Modelling of asymmetric membrane formation

Mchugh, A.j.
Yılmaz, Levent
Asymmetric membranes are generally prepared by the phase inversion techniques, the principal steps of which involve casting a thin film of a homogeneous polymer solution onto a suitable substrate, followed by quenching in a nonsolvent bath to precipitate the membrane film. Since most studies of the process has been concerned with the development of specific preparation recipies, explanations of structure formation have generally been ad-hoc and qualitative. This paper presents the results of recent modelling studies which have been concerned with the thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of the quenching step.
Polymer Preprints. Papers Presented at the Anaheim, California Meeting, 1986


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A. j. Mchugh and L. Yılmaz, “Modelling of asymmetric membrane formation,” Anaheim, CA, USA, 1986, vol. 27, p. 378, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: