Ceramic flotation-filtration package on show in Las Vegas

Integrated ceramic flotation-filtration technology is being introduced by German startup company akvolution GmbH at the AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas next week.

The company says that its advanced ceramic materials enable a cost-competitive compact system to operate under harsh conditions, delivering constant high-quality filtrate while drastically reducing energy demand – saving 90% of energy costs – and environmental impact.

akvolution is targeting its akvoFloat™ technology at pilot projects in oil & gas, semiconductor, food & beverage, pulp & paper and mining industries. It is also looking at seawater desalination pretreatment.

The company, which is a startup from the Technical University of Berlin, is offering both skid-mounted and containerized package plants ranging from 200 to 800 m³/d.

The utilization of advanced ceramic materials used for both bubble generation as well as filtration substantially reduces equipment needs, saving up to 90% of energy consumption, up to 70% of carbon footprint and up to 20% of area footprint.

A paper on the technology will be presented on 11 March at the Las Vegas conference, which runs during 10‑13 March 2014.


Comments

Login on register to comment

Login Register


Related content


Related supplier content

Get the newsletter