Today’s trends in indoor air pollution from H&V

Mike Clark, division president of High Efficiency and Specialty Filtration at Hollingsworth & Vose. Indoor air pollution is probably receiving more attention than ever. Here Mike Clark, division president of High Efficiency and Specialty Filtration at Hollingsworth & Vose discusses some of the key issues surrounding air pollution and filtration today.  At last year’s FILTECH […]

  • 26 Mar 2020
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Greasezilla offers modular FOG separation system 

Designed for both interior and exterior placement, the modular Greasezilla FOG separation system is scalable in 10,000-gallon processing modules. The Greasezilla FOG Brown Grease separation technology, developed by the US-based Downey Ridge Environmental Company, is now available in a modular system configuration to accommodate remote collection sites and large-scale food production facilities where high volumes […]

Lanxess introduces new normalisation software

The PerforMem program, developed by LANXESS, can be used to evaluate the performance of a reverse osmosis system and quickly identify faults. (Image: LANXESS) Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has developed PerforMem, software for analysing reverse osmosis which automatically imports system data from templates in standard process control systems and normalises large volumes of data. When […]

Framo offers tailor-made oil skimmer  

Framo’s new solution allows customers to specify a range of options to tailor their systems to fit operational requirements Framo has introduced a new customisable oil skimmer offering based on its TransRec platform, which allows customers to specify a range of options to tailor their systems to fit their operational requirements. The system, used in […]

Sofi Filtration and Encotech trial system

The trail combined Encotechs cross-flow filtration system integration with Sofis advanced microfilter. Finnish water filtration company, Sofi Filtration, and US company Encotech, an environmental products and systems integrator, have partnered to combine Encotech’s cross-flow filtration system integration with Sofi’s advanced microfilter. The system integration has sophisticated sensing and controls for determining the state of material fouling […]

Grundfos Foundation to support fight against COVID-19

3D illustration of COVID-19 under the microscope. Image Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock. Community members in Zeze, Tanzania collect safe, clean water from Grundfos technology and solar-powered water systems installed by Water Mission. Photo: Water Mission. As part of Grundfos’s 75th anniversary celebrations, the Poul Due Jensen Foundation (Grundfos Foundation) has increased its budget for donations from a […]

Alfa Laval awarded SEK60mn renewable energy order in Sweden

Alfa Laval has secured a SEK60 million order from the Nordic energy company St1 for a process line to be installed in a new biorefinery plant that is being built in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Alfa Laval equipment will remove various impurities from waste fats and oils, which later will be converted into renewable fuels. Alfa […]

  • 24 Mar 2020
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Eclipse Magnetics achieves EHEDG certification

Eclipse Magnetics EHEDG magnetic separator is a high intensity magnetic separator designed to operate in pneumatic conveying lines and gravity pipes. Eclipse Magnetics is now able to offer an EHEDG magnetic separator for use in pneumatic conveying lines, lean/dilute phase and gravity pipes, with EHEDG Type EL Class II certification. After careful evaluation by the European Hygienic Engineering & […]

Ultrafiltration membranes for wastewater and water process engineering

The research article ‘Ultrafiltration membranes for wastewater and water process engineering: A comprehensive statistical review over the past decade’ has been published in Elsevier’s Journal of Water Process Engineering (Volume 35, June 2020, 101241). Abstract The primary intention of this review is to showcase and quantify the level of research interest and current research trends concerning UF membrane […]

Executive team changes at Xylem

Xylem has appointed two new commercial and segment leaders to its executive team. Hayati Yarkadas is the new senior vice president, and president, Water Infrastructure & Europe Commercial Team, while Matthew Pine has been appointed SVP and president, Applied Water Systems & Americas Commercial Team. Yarkadas was most recently president of Performance Materials at Trinseo, […]

Lanxess helps supply water to African village

Solar-powered reverse osmosis membrane elements from Lanxess Lewabrane brand are used to turn raw water with a high salt content of 4,800 ppm into potable water. (Image: Boreal Light GmbH) Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is supplying its reverse osmosis membrane elements for use in a solar-powered desalination system called WaterKiosk which provides clean water to […]

Mann+Hummel: new head of Life Sciences & Environment

Fua Nipah, president and general manager of Mann+Hummel Life Sciences & Environment. Singapore-based Fua Nipah has been appointed president and general manager of Mann+Hummel’s Life Sciences & Environment (LS&E) business. The global LS&E business unit comprises Mann+Hummel’s air filtration and membrane solutions segments as well as future solutions outside the automotive sector. Nipah has been […]

Cleaner oil for grinding machines with Eclipse

The AutoMag Skid removes magnetic and para-magnetic contamination, down to submicron size. The swarf material that was removed from the machine was saturated with oil and OSL Cutting Technologies had to pay for its removal and disposal. When a UK supplier of specialist tools for industrial engineers had problems with oil contamination in its grinding […]

Low-chemical membrane filtration of polluted water

The research article ‘Light conducting photocatalytic membrane for chemical-free fouling control in water treatment’ has been published in Elsevier’s Journal of Membrane Science. Abstract This work shows for the first time the convenient in-situ UV illumination of a titanium dioxide (TiO2) photocatalytic membrane via a porous glass substrate for effective fouling reduction during water treatment. By directing […]

