microfiltration News

  • Microfiltration elements for challenging water

    Membrane provider Nitto Denko/Hydranautics has developed HYDRAcap MAX microfiltration elements that have a very high membrane surface area and durable membrane fibre. The HYDRAcap MAX microfiltration technology from Nitto Denko/Hydranautics has a low footprint, and uses a crystalline polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane fibre that is extremely ...

  • Effluent abatement in the production of pasta filata cheeses

    GEA Filtration offers a simple and cost-effective solution for recovery of dairy solids from cooker/stretcher/mixer fluids generated during the production of pasta filata-style cheeses, such as mozzarella. Utilizing ceramic, cross-flow microfiltration (MF) technology, a substantial portion of otherwise lost dairy solids can be recovered as saleable food product and a corresponding reduction in ...


    By GEA Filtration

  • Orange Cty. WD continues expansion with Evoqua MEMCOR membrane systems

    Hello, The Orange County (California) Water District (OCWD), recipient of this year’s prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize, continues to implement the expanded Evoqua MEMCOR® modular membrane system at its pioneering Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS). The current expansion increases microfiltration capacity by 44 MGD in addition to the original MEMCOR CS membrane modules ...


    By Evoqua Water Technologies

  • CSM launches new website

    CSM produces reverse-osmosis (RO), nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration products. The site navigation system has been revamped and now has an enhanced user-friendly interface to act as an integral channel for providing product information and company news. The company says that it will serve as an essential business tool to connect more effectively in a more global sense as CSM ...


    By Toray Chemical Korea

  • Wright-Pierce earns ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards for innovative, sustainable water facilities designs

    State-of-the Art technologies recycle water, reduce use of chemicals and preserve historic character at Somersworth and Hanover facilities.Wright-Pierce, a New England based water, wastewater and infrastructure engineering firm, earned an Engineering Excellence Award from The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New Hampshire for the design of a new water treatment facility in ...


    By Wright-Pierce

  • Dow Water Solutions to present at membrane technology conference this week in Memphis, Tennessee

    Dow Water Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), and a global leader in water purification, seawater desalination, contamination removal and water reuse solutions, will present during the 10th biennial Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition in Memphis, Tennessee, March 15-18, 2009. The event, co-sponsored by the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) and ...

  • Cross-flow Membrane Market to Exceed $11 Billion by 2016

    The market for cross-flow membrane components and systems will exceed $11 billion in 2016. This is the latest forecast in McIlvaine RO, UF, MF World Market. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) The largest segment of the market involves reverse osmosis (RO). The less efficient ultrafiltration and microfiltration segments are smaller in the aggregate than the RO portion. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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, ...

  • Orange County groundwater replenishment system receives $421,432 for saving energy

    Orange County’s Groundwater Replenishment (GWR) System has been recognized with six awards totaling $421,432 for energy-saving strategies that were incorporated into the design of the GWR System. The Southern California Edison “Savings by Design” awards are granted to local businesses that incorporate smart, energy saving designs into long-term facility planning. The GWR System is a joint project ...

  • Sales Of Filtration Membranes And Equipment To Reach $11 Billion In 2011

    Consumer and industrial demands for clean water will drive the market for cross-flow membrane systems and replacement membranes to over $11 billion in 2011 up from $8.3 billion in 2007.  These forecasts are displayed in the McIlvaine Company online report, RO/UF/MF World Markets. Forecasts are segmented by membrane type and efficiency.  Reverse Osmosis is the most efficient membrane and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

  • Nordic Water acquires Sobye Miljöfilter

    Sobye Miljöfilter, based just outside Bergen in Norway, has developed its band filter since more than 25 years with focus on municipal and industrial applications. The band filter is widely used in Norway as a replacement for traditional primary sedimentation tanks, as well as the only filter on primary treatment plants, giving more than 50 % reduction in SS and 20% reduction in BOD. It is ...


    By Nordic Water Products AB

  • MAXFLOW filter systems are setting standards

    GKD-CompactFiltration will be exhibiting its MAXFLOW filter systems at metalworking show EMO Hannover, which takes place from 19–24 September in Hannover, Germany. The MAXFLOW filter systems from GKD are made entirely of stainless steel, self-cleaning and work without filter aids. They are suitable for use in for central machining processes. ...

  • American Filtration Society holds ‘new energy’ conference

    The American Filtration and Separations Society plans to hold a technical conference and exhibition covering the role of filtration and separation in ‘new’ (renewable) energy. The American Filtration and Separations Society conference, which will run from 17-20 October 2011 in Houston, Texas, ...

  • Oily wastewater treatment

    Vegetable oil processing plants and the catering trade often generate a large amount of oil-containing wastewater, which causes serious environmental problems. An article in Water Science and Technology examines the feasibility of treating such WW using an integrated microfiltration-reverse osmosis (MF-RO) process. In recent years, large quantities of effluents have been produced by the vegetable ...

  • Double-Digit Growth for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies: SBI Energy

    Microfiltration and nanofiltration will lead the total market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment (MWWT) technologies, which will post a 15.5% compound annual growth rate through 2021. According to "Global Market for Membrane Wastewater ...


    By SBI Reports

  • Emergency water supply after disasters

    A portable gravity-driven microfiltration unit which produces drinkable water in an emergency has been developed at the University of Kassel, Germany. An article in Water Science & Technology: Water Supply describes how the unit can provide water for 200–500 people for a period of over many months without any maintenance. Serious natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes ...

  • Membrana Commercializes a new 2 x 6 SuperPhobic® Contactor with Black Housing for Deaeration in the Digital Ink Jet Printing Industry

    Membrana is pleased to announce that it has completed the commercialization process of its 2 x 6 SuperPhobic® Membrane Contactor. This membrane degassing device improves many processes by removing bubbles and dissolved gasses from liquids. Specifically to the digital printing industry, bubbles in the ink jet print head can cause misfiring of the ink jet and imperfections on the final printed ...

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies

    Wastewater is, at once, an environmental hazard and a potentially recoverable resource. Generated from a wide array of processes and activities, wastewater may contain hazardous toxins, heavy metals, oils and greases, nutrients, bacteriological components, viruses, pharmaceuticals, and an array of other pollutants. If released into natural or managed waters, these pollutants can contribute ...

  • AWWA releases four new publications for water operators and utility managers

    The American Water Works Association recently announced the release of four new and updated publications: M44 Distribution Valves: Selection, Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance, Third Edition; M53 Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Drinking Water, Second Edition; Energy Management for Water Utilities; and Advanced Oxidation ...

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