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July 2017 Newsletter – POREFLON Membrane Wastewater Treatment for Textile Wastewater

July 28, 2017

A high-quality denim manufacturer implemented the POREFLON MBR system for wastewater treatment. In the year and a half of pilot testing, the system was able to…

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May 2017 Newsletter – PTFE Membranes Selected for Food-Processing Wastewater

May 18, 2017

A food-processing plant in Japan that switched to 24-hour operations used POREFLON™ PTFE membranes for wastewater treatment. This technology has the strength to handle non-stop operations and…

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Oil refinery at Bangkok Thailand

March 2017 Newsletter – PTFE Membranes Recover 65% of Oil Refinery Wastewater

March 15, 2017

A case study in Taiwan reveals a 65% recovery rate for recycling industrial wastewater. Sumitomo’s PTFE membrane technology handled oily wastewater under extreme heat. March 2017…

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January 2017 Newsletter – PTFE Membranes Clean Water for Reuse in Steel Manufacturing

January 19, 2017

Across the globe, securing water for the steel industry has become more challenging and intake limits have become more restrictive for industrial water users. January 2017…

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October 2016 Newsletter – PTFE Membranes Proven for Landfill Leachate

November 3, 2016

A recent case study in China proved the effectiveness of PTFE membranes for landfill leachate. In China, the majority of final waste disposal is through landfill…

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Sumitomo Electric Introduces POREFLON to the U.S.

July 24, 2016

The Water Processing Group of Sumitomo Electric USA brings solutions for hard-to-clean wastewaters with a “super” membrane product known as POREFLON. Sumitomo manufactures POREFLON from…

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PTFE Membrane Modules at work in pharmaceutical plant in China.

Making the Case for PTFE Membranes

July 24, 2016

In recent years, China has moved toward more stringent wastewater regulations. In some instances pharmaceutical plants have been forced to cease operations when they did…

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