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9039900 Membrane distillation apparatus and methods  
Membranes for membrane distillation include at least one hollow fiber porous hydrophobic membrane, the at least one membrane including carbon nanotubes incorporated into the pore structure of the...
9005440 Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis systems having electrodialysis and electrodeionization capabilities  
Systems and methods for hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis having integrated electrodialysis and electrodeionization capabilities are provided. In an embodiment, the dialysis system includes a...
9005441 Filtering membrane module and filtering apparatus having the same  
A filtering membrane module and a filtering apparatus having the same, which is capable of remarkably reducing a vibration of filtering membrane module during an aeration process for a maintenance...
8999161 Plasma filter with laminated prefilter  
A plasma filter is provided for separating aggregates and targeted blood cell species from plasma comprising a filter housing with an inlet and an outlet and an internal flow path between the...
8999168 Supported liquid inorganic membranes for nuclear waste separation  
A system and method for the extraction of americium from radioactive waste solutions. The method includes the transfer of highly oxidized americium from an acidic aqueous feed solution through an...
8986549 Apparatus for the treatment of liquids  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for the treatment of liquids, comprising a filter module with a filter, an inlet for liquid, a first outlet for liquid and a second outlet for...
8974667 Module case and hollow fiber membrane module using the same  
A hollow fiber membrane module is disclosed, which is capable of preventing a bundle of hollow fiber membranes from being separated from a module case, the hollow fiber membrane module for...
8974668 Hollow fiber membrane element and methods of making same  
A membrane element consisting of a hollow fiber stack (HF stack) comprising a plurality of substantially equally spaced hollow fibers (HFs) comprising multiple alternate rows of HFs comprising...
8968948 Energy generation system and related uses thereof  
A self contained energy generating system that comprises a galvanic battery and a power distribution system. The energy generating system is used to purify water by using a reverse osmosis device...
8969071 Passive chip-based droplet sorting  
An apparatus for passive sorting of microdroplets including a main flow channel, a flow stream of microdroplets in the main flow channel wherein the microdroplets have substantially the same...
8956530 System for separating bodily fluid constituents and method for producing such a system  
A system for separating bodily fluid constituents is disclosed. The system includes a first substrate which, in a first main surface, has a first cavity for holding a bodily fluid sample, a second...
8945377 Installation-free water purifying device  
An installation-free water purifying device comprises a raw/waste water common container and a filtering body. This raw/waste water common container is separated by a partition into an upper space...
8936720 Drain and fill logic for automated peritoneal dialysis  
The present system and method in one embodiment limit a maximum instantaneous peritoneal volume to a comfortable level, while allowing the dialysis machine to advance to fill a prescribed volume...
8925738 Water treatment membrane having high chlorine resistance and high permeability and method of manufacturing the same  
The present disclosure relates to a method of manufacturing a water treatment membrane having high chlorine resistance and high permeability, the method including: forming an aqueous amine...
8925734 Filter vial  
A filter vial and piston are provided where the vial has a cylindrical wall with a closed bottom and open top and with the hollow, tubular piston therein. The piston has a distal end covered by a...
8920653 Desalination apparatus and desalination method  
A desalination apparatus includes a pretreatment device 13 having a pretreatment membrane 13a that filters suspended matters in raw water 11 with added chlorine-containing water 12, a reverse...
8911606 Dielectrokinetic chromatography devices  
Disclosed herein are methods and devices for dielectrokinetic chromatography. As disclosed, the devices comprise microchannels having at least one perturber which produces a non-uniformity in a...
8906229 Device for a biological liquid treatment installation  
The invention concerns a device comprising: a base (2); a moveable or removable door (20), said device having a closed door position; and in the closed door position, a circuit (8) comprising a...
8906234 Filter device  
A filter device of the present disclosure includes a first port from which a solution containing a substance is to be input, and a first flow passage communicating with the first port. A filter...
8887927 Self-supporting dynamic polymeric membrane, method for preparing same, and uses thereof  
A method of preparation for polyimine self-supported dynamic polymeric membranes (called “dynameric” membranes) is provided along with their use in separation processes, especially for separating...
8889001 Reverse osmosis for maple tree sap  
A maple sap reverse osmosis system that comprises a feed pressure pump configured for receiving maple tree sap, a filter bank, at least one pressure pump operatively connected to the feed pressure...
8883006 Fluid treatment system  
A fluid treatment system for treating feed water includes a first tubular member having first and second ends, at least one second tubular member having first and second ends, a pump positioned...
8883010 Polymer composition with phytochemical and dialysis membrane formed from the polymer composition  
A biocompatible polymer composition which includes a matrix material and at least one of an isoflavone and a flavone at least partially dispersed in the matrix material is suited to use in a...
8881600 Apparatus and process for testing filters  
In a process for testing filters (4) and (13) of treatment fluid of a hemodiafiltration apparatus (1), each filter has a wet semipermeable membrane (5, 14) which separates a gas-filled first...
8876732 Sample taking device, and sample taking methods  
Sampling device for obtaining a sample of an analyte, comprising a feed line (30) and a discharge line (40) as well as an analyte feed chamber (13) in fluidic connection between the feed line and...
