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US20150048028 Water Purifier with Integrated Power Generator  
A water filtration system with power generating capability includes a membrane that receives relatively hot water on a dirty side, purifies the hot water, and transmits it to a clean side having...
US20120305484 Thermally Rearranged (TR) Polymers as Membranes for Ethanol Dehydration  
Synthesis and use of a new class of polymeric materials with favorable separation characteristics for the dehydration of ethanol and other organic solvents is described herein. The thermally...
US20130153497 VACUUM MEMBRANE DISTILLATION (VMD) USING ASPIRATOR TO GENERATE VACUUM PRESSURE  
A VMD system and method uses an aspirator to generate a vacuum pressure for drawing permeate from a membrane module. The aspirator generates the vacuum pressure by receiving and passing a...
US20150101985 Method for Separating Water/Ethanol Using NAA Zeolite Separator  
Disclosed herein are a method of preparing a NaA zeolite membrane for water/ethanol separation, and a method of separating water/ethanol using the same, wherein a water/ethanol mixture is...
US20140353252 Method of Supplying Engineered Waters for Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing Operations for Wells and Recapturing Minerals and Other Components from Oil and Gas Production Waste Waters  
A method of supplying engineered water for drilling or hydraulic fracturing of wells, where the water comes from either fresh sources or is recycled from drilling or hydraulic fracturing...
US20120157905 METHODS FOR TREATING CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING BY TANGENTIAL FLOW FILTRATION OF BLOOD  
The present application relates to a system and method for treating carbon monoxide poisoning. The system and method comprises passing the blood of a subject in need of such treatment through a...
US20090236285 ETHANOL SEPARATION BY A MIXED MATRIX MEMBRANE  
A mixed matrix membrane including at least one layer of a porous carbon-based structure and a plurality of silicalite crystals dispersed on a surface of the porous carbon-based structure and/or...
US20130175218 POLYMERIC NANOFIBROUS COMPOSITE MEMBRANES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT ETHANOL DEHYDRATION  
Membranes are provided for energy efficient purification of alcohol by pervaporation. Such membranes include a nanofibrous scaffold in combination with a barrier layer. The membranes also include...
US20150090118 SELF CROSS-LINKABLE AND SELF CROSS-LINKED AROMATIC POLYIMIDE MEMBRANES FOR SEPARATIONS  
This invention relates to self-cross-linkable and self-cross-linked aromatic polyimide polymers, their membranes and methods for making and using these polymers and membranes. The...
US20120024786 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...
US20140263061 MEMBRANE CONTACTORS AND SYSTEMS FOR MEMBRANE DISTILLATION OR AMMONIA REMOVAL AND RELATED METHODS  
New, improved, or modified membrane contactors, modules, systems, and/or methods for membrane distillation and/or ammonia removal, and/or methods of manufacture, use, and/or the like. In...
US20120085094 Photovoltaic-Thermal (PV-T) System for Desalination  
A photovoltaic-thermal (PV-T) system and a method of cooling photovoltaic (PV) cells in the system is described herein. Energy from an excitation source such as the sun hits the PV cells in the...
US20110127218 Regenerator Configurations and Methods with Reduced Steam Demand  
Steam for use as stripping medium in a regenerator is recovered from a portion of the regenerator bottom product using a pervaporation unit. In most preferred aspects, the portion is selected such...
US20150101986 MIXED MATRIX POLYMERIC MEMBRANES  
Disclosed are mixed matrix polymeric membranes comprising a plurality of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), or in some aspects a zeolitic imidazolate frameworks (ZIFs), and a polymeric matrix,...
US20130186826 REDUCED-PRESSURE MEDICAL SYSTEMS AND METHODS EMPLOYING A MOISTURE PROCESSING DEVICE  
Systems, methods, and devices related to removing fluids from a patient are provided. In one instance, fluid is removed from the patient and delivered to a canister using reduced pressure. Reduced...
US20110073546 HEATED AIR ASSISTED MEMBRANE SEPARATION OF WATER AND FUEL FROM ENGINE OIL IN AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE  
Contaminating water and/or fuel material may be removed from a stream of internal combustion engine lubricating oil being circulated over parts of an operating engine. A suitable membrane material...
