Dow's new ultrafilter bags innovation award
Dow's Water & Process Solutions has launched its latest industrial and municipal ultrafiltration water treatment modules at the recent Aquatech conference where it picked up the show's "Best Technology Innovation Award" in the membrane category.Dows IntegraFlux Ultrafiltration (UF) modules feature XP fibre - "a high-performance, breakthrough fibre that delivers high-quality water at a lower cost," according to the company.
"The new XP Fibre boosts UF productivity and efficiency while helping to lower capital and operating expenses," said business unit director for filtration at Dow, Cedella Beazley.
This fibre, according to Dow, has 35% greater permeability than Dow's previous version. The IntegraFlux modules operate at 40% higher flux compared to their predecessor at the same transmembrane pressure, and produce up to 30% less wastewater with no compromise on the quality of filtrate water.
Dow emphasised that the technology will enable it to "aid its customers in addressing water challenges and adhering to strict water treatment standards worldwide.
"IntegraFlux modules and IntegraPac skids with XP fibre are perfect for industrial markets where high productivity water filtration solutions are in high demand," Dow said.