations Society will hold a Technical Conference & Exhibition on October 17-20, 2011 at the Hilton Houston Westchase in Houston, TX. Topics to be covered include; upstream and midstream oil production/processing; downstream refinery, gas, petro-chemical processes; green and renewable energy; power generation; environment and water treatment; and other ...


  • POREX Tubular Membrane Filter Featured at Indowater 2013 Program

    Yee Keong Wan, South East Asia Sales Manager for Porex Filtration, presented the advantages of the Porex Tubular Membrane Filter (TMF) Modules for use in Metals Removal for Water Reuse/Recycle and Metals Recovery at indowater 2013.  Porex Filtration brings unique solutions to high-solids filtration and separation applications including water and wastewater, paints, inks, polishing slurries, ...


    By Porex Filtration Division

  • VSEP Membrane System Converts Liability to Asset While Improving Ethanol Yields

    New Logic Research announced today the successful commissioning of a full-scale VSEP membrane separation system at a Brazilian ethanol plant. The nanofiltration system was installed to concentrate an ethanol byproduct called vinasse (vinaza). While vinasse has traditionally been applied directly to the fields as a fertilizer, recent evidence suggests this practice is reducing sugar crop yields ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

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