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US20130264288 System and Method For Collecting And Treating Plasma Protein Fractions  
Method and apparatus for separating plasma from blood in a separation vessel, separating the separated plasma into desired plasma proteins in a plasma separator fluidly connected to the separation...
US20130098839 DEVICE ALLOWING SERIAL USE OF CLEAN AND ALTERNATIVE BLOOD FILTERS DURING BLOOD FILTRATION  
A device that allows for serial (time) use of clean blood filters during the use of a heart lung machine. The device is comprised of a series of filters and a switching mechanism that allows the...
US20120080379 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...
US20130206691 BLOOD PURIFICATION DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR  
A blood purification device includes: a blood circuit including a blood removal-side circuit that carries blood taken from a subject to a plasma separator, and a blood reinfusion-side circuit that...
US20150060362 APPARATUS FOR EXTRACORPOREAL TREATMENT OF BLOOD  
An apparatus for extracorporeal treatment of blood (1) comprising a filtration unit (2), a blood withdrawal line (6), a blood return line (7), an effluent fluid line (13), a pre and/or...
US20090071904 Membrane cover having a protective layer to prevent deterioration of UV stabilizers therein  
The membrane structure according to the present invention has a top layer containing three plies. The top ply has UV stabilizers embedded therein; the bottom ply has stretch-resistant elements...
US20140048487 FILTRATION MEMBRANE  
A filtration membrane (4) including a porous base layer (8) arranged adjacent to a filtration layer (6) having pores (10) extending through the filtration layer (6) is provided. The filtration...
US20130233799 FILTRATION MODULE  
The present invention provides a filtration module having at least one membrane layer and a spacer layer, wherein the spacer includes: a polymeric matrix; and a biocide physically embedded into or...
US20130256229 LARGE PORE POLYMERIC MEMBRANE  
Porous membranes including a first microporous skin surface having a pore density of at least about 20 pores/50,000 μm2, and a second porous surface, and a bulk between the surfaces, wherein the...
US20140069867 Floating Wicks For Slurry Consolidation  
Systems and methods for remediating an initially liquid-like slurry pond include distributing one or more floating wicks into the slurry pond, wherein the slurry pond includes a slurry with a...
US20110132839 SULFATE REMOVAL FROM WATER SOURCES  
An integrated process for removing sulfate from water sources, such as pretreated acid mine drainage (AMD). The multivalent cation (MVC) content of a sulfate stream is reduced by strong acid...
US20140339164 HIGH THROUGHPUT MEMBRANE  
Membranes having first and second porous portions, wherein the first portion has a more open pore structure than the second portion, wherein the first porous portion includes pores prepared by...
US20130277309 MEMBRANE FILTRATION DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD FOR MEMBRANE FILTRATION DEVICE  
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a membrane filtration device able to supply electric power to a sensor under various conditions, including situations in which a plant is not...
US20120097611 COMPOSITE ADSORBENT FROM NATURAL RAW MATERIAL AND USING THE SAME TO REMOVE HEAVY METAL FROM INDUSTRIAL WASTE WATER  
An adsorbent composition and method of cleaning the industrial waste water using the composite is described. The method for removing heavy metals from contaminated water is done by mixing...
US20090242484 ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HYBRID MICROBIOLOGICAL CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES FOR COOLING TOWERS  
This is a method that is an environmentally friendly hybrid microbiological control compromising a physical method through fine filtration, which removes nutrients, bacteria and suspended solids...
US20130112621 Water filtration article and related methods  
A water filtration article has a filtration layer of thickness no larger than 10 microns including porous polytetrafluoroethylene coated with a hydrophilic coating comprising uncrosslinked...
US20080245735 Ceramic Flexible Membrane Providing Improved Adhesion to the Support Fleece  
The present invention relates to flexible ceramic membranes which, depending on embodiment, are useful as separators for batteries, especially lithium batteries, and also a process for their...
US20140231350 METHOD FOR ULTRAFILTRATION OF BLOOD  
A method for filtering blood including: withdrawing blood from an adult patient; performing ultrafiltration by filtering the withdrawn blood in a filter having an active filter membrane surface of...
US20150144560 SEPARATION MEMBRANE UNIT AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME TO PRODUCE FRESH WATER  
There is provided a separation membrane unit wherein a plurality of separation membrane subunits (11a-c) communicate with raw water lines A (9a-c) that comprise raw water supply valves W (10a-c),...
US20150246323 CHARGED POROUS POLYMERIC MEMBRANE WITH HIGH VOID VOLUME  
Membranes comprising a single layer having a first microporous surface; a second microporous surface; and, a porous bulk between the first microporous surface and the second microporous surface,...
US20140262788 Method and Apparatus for Conditioning Fresh and Saline Water  
A method and apparatus for conditioning water is disclosed. Water is flowed past a probe, wherein the water may include impurities. The probe is energized to excite the water and a presence of...
US20150246320 POROUS POLYMERIC MEMBRANE WITH HIGH VOID VOLUME  
Membranes comprising a single layer having a first microporous surface; a second microporous surface; and, a porous bulk between the first microporous surface and the second microporous surface,...
US20130043188 CONTROL OF IMMERSED MEMBRANE SYSTEM CONSIDERING ENERGY COST FLUCTUATIONS  
An immersed membrane filtration system is operated in view of an electricity pricing programs in which the price of electricity varies over time. Examples of such programs include time of use...
US20150165388 SKINLESS POLYETHERSULFONE MEMBRANE  
A skinless microporous asymmetric polyethersulfone membrane comprising a surface having a surface area comprising nodes and tendrils, the tendrils having at least two ends, one end which is...
