Titanium filtration membranes originally designed for the wine sector are being adapted for a new range

Titanium filtration membranes originally designed for the wine sector are being adapted for a new range of industries including oil, wool and water. Developed in South Australia by Advanced Material Solutions (AMS), the super-strong titanium membrane is unaffected by salt or chemicals such as chlorine and can be adjusted to screen out specific materials down to 0.05 microns. A commercial system has already been installed at a meatworks in Victoria where the filters removed fats, oils, grease, blood cells and reduced e coli levels from 240,000 down to less than 20 parts per 100ml. Another system is being used by a wastewater treatment company in Canada and several units are in the process of being commissioned at wineries in Australia and the United States. AMS Managing Director Gilbert Erskine said the ability to efficiently separate oil and water had led to the development of the first of a possible five wool scouring plants in Australia and the potential for a further three in New Zealand. He said the dual filtration system led to a huge reduction in water, chemical and energy use because the cleaning water could be reused and did not to require as much energy to reheat. “They...

Mi Smart Water Purifier With Real-Time TDS Monitoring, Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 Launched in India

Xiaomi has now launched the Mi Smart Water Purifier and the Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 in India. The water purifier has been designed for the Indian audience, with key features like a 7-litre tank made from FDA approved material to store water has been integrates, keeping in mind areas where there are frequent electricity cuts. The purifier has a minimalistic white design, and is compact taking up as much space on your kitchen wall as a regular A4 sized sheet of paper. The Mi Smart Water Purifier has a e-step purification process, a real-time TDS monitor, and DIY filter-replacement strategy. The Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 has also been launched alongside and it will be up for crowdfunding for Rs. 500. Starting with the Mi Smart Water Purifier, it is priced in India at Rs. 11,999 and will be available on Mi.com, Flipkart, and Mi Home stores. The purifier will go on sale from September 29 at 12pm (noon) IST. The filter cartridges will be available for INR 3,997 for the complete set. Individual filter cartridges can also be purchased. Possibly, the most important bit about the Mi Smart Water Purifier is that it offers an easy filter replacement process. The consumer d...