Membrane Testing Laboratory

Membrane testing lab equipment

A lab that supports de-risking industrial process water treatment technology development


NAIT Main Campus
Edmonton, Alberta


650 sq. ft.

What this space offers

The membrane testing laboratory provides a dedicated space to streamline technology development focused on reducing freshwater use, improving cost efficiency and environmental performance.

Suitable for:

  • High pressure high temperature polymeric membranes testing
  • Validating Clean in Place (CIP) and chemical treatment capabilities
  • Trialing online instruments and sensors
  • Evaluating industrial process water treatment technology
  • Analytical testing of synthetic and process water

Select equipment and features

  • A custom high pressure, high temperature membrane testing unit (part of the Membrane Technology Assessment Program (MTAP))[AS1] 
  • Air monitoring equipment (H2S, O2, BTEX, %LEL, ventilation) and Class 1 Zone 2 area classification
  • Materials handling equipment
  • Dedicated space for water testing and sample preparation (pending)
  • A custom preconditioning/pretreatment unit (pending)
  • High-grade water supply (pending)
  • Forklift (pending)