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forward osmosis spiral wound module

Inquiry: forward osmosis elements needed for an FO/RO wastewater pilot plant

Commercial suppliers needed to provide FO modules for an FO pilot system Recently we received an inquiry from David (product engineer at PRODINTEC) who is on the lookout for FO modules to...
Schematic diagram of a forward osmosis membrane in action

Inquiry: draw and feed circulation paths in FO modules

How do draw and feed streams circulate in an FO module? Most of us who are interested in forward osmosis technologies and their applications are familiar with the general concept of how...
Pressure retarded osmosis

Inquiry about commercially available PRO membranes

Sourcing of commercially available Pressure Retarded Osmosis (PRO) membranes for research purposes? Recently, we received an inquiry from Lamar regarding the best commercial source of PRO membranes: Greetings, I am trying to find the...

Forward osmosis market survey: preliminary results

Initial poll results show a strong demand for bench and pilot scale forward osmosis systems. Based on the votes from the initial 29 respondents, there is a strong demand in the FO...

New calculator for estimating structural parameters (S-values)

The structural parameter (S-value) of a forward osmosis membrane determines how severely the membrane is affected by concentration polarization This makes the S-value one of the 3 most important FO membrane performance...

ForwardOsmosisTech’s guide to measuring FO membrane performance

ForwardOsmosisTech has made an extensive guide on how to determine FO membrane performance in a standardized way And we're very proud of our most recent work. The guide covers the following topics: Membrane form...

Suppliers needed for bench scale forward osmosis system

Who can supply a bench scale forward osmosis system according the specifications below? Recently, ForwardOsmosisTech was approached by Peter F. Nasr, a PhD student at the American University of Cairo. Peter is...

FO systems are now one step closer to mass adoption

An industrial size FO-based Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) system is now operational in the Changxing Power Plant Skeptics towards the commercial viability of forward osmosis water treatment systems need look no further....
A typical scanning electron microscope cross section of a porous membrane

Inquiry: Annual production volume of FO membranes

What is the annual production - and sales - volume of FO membranes inside and outside of the U.S.? This question was recently presented to the ForwardOsmosisTech team by Jean-Matthieu from Kurt...

Forward osmosis systems for nitrate removal

Industrial request for forward osmosis based nitrate removal in desalination ForwardOsmosisTech recently received a request from an Austrian company (see below) who is interested in a forward osmosis system capable of Nitrate...