Nobel gas purification with metal-organic frameworks

Picking a single grain – purification of nobel gases

By | Adsorption, Gas Capture and Sequestration, Gas Storage

The specific characteristics of inert gases – e.g. they are almost non-reactive and non-flammable – make them perfect for application in lighting, welding, medical applications or diving gear. However, given their limited abundance in the atmosphere and their high production cost, their application is restricted to certain fields. While we can’t change the occurrence of noble gases, production cost could potentially be optimised.

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Price vs. Value of the application of metal-organic frameworks

Price vs. value of metal-organic frameworks

By | General
The commercial use of metal-organic frameworks has just kicked off, and they are often compared with commonly used activated carbon, silica or zeolites. Comparison goes until they reach the price for a g, kg, or even a ton – and most certainly stops there, because “MOFs are too expensive”. But this is just one side of the coin. Read More

Hydrogen storage in MOF Gas containers

Zero-emission fuel: Tackling storage issues of hydrogen

By | Adsorption, Gas Storage

Climate change issues and environmental protection creates the need to switch to cleaner source of energy. The main drivers of global greenhouse emissions are the transportation sector, generation of heat and electricity and powering our buildings (over 40% in total). Cutting down the global energy consumption from these sectors just by few percentage points may reduce emission of several megatons of greenhouse gas. But what if we use a fuel source that has zero emission while still keeping up with the continuously growing demand? Read More

EuroMOF2019 – A recap & my best-of’s

By | Company News, Conferences
Another year – another EuroMOF in Paris. I have been at the conference for three consecutive years – from the United States, the Netherlands, New Zealand to France. Over these years, I noticed how it advanced from a mainly scientific focus to a combination of science and industry. Which is something I am very happy about. Here is a personal recap of EuroMOF 2019 in Paris. Read More