Refrackt specializes in low-cost water treatment by using membrane distillation technology. Membrane distillation technology combines the benefits of both distillation and membrane processes by producing high purity water with low energy usage. Refrackt’s versatile membrane distillation systems can be applied to treat hydraulic fracturing wastewater, desalinate seawater or brackish water to produce drinking water, or other water treatment purposes. Refrackt specializes in working with industrial partners to analyze their processes and provide convenient water treatment solutions.
The team's work has been covered in various media.
Their notable achievements include:
1) Winner - 2013 Duke StartUp Challenge Clean Energy Track
2) Top 3 Finalist for Overall Challenge
3) Top 4 finish at the 2013 ACC Clean Energy Challenge