THE MBR PRINCIPLES | MegaVision Membrane



MBR water treatment is a proven technology set to become a standard in the management of municipal and industrial wastewater worldwide to step towards United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

• Less pressure
• High stability
• High effluent quality
• High Flux rates
• salts & ions removal
• high versatility
Introduction to spiral wound membranes

Spiral wound membranes are a key technology in the field of water treatment and filtration, playing a crucial role in processes such as reverse osmosis (RO). RO is a widely utilized technique for desalination, water purification, and the removal of contaminants from water sources. The spiral wound membrane configuration is particularly popular in RO applications due to its efficiency and practical design.

1. Structure: Spiral wound membranes consist of a permeable membrane layer sandwiched between a feed spacer and a permeate collection layer. The layers are wound around a perforated central tube in a spiral fashion, creating a compact and modular structure. The materials used in the membrane construction can vary but often include polymers like polyamide for reverse osmosis applications.

2. Reverse Osmosis Process: In reverse osmosis, water is forced through the semi-permeable membrane under pressure, allowing only water molecules to pass while rejecting impurities, salts, and other contaminants. This process is effective in desalinating seawater, treating brackish water, and purifying various water sources for industrial, residential, and agricultural purposes.