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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.

It’s a big job, and Julie Schertell is ready to do it

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Continuous evolution

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How did PTFE membrane for filtration come to be?

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Julie Schertell, President & Chief Executive Officer Mativ Holdings, Inc.

Merger news rocked the specialty materials industry in July with the announcement that Mativ Holdings, Inc. formed after the successful completion of the merger of equals between Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. …

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Semiconductors are to be found in every single electronic device on the market and since 2020 the industry has been in crisis. Photo courtesy of Canatu

Membranes move with Moore’s Law for semiconductors Canatu, the manufacturer of advanced carbon nanotubes (CNTs) based in Vantaa, Finland, achieved an increase in sales of over 260% year-on-year in 2021, …

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An ePTFE membrane consists of nodes connected by fibrils. Bill Gore from W.L. Gore was the inventor of ePTFE material. Photo courtesy of W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and ePTFE Expanded PTFE originated in the lab at Dupont by chance. That being said, both PTFE and ePTFE were the result of ingenuity, diligence, and technical abilities. …

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Figure 1. Schematic illustration of a thin film composite (TFC) membrane

Samuel J. Lounder 5th Year Ph.D. Student Tufts University Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Smart Polymers, Membranes and Separations LaboratoryProfessor/Advisor: Ayse Asatekin, Ph.D. Samuel “Sam” Lounder is pursuing a …

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NX Filtration develops hollow-fiber nanofiltration technology

Dutch membrane specialist NX Filtration produces advanced hollow-fiber membrane modules for nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration applications. Its direct nanofiltration (dNF) concept was designed to remove micropollutants, color, nanoplastics, selective salts …

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