Effect of adsorptive fouling on membrane performance: case study with a pulp mill effluent

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/0011-9164(95)00018-W
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TypeArticle
Journal titleDesalination
Volume101
Issue2
Pages155167; # of pages: 13
SubjectFouling; Adsorption; Ultrafiltration; Pulp mill waste
AbstractThe compatibility of a wide range of membrane materials with a pulp mill effluent was evaluated with respect to adsorptive fouling. Membranes were initially evaluated by their pure water permeability and separation characteristics with a polyethylene glycol test solute. These membrane coupons were contacted with a pulp mill effluent sample at 50 C in the absence of a transmembrane pressure for 3 h and then recharacterized. The change in the separation and permeation was interpreted as changes in the average pore size and the ratio of the number of pores to the effective pore length of the membrane. A decreasing pore size indicated the formation of an adsorbed fouling layer. An increased ratio suggested that adsorption occurred on the membrane surface rather than in the pores.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Chemical Process and Environmental Technology
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number37572
NPARC number8925768
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