Sulzer Chemtech expands separation business
Sulzer signed an agreement with KnitMesh Ltd., based in the UK, to take over their separation technology business. The acquisition includes the company Enhanced Separation Technologies (EST) LLC., based in the U.S.
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Nanoparticles boost water treatment
Super-hydrophilic nanoparticles dispersed in a conventional polyamide reverse osmosis (RO) membrane allow dramatically better water permeability than possible with conventional membranes while maintaining comparable salt rejection, according to researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).
Hydrogen car gets gas
While hydrogen has been touted as the fuel of the future for vehicles, safe and efficient on-board storage of the gas remains a major hurdle in developing practical vehicles.
Renewable energy goal termed viable
Renewable resources can supply 25% of the energy used in the U.S. for electricity and motor vehicle fuel by 2025 at little or no additional cost, says a study recently released by the RAND Corp.
Furnace trials heat up
Novel catalyst-coated furnace tubes that promise to cut energy costs in olefins manufacturing are set for a second key test.
Flowserve sponsors pump technology award
Flowserve Corp. announced the establishment of an award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), memorializing longtime Flowserve employee and pump technology expert Dr. Sankaraiyer Gopalakrishnan.