1. Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Key Findings
1.4 Some of the Major Challenges Faced by Membrane Filtration Addressed by Technical Fabrics

2. Introduction to Filtration Processes
2.1 Adherence to Regulations and Reduction of Environmental Hazards are Key Factors That Govern the Use of Filtration Processes
2.2 Adsorption, Absorption and Membrane Filtration are Key Types Of Filtration Technologies
2.3 Adsorption Provides Larger Surface Area for Removal of Micro Pollutants
2.4 Absorption Aims to Capture Pollutants in its Entire Volume
2.5 Membrane-based Filtration Technologies Works Without the Use Of Additional Chemicals to Eliminate Contaminants

3. Overview of Technical Fabrics in Filtration
3.1 Technical Fabrics are Being Adopted in Membrane Filtration as They are Cost Effective and Increase the Performance of Membranes
3.2 Characteristics Such as Durability, Low Moisture Absorption And Thickness Control Increases the Use of Technical Fabrics
3.3 Non-wovens are Foremost Amongst Technical Fabrics Used For Filtration Processes
3.4 Non-woven Synthetic Fabrics are Preferred Across Applications With Glass Fibers Gaining Prominence esp. in Particle Filtration
3.5 Technical Fabrics Based R&D Efforts Focused on Providing Value Added Benefits
3.6 Innovations Focused on Increasing Application Potential of Technical Fabrics
3.7 Varied Materials and Processes Used to Develop Technical Fabrics that Meet Industry Requirements

4. Technical Fabrics in Microfiltration
4.1 Technical Fabrics Such as Cotton and Polyester are Used to Make Technical Fabrics for Microfiltration Applications
4.2 Low Operational Pressure and Cost Efficiency are Key Benefits for Using Technical Fabrics In Microfiltration
4.3 Microfiltration Filter Fabrics With Improved Filter Efficiency and Chemical Resistance Being Developed
4.4 Microfiltration Filter Fabrics, Which Lowers Operating Costs and Impart Energy Savings are Also of Focus

5. Technical Fabrics in Ultrafiltration
5.1 Wide Range of Fibers are Used for Ultrafiltration Processes for Varied Applications
5.2 Low Operational Pressure and Low Energy Consumption are Key Benefits for Using Technical Fabrics in Ultrafiltration
5.3 Ultrafiltration Filter Fabrics to Efficiently Separate Proteins and Operate at Low Pressures Being Developed
5.4 Ultrafiltration Filter Fabrics That Enable High Quality Permeation and Efficiently Removes Microbes are Also of Focus

6. Technical Fabrics in Nanofiltration
6.1 Nanofiltration is Gaining Prominence in Pharma and Food & Beverage Industries
6.2 Chemical Resistance and Cost Efficiency are Key Benefits of Technical Fabrics in Nanofiltration
6.3 Nanofiltration Filter Fabrics Enable Selective Separation of Organics From Influent Stream are Being Developed
6.4 Filter Fabrics Which Enable Performance at Very High Temperatures are Being Developed

7. Technical Fabrics in Reverse Osmosis
7.1 Reverse Osmosis is Predominantly Used in Water and Wastewater Treatment
7.2 Process Efficiency and Chemical Resistance are the Key Benefits Offered by Technical Fabrics in Reverse Osmosis
7.3 Filter Fabrics Which Enable Have High Rejection Capability of Unnecessary Salts for Desalination Are Being Developed
7.4 Fabrics That Reduces the Generation of Brine and Also Reduces the Average Energy Consumption are Also of Interest

8. Technical Fabrics in Forward Osmosis
8.1 Application Landscape of Forward Osmosis Process is Similar to That of Reverse Osmosis
8.2 Anti-Fouling Properties and Low Pressure Applicability are the Main Benefits Offered by Technical Fabrics in Forward Osmosis
8.3 Filter Fabrics Enabling Anti-fouling Properties are Being Developed
8.4 Fabrics With Higher Rejection Rate are Also Part of Developmental Efforts

9. Technical Fabrics in Particle Filtration
9.1 Particle Filtration Predominantly Used in HVAC Applications
9.2 Dust Removal Efficiency and High Permeability are Key Advantages That Technical Fabrics Offer in Particle Filtration
9.3 Fabrics With High Corrosion Resistance are Being Developed
9.4 Fabrics Facilitating Separation Of Oil Contaminants in Automotive Industry is Also of Focus

10. 10. Analyst’s Perspectives
10.1 Filtration Companies are Key Influencers in the Industry Value Chain
10.2 Forward Integration into Filtration Module Development by Fabric Developers is Gaining Traction
10.3 Use of Technical Fabrics for Various Applications Poised to Increase Efficiency of Filtration Processes

11. 1Key Contacts
11.1 Select List of Industry Contacts
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