FOR IRRIGATION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,682.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1323
Agency Tracking Number:
1323
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
752 Gapter Road, Boulder, CO, 80303
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
MICHAEL C. MICKLEY
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE PROPOSED WORK IS TO DEVELOP HIGHLY CHARGED, ULTRAFILTRATION MEMBRANES BY THE CHEMICAL GRAFTING APPROACH FOR THE PARTIAL DEMINERALIZATION OF SALINE GROUNDWATERS FOR IRRIGATION PURPOSES. THE KEY TO ACHIEVING THIS OBJECTIVE IS TO DETERMINE WHAT INITIATOR-MONOMER-CATALYST-SOLVENT CHEMICAL SYSTEMS CAN ACHIEVE THE HIGH MEMBRANE CHARGE DENSITIES NECESSARY FOR THE ENHANCED REJECTION OF MULTIVALENT IONS AT HIGH FLUX LEVELS AND LOW OPERATING PRESSURES. MEMBRANES MADE FROM VARIOUS CHEMICAL SYSTEMS AND PLOYSULFONE SUBSTRATE MATERIALS WILL BE TESTED FOR SURFACE CHARGE DENSITY, REJECTION AND FLUX USING SYNTHESIZED BRACKISH WATERS.

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