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Table 2 Ethanol–water separation performance of PTMSP membranes

From: Membranes for bioethanol production by pervaporation

Membrane material Feed concentration (wt. %) Feed temperature (°C) Separation factor Flux (g·m−2·h−1) References
PTMSP 6 60 10–26 224–1150 [57]
PTMSP 5 50 14–24 300–7600 [55]
PTMSP 6 25 22.9 52 [150]
PTMSP 6 30 19.9 330 [146]
PTMSP 1.5 66 18.7 1570 [85]
PTMSP 10 50  ~ 17  ~ 800 [147]
PTMSP 10 50 14.5 210 [151]
PTMSP 10 75 10.7 540 [135]
PTMSP 6.6 50 10.3 480 [139]
PTMSP 5 30 9 389 [152]
PTMSP 10 40 8.3 188 [153]
PTMSP-g-PDMS copolymer 7 30 28.3 61 [138]
Trimethylsilylated PTMSP 6.2 50 17.6 590 [139]
n-Decyldimethylsilylated PTMSP 6.1 50 17.8 430 [139]
PTMSP/PFA-g-PDMS 10 40 20 600 [141]
PTMSP-PDMS (semi-IPN method) 5 30 13.7 600 [142]
PTMSP-PDMS (PDMS sorption method) 5 30 12 250 [142]
PTMSP-PDMS (PDMS sorption and crosslinking method) 5 30 8 150 [142]
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