alexa Novel Hydrophilic And Oleophobic Hollow Fiber Membrane For Effective And Low Fouling Oil/water Separation Applications
ISSN:2157-7463

Journal of Petroleum & Environmental Biotechnology
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 

2nd World Congress on Petrochemistry and Chemical Engineering
October 27-29, 2014 Embassy Suites Las Vegas, USA

Renbi Bai and Xiaoying Zhu
ScientificTracks Abstracts: J Pet Environ Biotechnol
DOI: 10.4172/2157-7463.S1.006
Abstract
Membrane filtration for oil/water separation has the potential to provide a simple system with high separation e ffi ciency for oily wastewater treatment. However, conventional membranes are usually subject to severe oil fouling, which has greatly limited the application of membrane technology in oily wastewater management so far. In this study, a novel hollow fiber membrane showing both hydrophilic and oleophobic surface properties was prepared and tested for its oil/ water separation performance. The hollow fiber membrane was prepared from the popular conventional membrane material of polyvinylidenefluoride (PVDF) as the base material and a modified PVDF copolymer with hydrophilic and oleophobic segments as the additive (denoted as AP). The developed hollow fiber membrane was packed into membrane modules for the treatment of artificial oily wastewater samples prepared from hexadecane or crude oil emulsions and real oily wastewater samples collected from a palm oil mill in Malaysia. The experimental results indicate that, as compared to the control PVDF membrane and a modified PVDF membrane that had hydrophilic surface property, the developed novel hollow fiber membrane exhibited excellent performances: with much higher water flux, less flux decay during oily wastewater filtration, and significantly higher or almost complete flux recovery by a simple physical cleaning (e.g., water flushing or backwashing) after a filtration run, while achievedthe same or usually higher oil removal e ffi ciency. Since the hollow fiber membrane can be easily scaled up to the full module for practical use, there is a great prospect for the developed novel hollow fiber membrane to be used as an effective method for oily wastewater treatment.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords