Membrane technology enhancement in oil-water separation. A review

M. Padaki, R. Surya Murali, M. S. Abdullah, N. Misdan, A. Moslehyani, M. A. Kassim, N. Hilal, A. F. Ismail

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Abstract

Membrane separation processes have become an emerging technology for the treatment of oily wastewater due to high oil removal efficiency and relatively facile operational process. This review will highlight the recent development of advanced membrane technology such as surface modification, addition of inorganic particles in polymer membrane and the development of ceramic membranes. Additionally, the effect of operating parameters on the membrane performance is discussed in detail. Future outlooks in oil-water membrane separation are also discussed to further broaden the research and development related to this technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-207
Number of pages11
JournalDesalination
Volume357
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2 2015

Keywords

  • Fouling
  • Membrane
  • Oily compounds
  • Oily wastewater
  • RO
  • Surface modification
  • TMP
  • UF

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Padaki, M., Surya Murali, R., Abdullah, M. S., Misdan, N., Moslehyani, A., Kassim, M. A., Hilal, N., & Ismail, A. F. (2015). Membrane technology enhancement in oil-water separation. A review. Desalination, 357, 197-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2014.11.023