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New Generation of Resistant Membrane Goes Global

    View this email in your browser New Generation of Resistant Membrane Goes Global New generation membranes company collaborates with Singapore hydrohub [Durham, NC, 5 April 2022] – North Carolina-based NALA Membranes has signed a research agreement with Separation Technologies Applied Research and Translation Centre (START), Singapore. START is one of Singapore’s Centers of […]

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Hengst’s filtration solutions for fuel cells

Filtration solutions for the fuel cell. From left: water separator, ion exchanger and cathode filter. The fuel cell is a key technology for sustainable energy production, and three filtration solutions developed by Hengst provide the perfect support: a cathode filter, an ion exchanger and a water separator. The cathode filter ensures safe and optimally efficient […]

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Membrane Technology Won Investment At The Liveability Challenge 2021 Grand Finale

  Tell us what you think! No images? Click here Thank you for being part of The Liveability Challenge 2021 Grand Finale!  Dear TLC community,  The Liveability Challenge 2021 Grand Finale concluded last week with US-based team SeaChange Inc. emerging ahead of a group of six finalists to clinch the grand prize of S$1 million in grant funding from Temasek Foundation. Despite Covid-19 […]

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Sulzer Chemtech extends partnership with Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Sulzer Chemtech has renewed and extended its licencing agreement with Shell Catalysts & Technologies for the development and distribution of high-capacity tray and phase separation technology. The two companies signed their first strategic agreement in 2000 and renewed it in 2011. Under this new agreement, Sulzer Chemtech will continue to be the worldwide licencee for […]

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Eaton introduces optimised mobile fluid purifier system

The IFPM 33 mobile, off-line fluid purifier system removes water, gases and particulate contaminants from oils. The Filtration Division of energy management company Eaton recently launched an optimised version of its IFPM 33 mobile, off-line fluid purifier system, which removes water, gases and particulate contaminants from oils. The fully automated, PLC-controlled purifiers effectively remove free, […]

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Xebec Adsorption acquires UK’s Tiger Filtration

Canadian clean energy solutions provider Xebec Adsorption Inc has bought Tiger Filtration (TFL), a UK-based manufacturer of alternative filter elements, housings and bespoke filtration solutions for the compressed air and gas industry. The acquisition gives Xebec Adsorption a recurring element and filter aftermarket manufacturing business. With Tiger Filtration’s R&D capabilities, Xebec will also be able to […]

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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 […]

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Amazon’s filters pass seawater testing

A meltblown filter being strengthened with anti-microbial KilBac additives at Amazon Filters logistics centre in Camberley, Surrey. UK filter manufacturer Amazon Filters, in partnership with a US-based crude oil and natural gas producer has held a series of tests of its recently launched SupaSpun KilBac and SupaGard Kilbac filters to check how well KilBac protects […]

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Eaton redesigns duplex press filters

By direct mounting the switchgear to the pressure vessels the new EDA requires less space and is up to 216 lbs (98 kg) lighter on the EDA 1006 series. The Filtration Division of energy management company Eaton has redesigned its EDA series of duplex pressure filters, making them up to 30% smaller and lighter than the […]

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Evonik launches new PEEK filament

Compared to stainless steel, 3D parts made of INFINAM PEEK 9359 F are approximately 80% lighter and 30% tougher with high levels of fatigue resistance. Evonik has developed a new 3D printable filament based on polyether ether ketone (PEEK), the INFINAM PEEK 9359 F, a high-temperature, chemical-resistant ready-to-use material suitable for the additive manufacturing of […]

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Filter cartridge feature for ITT Goulds’ pump

In addition to continuously filtering contaminants from the oil, the filter cartridge also removes damaging water from the bearing oil. ITT Goulds’ redesigned 3700i API 610 OH2 pump is for use in the oil industry and is the first OH2 pump that features the company’s filter cartridge which continuously filters contaminants from oil. In addition to […]

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Weir finalizes sale of Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar

The Weir Group plc has completed the sale of its Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar Inc for an enterprise value of US$405 million. Weir’s joint venture partner in Saudi Arabia-based Arabian Metals Co (AMCO) is buying the UK company’s 49% stake in AMCO. As a result, the cash proceeds from the sale of the Oil & […]

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TMC Compressors to supply filter systems for Bacalhau FPSO

Norway’s TMC Compressors is providing a marine compressed air system for the Bacalhau floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel that is being built for the energy company Equinor. TMC will supply the FPSO’s complete compressed air system consisting of several large offshore screw compressors, air dryers and filter systems. “This is a major FPSO […]

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Amazon Filters launches LGP coalescer

SupaSep LGP is designed to provide exceptional efficiency and drainage performance essential to many high-flow filtration and separation processes. Amazon Filters has launched SupaSep LGP, the latest of its liquid-gas coalescers, designed to support critical filtration processes across the worldwide oil and gas industries. The new filters can be supplied complete in a bespoke housing […]

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Linde & Evonik offer hydrogen separation

