05376253 is referenced by 58 patents and cites 12 patents.

An apparatus for the continuous electrochemical desalination of aqueous solutions includes a wound module having a central electrode, around which are wound an anion exchanger membrane and a cation exchanger membrane, and an outer counterelectrode. Each membrane is sealed at an inner edge thereof and at a outer edge by a respective clamping device, or are anchored in a synthetic resin block, in such a way that a dilution chamber and a concentrate chamber are defined. The dilution chamber and/or the concentrate chamber may contain an ion exchanger resin. The central electrode and the outer counterelectrode each may have a constriction over at least a part of the circumference thereof. The central electrode may furthermore have a recess for receiving the inner clamping device or the inner synthetic resin block in order to achieve a winding having as spiral a cross section as possible.

Title
Apparatus for the continuous electrochemical desalination of aqueous solutions
Application Number
8/59761
Publication Number
5376253
Application Date
May 12, 1993
Publication Date
December 27, 1994
Inventor
Dominique Gensbittel
Huningue
FR
Hans P Alt
Rheinfelden
DE
Samuel Alonso
Aesch
CH
Philippe Rychen
Muesbach-le-Haut
FR
Agent
Wenderoth Lind & Ponack
Assignee
Christ
CH
IPC
C02F 1/469
B01D 61/44
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