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Title: Pervaporation of phenols

Abstract

Aqueous phenolic solutions are separated by pervaporation to yield a phenol-depleted retentate and a phenol-enriched permeate. The separation effect is enhanced by phase segregation into two immiscible phases, phenol in water'' (approximately 10% phenol), and water in phenol'' (approximately 70% phenol). Membranes capable of enriching phenols by pervaporation include elastomeric polymers and anion exchange membranes, membrane selection and process design being guided by pervaporation performance and chemical stability towards phenolic solutions. Single- and multiple-stage processes are disclosed, both for the enrichment of phenols and for purification of water from phenolic contamination. 8 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Bend Research Inc
OSTI Identifier:
7022003
Patent Number(s):
4806245
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-175683
Assignee:
Bend Research, Inc., OR (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-83ER80034
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 21 Mar 1988
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; MEMBRANES; DESIGN; PHENOLS; MEMBRANE TRANSPORT; AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS; WASTE WATER; WATER TREATMENT; AROMATICS; DISPERSIONS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; HYDROXY COMPOUNDS; LIQUID WASTES; MIXTURES; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; SOLUTIONS; WASTES; WATER; 320305* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Industrial & Agricultural Processes- Industrial Waste Management; 540220 - Environment, Terrestrial- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Boddeker, K W. Pervaporation of phenols. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Boddeker, K W. Pervaporation of phenols. United States.
Boddeker, K W. Tue . "Pervaporation of phenols". United States.
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