Separation of Hydrocarbons by Liquid Membrane Permeation
A novel separation technique based on selective permeation through liquid surfactant membrances for hydrocarbon separations is described. Some of the possible process schemes are discussed. The permeation and separation mechanism is discussed in terms of the effects of temperature, using glycerol and acetone as membrane additives, solvent-emulsion mixing intensity, and the nature and composition of feed.
KeywordsSurfactant Solution Separation Factor Liquid Membrane Permeation Rate Membrane Selectivity
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