The Scientific World Journal / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Natural Organic Matter Removal and Fouling in a Low Pressure Hybrid Membrane Systems

Table 2

Typical characteristics of membranes used in this study.


Flux rate150 L/m2-h18–72 L/m2-h
Max. operating temperature40°C40°C
Max. operating pressure5.5–3.5 bar0.60 bar
pH range5–105–9
Effective membrane surface area0.93 m2
Membrane materialPolypropylenePolypropylene
Molecular weight cut-off0.1 μm0.04 μm
Membrane type HydrophilicHydrophilic