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Input needed for desk-top study on 6 GL/year FO desalination plant

Engineering students looking for information to help design a full-scale FO-based desalination plant using ammonium bicarbonate as draw solution We recently received the following inquiry on FO membrane products and FO plant...

Strong demand for forward osmosis solutions in India sees new strategic partnership

Industrial forward osmosis solutions provider, FTSH2O - Fluid Technology Solutions, recently announced a new strategic commercial partnership with industrial water system & service provider Ion Exchange India Ltd in the fast...

Integrating forward osmosis in thermal desalination processes

Forward osmosis can reduce scaling and increase top brine temperature in thermal desalination (Multi-stage flash distillation, MSF) processes In their article "Viability of integrating forward osmosis (FO) as pretreatment for existing MSF...
forward osmosis tubular module

Tubular forward osmosis membrane modules

Tubular modules made from tubular forward osmosis membranes Tubular module summary Packing density Up to 500 m2/m3 Advantage ease of modularization and ease operation when wastestreams contain high amounts of fouling agents and/or solutions entering the...
fertigation by means of fertilizer driven forward osmosis

The use of fertilizer drawn forward osmosis for fertigation

The use of fertilizer drawn forward osmosis for fertigation - a real FO application or a pipe dream? Fertigation is an agricultural irrigation process where water soluble fertilizers or soil improvement products...
Commercialization drivers in the water treatment market

Commercialization drivers in today’s water treatment market

Increased productivity is the main commercialization driver  in today's water treatment market We - humanity - find ourselves in a situation where, in order to solve the water challenges we have created...

Business case: decentralized concentration of milk using forward osmosis?

Fonterra spends a lot of energy and money in New Zealand to concentrate milk through ultra-filtration We recently received an inquiry from Glen McGillivray who...

Is forward osmosis a viable option for treating biomethanated spent wash from distilleries?

Volume reduction of biomethanated spent wash from distilleries We recently received a request from Srivathsan, a chemical and industrial engineer providing industrial solutions on resource...
An all-encompassing review of the forward osmosis technology anno 2012

An all-encompassing review of forward osmosis technologies anno 2012 by Zhao et. al.

Why Zhao et. al. 2012 is one of the best recent review articles on forward osmosis technologies In their article “Recent developments in forward osmosis: Opportunities and challenges ” from 2012, Zhao...

The addressable FO market ranges from $300million to $6billion in 2017

According to a new article on WaterWorld, forward osmosis is gaining traction within product concentration, ZLD, and water reuse In the recent WaterWorld article, "Forward Osmosis: Is it beginning to live up...