Hydrogen, as a zero-emission fuel, is paving the way for climate-friendly forms of mobility. (Image: Linde) Linde and Evonik Industries have combined different technologies to create a fully integrated, holistic solution which can extract hydrogen from natural gas pipeline networks. Use of the existing natural gas infrastructure to transport hydrogen is garnering much interest and […]

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Camfil introduces predictive analysis

The PowerEye engine provides specialised analysis using Camfils proprietary filtration knowledge base. Camfil Power Systems’ PowerEye is an advanced predictive analytics service that quantifies the impact of ambient conditions on the performance of air inlet filtration and combustion turbines and gives actionable maintenance recommendations. PowerEye analytics provides turbine performance data, predicts day-ahead power output, shows […]

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Weir to sell Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar

Weir is selling its Oil & Gas divison. The Weir Group plc has entered into an agreement to sell its Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar Inc for US$405 million. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, USA and led by Paul Coppinger, Weir Oil & Gas provides pressure pumping and pressure control solutions and associated aftermarket […]

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Walker Filtration appoints new group general manager

Steve Bittle. The UK’s Walker Filtration has named Steve Bittle as group general manager. In his new role, Bittle will be responsible for the strategy, planning and management of all Walker Filtration Group divisions. Bittle has been part of Walker Filtration’s Senior Management Team for the past four years, having joined the group in 2016 […]

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Roark Industries launches graphene membranes

The GOGO membranes are built from a base of pristine graphene, graphene oxide and a cross linking agent. UK-based graphene specialist Roark Industries has announced the commercial availability of its GOGO graphene membranes for applications in the oil and gas industry. The GOGO membranes are built from a base of pristine graphene, graphene oxide and […]

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Sulzer Chemtech restarts separation seminars

Sulzer places great emphasis on activities aimed at sharing technical expertise with its customers, (Image: Sulzer) Sulzer Chemtech teams in China are gradually resuming their customised seminars on separation and mixing technologies for businesses in the manufacturing and processing industries. Sulzer places great emphasis on activities aimed at sharing technical expertise with its customers, to […]

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Amazon Filters supplies filtration equipment for Gulf of Mexico rig

Amazon Filters designed and produced the filter housing for the Gulf of Mexico order at its Camberley, Surrey, manufacturing centre. The UK’s Amazon Filters has despatched a bespoke filter housing containing four large-format high-flow filters to a floating deepwater rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The order was secured from industry services provider Cameron International, […]

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MOVA completes successful pollutant capture tests

The prototype of the Panel Bed Filtration System being tested in the lab. MOVA Technologies Inc., a technology company based in Pulaski, Virginia in the USA,  which is researching pollution control strategies for industrial emissions, has announced the successful completion of initial proof-of-concept (POC) testing of gaseous contaminants (CO2, SO2, NO) through the Advanced Propulsion […]

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NTU professor’s startup Aromatec scores funding

Congratulation to Prof. Wang Rong and Dr. Shi Lei on their Singapore-based startup Aromatec that has just raised an undisclosed sum to help improve that tech. Read the full article here

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H2O Innovation appoints new sales manager for biofuels

Jerry Tegels, a 30-year veteran of the water treatment chemicals and equipment industry, has joined H2O Innovation as biofuels sales manager. Tegels started his career as a chemical engineer at Ryko Manufacturing in the early days of reverse osmosis, and has been in technical/chemical sales with Betz/GE Water and Buckman in the ethanol process treatment and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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Kansas Ethanol to install Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system

Kansas Ethanol’s plant in Lyons, Kansas. Kansas Ethanol LLC is to use a Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system at its 77 million gallons per year (mmgy) plant in Lyons, Kansas, USA to further reduce energy consumption. The Whitefox ICE will enable Kansas Ethanol to increase production by an average rate of 30 000 gallons per […]

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Ebara launches new exhaust gas treatment equipment

Ebara’s TND Single-model exhaust gas treatment equipment is for use in the manufacturing of semiconductors. Ebara’s new exhaust gas treatment equipment, the TND-Single model and the TND-Single Plus model are for use in the manufacturing of semiconductors. With the rapid advance of the Internet of Things (IoT) and AI, demands for higher efficiency in exhaust […]

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Toray creates new porous carbon fibre

The fibre can be used as a support layer to make advanced membranes used in greenhouse gas separation and hydrogen production lighter and more compact. Toray Industries has announced that it has created the world’s first porous carbon fibre with a nano-sized continuous pore structure to enhance the performance of advanced gas separation membranes. The […]

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Saltworks’ EOR pilot boosts oil production

Saltworks’ XtremeRO pilot operating at pilot site in Southern Alberta. Canadian company Saltworks has developed and delivered an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) pilot at a live polymer flood oil field in Southern Alberta. EOR involves pumping speciality concocted water chemistries underground to push out more oil. It injects the water to wash out more oil, […]

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John Crane opens new service centre in Belgium

The busy Port of Antwerp. Image Rudmer Zwerver/Shutterstock. John Crane has expanded its European footprint with a new facility in Antwerp, Belgium. Located close to the Port of Antwerp, the new service centre enhances John Crane’s local service and support network for OEM and end user customers serving oil and gas, power generation, chemical, pharmaceutical […]

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