What is reverse osmosis?

March 30, 2017

 The osmotic process involves the natural movement of a solution through a semi-permeable membrane without applying external pressure. The membrane allows the passage of solvent but not of solute. In reverse osmosis, high pressure is used to push the solution through a membrane, which traps the solute on one side making pure solvent obtainable from the other side.

For more information on this topic check out our blog post, Desalination: How It Works And Which System Is Right For You.