Fouling of PVDF hollow fiber membranes is decreased by grafting 2-carboxyethylacrylate (CAA) from membrane surface via an activator generated by electron transfer. This process is significantly improved through the use of a nitrogen blanket to prevent oxygen interference with the process.
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- Peng Wan / Jun Yin / Baolin Deng
- University of Missouri
- AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV
- AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference
- Atom Transfer, AGET ATRP, surface grafting, phase inversion