Cutting edge EFC, from theory to reality.

17 Aug 2017 - 22:45
UCT's CPU Tweefontein EFC unit
A full-scale eutectic freeze crystallization wastewater treatment unit at Tweefontein Colliery in Mpumalanga

Thanks to Professor Alison Lewis, Crystallization and Precipitation Research Unit (CPU) Team and Industrial Partners who have contributed in moving eutectic freeze crystallization (EFC) from theory to reality. The first full-scale working unit for EFC, which was purchased by Glencore, built and designed by Prentec, is based on research done by CPU staff and students at UCT’s Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment.

(Read the full article by Ambre Nicolson here)