NONDISPERSIVE SOLVENT EXTRACTION USING MICROPOROUS MEMBRANES.

R. Prasad, G. T. Frank, Kamalesh Sirkar

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of a novel, microporous membrane-based, dispersion-free, solvent extraction process. New data on the system n-butanol-water-succinic acid is provided to demonstrate the usefulness of this technique for emulsion-prone systems. Equations are presented for designing a hollow fiber membrane-based solvent extraction column. A comparison is made between a hydrophobic hollow fiber module and a packed bed extractor for the system n-butanol-water-succinic acid. Applications of this technique to bioseparations and extractive fermentation processes are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAIChE Symposium Series
EditorsKamalesh K. Sirkar, Douglas R. Lloyd
PublisherAIChE
Pages42-53
Number of pages12
Volume84
Edition261
ISBN (Print)0816904413
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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