A review of filtration treatment media

July 2007
Water Technology;Jul2007, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p50
Trade Publication
The article focuses on water filtration treatment media. Particle barriers can be considered the most basic type of filtration media. Turbid or particle-laden water passes through some type of physical barrier, the particles are physically trapped by the barrier and the water becomes cleaner as it exits. Several of the adsorption filter media have a surface attraction that particles adhere to. In addition to the familiar reverse osmosis systems for removal of most of the minerals from water, more recent developments include nanofiltration.


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