microfiltration


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microfiltration

[‚mi·krō·fil′trā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A membrane separation process in which particles greater than about 20 nanometers in diameter are screened out of a liquid in which they are suspended.
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Microfiltration segment is expected to show significant growth due to increasing demand for micro-filters in applications such as pre-filtration of effluent water, biomass separation, whey separation, and milk fractionating in the near future.
The microfiltration process did not alter the acidity and the pH value of the genipap extract.
Microfiltration is the most common production process in the wine industry, since this is the step where general clarification occurs.
Microfiltration (MF) is a membrane separation process similar to ultrafiltration (UF) but with even larger membrane pore size allowing particles in the range of 0.2 to 2 micrometers to pass through.
An open nanoporous network in which the total volume pore fraction is 10% or less is desirable for microfiltration. The low porosity of the micropore network and the small diameter of the pores give excellent mechanical properties while permitting rapid fluid movement within the structure.
Microfiltration membranes, which represent the most established and mature type of membranes, are projected to continue to account for the largest share of total demand for the foreseeable future.
The new Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration membrane systems at the heart of the expansion at Felinfach have been entirely designed in-house and have been fabricated by Axium Process in Swansea, which has been working with Volac since 2007
The agency is evaluating technology called rotary microfiltration that would produce waste with uniform particle size and cull out large particles that include high-level radioactive waste.
USDA-ARS scientists evaluated a new intervention technology based on cross-flow microfiltration for its ability to remove S.
By comparison with conventional polymeric membranes, CeraMem[R] ceramic microfiltration (MF) and ultrafiltration (UF) membranes are less prone to fouling and have greater resistance to high temperatures as well as aggressive cleaning chemicals and abrasion.
The Hanover facility, incorporates an innovative microfiltration membrane that reduces the use of chemicals and water during the treatment and membrane cleaning process.
Additionally, microfiltration can protect milk from common bacterial pathogens, potentially extending its shelf life.