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1. (WO2015124784) METHOD FOR INCREASING THE FOULING RESISTANCE OF INORGANIC MEMBRANES BY GRAFTING WITH ORGANIC MOIETIES

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/124784    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2015/053772
Publication Date: Fri Aug 28 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 25 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: B01D 67/00
B01D 71/02
C02F 1/44
B01D 69/14
Applicants: VITO NV
UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN
Inventors: BUEKENHOUDT, Anita
WYNS, Kenny
MUSTAFA, Ghulam
MEYNEN, Vera
Title: METHOD FOR INCREASING THE FOULING RESISTANCE OF INORGANIC MEMBRANES BY GRAFTING WITH ORGANIC MOIETIES
Abstract:
Provided herein are filtration membranes for water treatment, and methods for preventing fouling of such membranes. The method described herein comprises grafting the membrane surface with an organic moiety, by reacting the surface with an organometallic reagent, a phosphonate, a phosphinate, or an organosilane.