EPA Science Inventory

CAPSULE REPORT: REVERSE OSMOSIS PROCESS

Citation:

Eastern Research Group, Inc. CAPSULE REPORT: REVERSE OSMOSIS PROCESS. EPA/625/R-96/009 (NTIS PB97-130843), 1996.

Description:

A failure analysis has been completed for the reverse osmosis (RO) process. The focus was on process failures that result in releases of liquids and vapors to the environment. The report includes the following: 1) A description of RO and coverage of the principles behind the process, 2) Applications of RO for treatment of effluent waters from the metal finishing industry, 3) Descriptions of equipment and operating and maintenance procedures, 4) Failure analysis that includes types of failures and causes, 5) Key questions that can be used for software development, 6) A bibliography on RO applications in the metal finishing industry.

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CAPSULE REPORT: REVERSE OSMOSIS PROCESS

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER)
Start Date: 09/25/1996
Completion Date: 09/25/1996
Record Last Revised: 08/24/2011
Record Created: 12/08/2004
Record Released: 02/01/2005
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 115420

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND SUPPORT DIVISION

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER BRANCH