June 10th - 12th, 2024
Double Tree
Minnesota, MN
Membrane Forum

Veolia's Eastling to present Membrane Technology Forum speech

Presentation will be June 14 from 10:35 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. at The Marriott City Center in Minneapolis.

Membrane Technology Forum

Zach Eastling, global commercial engineering lead for Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions, will present Studies on an energy-saving membrane element: Veolia’s Optum RO on June 14 from 10:35 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. during the Membrane Technology Forum at The Marriott City Center in Minneapolis.

Eastling is responsible for leading pilot testing, developing technical solutions to customer issues, and creating technical content for case studies, product fact sheets, and marketing collateral. Zach has previously held key roles in both membrane manufacturing and product development where he has developed new membrane technologies and element construction for improved ingredient separation. As a technical expert in membrane filtration and separations, Zach works directly with global customers to expand the Filters and Membrane business while proactively identifying new projects and innovative solutions.

Regarding the speech: Conventional spiral wound membrane elements used in the dairy industry experience a considerable amount of bypass flow in the space between the element and the housing wall. Since this portion of the feed solution does not contact the membrane surface inside the element, pump energy spent on the bypass flow does not contribute to the overall concentration process. In this presentation, we will focus on several case studies that assess the amount of bypass flow and power consumption required for Veolia’s new energy efficient Optum RO element. We will also look at how Veolia’s Optum RO element compares against standard caged and other shelled elements when operated at similar pressure drops and recoveries. Results of these studies have allowed for the quantification of bypass flow and power consumption for each element design which, in turn, has allowed Veolia’s Optum RO element to become the first in its class to ever receive a custom energy saving incentive from Wisconsin’s Focus on Energy Program. So if you, or someone you know, are interested in new and innovative ways to reduce OPEX, reduce pump energy spent on membrane filtration, reduce your carbon footprint, and/or deliver against multiple health and safety concerns in food processing applications, then you should definitely attend Veolia’s presentation to learn all about their new Optum RO membrane element and ways to improve your efficiency!

The Membrane Technology Forum is presented by Dairy Foods and the American Dairy Products Institute.

The agenda for the event can be seen here.

All speakers can be viewed here.

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