MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017Modern Technologies in Manufacturing (MTeM 2017 - AMaTUC)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||22 November 2017|
Silver Nanoparticles (AgNP) impregnated filters in drinking water disinfection
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Department of Manufacturing Engineering, B-dul Muncii 103-105, 400641, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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This paper describes how simple portable devices could eliminate water pathogens by using Silver Nanoparticles, based on their antimicrobial properties. Recent studies indicated that silver nanoparticles can achieve up to 100% antibacterial activity removal. Results are showing that Silver Nanoparticles retention in the filter structure, E. coli bacteria removal, water quality and water flow rate must be evaluated as main efficiency indicators of the designed filters, in order to obtain the optimal filter. To apply the antimicrobial property of Silver in drinking-water treatment, a filter is produced using Additive Manufacturing techniques and coated with different concentrations of silver solutions.
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