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Old 05-09-2017, 15:18   #1
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Freshwater for everyone

Just read this at Popular Mechanics and wanted to share. Looks like freshwater for all boats in the not so distant future.

New Graphene Filter Could Remove Salt From Saltwater
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Re: Freshwater for everyone

Looks like PM is a bit behind with the news. Quite a bit of discussion about this a while ago.

2014: http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...ne-122992.html

and a long thread discussing it from earlier this year:

http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...er-182700.html

Edit: First comment deleted I see they are reporting on a recent paper which has come up with a slight advance on the previous discussions.
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Hi StuM,

There's a link in the PM article that describes the recent development/improvement in the use of graphene to desalinate water.

https://phys.org/news/2017-09-smart-...esalinate.html
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Not much new: "Our dream is to create a smart membrane that combines high flow rates, high efficiency, long lifetime,

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-09-smart-graphene-membrane-desalinate.html#jCp


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