Water has become a scarce resource in many parts of the world. Once abundantly available, supply is running low and demand both for private and industrial use has constantly increased over time. While nations have historically not given too much attention to the conservation of this valuable resource, today nations find themselves increasingly fighting for a larger share of what is at their disposal. In certain regions of China for example, the maximum amount of water usage is specified in licenses for new production plants. …Continue Reading
By Peter Wirtz, Business Unit Manager, Solid Weave, GKD – Gebr. Kufferath AG
More than ever before, efficient water treatments with increasingly finer separation rates are major issues for wastewater treatment plant operators.
This year, the urgent search for solutions that can ensure reliable micro-screening at high flow rates and with improved separation performance brought visitors flocking to the GKD stand at the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management in Munich, Germany. They were primarily interested in GKD’s optimized plain Dutch weaves (ODW) and its latest developments. …Continue Reading
By Katariina Majamaa, Global Strategic Marketing Manager and Jake Moen, Technical Service Specialist, Dow Water & Process Solutions
Water is critical to the food and beverage processing industries where water and wastewater are key components of multiple operations. Prior to the introduction of the Clean Water Act in 1972, food and beverage facilities did not have regulations governing the release of their wastewater into local bodies of water. Today, companies are held responsible and therefore must better understand and manage their wastewater. This has led to a growing need in the food and beverage industry to implement wastewater treatment solutions that are affordable, reliable and low-maintenance.…Continue Reading
Power management company Eaton has launched its line of spin-on filters that protect pumps, valves, compressors and hydraulic systems from contamination as per ISO 2941, ISO 3723 and ISO 2942, and are designed to provide one of the highest cleanliness …Continue Reading
INDA will celebrate the strength and growth of the filtration market at its 25th anniversary edition of the Filtration International Conference & Exposition in Philadelphia this fall. Started as a small conference in a hotel setting in 1991 by INDA, …Continue Reading
Global demand for activated carbon — including powdered, granular, and other types — is expected to rise 6.0 percent per year to 1.9 million metric tons in 2020. Growth will be led by China and other developing countries in the …Continue Reading
FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide. This Exhibition is a must for all those concerned with designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation equipment and services. FILTECH is the international platform and solution provider …Continue Reading
Filtration® 2016 will be held Nov. 8-10, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.