Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Water Purification


Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Water Purification

Priya Banerjee, Sandipan Bhattacharya, Rasel Das, Papita Das, Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay

Random and rampant urbanization have rendered one third of the global population vulnerable to water scarcity. For mitigating this problem, membrane technology has been widely investigated for desalination as well as reuse and reclamation of wastewater. Polymeric membranes have reportedly displayed significantly lower consumption of energy with potential self-cleansing and antifouling. Application of microporous and ultraporous polymeric membranes for water purification has been vividly discussed herein. The diverse facets of water treatment technologies using polymeric membranes compiled herein will facilitate all potential readers like academicians, environmentalists, industrialists and membrane technologists, and to address the water scarcity challenges of our society.

Polymers, Biopolymers, Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Emerging Pollutants, Desalination

Published online , 36 pages

Citation: Priya Banerjee, Sandipan Bhattacharya, Rasel Das, Papita Das, Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay, Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Water Purification, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 113, pp 33-68, 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644901632-3

Part of the book on Polymeric Membranes for Water Purification and Gas Separation

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