Membrane Performance News

  • Introducing: Dyed Polycarbonate Track-etch Membrane Filters

    Sterlitech is pleased to announce that you can now find the dyed polycarbonate membrane filters on their new product page, https://www.sterlitech.com/dyed-polycarbonate-membranes.html. These hydrophilic, polycarbonate track-etch (PCTE) membrane filters have been pigmented using black dye to minimize membrane autofluorescence. The dyed ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cross Flow Membrane Market is Changing

    The market for cross flow membrane equipment and consumables will be changing and evolving faster in the next decade than in the past few decades. This is the forecast in ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

  • 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

  • NXFiltration: next generation membranes

    While production has started at the brand new factory of NXFiltration, development of an exciting product continuous: hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes! NXFiltration – a spin-off from Twente University – has worked on new recipes for ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes for the last two years. The company wants to distinguish itself with their unique ...


    By Convergence Industry B.V.

  • 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

  • It is all about accurate flow and pressure!

    Convergence started off as a company specialized in the manufacture of customized measurement systems for membrane characterization. Over the past few years, Convergence has worked on projects that are slightly different: burner control systems, thermal spray systems and much more! All these projects have in common that accurate dosing and controlling of gases and flows are incredibly important. ...


    By Convergence Industry B.V.

  • Aquaporin Asia Pte. Ltd. and Berghof Membrane Technology GmbH announce game changing innovation during SIWW

    Aquaporin Asia Pte. Ltd. (Aquaporin Asia) and Berghof Membrane Technology GmbH (Berghof Membranes) announce the joint development of a tubular based Aquaporin Inside™ Forward Osmosis Technology during the Singapore International Water Week. Both companies have a rich history in treating industrial process streams and wastewater. A combined passion for innovation is what binds the ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Low Temperature, High Performance

    ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing is developing a standard for two asphalt products that reduce air emissions, save energy and benefit workers by lowering their exposure to asphalt fumes. The proposed standard (origiinally titled ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • New “Cool Roof Time Machine” Will Accelerate Cool Roof Deployment

    Cool roofs can help keep buildings cool, thus lowering the building’s energy use, while also mitigating the urban heat island effect by reflecting sunlight away from buildings and cities. But as cool roofs age and get soiled, how much of their reflectance do they lose? A collaboration led by scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has established a method to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • TFP announces new developments in Fuel Cell Electode Tecnology

    Technical Fibre Products (TFP), in partnership with Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells (JMFC), is delighted to announce the development of a novel and commercially ready electrode substrate for use in fuel cells. The substrate is the result of a collaborative project between TFP and JMFC and has been developed to address the market need for a lower cost alternative to the Gas Diffusion Layer (GDL) ...

  • 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

  • United Utilities UK Selects Evoqua MEMCOR UF Membrane System for Rochdale Waterworks Upgrade

    Evoqua to design and install innovative MEMCOR membrane system for facility upgrade at Clay Lane water treatment works in Rochdale Compact footprint ideal for existing plant redevelopment Modular pressurized, pre-engineered system simplifies design, operation and reduces installation costs United Utilities ...


    By Evoqua Water Technologies

  • Enhanced & Accelerated Biological Monitoring for Membrane Treatment Optimization

    A Louisiana water utility turned a challenging situation of severely fouled membranes and labor-intensive operation into a shining example of the great water quality that a well-run membrane filtration plant can produce. In a matter of 10 minutes, ATP monitoring can quantify the biological loading feeding a membrane compared to what is existing, thereby quantifying the degree of fouling within ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • 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 ...

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