3D printing could advance membrane engineering and lower carbon footprint, experts say

| January 12, 2017

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Scientists at the University of Bath’s Centre for Advanced Separations Engineering (CASE) are predicting a bright future for 3D printing and advanced membrane engineering.  Membranes are a semi-permeable selective barrier that separates gas or liquid molecules into two streams. A common example is reverse osmosis membranes, which separate salt from water.

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