US20120234759 DESALINATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTEGRATED TREATMENT OF BRACKISH CONCENTRATE AND SEAWATER  
Various embodiments described herein provide methods and apparatus for producing purified water from sea water or some other salty or brackish water source by using brackish concentrate mixed with...
US20090314715 Method of dewatering solids laden liquids utilizing a reusable filter element  
A method of dewatering a solids laden waste stream, whereby the slurry is pumped into a vertical filter retaining structure and the liquid is allowed to flow out through the pores of the...
US20140291241 Functionalized Ceramic Membranes for the Separation of Organics from Raw Water and Methods of Filtration Using Functionalized Ceramic Membranes  
Components, systems, and methods for producing highly hydrophilitic, functionalized inorganic filtration membranes, pre-treating organic and biological-containing waste waters for minimal membrane...
US20140197103 Functionalized Ceramic Membranes for the Separation of Organics from Raw Water and Methods of Filtration Using Functionalized Ceramic Membranes  
Components, systems, and methods for producing highly hydrophilitic, functionalized inorganic filtration membranes, pre-treating organic and biological-containing waste waters for minimal membrane...
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...
US20050194315 Membrane batch filtration process  
A membrane batch filtration process has a step of reducing the water level in the tank by permeation prior to emptying the tank to reduce the volume of water drained after each batch. Permeation...
US20140339166 HIGH THROUGHPUT MEMBRANE WITH CHANNELS  
Membranes having first and second porous portions, wherein the first portion has a more open pore structure than the second portion, wherein the first porous portion includes channels prepared by...
US20130056413 MEMBRANE TREATMENT OF COOLING TOWER BLOW DOWN WATER  
Blow down water from an evaporative cooling system, such as a cooling tower, is treated for re-use as cooling make up water. Water in or entering the cooling system is treated with chemicals, for...
US20130213888 COOLING TOWER BLOW-DOWN, GROUNDWATER AND WASTEWATER RE-USE PROCESS AND SYSTEM  
A cooling tower blow-down, groundwater and wastewater re-use process and system is provided, which system may further include a cooling tower evaporation recovery system and process. Thus,...
US20110168631 METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR WATER FILTRATION USING POLYARYLETHER MEMBRANES  
Membranes for use in methods and apparatuses for water filtration are composed of at least one polyarylethernitrile membrane having structural units of formula 1 and structural units of formula 2,...
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...
US20120138535 PERFORATED MEMBRANES  
The present invention relates to a membrane comprising at least one molecular monolayer composed of low-molecular aromatics and cross-linked in the lateral direction, wherein the membrane has a...
US20050121391 Reinforced filtration cartridge and method of making same  
A reinforced filtration cartridge comprises a housing with end fittings secured at each end of the housing, a membrane bundle extending between the end fittings, and a support column extending...
US20130306560 PVDF MEMBRANES HAVING A SUPERHYDROPHOBIC SURFACE  
The present invention relates to the field of hydrophobic solid surfaces, and more particularly to polyvinylidene fluoride (PIMP) membranes having a superhydrophobic surface. The invention also...
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...
US20130248450 RECIRCULATING FLUID FILTRATION SYSTEM  
A fluid filtration system comprising a cross-flow filter is arranged to permit a first pump to recirculate part of the retentate of the filter to the inlet of the cross-flow filter and a second...
US20080035570 Catch basin insert  
A catch basin insert arranged to help filter out trash and debris as water passes through the catch basin. One embodiment of a catch basin insert according to the present invention comprises a...
US20140116944 SUPER-SURFACE SELECTIVE NANOMEMBRANES PROVIDING SIMULTANEOUS HIGH PERMEATION FLUX AND HIGH SELECTIVITY  
Superhydrophobic membrane structures having a beneficial combination of throughput and a selectivity. Methods of making and using the membrane structures.
US20130072631 METHOD FOR SEPARATING AN ORGANIC PHASE FROM AN ELECTROLYTE-CONTAINING AQUEOUS AND ORGANIC PHASE  
A method for separating electrolyte-containing water from an organic phase by means of permeation on a hydrophobic separating means. The permeated organic solution is substantially depleted in...
US20130040282 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR REMOVING ADDITIVES IN THE BLOOD PRODUCTS  
A method for removing a photosensitizer from a platelet preservation composition is disclosed. The method comprises passing the platelet preservation composition through a tangential flow...
US20050127000 Inverted air box aerator and aeration method for immersed membranes  
An aerator for immersed filtering membranes has an aerator shell with openings for discharging bubbles from its upper surface and a shape capable of temporarily containing a volume of air in fluid...
US20130313195 Membrane System to Treat Leachate and Methods of Treating Leachate  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for systems for removing contaminants from a leachate, methods of removing contaminants from a leachate, and the like.
US20130056426 INFILTRATION/INFLOW CONTROL FOR MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR  
A method and system for wastewater treatment comprising a first treatment zone (11) fluidly connected to one or more further treatment zones (12, 13, 14), a membrane module (16) comprising a...
US20150190756 ASYMMETRIC MEMBRANES  
Asymmetric membranes comprising a first asymmetric porous zone including a first porous asymmetry that increases from the first exterior surface through the first porous zone of the bulk, and a...
US20130193075 ASYMMETRIC MEMBRANES  
Asymmetric membranes comprising a first asymmetric porous zone including a first porous asymmetry that increases from the first exterior surface through the first porous zone of the bulk, and a...
US20110024355 ANTIMICROBIAL MEMBRANES  
The present invention discloses the preparation of antimicrobial membranes by inclusion of low leaching, control release silver-based antimicrobial additives as described in claim 1 into the...