A comparison of commercial reverse osmosis membrane characteristics and performance under alginate fouling conditions
Adrian Widjaya, Tung Hoang, Geoff W Stevens, Sandra E Kentish
Separation and Purification Technology | ELSEVIER | Published : 2012
Awarded by ARC Research Council
The authors thank a reviewer for insightful comments that have lead to a better interpretation of their results. They also acknowledge the ARC Research Council (DP1093815) and the CSIRO Cluster Water for a Healthy Country Flagship (Advanced Membrane Design Cluster) for the financial support of this work. The Particulate Fluids Processing Centre, a Special Research Centre of the Australian Research Council is also acknowledged for infrastructure support. The authors thank Dow Filmtec (c), GE Water (c), Toray Inc (c) and CSM (c) for providing the RO membranes; Alex Duan for his help in conducting the XPS analysis and Simon Crawford for FESEM imaging. Additionally, Hirra Azher and Joko Satrio Horas are acknowledged for their involvement in this project.