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Scenedesmus almeriensis solutions dewatering by using PVDF membrane

TitleScenedesmus almeriensis solutions dewatering by using PVDF membrane
Publication TypeArticolo su Rivista peer-reviewed
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsMarino, T., Figoli A., Chianese E., Rimauro Juri, Mehariya S., Musmarra D., and Molino Antonio
JournalChemical Engineering Transactions

In this work, a membrane-based separation was investigate for Scenedesmus almeriensis solutions dewatering. A commercial polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane, having a pore size of 3 μm was used in order to allow the water passage through it (permeate), retaining, at the same time, algae biomass (retentate). The possibility to reuse the permeate for a second Scenedesmus almeriensis growth step, was also studied. The registered data evidenced the feasibility of the membrane-based dewatering as an alternative competitive technology, even though the recovery of water should need further investigations to be optimized. Copyright © 2019, AIDIC Servizi S.r.l.


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