US20150174532 METHODS RELATING TO ISOTOPIC WATER FILTRATION  
Methods for manufacturing an isotopic filtration module and methods for filtering water according to its isotopic forms. In some implementations, graphene oxide flakes may be dispersed in an...
US20080272052 Method for Producing and Dewatering Cyclic Formals  
Processes are described which comprise: (a) providing a mixture comprising a cyclic formal and water, wherein the mixture has a cyclic formal concentration and a water concentration; (b) bringing...
US20120074061 CERAMIC PERVAPORATION MEMBRANE AND CERAMIC VAPOR-PERMEABLE MEMBRANE  
A ceramic pervaporation membrane and a ceramic vapor-permeable membrane where the total aperture length of discharge channels parallel to the channel direction of water collection cells is at...
US20130068689 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...
US20140212940 MEMBRANES  
Mixed matrix pervaporation membranes are described which include i) a matrix phase comprising a polymeric material, and ii) a zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF) dispersed in the matrix phase. In...
US20140339163 PERFORMANCE OF A MEMBRANE USED IN MEMBRANE DISTILLATION  
The present disclosure provides a method for improving the performance of a membrane for use in a membrane distillation process, and a membrane produced by the method. The method includes...
US20130313192 ACID RESISTANT PBI MEMBRANE FOR PERVAPORATION DEHYDRATION OF ACIDIC SOLVENTS  
A pervaporation membrane may be an acid-resistant polybenzidimazole (PBI) membrane. The acid-resistant PBI membrane may be a PBI membrane chemically modified by a process selected from the group...
US20150251931 Fracking Waste Water Recycling to Purified Steam for Energy Recovery  
A method of recovering waste water from hydrocarbon production wells includes filtering contaminated water directly from a production site and filtering through a perfluorosulfonic acid containing...
US20130001164 SOLAR MEMBRANE DISTILLATION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A water distillation system includes a membrane distillation unit which produces desalinated water from feed water comprising salt water. The system also includes a primary water heater which...
US20110290725 SOLAR MEMBRANE DISTILLATION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A water distillation system includes a membrane distillation unit which produces desalinated water from feed water comprising salt water. The system also includes a primary water heater which...
US20090188863 POLYNORBORNENE PERVAPORATION MEMBRANE FILMS, PREPARATION AND USE THEREOF  
Embodiments in accordance with the present invention provide forming polynorbornenes useful for forming pervaporation membranes, the membranes themselves and methods of making such membranes.
US20120061319 THIN FILM PERVAPORATION MEMBRANES  
The present invention relates to novel pervaporation membranes comprising a porous support layer upon which a thin coating is applied. More specifically, the present invention provides...
US20080164207 Pervaporation process and assembly  
The invention is a pervaporation process and pervaporation equipment, using a series of membrane modules, and including inter-module reheating of the feed solution under treatment. The...
US20150232351 OSMOTICALLY DRIVEN MEMBRANE PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DRAW SOLUTE RECOVERY  
The invention relates to osmotically driven membrane processes and systems and methods for recovering draw solutes in the osmotically driven membrane processes. Osmotically driven membrane...
US20120067819 OSMOTICALLY DRIVEN MEMBRANE PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DRAW SOLUTE RECOVERY  
The invention relates to osmotically driven membrane processes and systems and methods for recovering draw solutes in the osmotically driven membrane processes. Osmotically driven membrane...
US20050092683 Membrane devices for pervaporation, gas separations, and perstraction with permeate and sweep fluid conduit and method of use  
A membrane device that receives a feedstock at a feed end face and separates the feedstock into a gas-phase permeate and retentate. The device has a membrane support containing at least one...
US20120091061 APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR DESALINATION OF BRACKISH WATER USING PRESSURE RETARDED OSMOSIS  
Water from underground and other sources is brackish and not suitable for human consumption. Naturally present dissolved chemicals in water make it brackish. The precipitants and dissolved...
