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Microfiltration Membranes Modified with Silver Oxide by Plasma Treatment

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Łukasiewicz Research Networks—Institute for Sustainable Technology, 6/10 Pułaskiego St., 26-600 Radom, Poland
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Faculty of Materials, Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 141 Woloska St., 02-507 Warsaw, Poland
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Membranes 2020, 10(6), 133; https://doi.org/10.3390/membranes10060133
Received: 29 May 2020 / Revised: 19 June 2020 / Accepted: 24 June 2020 / Published: 26 June 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Membranes for Water Disinfection)
Microfiltration (MF) membranes have been widely used for the separation and concentration of various components in food processing, biotechnology and wastewater treatment. The deposition of components from the feed solution and accumulation of bacteria on the surface and in the membrane matrix greatly reduce the effectiveness of MF. This is due to a decrease in the separation efficiency of the membrane, which contributes to a significant increase in operating costs and the cost of exploitative parts. In recent years, significant interest has arisen in the field of membrane modifications to make their surfaces resistant to the deposition of components from the feed solution and the accumulation of bacteria. The aim of this work was to develop appropriate process parameters for the plasma surface deposition of silver oxide (AgO) on MF polyamide membranes, which enables the fabrication of filtration materials with high permeability and antibacterial properties. View Full-Text
Keywords: magnetron sputtering; AgO coatings; polyamide membranes magnetron sputtering; AgO coatings; polyamide membranes
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Kacprzyńska-Gołacka, J.; Kowalik-Klimczak, A.; Woskowicz, E.; Wieciński, P.; Łożyńska, M.; Sowa, S.; Barszcz, W.; Kaźmierczak, B. Microfiltration Membranes Modified with Silver Oxide by Plasma Treatment. Membranes 2020, 10, 133.

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