The Evolution of Phase Inversion Membranes
The general technique for the preparation of thin polymeric structures by the controlled desolvation of (usually multicomponent) solutions is known as phase inversion. It is one of the oldest and most versatile fabrication processes and has been applied to the manufacture of synthetic leathers, fibers, films and membranes. The present review seeks to trace the evolution of the latter at four different levels: Configuration, physical Structure, chemical nature, and manufacturing process.
KeywordsHollow Fiber Skin Layer Casting Solution Phase Inversion Dense Film
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