WWW.CERAMIC-FLAT-MEMBRANE.COM Technology Milestones
HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS
PRODUCTION > Worldwide first full commercial    (large-scale) Al2O3 Ceramic Flat    Membrane production facility > Capacity of up to 20,000 m²/year > Location: Germany
2003
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with Al2O3 membranes > Multi Plate Water Collector > PVC Collector and Expoxy    ceramic gluing > External module pipe connection
2004
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with Al2O3 membranes > Single Plate Water Collector > PVC/PES/SS Collector and    Expoxy/PUR ceramic gluing > External module pipe and hoses
2005
REFERENCE PLANT > Worldwide first MBR using    Ceramic Flat Membranes > Al2O3 membranes > Location: Germany
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with Al2O3 membranes > Multi Plate Water Collector > Partial membrane potting > External module pipe connection
2006
CLEANING PROCESS > MCP > Mechanical Cleaning Process > Continuous membrane surface    cleaning using MBBR carrier    media
2007
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with Al2O3 membranes > Multi Plate Water Collector > Single-component complete    membrane PUR potting > Internal module pipe connection
2008
CLEANING PROCESS > Sprinkler > Enhanced sludge and cake layer     removal process
2009
REFERENCE PLANT > Worldwide first ground water    RO pre-treatment plant > Al2O3 membranes > Location: Saudi Arabia
2010
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with Al2O3 membranes > Single Plate Water Collector > PVC Collector and ceramic gluing > External module pipe and hoses
2011
2012
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with SiC membranes > Multi Plate Water Collector > Single-component complete    membrane PUR potting > External module pipe connection
2013
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with Al2O3 membranes > Multi Plate Water Collector > ABS Collector and ceramic gluing > External module pipe connection
REFERENCE PLANT > First combined use of UASB    and Ceramic MBR for    industrial sewage treatment > Al2O3 membranes > Location: Singapore
2014
REMOVAL PROCESS > ACLF > Adsorptive Cake Layer Filtration > Combined removal of dissolved    and suspended solids
PRODUCT LAUNCH > Module with SiC membranes > Single Plate Water Collector > GFRP Collector and    ceramic gluing > External module pipe connection
2015
Photo: EDB Singapore edb.gov.sg
Source: ItN Water itn-nanovation.com
Source: ItN Water itn-nanovation.com
Source: ItN Water itn-nanovation.com
Photo: ItN Nanovation GmbH evs.de
Source: ItN Water itn-nanovation.com
Source: Meiden meidensha.co.jp
Source: Liqtech liqtech.dk
Source: Ceraflo ceraflo.com
Source: Cembrane cembrane.com
REFERENCE PLANT > Worldwide first centralized    (larger-scale) Ceramic MBBR > Al2O3 membranes > Location: Saudi Arabia
PRODUCTION > Worldwide largest Al2O3     Ceramic Flat Membrane    production facility > Capacity of up to 120,000 m²/year > Location: Japan
FILTRATION PROCESS > Combined use of HMO    pre-treatment adsorption and    Ceramic Cake Layer Filtration
Source: Meiden meidensha.co.jp
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PRODUCTION > First SiC Ceramic Flat Membrane    large-scale production facility > Capacity of at least 30,000 m²/year    with prepared expansion to up to    150,000 m²/year > Location: Denmark
Photo: Cembrane cembrane.com