Filtration in gas processing systems

Gas processors do not always give filtration the priority it deserves as a means to improve product quality and protect vital equipment from damage. The Gas Filtration Test Skid is a new development that can assess contamination levels and process flows while a gas plant is in operation. Figure 1. Overview of the spectrum of […]

Maximizing selectivity: An analysis of isoporous membranes

The research article ‘Maximizing selectivity: An analysis of isoporous membranes’ has been published in Elsevier’s Journal of Membrane Science (Volume 633, 1 September 2021, 119389). Abstract Membranes are compelling candidates for many separation-based industrial processes. However, all synthetic membranes are subject to well-recognized permeability-selectivity trade-offs that hinder their use in advanced applications. Having uniform nanoscale pore size, isoporous nanofiltration and ultrafiltration membranes […]

Aquammodate recognised in nature-inspired award

Aquammodate membrane prototype undergoing testing in the lab. Swedish start-up Aquammodate has been named by the Biomimicry Institute as a finalist in the Ray of Hope Prize for its water purification technology, and the winner of the US$100,000 prize will be announced on 15 June. Aquammodate says its technology has the potential to reach 100 […]

Celeros Flow Technology develops high capacity range

The new filter design has a layered and pleated media pack construction and is contained within a cartridge. In response to the growing levels of contamination across many different process applications, Celeros Flow Technology has developed a new range of High-Capacity (HC) filtration solutions to more efficiently separate solids and liquids. High solid loading within […]

Amazon Filters targets expanding chemicals’ market

Amazon Filters’ VisClear II is designed to support the manufacture of viscous fluids that require optimum processing at high temperatures. Amazon Filters has introduced the latest product in its meltblown filter cartridge range, the VisClear II, designed to strengthen filtration processes behind the manufacture of many high-viscosity fluids and to cater for increasing expansion in […]

Eaton’s filtration system for re-use of process water

The reduction of freshwater consumption by filtering and reusing process water saves process costs in paper manufacturing. (Image: Getty Images) Eatons modular F-Series consists of multiple filter stations and offers the flexibility needed to adapt to process-related changes. (Image: Eaton) Water is indispensable in many industrial production processes and companies are searching for ways to clean and […]

Parker offers filters for advanced gas turbines

The new filters feature durable hydrophobic and oleophobic properties, which remove problematic contaminants carried through to the turbine in liquid forms. The Gas Turbine Filtration Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation has launched its clearcurrent ASSURE filters for high-performance gas turbines. All components within the latest advanced gas turbines must be able to withstand the harsh environments […]

Ultrafiltration as tertiary treatment for municipal wastewater reuse

Separation and Purification Technology. The research article ‘Ultrafiltration as tertiary treatment for municipal wastewater reuse’ has been published in the journal Separation and Purification Technology. Abstract Water reuse is an enduring topic that benefits the society and future generations of mankind. Ultrafiltration (UF) is one of the most cost-effective treatment technologies for improving water quality. In […]

Memsift enters South Korean market through partnership

Dr J Antony Prince, founder and CEO of Memsift Innovations. Singapore-based industrial liquid-waste treatment specialist Memsift Innovations Pte Ltd and South Korea’s Angstroms Co Ltd have entered into a cooperation agreement to explore market opportunities for Memsift technologies in South Korea through pilot trials. Angstroms, which specialises in membrane separation technologies for industrial effluent treatment […]

Regeneration of filter press fabrics in the mining sector

The research article ‘Regeneration assessments of filter fabrics of filter presses in the mining sector’ has been published in the journal Minerals Engineering (Volume 168, 1 July 2021, 106922). Abstract In addition to investment costs, ongoing operating costs represent a major economic aspect of a process plant. From an entrepreneurial point of view, these should be as low […]

ZwitterCo secures funding to help it scale its water treatment and advanced separation technology

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DXP Enterprises acquires Carter & Verplanck

DXP Enterprises Inc has completed the acquisition of Carter & Verplanck Inc (CVI), a US distributor of products and services for the water and wastewater markets. Carter & Verplanck provides bio-solid and residual, potable water management and wastewater treatments solutions. The product range includes filters and pumps. Carter & Verplanck also operates a full-service company […]

April’s top filtration news stories

New products from Porex and Koch Separation Solutions and a review of our Covid-19 coverage were the most-read stories on the Filtration+Separation website in April 2021. 1. VFE testing shows efficacy of Porex materials The Porex Corporation has pioneered the use of viral filtration efficiency (VFE) testing methods and tested its own materials used in […]

Meissner to expand production capacity for Covid-19-related products

Meissner’s headquarters in Camarillo, California. Meissner Filtration Products has been awarded a US$13.4 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to facilitate expedited expansion of the company’s production capacity for products critical to Covid-19 vaccine and therapeutics manufacturing. Meissner will be expanding its Camarillo, California, manufacturing campus by making a significant […]

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Trucent builds centrifuge Center of Excellence in Indiana

Trucent’s new facility in Noblesville. Trucent has opened its new and expanded CentraSep production facility in Noblesville, Indiana, USA. The US$2 million facility in Noblesville, which is near Trucent’s previous location and just north of Indianapolis, will manufacture CentraSep centrifuges along with other new and advanced filtration systems. The purpose-built 44 000 sq ft building […]

Dexwet’s silent & sustainable air purification

Gregory Scott Newsome, chief financial officer and board director at Dexwet Air Filters. Dexwet Wet Air Filter’s patented staggered rod system captures particles and allows clean air to flow through. An independent field study capturing over two million data points has confirmed the effectiveness of air filtration technology with a wet filter design. It successfully […]

Combining membrane filtration and flocculation for microalgae harvesting

Water Research The research article ‘Combining patterned membrane filtration and flocculation for economical microalgae harvesting’ has been published in Water Research. Abstract Membranes have a lot of potential for harvesting microalgae, but mainly membrane fouling and high harvesting costs linked to low fluxes are hampering their breakthrough. Patterned membranes can reduce fouling by enchancing local turbulences […]