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Polymer-Nanoclay Mixed Matrix Membranes for CO2/CH4 Separation: A Review

Oh , P.C. and Asif, J. (2014) Polymer-Nanoclay Mixed Matrix Membranes for CO2/CH4 Separation: A Review. [Citation Index Journal]

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Mixed matrix membrane (MMM) has shown good gas separation properties. Rigid polymers are suitable materials for MMM fabrication but adhesion problems with filler need to be addressed. A variety of inorganic fillers have been studied for CO2 separation but clay minerals were not considered much in this class. The layered silicate structure of nanoclay such as montmorillonite provides excellent opportunity to manipulate its properties, leading towards better dispersion and adhesion towards the polymer matrix. This paper reviews the potential of polymer-nanoclay MMM for CO2/CH4 separation.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Academic Subject One:Academic Department - Chemical Engineering - Material Development
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Chemical Engineering
ID Code:12276
Deposited By: Dr. Oh Pei Ching
Deposited On:28 Nov 2017 04:45
Last Modified:28 Nov 2017 04:45

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