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Dead-end filtration of natural organic matter: experimental evidence of critical conditions

Bacchin, Patrice and Bessiere, Yolaine and Jefferson, Bruce Dead-end filtration of natural organic matter: experimental evidence of critical conditions. (2005) Desalination, vol. 1 (n° 1). pp. 29-36. ISSN 0011-9164

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2004.09.021

Abstract

The development of membrane technology has reached a state whereby operational optimisation is becoming the major issue to both researchers and industrial operators. A key focus is towards sustainable operation where fouling is limited and cleaning is greatly reduced. The paper presents an example of such an approach for the filtration of natural organic matter (NOM) in a dead-end ultrafiltration cell. Sustainable operation has been assesse d in relation tothe application of a cessation period followed by a gentle rinse. The work demonstrates the existence of a critical filtered volume below which the mass accumulated at the membrane’s surface is reversible and above which significant fouling occurs. Further, appropriate selection of operating conditions (filtered volume and applied pressure) makes it possible to avoid the formation of an irreversible fouling layer.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Elsevier editor. The definitive version is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com The original PDF of the article can be found at Desalination website : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00119164
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
Other partners > Cranfield University (UNITED KINGDOM)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
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Deposited By: Hélène Dubernard

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