Hydro Air Research Italia is one of the most expert company worldwide for the use of ceramic membranes.
Ceramic membranes is successfully used by HARI in process applications, for clarification, purification and concentration purpose by means of microfiltration, ultrafiltration as well as nanofiltration. Furthermore HARI is using ceramic membranes for effluent treatment, where it is the perfect pretreatment to nanofiltration and reverse osmosis steps.
Ceramic membranes are showing uncomparable performances in terms of membrane life, chemical resistance and thermal stability, making them an unbeatable solution in all critical applications. Membrane flux regenerability is excellent, thanks to the possibility to clean in strong chemicals environment and at high temperature.
Ceramic membranes are durable, they are giving high permeate fluxes, they can be steam sterilized, they are compatible with organic solvents, they accept chemical oxidizing sterilization.
Hydro Air Research Italia made the first plant using ceramic membranes, on fermentation broth, in 1980. Since then, the number of applications and installations worldwide grew constantly and nowadays HARI is recognized as the expert of ceramic membrane application.
The biggest plant on fermentation broth worldwide has been made by Hydro Air Research Italia in 2014, with an overall membrane area near to 6000 m2.