HFRO: A Capacity Crunch Paves the Road to Future Development

Date Published 2023 | Conference material

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When faced with a hydrofluoric acid treatment capacity crunch, GlobalFoundries Fab 8 committed to the future by installing a state-of-the-art fluoride concentrator: Hydrofluoric Acid Reverse Osmosis, or HFRO. The system allows the company to dramatically decrease the volume of fluoride sent for treatment while producing valuable RO permeate that is used to feed gas abatements.

Organizations: Global Foundries
Authors: Tyler Goldstoff, Zeph Egnasher,
Tags: Waste ManagementChemical ReuseEnvironmental sustainabilityInfrastructureEnergy ConservationReverse Osmosis (RO)

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