Thin film composite nanofiltration membranes are frequently used to remove the residual salts from industrial wastewater. However, these nanofiltration membranes often have relatively low fluxes that limit their practical applications. To solve the problem, sodium bicarbonate was introduced into the composite nanofiltration membranes via interfacial polymerization of piperazine (PIP) and 1,3,5‐benzenetricarbonyl trichloride (TMC). The membrane surfaces were characterized by scanning electronic microscopy, attenuated total reflection Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, electro kinetic analyzer, and contact angle goniometer. The results showed that the addition of sodium bicarbonate generated more tiny cracks on membrane surface and decreased the zeta potential of the membrane, which improved the permeation properties of the membrane without significantly decreasing the rejection against four kinds of salts (Na2SO4, MgSO4, NaCl, MgCl2). The addition of sodium bicarbonate provided a new possibility to improve the permeation properties of thin film composite nanofiltration membranes. © 2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2018, 135, 46363.
Journal of Applied Polymer Science – Wiley
Published: Jan 15, 2018
Keywords: ; ; ; ;
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera