MemBack(TM) polyester, nonwoven membrane support media features binderless construction and is manufactured under tight tolerance, targeting it for use in high-performance casting applications. Fiber tie-down also targets it for use with the most demanding membranes. MemBack is also for use as a fine particle trap in high-pressure fluid applications.
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Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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