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Sistema de purificación y descalcificación de agua basado en tecnología de desionización capacitiva (CDI)

Resumen

Tipo:
Oferta Tecnológica
Referencia:
TOKR20160112001
Publicado:
17/01/2017
Caducidad:
28/07/2017
Resumen:
Una pyme coreana especializada en desarrollar materiales y dispositivos ecológicos ofrece una tecnología de purificación y descalcificación de agua que consiste en eliminar iones disueltos (desionización capacitiva). La desionización capacitiva (CDI) es un método electroquímico para eliminar sal de soluciones acuosas mediante la absorción de iones en la doble capa eléctrica en la interfaz electrodo-solución. Se trata de una tecnología ecológica, de bajo consumo, alta eficiencia y con un funcionamiento sencillo. La empresa busca fabricantes de lavadoras y sistemas de purificación y descalcificación de agua con el fin de establecer acuerdos comerciales con asistencia técnica.

Details

Tittle:
A Korean SME is offering a water purifier and a water softener using a Capacitive De-Ionization(CDI) technology
Summary:
A Korean SME specializing in development of eco-friendly materials and devices provides a technology of purifying and softening water by eliminating dissolved ions from water. It is eco-friendly, energy saving, high in recovery efficiency and easy to operate. The company is looking for a partner who manufactures washing machines, water purifiers or water softeners for commercial agreement or technical cooperation.
Description:
Due to global water crisis, the whole world concentrates on water recovery. One of the key ways to resolve this problem is to find a method which can provide low cost and high efficiency in desalination.

Capacitive De-Ionization (CDI) is electrochemically controlled method for removing salt from aqueous solutions by absorbing ions in the electrical double layer region at an electrode-solution interface.

Generally, Electrodes for Capacitive De-Ionization (CDI) is made by coating graphite with mesoporous activated carbons, adding ion-exchange membrane and staking a spacer.

However, this Korean company has developed a new technology of producing CDI electrodes by coating graphite with mesoporous activated carbons and ion monomer. After a spacer is added.

The technology makes it possible for cost reduction. Also, it saves the more energy by decreasing membrane fouling compared to the conventional technologies such as Reverse Osmotic(RO) or Ion Exchange Resin. Furthermore, labor cost can be saved as well as no second hazardous pollutants can be created. As an eco-friendly technology, it does not use detrimental chemicals or salt, and everyone can easily operate this product.

The company is looking for a European manufacturer in the field of washing machines, water purifiers or water softeners and would like to transfer their technology to the partner by contracting a commercial agreement with technical assistance. Furthermore, they are looking for a partner for technical cooperation by testing of new aplication. Other partnership can be negotiated, so if anyone is interested, feel free to create an expression of interest for further information.
Advantages and Innovations:
- More energy saving compared to the conventional technologies such as Reverse Osmotic(RO) or Ion Exchange Resin
- High in pure water recovery rate
- Possible to control the amount of minerals in water
- Easy to operate the system
- Not using detrimental chemicals or salt
Stage of Development:
Field tested/evaluated
IPs:
Patent(s) applied for but not yet granted,Patents granted
CommeR Statunts Regarding IPR Status:
Korean patents granted.
USA patent applied but not granted yet.
EU patents applied but not granted yet.
PCT patents applied but not granted yet.

Partner sought

Type and Role of Partner Sought:
- Type of partner sought : companies
- Specific area of activity of the partner : in the field of manufacturing washing machines, water purifiers or water softeners
- Task to be performed :sell the product in the partner´s local area or transfer technology to apply to various applications

Client

Type and Size of Client:
Industry SME 11-49
Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation:
No
Languages Spoken:
English

Keywords

Technology Keywords:
10004004 Agua potable
10004 Gestión de aguas
06006009 Líquidos iónicos
10003004 Reciclaje, recuperación