Name: Pervaporation Rig
Summary: The batch pervaporation system was constructed in-house. A circular disk was cut from a membrane sheet, fixed in the membrane cell and sealed with a Viton O-ring. Feed solution was kept at a constant temperature by heating with a water bath. The pervaporation was operated using vacuum as driving force. The permeate vapour was cooled by liquid nitrogen and collected in a trap.
Location/partner: University of Manchester