US20150114906 SILYLATED MESOPOROUS SILICA MEMBRANES ON POLYMERIC HOLLOW FIBER SUPPORTS  
Described is a liquid separation device comprising a porous support structure further comprising polymeric hollow fibers; an inorganic mesoporous silica membrane disposed on the porous support...
US20100326913 POLYBENZOXAZOLE MEMBRANES PREPARED FROM AROMATIC POLYAMIDE MEMBRANES  
The present invention discloses high performance polybenzoxazole membranes prepared from aromatic poly(o-hydroxy amide) membranes by thermal cyclization and a method for using these membranes. The...
US20150053616 Dehydration of Water Containing Source of Formaldehyde, and a Method for Producing an Ethylenically Unsaturated Carboxylic Ester  
Disclosed are methods for dehydrating a water containing source of formaldehyde in which water is separated from the water containing source of formaldehyde using a zeolite membrane. In certain...
US20090301970 ETHANOL PLANT RETROFIT WITH VAPOUR SEPARATION MEMBRANES  
A system and process removes water from an aqueous fermentation product, for example ethanol, using distillation upstream of a first membrane separation unit to produce hydrous alcohol....
US20080035566 Chromatographic membrane separation  
This invention relates to a polymer membrane assembly for selective separation of permeate compositions by carbon weight. This invention also relates to a process for utilizing these polymer...
US20090114594 Pervaporation Membranes Highly Selective For Volatile Solvents Present In Fermentation Broths  
Liquid membrane systems are provided for use in pervaporation techniques that achieves high selectivity, ensure stability and prevent contamination of the fermentation broth. Tri-n-octylamine...
US20140291242 MEMBRANE MODULE FOR ORGANOPHILIC PERVAPORATION  
The invention relates to a membrane module for pervaporation, in particular organophilic pervaporation, having a liquid-tight housing with at least one feed inlet, at least one retentate outlet...
US20150231577 Separation of Water Using a Membrane  
This invention relates to uses of graphene oxide, and in particular graphene oxide on a porous support, and a membrane comprising these materials. This invention also relates to methods of...
US20100224560 Ethanol Water Solution Concentrating Method  
A method for yielding concentrated ethanol from an ethanol water solution yielded from ethanol fermentation of a water solution of saccharide generated by a saccharification of the lignocellulose...
US20120234756 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PREVENTING CORROSION IN HOT WATER SYSTEMS  
Disclosed is a method of controlling a real-time oxidation-reduction potential in a hot water system to inhibit corrosion in the hot water system. The method includes defining one or more...
US20110266220 SEPARATIONS WITH HIGHLY SELECTIVE FLUOROPOLYMER MEMBRANES  
A method of separating components of mixtures of chemical compounds uses a nonporous membrane of copolymer of a perfluorinated cyclic or cyclizable monomer, and a 4 carbon dicarboxyl-containing...
US20080035567 Enhanced membrane separation system  
The present invention includes a polymeric membrane assembly and method for selective separation of components of a feedstream utilizing the polymeric membrane assembly. The present invention is a...
US20130292331 IONIC LIQUID RECOVERY AND PURIFICATION IN BIOMASS TREATMENT PROCESSES  
The invention includes a process for recovering ionic liquids used in the treatment of biomass for production of biofuels and other biomass-based products. Ionic liquid recovery and purification...
US20110309016 DESALINATION METHOD AND APPARATUS  
A desalination apparatus, and a method of using same, comprising a porous inorganic molecular sieve membrane including a retentate side and a permeate side and a salty water inlet to direct salty...
US20090117631 ALCOHOL EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION  
This document describes a fermentation product producing or processing apparatus or process involving membrane pervaporation (PV) and either vapor permeation or distillation or both. The...
US20130015133 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE REDUCTION OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND CONCENTRATION IN WATER USING PRESSURIZED DIFFUSED AERATION  
The system and method reduces volatile organic compound concentration in a water distribution system using pressurized diffused aeration. The system and method is used in-line in a water...
US20110259822 APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR DESALINATION OF BRACKISH WATER  
Water from underground and other sources of water are brackish and not suitable for human consumption. Naturally present dissolved chemicals in water make it brackish. The precipitants and...

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