forward osmosis spiral wound module

Spiral wound forward osmosis membrane modules

Spiral wound modules made from flat sheet forward osmosis membranes Spiral wound module summary Packing density up to 600 m2/m3 Advantage suitable for large-volume applications due to high packing density and resulting small membrane footprint Disadvantage membrane fouling...

New forward osmosis hollow fiber element bridges the gap between lab-scale testing and industrial...

Forward osmosis is one of many new water technologies addressing the growing need for sustainable water resources The ever-increasing demand for high quality water treatment coupled with increasing water quantity demands has...

NF-type FO membranes can potentially improve the commercial relevance of FO-based water treatment

Could an FO membrane be designed to extract both water and selected solutes from wastewater streams? Conventional forward osmosis membranes are designed to extract water...
Dewatering of industrial wastewater

Treatment of produced water: potential application of forward osmosis

Produced water represents an ever increasing wastewater challenge Produced water (PW) - co-produced during oil and gas exploitation - is one of the largest sources of oily wastewaters. PW contains dispersed oils,...

Could osmotic dehydration bring forward osmosis into B2C market segments?

Osmotic dehumidification utilizes capillary condensation & forward osmosis as an alternative to traditional air drying methods Traditional air drying methods are based on either vapor compression, desiccant substrate capture, or liquid desiccants...

Update: Forward Water Technologies’ industrial scale pilot plant is demonstrating low energy ZLD

Back in August 2019, Forward Water Technologies reported that they had moved into industrial scale piloting of a thermolytic forward osmosis draw solution with the launch of a 15m3/day...
Efficiency of forward osmosis desalination by McGovern et. al. 2014

Efficiency of forward osmosis desalination by McGovern et. al. 2014

Article suggesting that forward osmosis is not energy efficient compared to reverse osmosis gains social media attention On June 21st 2014, McGovern, a post-doc at MIT's  Department of Mechanical engineering, and co-workers...
IDA FO webinar: Membrane Brine Concentrator

IDA forward osmosis webinar with focus on Oasys Water

Dr. Nathan Hancock, senior director of R&D for Oasys Water, shares his thoughts on forward osmosis based systems for water treatment. In a recent IDA YLP (International Desalination Association Young Leaders Programme)...
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...

Forward Water Technologies’ thermolytic FO draw solution moves into industrial scale piloting

According to a recent article published by Chemical Institute of Canada, forward osmosis draw solution provider, Forward Water Technologies, has moved into industrial scale piloting with the launch of...