Separations Technology Resource Center
New technologies could lead to greener, less-expensive manufacturing processes
Readers suggest a variety of steps to address multiple issues
Metamaterial that can sort chemical and biomolecular species may enable more efficient, energy-saving membrane separations.
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Posted: Jun 02, 2015
This article discusses process filtration approach developed for each technology stage starting from batch filtration in the lab to continuous filtration for the full-scale commercial operation. Process engineers must not “jump to conclusions”, a refer
Posted: Feb 25, 2014
Solid-liquid separation is an instrumental part of chemical processing. To separate the solid particles, filter media made of textile or metallic materials and of composite materials are used as the basis for the filter cake. Often there will also be a was
Posted: Jan 28, 2013
Most chemical processors use precious-metal-bearing catalysts for facilitating and/or speeding chemical reactions. These catalysts are typically composed of platinum group metals (PGMs). After a number of process cycles the catalysts lose their efficacy a
Posted: Sep 17, 2007
Liquid entrainment in a gas stream can be a disturbance in many industrial processes. In natural-gas processing, higher-order hydrocarbons, water or impurities have to be separated from the main methane stream. Upstream of gas compressors, droplets that ca