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Brewing Filtration – DE Filtration V’s Membrane Filtration

Posted by appliedm on April 24th, 2018 in | 0 comments

  Diatomaceous Earth (DE) filtration systems are the traditional, tried and true, filtration systems that have been used around the world with superior results for over 80 years. About 10 years ago, a new filtration technology, membrane filters, became a filtration option, primarily for the brewing industry. Here are some of the common questions asked […]

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Incredible Mineral – Electric Car Battery Challenge

Posted by appliedm on November 18th, 2016 in | 0 comments

Diatomaceous earth is truly incredible. Every day we find a new use or application for our DE. This week, UC Riverside engineering professors announced that they’re using DE as a source of silica for electric car battery anodes. Most people who believe in the electric car revolution would agree with this statement: “Batteries that power […]

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Celebrating Diatomaceous Earth Day 31st August

Posted by appliedm on September 23rd, 2016 in | 0 comments

Biologists know about diatoms, the single-celled plants that form diatomaceous earth, because they are truly the lungs of the earth, in that they produce about ¾ of the world’s new oxygen supply. Materials scientists know about diatom skeletons (called frustules), the tiny, intricate porous opal structures, because they are known to be the strongest naturally-occurring […]

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