Stainless Steel in Thermal Desalination and Brine Treatment: Current Status and Prospects

  title={Stainless Steel in Thermal Desalination and Brine Treatment: Current Status and Prospects},
  author={Argyris Panagopoulos and M. Loizidou and K. Haralambous},
  journal={Metals and Materials International},
  pages={1463 - 1482}
Desalination is considered one of the most viable and technically feasible strategies for the production of freshwater from saline solutions (brackish water, seawater and brine). Thousands of membrane and thermal desalination plants operate daily in many countries around the world, with thermal desalination plants being more advantageous especially in areas with cheap energy. Stainless steel is a reliable material choice for thermal desalination plants due to excellent properties such as… Expand

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