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WASTEWATER FILTERS FOR CHINAS INDUSTRY

Norddeutsche Rundschau | Issue Oct. 22, 2016
Itzehoe — „We are profoundly impressed by the technology presented here“, remarks Wang Yimiao after the plant tour. He refers to CONDIAS filter equipment for cleaning industrial wastewater. As vice president of the environmental institute of the Chinese province Zhejiang south of the megacity Shanghai he sees a huge demand for this innovative technology from Itzehoe in his home country – a technology based on using diamond-coated electrodes for wastewater treatment.

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Company from Itzehoe at Bellevue Castle, Berlin

Norddeutsche Rundschau | issue 7th June 2012
Itzehoe/Berlin — With diamond electrodes for water treatement CONDIAS has made itself known all over the world. Now the company presented itself at the “Week of Environment” in Berln. The German Federal President Joachim Gauck had invited CONDIAS to join the event at Bellevue Castle.

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Technology to touch at „Science School“

Norddeutsche Rundschau | issue 12th August 2011
They could have slept in, seen friends, gone swimming or shopping, but 7 students preferred using their last week of the summer holidays for something different. They took part in the 5th Science Summer School at IZET. During the project week they could gain some practical experience at Condias GmbH and I.D.S. Dialogsysteme.

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Diamonds keep spa baths clean

Kieler Nachrichten | issue 1st October 2009
Itzehoe — In CONDIAS workshop in-between cabinet-sized aggregates and huge shelves you find a spa bath. This should be used more often by the 30 employees of the young high-tech company, thinks managing director Dr. Thorsten Matthée.

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Diamonds destroy toxic substances

Produktion | issue No. 32-33 13th August 2009
During the Cold War the development of conductive diamond should contribute to the creation of a semi-conducting material which could survive nuclear attacks. Today conductive diamonds are used for wastewater treatment.

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„Mr. Clean“ from Northern Germany

Markt und Mittelstand | issue July 2008
A spot of blue ink clouds the otherwise clear surface of the pure water in the glass cylinder. It´s a pity the the crystalline water structure is polluted in such a way – this is what visitors in the German Pavilion at Expo in Saragossa think. Then Mr. Clean of water treatment himself takes action.

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Diamonds instead of cleaning mop

Magazin der Metropolregion Hamburg | issue February 2008
In addition to the established companies more and more innovative companies with considerable international success start business in the county of Steinburg / Northern Germany. This is not only beneficial for the region´s economy, but also for the environment.

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DIAMONDS PROVIDE FOR CLEAN WATER

Norddeutsche Rundschau | Issue June 16, 2016
Itzehoe — At first the water is deep blue. Plenty of colorant is used as a simulation of pollution. But this changes quickly. In a glass cylinder the water flows past the diamond-coated electrodes – soon it is crystal-clear again. The company CONDIAS located in Fraunhoferstraße, Itzehoe is market leader with its products.

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10 Years CONDIAS:With diamond electrodes on growth track

Norddeutsche Rundschau | issue 31st August 2011
A solid basement is completed - „now we can continue to work on the building and structures“. After 10 years Dr. Matthias Fryda, managing director of Condias GmbH, is very satisfied with the results achieved so far. Together with Dr. Thorsten Matthée he started CONDIAS – a spin-off of Fraunhofer IST in Braunschweig/Germany – in 2001.

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Brilliant Performance

wlb — Wasser Luft Boden | issue February 2010
Diamond electrodes for industrial wastewater treatment.
During the Cold War scientists studied the conductivity of diamonds to develop a semi-conducting material which would have survived a nuclear attack much longer than silicon.

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Diamonds very much in demand: From Itzehoe to regions all over the world

Norddeutsche Rundschau | issue 16th October 2009
Orders booming — „Condias“ grows / Town twinning with Japanese city Fujisawa proposed.
Itzehoe/lpe — Diamonds are immortal. That´s not true – „which isn´t bad for our business“, said Dr. Thorsten Matthée, managing director of CONDIAS, during a visit of the local committee of economic affairs.

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Partner in Japan: Electrodes connect continents

Norddeutsche Rundschau | issue 27th February 2009
Itzehoe — Conductive diamond-coated electrodes, electrode stacks and electrochemical cells are developed and produced by CONDIAS in Itzehoe / Germany. For ten years CONDIAS has already had contact to Permelec Electrode, a leading Japanese manufacturer of conventional electrodes.

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Diamonds get radical

Pharma + Food | issue February 2008
Oxidation of pollutants in wastewater by using diamond-coated electrodes | In order to remove persistent, toxic substances from water often several processes and numerous chemicals could be necessary. But it could be simpler – with current and electrodes with a synthetic diamond coating. The following examples with EDTA, ammonium sulfate and carboxylic acids explain how this works.

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Electrified diamonds

CHEMIE TECHNIK | issue October 2007
Oxidation of pollutants in wastewater by using diamond-coated electrodes | In order to remove persistent, toxic substances from water often several processes and numerous chemicals could be necessary. But it could be simpler – with current and electrodes with a synthetic diamond coating. The following examples with EDTA, aniline and cyanides explain how this works.

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