08758622 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 1066 patents.

A method of cleaning a membrane (6) in a membrane filtration system by flowing gas bubbles past the surfaces of the membrane (6) to scour accumulated solids therefrom. The method includes flowing a liquid past a supply of gas; creating a reduced pressure within the liquid flow to cause a flow of gas from the supply of gas (9) into the liquid flow and form gas bubbles therein and then flowing the liquid containing the gas bubbles past the surfaces of the membrane (6) to scour the surfaces thereof. Apparatus for performing the method is also disclosed.

Title
Simple gas scouring method and apparatus
Application Number
11/722458
Publication Number
8758622 (B2)
Application Date
December 22, 2005
Publication Date
June 24, 2014
Inventor
Joachim Muller
New South Wales
AU
Assignee
Evoqua Water Technologies
GA, US
IPC
B01D 65/02
C02F 1/44
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