Membrana, a 3M Company

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Membrana, a 3M Company

13800 South Lakes Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28273
United States
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Ellen Mcpartlan

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P: 203-238-8760


Membrana is a market-leading producer of microporous membranes and membrane devices used in healthcare and industrial degassing applications. The Industrial & Specialty Filtration Group manufactures Liqui-Flux® Ultrafiltration and Microfiltration modules as well as Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors. Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors are used to add or remove gases to or from liquids in many industries, such as O2 removal, CO2 removal, boiler feedwater/corrosion control, N2 removal, carbonation and many more. They have a small footprint, low operating costs and reduce chemical consumption.

Products and Services

Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors have been used for more than 20 years to remove gases from liquids and can achieve O2 removal to 1ppb and CO2 removal to 1ppm with minimal to no chemical usage. In the power industry, the removal of dissolved gases from feedwater can help protect boilers and piping from corrosion.

Liqui-Cel Contactors maximize contact area and fluid dynamics for the highest-possible efficiency. They are manufactured by Membrana, a market leader in separation technology, which excels in the development and fabrication of specialty membrane products for a wide range of applications.

Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors can tolerate high pressures and temperatures. Contactors are available to process flow rates up to 550 gpm (125m3/hr) in a single device. Multiple contactors are piped together to handle larger flow rates. Liqui-Cel® Membrane Contactors are currently processing 2.7 million gpm (613,000 m3/hr) of liquids worldwide.

Areas of Expertise

Steam Turbines


Cooling water