Preparation and Characterization of Hydrophilic PVDF Membrane via Graft Modification by Acrylic Acid
Hydrophilic polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) flat ultrafiltration membranes were prepared by wet-spinning method. The effects of technical parameters of acrylic acid grafted onto PVDF on the performance of hydrophilic PVDF membranes were investigated, the technical parameters of preparation of hydrophilic PVDF membranes were determined, and hydrophilic PVDF flat membranes were prepared. Then, hydrophilic PVDF membranes were characterized in terms of pure water flux, contact angle, infrared spectroscopic analysis and scanning electron microscope (SEM). The results showed that acrylic acid had been grafted onto PVDF, and the hydrophilic performance of the modified membrane was better than the traditional one.
Shiquan Liu and Min Zuo
L. G. Wang et al., "Preparation and Characterization of Hydrophilic PVDF Membrane via Graft Modification by Acrylic Acid", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 306-307, pp. 1563-1568, 2011