DuPont Water Solutions wins award for MABR

DuPont Water Solutions was overall winner of the Technology award at the recent WEX Global Awards in Barcelona, where the company was also shortlisted for five out of a total of 10 categories. Mark Barker, CEO of WEX, said the judges were particularly impressed by the DuPont Water Solutions’ OxyMem drop-in MABR modules that enhance […]

Amazon Filters makes metalworking investment

Programming a CNC machining cell in the new metalworking shop at Amazon Filters Camberley plant. Amazon Filters has opened a 12 500 sq ft (1160 sq m) metalwork facility close to its European manufacturing centre in Camberley, Surrey, UK. The new metalworking hub features a component shop with CNC machining and cutting cells, a press […]

Industrial dust extraction systems

Cyclofilter dust extraction and wood waste handling plant handling over 10 tonnes of material per hour, the equivalent of 115,000 m3/hr. Cyclofilter dust extraction system for composite door manufacture. This return air system delivers filtered air back to the workspace to reduce heating costs. Creating a safe working environment is an important part of health […]

Microfiltration of suspensions and macromolecular solutions

The research article ‘The behavior of suspensions and macromolecular solutions in crossflow microfiltration: An update’ has been published in Elsevier’s Journal of Membrane Science (Volume 601, 1 March 2020, 117865). Abstract More than two decades after the highly-cited review on microfiltration of suspensions and macromolecular solutions, it is time to revisit and update the fundamentals and […]

Membrion raises funding for commercial production

Membrions silica gel-based membranes. (Image: Membrion) Membrion, a manufacturer of lower cost, high performance ion exchange membranes, has received a total of US$6 million funding to begin commercial production of its silica gel ceramic membranes at its new production facility in Seattle. The company has developed Molecular Self Assembly (MSA) technology that uses readily available, non-toxic […]

Dynamic Modifiers launches fire retardant compound

PAL VersaCHAR is a non-halogenated, low-smoke, lightweight fire retardant compound. Dynamic Modifiers, a US manufacturer of polyolefin polymer compounders, has introduced its PAL VersaCHAR, a new non-halogenated, low-smoke, lightweight fire retardant compound which the company will use in filter end-caps, cores, cages and housings in liquid and frames in air filtration. The plastic compound protects against […]

Temasek Foundation – The Liveability Challenge 2020

  By 2050, 2.5 billion more people will live in cities, demanding more food, products and services than ever before, even while we face growing challenges related to resource scarcity and climate change. This is why The Liveability Challenge is back in 2020, and in this third edition, we’re on the global hunt for ground-breaking, […]

GWE partnership reduces waste in starch factory

GWE has designed a new wastewater treatment plant for a Russian starch factory. Global Water & Energy (GWE), part of the Global Water Engineering Group of companies, has designed a new wastewater treatment plant for a Russian starch factory. The factory has doubled its corn processing capabilities and mitigated its environmental impact by installing the […]

Gardner Denver merges with Ingersoll Rand Industrial Segment

Gardner Denver Holdings Inc has completed its merger with the Ingersoll Rand Industrial segment. The newly combined company, named Ingersoll Rand Inc, produces mission-critical flow creation systems, including air compressors, pumps, blowers, the Club Car brand of electric vehicles, and systems for fluid management, loading and material handling. Ingersoll Rand will operate as four reportable segments: […]

Ionomr financing aids commercialisation of membrane technology

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Fluence makes first Subre sale in Cambodia

Fluence Corp Ltd has sold a Subre membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) to Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Port for the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction through its local partner Xwater Technology Co Ltd. The order, valued at more than US$7 million, consists of 66 Subre towers. Delivery is expected by June 2020. The smart products […]

Andritz showcases water technology at IFAT

A highlight of the Andritz exhibits at IFAT is a model of its gravity filter, an economic alternative to plastic filter cartridge plants. (Image: Andritz) Andritz will be exhibiting its new technologies, services and automation solutions for the water, wastewater, waste management, and raw materials industries at the IFAT 2020, which takes place in Munich […]

Removing micropollutants from water

The research article ‘Removal of micropollutants from water by commercially available nanofiltration membranes’ has been published in Elsevier journal Science of The Total Environment. Abstract The current work is focused on the use of nanofiltration in the removal of micropollutants, specially drugs (diclofenac and ibuprofen) and heavy metal (zinc sulphate and zinc nitrate) from wastewater. The […]

Advertorial: LENZING™ solution from botanic origins

100% cellulose LENZING Lyocell Shortcut fibers are resistant to chemical degradation by organic solvents, fuels and oils. LENZING Lyocell Shortcut fibres are derived from sustainably-grown wood, harvested from certified and controlled sources. Cellulose has been used in the formation of filter media throughout history. Today’s wood-based Lyocell fibers provide a combination of high technical performance […]

Chinese approval for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3

Alfa Laval’s PureBallast 3 now has Chinese type approval, allowing the company to support all shipowners who build or sail under the Chinese flag. Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 has become one of the first non-Chinese ballast water treatment solutions to be type approved by the China Classification Society, allowing its installation on vessels that carry […]

Aquaporin joins Space Exploration Danmark

Aquaporin has joined Space Exploration Danmark to broaden and share its knowledge with other stakeholders. Aquaporin has expanded its space activities by joining the Danish interdisciplinary partnership Space Exploration Danmark to promote manned and unmanned space exploration by Denmark between 2020 and 2022. The company has been heavily involved in developing solutions for space since […]