Membrane Filtration News

  • Genairclean – the power of microbubbles

    Since Asif Sheikh joined Genesys from Nalco in April 2016 he has been consistently impressed with our unique cleaners and especially our patented approach of using microbubbles for enhanced membrane cleaning. The Genairclean system combines Genesol 704 (an alkaline detergent) with surfactant, chelant and effervescent reagents and uses a ‘Genairator’ to add air, creating microbubbles ...

  • Focus on microfiltration: filter longevity

    For consumers using disk, syringe, and capsule filters it is a common FAQ: How long will my filter last? Or, to put it another way: How much fluid can I expect to pass through my filter before it clogs? This seems to be a simple and reasonable question for a filter consumer: Would any of us purchase a product without an understanding of its service ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • AWWA´s ACE17 super-saver registration deadline is March 30

    The deadline for early registration for the American Water Works Association’s 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE17) is this Thurs., March 30, at midnight EDT. ACE17 will be held June 11-14 in Philadelphia, Penn. Interested ...

  • Nanomaterials to the rescue!

    Sterlitech is proud to announce the availability of Alumina Oxide (Al2O3) inorganic microporous membrane filters. These filters are finding use in several specialty applications, ranging from nanomaterials synthesis (where they perform best), graphene synthesis (Buckypaper) and testing, HPLC mobile phase ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • AMTA and AWWA announce awardees at the Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition

    The American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association today announced awardees at the Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition (MTC). Awardees were recognized at an awards luncheon during the conference in Long Beach, Calif. Christine Owen of Tampa Bay Water in Tampa, Fla. was presented with this year’s Water Quality Person of the ...

  • Record Export Order for Partech

    With 2016 drawing to a close, we are looking back over the accomplishments of the year and most notably Partech achieved a record – our largest export order to date! The export order came in from Beijing Science and Technology Company Ben-Hua whom we have formed a winning working relationship with over the years. Ben-Hua were ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Thirst CEO Mina Guli to speak at membrane conference

    The American Water Works Association and the American Membrane Technology Association announced today that the founder and CEO of Thirst, Mina Guli, will kick-off the 2017 Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition to be held Feb. 13-17 in Long Beach, Ca. Guli will address conference attendees during the Opening General Session at ...

  • Registration Open for Webinar on Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology: Increasing Water Availability

    Registration is now open for a December 7, 2016, National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) webinar, “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Rotork actuators support Portugal’s plan for advanced wastewater treatment

    The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment technology. The highly automated treatment facility, serving a population of 90,000, was recently inaugurated by the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and is named as a national environmental benchmark for future developments. MBR ...


    By Rotork

  • Ahlstrom to increase current filtration portfolio by investment in Madisonville, USA

    Ahlstrom, a global leader in filtration materials, will invest into engine and industrial filtration product capabilities at its Madisonville plant in Kentucky, USA. The total investment is approximately EUR 23 million and it will be completed during the first half of 2018. Fulvio Capussotti, Executive Vice President of Business Area Filtration & Performance, ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Ahlstrom to increase current filtration portfolio by investment in Madisonville, USA

    Ahlstrom, a global leader in filtration materials, will invest into engine and industrial filtration product capabilities at its Madisonville plant in Kentucky, USA. The total investment is approximately EUR 23 million and it will be completed during the first half of 2018. Fulvio Capussotti, Executive Vice President of Business Area Filtration & Performance, states on the investment: ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • New Testing Of Aquaporin Inside Water Filtration System In Space

    Aquaporin Space Alliance ApS, a joint venture between Aquaporin A/S and Danish Aerospace Company ApS (DAC), will carry out a second round of testing the Aquaporin Inside water filtration membrane in Space. This is another important step in developing filtration technology to efficiently reuse water in Space Stations. The “Aquamembrane-2” test setup hardware with the Aquaporin Inside ...


    By Aquaporin A/S

  • Traverse City renews $2.5 million wastewater treatment contract with CH2M

    The City of Traverse City, Michigan, recently approved a 5-year contract renewal with CH2M for operations and maintenance of the Traverse City Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. The City Commission voted 6 to 1 to renew this important partnership, extending a 26-year success story throughout which CH2M and the city have collaborated to improve water quality in Grand Traverse Bay, and help ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • atech: a tightly packed trade show year

    atech innovations, the West Germany located ceramic membrane manufacturer, is about to complete its exhibition year this week with its attendance at FILTECH 2016 in Cologne/Germany. From Tuesday, September 11th, until Thursday, September 13th, 2016 atech presents its product portfolio of ceramic membranes to an ...


    By atech innovations gmbh

  • Tianjin Motimo unveils $213m acquisition splurge

    Shenzhen-listed low-pressure membrane specialist Tianjin Motimo has announced that it will pay RMB1 billion ($150 million) for 100% of ceramic membrane manufacturer Jiangsu Kaimi Membrane Technology, as well as a further RMB420 million ($63 million) to acquire Western China-based systems integrator Gansu Jinqiao Water Technology. Motimo recorded RMB605 million ($92 million) in revenue for the ...

  • Tucson, Arizona’s Potable Water Reuse Pilot Project wins WateReuse Arizona Project of the Year award

    The award, which was presented at the Arizona Water Reuse 2016 Symposium, recognizes outstanding contributions to the water reuse industry within the state of Arizona. WateReuse Arizona has selected Tucson, Arizona’s Potable Water Reuse Pilot as its 2016 Project of the Year recipient. The award, which was presented at ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Merck Expands Industry-Leading Emprove Program to Include Filtration and Single-Use Products

    Emprove risk assessment program provides easy access to information on materials used for drug product manufacturing Merck has expanded its industry-leading Emprove risk assessment program to include a selection of products for filtration and single-use processing. The program provides documentation and regulatory information on materials used in the manufacture of drug products. This ...


    By Merck

  • 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 ...

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