Electrospinning: A Practical Approach for Membrane Fabrication

Luke Burke, Amir Keshvari, Nidal Hilal, Chris J Wright

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Abstract

Electrospinning is a polymer fabrication technology that is enjoying a recent renaissance, and membrane technologists are at the forefront in applying this exciting and versatile technique. Electrospinning is capable of producing both polymer and composite membranes with many desirable characteristics for optimum performance in membrane separations of a wide range of industries. This chapter provides the reader with a practical background in the current state of the art of the technology. The different electrospinning configurations are discussed highlighting their advantages and disadvantages, and the chapter concludes with a consideration of the future prospects of the technology and its application
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-99
JournalMembrane Fabrication
StatePublished - Mar 2 2015

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