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Membrane Filtration

International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of technology for membrane filtration. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in membrane filtration.

The road ahead for Porex sees porous polymer filtration at the forefront

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Student Spotlight: Laser-induced graphene for biofouling prevention in desalination & water treatment systems

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Filtration innovations in 2020

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Robert Carpio

Founded in 1961, Porex is a global leader in developing custom-engineered porous polymer solutions that become high-value functional components for a range of products. The company’s material solutions leverage a variety of porous polymer technologies, including sintered plastics, bonded fiber, open-cell foam, and microporous membranes. By combining material science expertise in filtration, absorption, diffusion, wicking …

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DuPont B-Free

DuPont launched of a new pre-treatment technology that is designed to eliminate the effects of biofouling in reverse-osmosis (RO) systems to reduce operational costs and to boost plant uptime and reliability. Biofouling is one of the most common and severe problems in the operation of a reverse osmosis (RO) system. Unchecked, it causes significant operational …

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Temish Vent Filter Patches

Nitto Denko Corporation’s TEMISH engineered porous PTFE membrane has applications ranging from ULPA and HEPA clean rooms to industrial uses, such as dust collection in power plants and protection for offshore gas turbines. A huge additional market is in often tiny high-performance filters as venting materials for many consumer devices. No compromise The water repellency …

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Toray Virus-Removing UF Membrane

Toray Industries announced it has developed a new polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) ultrafiltration (UF) membrane with exceptional virus removal rate and high water permeability for water treatment. It can thereby contribute to safe and economical water supplies treated with minimal energy for various applications, from food and beverages through wastewater reuse. Toray is accelerating application testing …

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Cerahelix ceramic nanofiltration membranes

Cerahelix’s NanoHelix and PicoHelix membrane filters build upon the inherently robust and durable nature that makes ceramics a good fit for harsh operating environments. The ability of these membranes to achieve nanofiltration opens the door to a myriad of applications for which traditional ceramic membrane technology has not been well suited. Ideal for use in …

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