Turning Ideas into Products Faster (image) Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Caption The membrane elements for water treatment are manufactured in the semi-automatic system in Bitterfeld. A single membrane element consists of a bundle of over 20 layers. It is aligned with a winding module and secured. The LANXESS employee (left) is holding such a module. Credit © LANXESS AG Usage Restrictions The picture may be used for editorial purposes only. It is protected by copyright. The use is free of charge if the reference is mentioned. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.