8877061 Dialyzer with dual safety valves  
An apparatus for purifying body fluid with solution including a casing having first and second input and output ports and dual safety or check valves monolithically formed with the casing that...
8858792 Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis systems having electrodeionization capabilities  
Systems and methods for hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis having integrated electrodeionization capabilities are provided. In an embodiment, the dialysis system includes a carbon source, a...
8852437 Method and production plant for producing sterile water  
A method of producing sterile water from raw water during a production cycle in a production plant P, including adding a disinfectant to the produced sterile water during the production cycle to...
8834712 Seawater desalination system  
According to one embodiment, a seawater desalination system includes a membrane filtering pump, a first to third flowmeter, a filtering membrane, a high-pressure pump, a pressure gauge, a reverse...
8834720 Apparatus for the extracorporeal treatment of blood  
Apparatus and methods for the extracorporeal treatment of blood are described. The apparatus includes a dialyzer which is separated into a first and second chamber by a semipermeable membrane,...
8828225 Polysulfone hemodialyzer  
An object of the present invention is to provide a polysulfone hemodialyzer with large membrane area that exhibits an unprecedented high dialytic performance over a wide molecular weight range...
8827087 Membranes having improved performance  
Permselective asymmetric membranes suitable e.g. for hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration and hemofiltration of blood, and having improved sieving characteristics providing enhanced removal of middle...
8828226 System for assessing the efficacy of stored red blood cells using microvascular networks  
A system for assessing the microvascular fitness of a sample of stored red blood cells. The system has a network device having at least one network unit. The network unit has a single inlet and a...
8828233 Vessel desalination system and method  
A multi-ported vessel system includes an outer pressure vessel containing a plurality of flow distribution tubes, each of which comprises a plurality of reverse osmosis membrane elements aligned...
8828227 Method for producing resin porous membrane with adhesive layer, resin porous membrane with adhesive layer, and filter member  
The present invention provides a resin porous membrane with an adhesive layer that exhibits excellent bonding precision and can be bonded to an adherend while maintaining the gas permeability of...
8808541 Dialysis cell and tray for dialysis cells  
A dialysis cell is provided for the measurement of free thyroxine. The dialysis cell preferably includes a polyhedral housing including a top, a bottom and four sides. The dialysis cell is made up...
8801922 Dialysis system  
A dialysis system includes a filtration system capable of filtering a water stream, a water purification system capable of purifying said water stream in a non-batch process, a mixing system...
8801933 Membrane distillation modules using oleophobically and antimicrobially treated microporous membranes  
The present invention provides a system for liquid distillation which includes a vapor permeable-liquid impermeable microporous membrane having structures defining a plurality of pores, an...
8795524 Fluid treatment arrangements and methods for operating fluid treatment arrangements  
Fluid treatment arrangements and methods for operating fluid treatment arrangements may include fluid treatment assemblies and manifold assemblies that direct fluids to and/or from the fluid...
8795531 Co-producing apparatus for salt and fresh water and co-producing method of the same  
An embodiment of the present invention includes: a recycle line that brings a part of salt-enriched membrane separation concentrated water 26 back to the rear flow side of a pretreatment apparatus...
8795525 Utility scale osmotic grid storage  
Systems and methods for the storage of potential energy that may be readily converted to electrical power delivered to a customer or grid distribution are disclosed. This method may involve the...
8784668 Systems and methods for compensation of compliant behavior in regenerative dialysis systems  
In a regenerative dialysis system, in a method for controlling a regenerative dialysis system, and in a controller for a regenerative dialysis system, an embodiment of the system comprises an...
8784653 Modular sand filtration-anchor system and wave energy water desalinization system incorporating the same  
A filter-anchor for placement on a sea floor is provided. It includes a filter housing for filtering sea water prior to entry into a water desalinization system. The filter housing has an...
8778176 Modular sand filtration—anchor system and wave energy water desalination system incorporating the same  
A potable water producing system for disposition at a body of salt water and a method of producing potable water is provided. The system includes a wave energy conversion system (AWECS) and a...
8771516 Membranes having improved performance  
Permselective asymmetric membranes suitable e.g. for hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration and hemofiltration of blood, and having improved performance, including improved sieving characteristics,...
8758624 Water treatment process, and membrane separation process and water treatment plant suitable therefor  
A description is given of a multistage process for treating water, wherein a water stream is purified in a membrane separation stage and a downstream deionization unit having at least one...
8747663 Process and device for monitoring the supply of substitution fluid during an extracorporeal treatment of blood  
The invention relates to a process for monitoring the supply of substitution fluid upstream or downstream of a dialyser or filter arranged in an extracorporeal blood stream. One embodiment...
8747669 Method and apparatus for the filtration of biological samples  
A separation module and method are disclosed for processing a liquid sample and providing high conversion by operating a single-pass tangential-flow process without a recirculation loop. In one...
8728314 Membrane module and membrane cassette  
A membrane element is provided between a pair of water collecting cases. Water collecting spaces in which permeate having penetrated through the membrane element is collected are formed in the...
8721883 Medical fluid cassettes and related systems  
The invention relates to an apparatus for the treatment of a medical liquid comprising a liquid treatment machine and a cassette insertable therein substantially made of a rigid base body of the...