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05/07/18

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28/05/18

Final project workshop LIFE TRANSFOMEM "Membrane management at the end of its useful life. Towards a circular economy "

On the occasion of the closure of the project, the consortium of the LIFE-TRANSFOMEM project has held a final workshop. The day took place on May 16 at the headquarters of the IMDEA Water Institute in Alcalá de Henares. On this day, personal R & D meetings were held by companies such as Valoriza Agua and Sadyt (from the Sacyr Group), Typsa, FCC Aqualia, Facsa and Gimeno Grupo, researchers from the University of Alcalá, Universidad Complutense, Rey Juan University Carlos and Polymat, as well as membrane producers and waste managers. The event gave the opportunity to exchange experiences with other ongoing European projects related to the recycling and reuse of recycled membranes. This demonstrates the scientific and industrial interest in membrane recycling that will support its jump to the market in the future.

In addition to the different presentations, attendees were able to visit one of the validation pilots of recycled ultrafiltration membranes for the regeneration of wastewater, located in the water treatment plant of Guadalajara.

25/04/18

Final workshop of LIFE TRANSFOMEM project

Next month is going to be celebrated the final workshop of LIFE TRANSFOMEM project about "End-of-life membrane management. Towards a circular economy".

This event is going to take place on 16th may in IMDEA Water. The registration is free (limited to the first 50 confirmations to the email info@life-transfomem.eu).

In the workshop the last updates of the LIFE TRANSFOMEM project are going to be explained. In this sense, the application of the recycled membranes at pilot scale and the last advances in the research about membrane recycling are going to be disclosed. Moreover, the pilot plant of the LIFE TRANSFOMEM project installed in Guadalajara will be visited.

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06/03/18

New scientific paper about characterization of recycled membranes

New scientific paper about characterization of recycled membranes

In this paper the effect of sodium hypochlorite exposure in the surface of recycled ultrafiltration membranes was studied. For this aim 6 different end-of-life RO membranes were exposed to different doses of the chemical agent.

Inorganic and organic fouling, membrane surface and performance were studied by different techniques before and after the exposure to sodium hypochlorite.

For more information, download the paper in the following link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.02.012