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The Role of Filtration in Water Conservation

A series of DrM filters in operation

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 »

Micro-Screening Below 10 µm With Higher Flow Rates Innovative flow-optimized Dutch weaves for water processing

GKD Flow-optimized Dutch weaves for water processing

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 »

Lowering Costs and Raising Sustainability: Wastewater Treatment for the Food and Beverage Industry

Figure 1. The brewery process

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 »

FILTECH 2016

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

Filtration® 2016 will be held Nov. 8-10, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.