Membrane Fouling and Cleaning Short Course on August 31

The AFS is presenting a new short course, “Membrane Fouling and Cleaning,” which will be taught by industry veteran Peter Cartwright.

Plant operators often deal with expensive elements fouling prematurely, creating additional maintenance expenses. This course will provide an understanding of the mechanisms of fouling of crossflow, pressure-driven membrane elements. Attendees will learn numerous strategies for minimizing fouling and cleaning membranes.

The course is designed for membrane system designers, operators and plant engineering personnel and will cover:

  • Fouling mechanisms and measurements
  • Consequences of fouling
  • Mitigation strategies
  • Cleaning options
  • Performance monitoring

The course will be presented live online on Tuesday, August 31, from 9am to 11am central. The fee is $195 for AFS members and $295 for nonmembers.

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About the Instructor

Peter Cartwright has been in the membrane processing industry since 1974 and has had his own consulting engineering company since 1980. He is a Registered Chemical Engineer in the state of Minnesota. He has presented over 300 lectures in numerous venues and written over 300 articles and book chapters. Peter is active in such organizations as AFS, WQA, NGWA and ASPE.

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