Membrane technology: Removing contaminants in wastewater

September 2008
Chemical Business;Sep2008, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports on a robust free standing titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanofibre membrane developed by a team of researchers in Singapore which, they believe, could be a cost and energy efficient way of cleaning wastewater. It cites the advantages of the TiO2 nanofibre membrane such as concurrent membrane filtration for separation purposes and a higher acid/basic and temperature resistance. It discloses the potential of the TiO2 nanofibre membrane to be applied in a large amount of water and wastewater treatment uses.


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