Apr 10, 2019

Novel membrane material removes more impurities without the need for toxic solvents

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Natural gas and biogas have become increasingly popular sources of energy throughout the world in recent years, thanks to their cleaner and more efficient combustion process when compared to coal and oil.

However, the presence of contaminants such as within the gas means it must first be purified before it can be burnt as fuel.

Traditional processes to purify typically involve the use of toxic solvents and are extremely energy-intensive.

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