GE Introduces New Ultrafiltration Membranes for Seawater Reverse Osmosis

22 Oct 2013 by Local Press Report

GE today announced new pressurized and submerged ultrafiltration (UF) membranes designed for pretreatment of feedwater for seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) systems. The new technology includes GE’s ZeeWeed* 1000 and ZeeWeed 1500 hollow-fiber membranes that provide a reduced plant footprint and lower installed cost versus previous generation ZeeWeed products. The new ZeeWeed seawater membranes offer a reduction in cost greater than 25 percent and a reduced footprint of 10 percent to 25 percent. With fresh water scarcity a constant concern, desalination plants look for more efficient and lower cost options to purify water...

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