GAS SEPARATION MEMBRANES ARE FINDING A NUMBER OF INDUSTRIAL USES.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Amount:
$49,535.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1985
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
2553
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Membrane Technology & Research
1030 Hamilton Court, Menlo Park, CA, 94025
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 DR. H. WIJMANS
 PRINCIPAL INVESITGATOR
 (415) 328-2228
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
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Abstract
GAS SEPARATION MEMBRANES ARE FINDING A NUMBER OF INDUSTRIAL USES. HOWEVER, A BREAKTHROUGH IN MEMBRANE SELECTIVITY AND PERMEABILITY WILL BE REQUIRED BEFORE MEMBRANES WILL BE ABLE TO DISPLACE MORE CONVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES ON A LARGE SCALE. THE PLAN IS TO PREPARE PLASMA-COATED COMPOSITE MEMBRANES THAT HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR ACHIEVING THIS BREAKTHROUGH IN MEMBRANE PERFORMANCE. THESE MEMBRANES ARE MADE BY DEPOSITING A THIN FILM OF PLASMA-POLYMERIZED MATERIAL ON A SUITABLE SUPPORT. BY CHOOSING THE OPTIMUM SUPPORT AND COATING TECHNIQUES, HIGH-PERFORMANCE MEMBRANES WILL BE PRODUCED. PHASE I WILL PRODUCE SAMPLES OF FILM FOR LABORATORY EVALUATION. LATER, IN A PHASE II PROGRAM, SMALL SPIRAL- WOUND MEMBRANE MODULES WOULD BE PREPARED.

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