Roll Membrane Elements of RUSNANO’s Portfolio Company RM Nanotech Successfully Tested in Syria

25 February 2016

Roll membrane elements produced by RUSNANO’s portfolio company RM Nanotech have been successfully tested in Syria. Products of the leading European manufacturer of nanostructured membranes have been tested by engineering company Aquadamas whose integrator proved the high quality of the filters.

The customer marked the high test results of RM Nanotech’s products which demonstrate good quality at a competitive price (compared to their foreign counterparts). Representatives of RM Nanotech in cooperation with Syrian experts are preparing a major contract for the supply of filter elements to the Syrian government facilities.

The reverse osmosis membrane elements of RM Nanotech fully comply with sanitary and epidemiological requirements and can be used to purify water of varying salinity. The new plant of RM Nanotech in Vladimir has significantly reduced the dependency of Russia on membrane materials import for water treatment and filtration systems.

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Aquadamas is a leading engineering company and the official representative of POLLET Water Group in the Middle East. The company has been involved in water & wastewater treatment equipment designing and manufacturing for about 20 years.

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Test Facilities Characteristics

  Solution Salinity Solution Hardness pH Temperature
Test Facility 1 2200 ppm 800 ppm 7.4 20 C°
Test Facility 2 1280 ppm 450 ppm 7.5 25 C°

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MEMBRANIUM (JSC RM Nanotech). RUSNANO’s portfolio company JSC RM Nanotech is the only Russian company fabricating nanostructured membrane flatsheet and roll membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO), nanofiltration (NF), ultrafiltration (UF).

The plant of JSC RM Nanotech produces two million square meters (2,000,000 m2) of membrane flatsheet per year and fifty thousand (50,000) membrane elements (8,040 size). Its total area is 10,000 m2.

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RUSNANO Joint-Stock Company was founded in March 2011 through reorganization of state corporation Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. JSC RUSNANO contributes to implementation of the state policy on the development of the nanotechnology industry by investing directly and through investment funds of nanotechnology in financially effective high-technology projects providing the development of new production facilities in the Russian Federation. Its primary investment focus is in electronics, optoelectronics and telecommunications, healthcare and biotechnology, metallurgy and metalwork, energy, mechanical engineering and instrument making, construction and industrial materials, chemicals and petrochemicals. 100 percent of RUSNANO’s shares are state owned. Thanks to RUSNANO’s investments, there are currently 115 factories and R&D Centers opened in 37 regions in Russia.

Management of assets of RUSNANO JSC is carried out by Limited Liability Company established in December 2013, RUSNANO Management Company. Anatoly Chubais is the Chairman of its Executive Board.

Work to establish nanotechnology infrastructure and carry out educational programs is fulfilled by RUSNANO’s Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, which was also established during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies.