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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.

Continuous evolution

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How did PTFE membrane for filtration come to be?

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Student Spotlight: Self-assembled zwitterionic membranes with interaction-based ion selectivity and fouling resistance

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Small-diameter carbon nanotubes

Facemask materials, surface treatments, intelligent sensors & carbon nanotubes That the COVID-19 pandemic has been a driver for filtration industry innovation is beyond dispute, and one of the commercial inventions of the year is undoubtedly the new bicomponent spunbond nonwoven material that can serve as an effective N95 facemask filter – without the need for …

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An ion-selective composite membrane

Ryan DuChanois is a fourth-year graduate student at Yale University, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in chemical and environmental engineering under the supervision of Professor Menachem Elimelech. Prior to Yale, Ryan received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Arkansas and an M.Phil. in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of …

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Copper stills at Glennfiddich in Dufftown.

Did you know? In Scotland and Canada, it’s “whisky” … But in the Ireland, the U.S. and elsewhere, it’s “whiskey” … So while we’re not beyond the occasional typo here at IFN, in this case there is a method to our madness.  The filter practices and processes of whisky manufacturers are often closely guarded secrets …

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Maura Sepesy is a third year graduate student at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. She works with Dr. Christine Duval researching membrane adsorbers for medical isotope purification. Sepesy’s previous career at Lubrizol researching novel separation materials inspired her to continue her education in this area. This …

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Schematic of a U(VI) selective membrane adsorber

Priyanka Suresh has always been passionate about clean water and clean energy availability. She received her undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering at Anna University in India. As an undergraduate, she was involved in research projects focusing on the removal of textile dyes and pharmaceutical wastes from water using graphene-oxide doped nanoparticles. This inspired her to …

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